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2012 Pan No-Gi Results, Pablo Popovitch Absolute Champion

  Source Gracie Mag The 2012 Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi was held in New York on saturday. Pablo Popovitch was the adult black belt absolute champion, defeating Alliance’s Lucas Lepri in the final...

Copa Podio Heavyweight GP: A Star Studded Line Up (Rodolfo, Xande, Leo Nogueira etc..)

The Copa Podio promises to revolutionize the gentle art, on December 15, in Rio de Janeiro. Besides the couples challenge , which will showcase Augusto Tanquinho and Mackenzie Dern vs David Ramos...

Brazilian Team Nationals 2012: Rodolfo Vieira’s GF Team Dominate & Take 1rst Place

1- GF Team 2- Nova União 3- Alliance While UFC 152 was going down in the States, the traditional Brazilian Team Nationals were underway in Rio de Janeiro, this Saturday. And the big winner was...

Vinny Magalhaes: “I’m Not Impressed By Igor Pokrajac”

Jiu-Jitsu ace Vinny Magalhaes had an impressive win over Croatia’s Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152, dispatching him with a second round armbar. The Jiu-Jitsu World Champion has this say about his...

Austria’s BJJ Master Orlando Neto: “My Biggest Victory Is Watching My Students Improve.”

1.Hi Orlando, please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? I´m Orlando Machado Neto (O.NetoBJJ), from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I live in Vienna , Austria where I teach at...

Will No Points, Submission Only Tournaments Like Metamoris Pro Change Jiu-Jitsu?

The recent trend of Jiu-Jitsu tournaments with the no points, submission only format such as the Gracie Worlds or next month’s Metamoris Pro has brought a wind of excitement in the Jiu-Jitsu...

Robert Drysdale On His MMA ambitions, The Mir-Nog Rivalry, & Why he thinks Jacare Would Beat Roger Gracie in MMA

By Guilherme Cruz for Tatame magazine (Translated from Portuguese) “Robert Drysdale has a big collection of Jiu-Jitsu and Submission titles, like a golden medal at 2007th ADCC. But now he has...

Relson Gracie On Sport Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie, Rickson’s 400 fights and His Feud with Royce Gracie

Source: TATAME (translated from English) Coral belt (Red and Black) in Jiu-Jitsu and son of none other than Helio Gracie, Relson Gracie has lived in the U.S. for 27 years and has never taught in...

Hungarian Black Belt Gabor Fodor on Carlson Gracie Mentality and BJJ in Hungary

1.Please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Gabor with a student My name is Gabor Fodor, I am 36 years old, from Budapest, Hungary. I am a BJJ black belt under Mihály...

Latvia’s Jevgenijs Minajevs, Pedro Sauer Black Belt, on BJJ in Latvia and Benefits of Wrestling for BJJ

Hi Jevgenijs, please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Hello to all of the Eastern Europe BJJ practitioners. My name is Jevgenijs Minajevs and I am from Riga, Latvia. I am...

Romania’s Marius Varlan on his 8 years spent training & competing in BJJ in Japan

1. Hi Marcus can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe?  My name is Marius Varlan ( Mario ). Im 35 years old, 1.81cm and 93kg. I have been certified by Watanabe...

Demian Maia: “My plan was to grapple, and submit Dong Hyun Kim”

Source: Tatame “Demian Maia’s welterweight debut in the UFC, this Saturday, at UFC 148, was a big one. The Brazilian defeated South Korean Dong Hyun Kim, via TKO, as he took his opponent...

Interview with Roger Gracie black belt, Cesar Lima during his seminar in Macedonia

1.Hi Cesar can you please introduce yourself to the Eastern Europe BJJ community? Hi, my name is Cesar Lima, 34, leave in London since 2002, I’m a black belt under Roger Gracie, 2xEuropean...

How to be a jerk in Jiu-Jitsu (Please don’t be one)

There are certain behaviors and attitudes that I really dislike from training partners in Jiu-Jitsu. I was reading an article with a top 10 list. I decided to make my own. 1.Celebrating after you tap...

Robert Drysdale: “Gi is my favorite. The possibilities are endless. Gi is like an Xbox 360, No Gi is an Atari..”

Some questions in this interview were taken from Robert’s interview with Cagepotato Robert Drysdale is an 1/2 American 1/2 Brazilian Grappler, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion and ADCC open...

The prodigy of Polish MMA & BJJ, Marcin Held: “If BJJ would pay as much as MMA, I would stay in BJJ”

Marcin Hel is a Polish brown belt with numerous titles, and he also a professional MMA fighter with a 13-2 record . 1.Marcin, can you please present yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe...

2012 Worlds Team Preview: Alliance

Source Ben Tharpa for Bloodyelbow Bloodyelbow did a great team preview for the 2012 Worlds. Here are the best parts: “As the 2012 Mundials kick off tomorrow in Long Beach, California, we bring...

2012 Worlds Team Preview: Checkmat

Source: T.P. Grant for  http://www.bloodyelbow.com/“The 2012 IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champions are just around the corner and we are going to be breakdowns of the major teams and their...

Jiu-Jitsu Expo controversy: Bráulio addresses Nick Diaz no-show and argument with Kron Gracie

Source:  Marcelo Dunlop for Graciemag “The Jiu-Jitsu star Bráulio Estima just can’t take training and not fighting anymore. On his ill-fated would-be MMA debut, in 2010, the event Shine...

A black belt is a white belt that didn’t quit! Pressure And The New Belt

Article written by BJJ black belt Darren Curie for Combatbaseblog Jiu Jitsu is a simple process stripped of the typical BS of the “traditional” arts (for now); you train long and hard,...

BJJ Eastern Europe rising stars: Slovenia’s Djordje Kesić

1. Djordje can you please introduce yourself to the Eastern EuropeanBJJ community?  Hi, my name is Djordje Kesić and I’m a purple belt under Rodrigo Carvalho, Akxe BJJ.I train at Fight Club...

BJJ Eastern Europe stars: Croatia’s Matko Kvesic

1. Matko can you please introduce yourself to the Eastern European BJJ cmmunity?Hello to all readers of BJJEE, props for the very good and actual BJJ website!Matko Kvesic, brown belt, training now...

IBJJF president Carlos Gracie JR: “we’re working towards steroid testing in Jiu-Jitsu”

Heading the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation for over ten years, Carlos Gracie JR analyzed the current panorama of Jiu-Jitsu and assured that soon it will get toughr for Brazilians,...

Interview with Vedran Ikic from Croatia, World combat Ju-Jitsu and European BJJ champion

1. Hi Vedran can you introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? Hello my name is Vedran Ikic from Croatia, Zadar. I’m representing team Neves/Checkmat in Croatia through club...