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Mica Galvao On Positive PED Result: ‘My Doctor Used A Banned Substance For My Low T Treatment’

The IBJJF confirmed today in a statement that Mica Galvão had failed an anti-doping test made during the IBJJF World Championships last year. According to the release, the USADA has determined...

Mica Galvao’s Father & Coach Explains Positive PED Result: ‘He Had Low Testosterone Levels So we Used Clomiphene’

The IBJJF confirmed today in a statement that Mica Galvão had failed an anti-doping test made during the IBJJF World Championships last year. According to the release, the USADA has determined...

Mica Galvão Fails Doping Test, Stripped Of 2022 IBJJF World Title

The IBJJF confirmed today in a statement that Mica Galvão had failed an anti-doping test made during the IBJJF World Championships last year. According to the release, the USADA has determined...

Have You Tried This Buggy Choke Setup – From Closed Guard?

The Buggy Choke is one of those submissions that your opponents don’t really see coming… And that aren’t performed successfully most of the time. However, when you time it properly – and when...

Here’s How To Use The Buggy Choke To Recover Guard

The Buggy Choke is one of those submissions that your opponents don’t really see coming… And that aren’t performed successfully most of the time. However, when you time it properly – and when...

Do NOT Try This If You’ve Never Done A Buggy Choke Before

The Buggy Choke is one of those submissions that your opponents don’t really see coming… And that aren’t performed successfully most of the time. However, when you time it properly – and when...

Jeff Glover: “I Was Training 4 Times Per Day, Every Day”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – and competing in it – is a source of peace for many people… And such was the case for Jeff Glover as well. When asked by Jocko Willink on how his...

BJJ Blue Belt Submits Gracie Barra Black Belt, Casually Walks it Off

In a BJJ competition, anything can happen. You will often see surprises, especially in the No Gi divisions where some competition mix the belt levels. It’s not uncommon to see a blue belt face a...

Rinier de Ridder: “I Can Hang With Top Grapplers”

Reinier de Ridder is in full preparation mode for his upcoming ONE Fight Night 10 on Prime Video submission grappling match against Tye Ruotolo. The bout will take place on May 5, but “The...

Reinier de Ridder Hints Focusing On BJJ Career After He’s Done With MMA

Reinier de Ridder, current ONE middleweight world champion, is one of the most versatile grapplers in mixed martial arts. Namely, since he made his ONE Championship debut back in 2019, “The...

Legacy: The Storied Career Of Andre Galvao

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Demetrious Johnson On Rolling With Elite Grapplers: “I Wanted To See What It Felt Like”

If you want to become as successful as you could be, then you better spend time with people who are better than you are… Especially when it comes to combat sports. For example, Demetrious...

This Buggy Choke Variation From Half Guard Is Super Slick

The Buggy Choke has gained some notoriety in 2021, as it’s been applied across many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling tournaments and competitions. And perhaps nobody got as “famous” for doing...

20 Best Submission Grapplers of the Modern Era You Must Know

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Firas Zahabi Explains Why You Should Train MMA If You’re A BJJ Athlete

If you want to improve in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – especially if you’re an active competitor – then training a bit of MMA is going to be extremely beneficial. Why? Firas Zahabi...

Don’t Blink. Fastest Submissions at ADCC 2022

The ADCC World Championship was the best event in history. Mo Jassim organized the biggest event BJJ and submission grappling has ever seen. On the mats we saw the best grapplers from around the...

Felipe Pena Trains with Grappling’s Elite to Prep For Upcoming Gordon Ryan Superfight

Craig Jones recently had a BJJ road trip in California. He first paid a visit to Alliance San Diego where he trained with Gabi Garcia. Two seminars were held at Keenan Cornelius’ academy. After...

Matheus Gabriel: “I’m Always Confident In Myself”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Matheus Gabriel will compete for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world title today, December 2… Against none other than the current...

Matheus Gabriel On His First Sponsorship: “I Used It To Help My Family”

Image Credits: Matheus Gabriel Instagram Matheus Gabriel, a 2x IBJJF World Champion (at black belt), will compete against Kade Ruotolo for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world...

MMA Fighter Finishes Opponent with a Rolling Ninja Choke

The ninja choke is a BJJ strangle, usually done from the side control position or north south position. The fact that this submission is applied from a top pin makes it a safe technique to use. It...

Danielle Kelly: “Jiu-Jitsu Is Better [Than Sambo]”

Danielle Kelly is taking on Mariia Molchanova – a Sambo World Champion – on November 18… And she’s confident in the win. Despite Molchanova being a Sambo specialist, Kelly...

The “Money Vela” – Old School Armlock Setup From Standing

One of the greatest thing about Jiu-Jitsu is its vast arsenal of submission holds. These can come from any position and in the most unexpected way. A very good postion to set up submissions is from...

The Unexpected “Outside Heel Bar” Is Just The Leg Lock You Need

A kneebar (also known as legbar, kneelock or hiza-juji-gatame) is a leglock that can hyperextend the knee. The basic kneebar technique is similar to that of an armbar. The practitioner will trap the...

Danielle Kelly: “I Wanna Win The ONE Championship World Title For Women’s Grappling”

Danielle Kelly is facing Mariia Molchanova, a world Sambo champion, on November 18 at ONE Championship… And she’s looking forward to this grappling match with great zest! In fact,...