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Russel Brand Promoted to Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has become sort of “mainstream” among celebrities these days. However, many of them train BJJ in a private classes setting, without a desire to truly spar with other...

MMA Fighter C.B. Dollaway Awarded Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

C.B. Dollaway is a mixed martial artist with fights in the UFC and Rizin championship alike. He has a 17-10 professional MMA record and, although his last fight has been on December 31, 2019, his...

Bellator Champion Ryan Bader Awarded BJJ Black Belt

Ryan Bader is the current Bellator heavyweight champion with a record of 28-6 in his professional MMA career. Now, he has earned yet another great achievement to his already successful fighting...

UFC Welterweight Vicente Luque Promoted to BJJ Black Belt

Vicente Luque is one of the most skillful submission artists in the UFC. The welterweight contender now has “proof” for that skill, too; earlier this week, he was awarded his black belt...

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. Promoted to BJJ Purple Belt

Freddie Prinze Jr. is one of the biggest movie stars of the 90s. But what a lot of people don’t know about him is that he has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a long time! As a matter of...

Robert Degle Is Now Officially a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Robert Degle – a long-time student of John Danaher – was promoted to black belt yesterday! The new belt around his waist was tied by Brandon Bennett, Renzo Gracie’s black belt....

UFC’s Erin Blanchfield Earns BJJ Black Belt From Karel “Silver Fox” Pravec

Erin Blanchfield is an UFC fighter and a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete, who was just 18 years old – and a purple belt (!) – when she won the EBI 12 championship title! So it’s no...

Mica Galvao Earns His Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt at Age 17

The 17 year-old BJJ phenom Mica Galvao has just earned his black belt. He’s long been establishing himself as one of the rapidly rising stars of Jiu-Jitsu, and he took to sharing the good news...

Here’s How To Kiss Your Instructor’s A** And Get Promoted To Next Belt

Are you tired of that belt around your waist? Don’t you think that it’s about time you get promoted, even though you’re putting minimal effort into training and skipping class...

The Bitter Truth: You’ll Never Become A BJJ Black Belt

Want to become a BJJ black belt? Fair enough – but almost every Jiu-Jitsu athlete wants to become one. Therefore, the question shouldn’t be if you want to be a black belt, but it should be:...

“The Korean Zombie” Promoted To BJJ Black Belt After UFC Vegas 29 Win

The UFC Vegas 29 event last night was a stacked one, with the Featherweight main event being between Chan Sung Jung (“The Korean Zombie”) and Dan Ige. The fight went the distance, with...

So… How Can You Know If You Really Deserve Your BJJ Belt Promotion?

You’ve had your belt promotion recently – congratulations! But, don’t tell us… Doubts are creeping in, aren’t they? You’re questioning yourself: „Ok, but did I...

Opinion: Chasing Stripes On Your Belt In BJJ Is Wrong

So you’ve just earned your first stripe? Congratulations! Be it the first stripe on your white belt or on your brown belt, that’s a huge accomplishment, and you should feel proud of it....

Getting Your Next Belt In Jiu Jitsu IS Important

Getting your next belt IS NOT the most important thing in the world. If the belt promotion is the only thing you’re focused on while you’re on your BJJ journey, then you can bet that this...