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Mikey Musumeci Promoted To 3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt By Cobrinha

Mikey Musumeci has just been promoted to 3rd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt… By none other than his new coach – Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles! Musumeci shared the news via...

Catch Wrestler Chris Crossan Criticizes BJJ Belt System As A Money Grab

Chris Crossan, a respected figure in both catch wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has openly criticized the BJJ belt ranking system – labeling it a “money grab”. Specifically,...

UFC Veteran Jared Gordon Gets Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

Jared Gordon, a veteran fighter in the UFC‘s lightweight division, has just been promoted to the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! He was promoted by none other than Mike Jaramillo, a...

MMA Legend Gilbert Yvel Gets Promoted From BJJ Purple Belt To Black Belt

The Dutch MMA legend, Gilbert Yvel, has recently been promoted to the rank of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt! His coaches, Remco Pardoel and Marcelo Andreoli, promoted him a few weeks ago from the...

Lex Fridman Reveals Which BJJ Belt Was The Most Difficult One To Earn

What do you think was the most difficult BJJ belt to earn for Lex Fridman? No, it wasn’t the black belt. Here’s what Fridman had to say about earning the black belt in a conversation with...

Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

Maynard James Keenan – an American progressive metal singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning American progressive...

Ben Kunzle, Paralyzed BJJ Athlete, Promoted To Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Ben Kunzle, a paralyzed Jiu-Jitsu athlete, has been promoted to the rank of black belt by his coach Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu! This achievement marks a significant milestone in Kunzle’s life,...

Charles do Bronx Promoted To Black Belt In Another Martial Art: “Today Was A Very Special Day”

Charles do Bronx, the former UFC lightweight champion, has added a new stepping stone to his successful career… Already a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, do Bronx has now been awarded a...

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Promoted To 5th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, a well-known BJJ competitor and the founder of “Fight Sports”, has recently achieved a significant milestone… As he has been promoted to 5th...

Actor Wagner Moura (Pablo Escobar From Netflix’s “Narcos”) Promoted To BJJ Brown Belt

Wagner Moura, famous movie, television, and stage actor has been promoted to Jiu-Jitsu brown belt! He was promoted by his long-time coach and friend, Rigan Machado, who shared the news via social...

Brazilian Supermodel Gisele Bündchen Promoted To BJJ Purple Belt

Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian supermodel, has been training Jiu-Jitsu since the end of 2021. And she has now been promoted to the rank of a BJJ purple belt! The promotion took place at the Valente...

Eddie Bravo Gets Promoted To 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt

Eddie Bravo, the brain behind 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, has been promoted to 4th degree BJJ black belt! The promotion took place by none other than his seasoned mentor and BJJ legend, Jean Jacques...

Ryron Gracie Talks Belt Promotions: “There Are Two Types Of People”

What are your thoughts about getting promoted to the next belt level? Are you super excited about it and can’t wait to get to that next color… Or are you focused on training more than...

Ffion Davies Promotes Her First BJJ Black Belt – Rosa Walsh

Ffion Davies has just promoted her first BJJ black belt! Rosa Walsh, top Irish athlete, was promoted to the black belt rank. Davies shared the awesome news via social media: A huge honour to promote...

Conor McGregor Promoted To BJJ Black Belt: “20 Years Of Hard Work”

Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and arguably the most famous MMA fighter in the world, has been promoted to BJJ black belt! Promotion took place last Monday (September 4), with the...

Gunnar Nelson Talks Receiving BJJ Black Belt In 4 Years: “It’s About The Time You Spend On The Mats”

Gunnar Nelson is an MMA legend, currently competing in the UFC welterweight division. He is also a very skilled Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete, who earned his black belt from none other than Renzo...

Tom DeBlass: “Just Because You Got Tapped By A Lower Belt Doesn’t Mean You Don’t Deserve Your Belt”

So you’re a blue, purple, brown, or a black belt… And you got submitted by a lower belt? Maybe even by someone who is two belt ranks below yours? You shouldn’t be feeling down on...

Mark Zuckerberg Promoted To BJJ Blue Belt

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook and Meta founder & CEO, has been promoted to BJJ blue belt! The promotion took place last evening, by coach Dave Camarillo – who also earned the 5th degree BJJ...

Tom DeBlass Promoted To 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt

Tom DeBlass, one of the most recognized and respected personalities in the BJJ world, has been promoted to 4th degree BJJ black belt! The promotion took place just a few hours ago, by DeBlass’...

Cole Abate Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Guilherme Mendes

Cole Abate, the 18-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu prodigy, has been promoted to BJJ black belt! The promotion took place at the IBJJF Asian Championships in Nagoya (Japan). His coach, Guilherme Mendes,...

Rayron Gracie: “I’m The First Gracie Man To Receive A Black Belt From A Woman”

Rayron Gracie has been promoted to BJJ black belt a few weeks back by Kyra Gracie, after winning the brown belt absolute division at the 2023 IBJJF World Championship… And he is proud of that...

UFC Veteran Jared Cannonier Earns Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt

Jared Cannonier, a UFC veteran and middleweight contender, has just been promoted to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt! The MMA Lab shared the awesome news via social media: Congratulations on your new...

Brazilian Football Player João Gomes Promoted To BJJ Blue Belt

João Gomes is a Brazilian football player who plays as a midfielder for the Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers. Gomes is currently on vacation in Brazil, where he was welcomed with a...

Rayron Gracie Promoted To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Rayron Gracie has just been promoted to the rank of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt! The promotion took place last night and he was promoted by none other than his cousin – Kyra Gracie:  ...