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Conor McGregor Admits Broken Toe Reason For UFC 303 Withdrawal: “Hurts More Than The Leg”

Earlier this month, McGregor had to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout against Michael Chandler at UFC 303 due to an injury… And last Friday, he revealed that the injury was – a...

Ronda Rousey Shares How It Feels To Break Someone’s Arm: “Like Tearing Apart A Turkey”

Ever injured someone during Jiu-Jitsu, either in training or in competition? Perhaps you broke someone’s arm, ankle, knee or similar? How did that make you feel? Well, as far as the former UFC...

Mica Galvao Injured & Sidelined From WNO 23 Match Against Tommy Langaker

It’s just been announced that Mica Galvao is out of his WNO 23 match against Tommy Langaker, due to injury. Stepping up on short notice to fill the void is Andrew Tackett:   View this post...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

Stop Jiu-Jitsu From Destroying Your Body

Written by Kieren Lefevre. Jiu Jitsu is destroying your body. You must pay a fee every time you step onto the mats. No, I’m not talking about your gym membership fees but the cost to your body....

Injured Your Joint During BJJ? Do These 4 Things To Recover Faster

Injuring a joint during Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is never fun. And it’s even less fun after the injury has occurred; because now you have to wait for the injury to heal itself. However,...

Should You Break Someone’s Arm at a (Local) BJJ Competition If They Don’t Tap?

In training, you’re supposed to take care of the people you roll with. Whenever you apply a submission (or perform any technique for that matter), you should take into consideration that this...

Mica Galvao Reveals He Suffered Intestinal Infection & Foot Injury Ahead Of IBJJF Pans 2024

The 2024 season continues to shine for Mica Galvao. Following his victory at the European Championship in January, Galvao added yet another medal to his collection – by winning the IBJJF 2024...

John Danaher’s 2 Tips For When You Can’t Train BJJ

Everyone who rolls has, at time or another, come to a situation when they can’t train BJJ. Be it because of an injury, obligations, or just “life” – sometimes you simply...

[GRAPHIC] Soldier Breaks Own Leg While Attempting A Buggy Choke Submission

It’s not every day that you see soldiers doing Jiu-Jitsu… Much less a soldier giving a shot to a Buggy Choke submission. And, well, even less so a soldier breaking his own leg while...

John Danaher’s Advice For Using Athletic Tape (For Grapplers)

Ah, athletic tape… The quiet hero of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes worldwide. It plays a similar role in the grappler’s life as duct tape plays for the blue collar workers –...

Gordon Ryan Explains How To Deal With Injuries In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

It’s easy to fall in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In the feeling that just stepping onto the mats gives you, the laughter with your training partners and friends, and the immersion of doing...

[WATCH] Medical Staff Slow To Help Injured IBJJF Competitor – But For Good Reason

In a recent IBJJF tournament, some critiques were cast on the medical team’s performance – following an incident that emphasized the paramount importance of proficient medical support in...

[WATCH] Molly McCann Pops Diana Belbita’s Arm With Nasty Armbar At UFC 85

Molly McCann just achieved a historic personal victory at UFC Vegas 85 –  as she achieved her first-ever submission win in a dramatic fashion against Diana Belbita! The fight ended with McCann...

Ricardo Almeida: “Don’t Be Lazy – Try To Work Around An Injury”

If you’ve ever been injured in BJJ, you know how frustrating it can be – because it inhibits your ability to train properly. However, something strange happens sometimes as a result of...

Danielle Kelly Explains How To Know When (Not) To Tap Out

Last year’s bout between Mikey Musumeci and Gantumur Bayanduuren has shown what can happen when you don’t tap out to a submission… Especially if it’s a Leg Lock, as...

Jeff Glover Shares Valuable BJJ Longevity Tips & Great Guard Drills

Jeff Glover is truly one of a kind. One of the best-recognized BJJ athletes in the world, Jeff hasn’t just been extraordinarily successful in competition – but he’s also had a fair...

Lachlan Giles Reveals Why He Doesn’t Do Ice Baths & Sauna For Recovery

Regularly doing ice baths and going to the sauna are often lauded as the things to do for recovery. However, Lachlan Giles – elite BJJ athlete and coach, as well as physiotherapy PhD –...

ADCC Champion Yuri Simoes Gets Sidelined By Shoulder Surgery Following Training Injury

Three-time ADCC world champion Yuri Simoes has recently undergone surgery for a shoulder injury sustained during training. This injury initially occurred at the outset of his preparation for his bout...

How Bad Is It To Get Choked Unconscious In Jiu-Jitsu?

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll be, probably more than once, (almost) choked unconscious… But how safe is this? How safe is it to suffer syncope in this way...

Injured? Don’t Miss Training – Watch & Learn From Your Training Partners’ Rolls

So you’ve gotten injured for one reason or another… And now you can’t roll. Heck, you might not even be able to drill any techniques either – and so you’re thinking...

Mark Zuckerberg Suffers Torn ACL Injury During MMA Sparring

Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to put his mixed martial arts (MMA) plans on hold – as he has torn his ACL during MMA sparring rounds. He revealed that he was in preparation for...

Lachlan Giles Shares Important Injury Prevention Tips: “Keep Your Training Load Consistent”

Lachlan Giles is one of the most recognizable Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches today. And he has plenty of great advice – such as on how to train for longevity. Giles shared some of...

Tom DeBlass Praises Stem Cell Therapy: “My Shoulders Have Improved Dramatically”

Tom DeBlass has had a ton of issues with his shoulders, from all the years of competing and training hard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The pain was so severe that he wasn’t even able to sleep...