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BJJ Black Belt Champion, Giovanna Eburneo, Joins WWE As Pro Wrestler

Giovanna Eburneo is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion. The 25 year-old Brazil native has won both the European and Pan-American Championships; she trains, coaches, competes, and also works as...

Judo Black Belt’s Valuable Tips for Cross Training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Judo is fairly fierce. Most judoka who opt to switch to bjj excel their transition through the belt ranking – Travis Stevens notably accomplished rank of bjj black belt in as long as 18 months...

BJJ Instructor Who Blasted the Gracie Family, Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt by Rigan Machado

Rigan Machado, 8th-degree coral belt, promoted Marc Laimon to the 5th degree black belt on July 30, 2022. Marc Laimon is a grappling and MMA coach who is a black belt in Brazillian jiu jitsu. He...

BJJ Black Belt Takes Down Suspect Wanted for Attacks on NYC Sidewalks

It was just a normal day for Ro Malabanan, a New York City resident who was heading to work on Wednesday. But then, he saw a man sucker-punch a construction worker, in a supposed random act of...

Roger Gracie Receives 5th Stripe On His BJJ Black Belt

Image Credits: Ryan Lobato Ferro Costa Leite Roger Gracie is, undoubtedly, one of the greatest athletes to have ever walked Earth. And he’s, arguably, the greatest one to step on the mats –...

Mike Bates – BJJ Black Belt & Royal Marine – Raises Over $200K for Pediatric Hospital

Mike Bates is one of the most interesting people you’ll hear about in your life. He is a BJJ black belt and a head instructor at Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds (United Kingdom), as well as a Royal...

Alan Finfou Talks BJJ Practitioners Buying Black Belts: “It’s Very Sad For Jiu-Jitsu”

  Over the years there were many fake black belts uncovered in addition to the occasional trade off or flat out sale. That’s of course in addition to the occasional “junior black...

Tim Kennedy, BJJ Black Belt & Green Beret, Teaches BJJ Techniques For Weapon Takeaway

When faced with weapons in a street fight (or with street fights in general, for that matter), your best bet is to run away. No matter how skilled you are at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, streets aren’t...

Joao Miyao Promoted To Luta Livre Black Belt

Joao Miyao is a well-known Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt competitor who, together with his brother Paulo, has stacked a number of medals in just about every important BJJ tournament in the world. He...

Two Guys Faked an MMA Fight & Were Called Out By BJJ Black Belt Referee

The MMA community in the Philippines was outraged this past weekend after an amateur MMA fight went horribly wrong as it became apparent that the fight was fake King of the Fight 9 happened on...

Is It Possible For You To Become A BJJ Black Belt?

Everyone who starts training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has one dream in common… To become a BJJ black belt. But even though all would like to earn it, can everyone actually do it? More importantly, can...

[Watch] 3rd-Degree Gracie Black Belt Detains Man Before Police’s Arrest

Idriz Redžović is a 3rd-degree Gracie Black Belt who recently had an opportunity to put his BJJ skills to the test in a “live” setting. Namely, he took down a man who allegedly...

BJJ Black Belt Defeats Opponent 75-0 then Mercifully Submits Him

Daisyfresh’s breakout star Andrew Wiltse, a multiple world and Pan champion, now a black belt, is one of the most exciting grapplers on the circuit both Gi and No Gi. He has shows some great guard...

Elder Cruz Gets Promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Lucas Leite

Elder Cruz is one of the most successful athletes to have come from the Checkmat team in the recent years. This year, 2022, has been an amazing as well… And now it became even better, as he was...

Than Le Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Ryan Hall

Than Le is primarily known for his meticulous and relentless striking ability, which he used to become a ONE FC Featherweight champion. However, he’s also a skilled Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete,...

Do You Have To Compete To Be A Legit BJJ Black Belt?

So you’re not much of a competitor, are you? You sure like training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and you enjoy hitting the mats as often as possible… But the matter of the fact is – you...

High Level BJJ Black Belt Goes Undercover as White Belt

Arthur is an extremely talented and technical BJJ black belt but on this day he poses as Rahan, a brand new white belt who only knows BJJ through watching youtube. Watch the face of the students when...

BJJ Black Belt vs. Judo Brown Belt: Here’s What You Can Learn

Standing up with Judokas is never easy for BJJ athletes – even for excellent black belts. Throwing people around is a Judoka’s specialty and you have to take that into account when you...

John Danaher: “No One Cares If You Got A Black Belt”

What does it take to earn a black belt Brazilian in Jiu-Jitsu? Well, it takes a lot of effort, focus, and a lot of overcoming of failure… But, the truth is, that you’ll probably get your...

How To Train in a BJJ Academy with Multiple Black Belt Instructors?

If you’re a lower-ranked belt, then your first thought of training in a BJJ academy that has multiple black belt instructors is, probably: “Wow, that’s awesome! I have to train...

Jocko Willink Shares Black Belt Mindset: “I’ll Keep Training, I’ll Keep Trying To Learn”

Jocko Willink is one of those people who have been (and continue to be) an inspiration to many men who’re just starting out in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Through his experience, charisma...

Karate Black Belt Trains BJJ /Wrestling For Just 30 Days & Does an MMA Fight

As a martial artist, it’s always a good idea to step out of your comfort zone and test yourself. That’s how you can grow. This is exactly what lifelong karate practitioner Jesse Enkamp...

Marcus “Buchecha” Has A New ONE Championship Opponent – A BJJ Black Belt & Brazilian National Wrestling Team Member

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, although relatively fresh in his MMA career, has been on a winning streak from the get-go. In his debut, Buchecha tapped out Anderson Silva with a choke from...

Kenpo Karate Black Belt Challenged BJJ Black Belt Nam Phan

    Challenges have been an everyday thing in the lives of most prestigious fighters on the earth. Rickson Gracie, Robson Moura are just a few among the many who have faced gym walk ins...