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[WATCH] Conor McGregor’s Son Receives First Stripe On His BJJ Belt

Did you know that Conor McGregor’s son, Conor Jr., has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for some time now? Yes, that’s right… And the youngster has just received the first stripe...

Kron Gracie Talks Promoting Students To Next Level: “The Belt Cannot Be Treated As A Sandwich”

How does your coach approach promoting students to the next belt level? Do you think he takes it too lightly? Or is he too strict when it comes to promotions? Well, Kron Gracie appears to be more on...

Flavio Almeida Promoted To 6th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Flavio Almeida, a prominent competitor and coach at Gracie Barra, has been promoted to a 6th-degree BJJ black belt by Carlos Gracie Jr.! Almeida shared the news via social media:   View this...

Gianni Grippo Promoted To Luta Livre Black Belt

Top American BJJ competitor Gianni Grippo recently achieved a significant milestone in his martial arts journey… By being promoted to black belt in Luta Livre! The promotion came from his...

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

Long overdue? Perhaps… But UFC and ONE Championship legend Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has just taken yet another step in his martial arts journey – as he has been...

Alex Pereira Promoted To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Alex Pereira has been promoted to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt by his coaches… Immediately after his spectacular knockout victory in the main event of UFC 300! The news were confirmed by...

Caio Terra’s Precious Advice For Those Worried About Getting Promoted

Sure, we get it. You want to be promoted to the next belt level – heck, you might even feel that you’re ready for it. But the promotion isn’t coming and you’re kind of...

The Simple Problem With Belt Tests in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Belt tests in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu straddle a delicate balance between tradition, discipline, and practicality. While not as common as in some other martial arts, they do occur and serve a purpose in...

UFC’s Jack Della Maddalena & Nathaniel Wood Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

UFC welterweight contender Jack Della Maddalena and featherweight contender Nathaniel Wood have been promoted to the rank of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts! Both fighters have been promoted by coach...

Why Do Some Become BJJ Black Belts In 10-15 Years… And Some In Just 4-5?

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students who become black belts will achieve that in 10-15 years of training… But there are some exceptions to that “rule”; people who get promoted to the...

7 Tips For Getting Your BJJ Purple Belt Promotion

Going from blue to the purple belt is not an easy task. Sure, you could’ve received your blue belt just on the basis of consistency, but if your purple belt is going to be worth anything…...

Fabio Gurgel: “Promoting A Student To Blue Belt Is One Of The Coolest Feelings A Coach Can Experience”

Receiving your blue belt is one of the most important steps on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey. For, it shows that you’ve managed to push through those initial obstacles and doubts… And...

How Can You Know For Sure If You 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...

Legendary Ricardo Libório To Be Promoted To BJJ Coral Belt

Ricardo Libório, one of Carlson Gracie’s top students, will be receiving a coral belt in Jiu-Jitsu next Sunday (March 17th) – at a special event held at AABB da Lagoa main hall, the...

How Did Caio Terra Receive His BJJ Black Belt In Just 3 Years Of Training?

Did you know that Caio Terra – a 12x black belt world champion and one of the best roosterweights in the sport – has been promoted to BJJ black belt… After just 3 years of training?...

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...