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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...

6x BJJ World Champ Michelle Nicolini: “I Will Switch To MMA After ADCC 2013.”

Source: Tatame At age 31, Michelle Nicolini has had a solid and successful career in Jiu-Jitsu. However, the black belt did an MMA fight in 2011, and took a liking to it. She plans to resume her...

Werdum Combat Team Merges With Alliance Jiu-Jitsu

Source: Tatame Fabricio Werdum who is a black belt under Sylvio Behring has struck up a new partnership in Jiu-Jitsu. The fighter, who hasn’t competed in Jiu-Jitsu and ADCC Submission since...

Braulio Estima: “Kron Gracie and I Were Friends, But He Is Under The (Bad) Influence Of Nick Diaz.”

According to Braulio Estima (See article here), Kron Gracie who was in Nick Diaz’s corner during the UFC 158 bout, openly insulted him and threatened him after the GSP-Nick Diaz fight. He had this...

Christian Broadnax, Ben Henderson’s Opponent In The Arizona Jiu Jitsu Open Finals: “I Was Never Intimidated By Competing Against Benson.”

Source: Fightparrot.com By now, many of you have seen the video of Ben Henderson winning the Arizona Jiu Jitsu Open. Since the event, Henderson’s opponent has sparked much interest from members of...

Roger Gracie: “Jiu-Jitsu Is My Passion, But At The Moment MMA Is My Priority…”

Source: Tatame Roger Gracie isn’t hiding that his priority at the moment is MMA. The fighter is trying to juggle his career with Jiu-Jitsu, which has been losing ground gradually. His signing...

Victor Silverio: “I’m Going To Fight @ Pans & World Pro At Lightweight.”

Source: Translated from Portuguese from Gracie Mag The fact of fighting away from home does not scare the brown belt Victor Silverio, 22, on the contrary. Increasingly experienced and known in IBJJF...

Rorion Gracie Pays A Visit To Alliance Sao Paulo

In times when you hear about Gracie Jiu-Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu debates, Master Rorion Gracie, the founder of the UFC, went to visit the most successful BJJ academy in the World: Alliance Sao...

Israeli MMA/BJJ champion Ido Pariente: “BJJ In Israel Is Growing.”

Ido Pariente is the top BJJ and MMA fighter in Israel. The 2nd degree black belt talks to BJJ Eastern Europe about the local scene there and about his Jiu-Jitsu story:   1. Hi Ido, can you please...