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Marcio ‘Pe De Pano’ Cruz: “When I Went To MMA, I Lost My BJJ.”

Marcio Cruz ‘Pe de Pano’ is one of the most accomplished BJJ players in History. He was one of the leaders of the Gracie Barra competition team in the early 2000’s, where he was a 2...

Slovakia’s Michal Sobolič On Training In Abu Dhabi, BJJ In Slovakia & His Academy Gracie Barra Pitbull Nitra

  One of the nicest and coolest guys and in the Eastern European BJJ community, Michal  Sobolič from Slovakia, sat down with BJJ Eastern Europe to talk about his Brazilian teachers, His team...

Rafael Lovato Set To Make History In 2 Big Events: Metamoris 2 & IBJJF Worlds

Source: Tatame (translated from Portuguese) 2007 BJJ world champion and this yera’s Brazilian National champion Rafael Lovato Jr. will be at Metamoris Pro Jiu-Jitsu Invitational, which will...

Grapplers Quest Amsterdam 10-11/13: All Expense paid Trip To Compete @Grapplers Quest Brazil For Black Belt Winner.

Important Black Belt Announcement! Grab & Pull and Grappler’s Quest have just anounced that the winner of Grapplers Quest Amsterdam (Adult Absolute Black Belt Division) will get flights and...

The Man Behind “We Love BJJ”: The Multi-Talented Wanderson M. Dos Santos

We Love BJJ is one of the most popular Facebook BJJ pages, which produces daily news about all things BJJ related (if you haven’t already, go like their page). The person in charge is Wanderson...

Checkmat Australia’s Kit Dale: “Next Up Is The Worlds. I Go There To Go One Better & Win The Gold.”

Kit Dale is a perfect combination of a badass BJJ player with serious credentials and real life joker. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe he talks about his background, his performance at AD...

GFTeam Rising Star, Jaime Canuto: “There Is No Other Place In The World With The Level Of Training Of GFTeam.”

  GFTEAM’s Jaime Canuto made a big name for himself in 2013 when he won his brown belt middleweight division at the Pans and beating UFC champ Benson Henderson on the way. In this...

2013 Brasileiro Champ Murilo Santana: “I Put A Hold On My MMA Career, I Missed Jiu-Jitsu Too Much…”

Murilo Santana is a BJJ Black belt under the famous UFC referee Mario Yamasaki, who fights for the Sao Paulo based team, Barbosa Jiu Jitsu. Santana is considered one of the top fighters in the...

Demian Maia Named Top BJJ Fighter In MMA

bleacherreport.com made a list of the best MMA fighters by each component of MMA (Striking, Wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu) and Damian Maia was listed as the top Jiu-Jitsu fighter in MMA: “Sure, Demian...

Felipe Cavalcante On BJJ’s Massive Growth In The UAE & Teaching The Presidential Guards

    Jiu-Jitsu is playing a bit part in the way the United Arab Emirates is developing. Not only is Jiu-Jitsu being taught to all school children in a governement backed program, the armed...

André Galvão Trains With BJJ Black Belt Sheikh Tahnoon In Abu Dhabi

The week after he won the gold medal at weight at the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Abu Dhabi, André Galvão received a special invitation: training with Sheikh Tahnoon Bin...

Registration Now Open For Grapplers Quest Amsterdam

Grapplers Quest comes to Europe in partnership with Grab&Pull We are extremely proud to announce that Grab&Pull and Grapplers Quest have joined forces to bring Grapplers Quest tournaments to...

Event Organizer, Ralek Gracie On Metamoris 2: “We’ll Have More No Gi Fights & Judges Decisions.”

The Metamoris Pro Jiu-Jitsu Invitational will hold its second edition on June 9 in Los Angeles, California, and the big event of the card is already set. Show organizer, Ralek Gracie talked about the...

Training Camp With Matt Lindland & Deda Faria In Moscow, Russia

Alexander Deda Faria is putting together a training camp with Matt Lindland (Olympic champion and UFC veteran) There will be functional training with Vasily Volkov, Ginastica natural coached by Maxim...

Patrice, Owner Of Unlimited Fightwear, On How BJJ Changed His Life, His 3 Sons That Train & The Growth of His Brand

Patrice is the owner of the European BJJ shop Unlimited Fightwear which carries brands such as Tatami, Ronin Brand, DoorDie, Manto or Submission Sniper. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe,...

BJ Penn: “The AD World Pro Will Make Jiu-Jitsu Players Stay In Jiu-Jitsu Instead Of Moving To MMA To Pay The Bills…”

BJ Penn was a special guest at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu in Abu Dhabi last weekend. He shared his thoughts on how the World Pro will change Professional Jiu-Jitsu: Source: Gulf News When do we see you...

Demian Maia: “UAE Jiu-Jitsu Could Be As Big As In Brazil…”

Source: Thenational.ae ABU DHABI // As the fifth Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship kicked off today, with the largest and most competitive field yet, a former jiu-jitsu legend and...

2013 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship Preview & Brackets

The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2013 and World Jiu-Jitsu Children’s Cup held under the Patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu...

Relson Gracie All Set To Receive His Red Belt This Weekend In Hawaii

  Source: www.midweek.com This week Relson Gracie receives his Red Belt, the highest achievement in jiu jitsu. Having brought his family’s style of self-defense to Hawaii in 1988 when it was...

Interview With The Big European BJJ Hope Charlotte Von Baumgarten

Charlotte Von Baumgarten is a big up and comer In European BJJ.  At the 2013 Europeans, after winning the purple belt lightweight division, the 25 year old German athlete from Alliance Berlin also...

Interview With Benoit Caron, Owner Of Kraken Fightwear Company

Kraken Fightwear is a European Fightwear brand that produces BJJ Gis, t-shirts, shorts, rashguards, caps etc.. They are giving back to the community by sponsoring local and international athletes...

2011 Champ Vinny Magalhaes On China hosting ADCC 2013: “I’ve never heard of any Jiu-Jitsu in China…”

2011 was a perfect year for Vinny “Pezao” Magallhaes. In addition to four MMA wins , he won the Heavyweight category at ADCC by beating Fabricio Werdum in the decision. Back in the...

Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu’s Dave Camarillo: “Judo Is Faster & More Aggressive, BJJ Is More Cool & Intelligent…”

Dave Camarillo is a Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under the famous Ralph Gracie. He competed for the USA Judo team and also was one of the top BJJ competitors in the US. In his younger...

The Prestigious Grapplers Quest Tournaments Come To Europe.

Grapplers Quest comes to Europe in partnership with Grab&Pull Grab&Pull and Grapplers Quest have joined forces to bring Grapplers Quest tournaments to Europe. Since 1999, Grapplers Quest has...