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Nicholas Meregali: “Gordon Is One Of The Nicest Guys I’ve Met In My Life”

Gordon Ryan is not just the #1 ranked no-gi athlete – but he’s also, arguably, the #1 trash talker in the BJJ community. However, those who are closest to him often regard Ryan as one of...

Reminder: Don’t Roll Hard With Everyone – Make Them Feel Good About BJJ

If you don’t train smart while you’re young, you’re going to pay the price for it when you get old(er)… And not necessarily “just” via injuries, but also via the...

Tom DeBlass: “Life Can be Hard – So When You Get On Those Mats, Don’t Make It Harder!”

The matter of the fact is that life can be very difficult… And that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu should be an outlet for you and your stress; not an addition to it. Nevertheless, a lot of BJJ students...

Lessons From GSP: Don’t Wait For An Opportunity To Start Preparing For It

Image Credits: Georges St-Pierre Instagram If you ever get an opportunity to learn from someone who is extremely good at what they do, you should take it. And Brian Glick has taken that opportunity,...

BJJ Is An Art Form – Express Yourself & Show Who You Are

Image Credits: John Danaher Instagram Too often BJJ students take an approach to training that’s almost “too serious”. Meaning, they try to do things to a “T”; always...

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis Reveals Why He Stopped Training BJJ

Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ lead vocalist, has trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! Sadly, though, he stopped soon after. And it seems that he had stopped because he didn’t have the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals That He Doesn’t Miss Fighting: “It Was Never Inside My Heart”

Image Credits: Khabib Nurmagomedov Instagram Even though he is regarded as one of the absolute best – perhaps the best – to compete in MMA, Khabib Nurmagomedov is resolute in his...

UK-Based BJJ Gym Breaks World Record for Longest Jiu-Jitsu Class Ever

“Revolution Martial Arts Academy”, a UK-based Jiu-Jitsu gym (in Dewsbury, Yorkshire), has pulled off an amazing feat… It put together a 24-hour Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class in order to...

Wrestler Jumps On Grizzly Bear To Save His Training Partner

Last Saturday, two college wrestlers have been seriously injured when they were attacked by a grizzly bear (in Cody, Wyoming). As they went antler hunting, the two men encountered the bear at close...

Gordon Ryan vs Bear – Who Wins? John Danaher Has A “Shocking” Answer

Ok, ok… We know that the headline has perplexed you. But just hear us out: if there was a match between Gordon Ryan and a grizzly bear – who would win? Or, what about a match between...

Kade Ruotolo: “If I Were To Roll With Gordon Ryan – I Don’t Think He Can Heel Hook Me”

Image Credits: FloGrappling & Kurono Kombat On October 21, Kade Ruotolo will face Uali Kurzhev, a 4x world champion in Sambo, for the ONE Championship’s inaugural Lightweight Submission...

Leo Sammarelli: Partially Paralyzed BJJ Athlete That Competes Against Non-Disabled Athletes

Leo Sammarelli was an aspiring boxer and MMA fighter, before an accident paralyzed him from the waist down. However, unwilling to give up martial arts, Sammarelli today competes in Jiu-Jitsu…...

Why Is John Danaher Fascinated With Knives?

It’s common knowledge that Professor John Danaher, when promoting a student to the new belt rank, also gifts him/her a knife. For example, Nathalia Santoro was recently promoted to brown belt...

John Danaher Talks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Grappling: “He Has A Very Underrated Bottom Game”

There’s no question that Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the greatest grapplers in the history of MMA. He was able to utilize his sambo training to control people towards the finish, nearly to...

ADCC 2024: Mo Jassim Confirmed As Head Organizer

Mo Jassim has been confirmed as the head organizer for ADCC 2024, which makes it the third consecutive time that he’s been given this responsibility. Jassim is one of the most influential...

Who’d Win: Gorilla vs. Lion vs. Bear? John Danaher Breaks It Down

Image Credits: Lex Fridman Ah, the question of all questions… Gorilla vs. lion vs. bear – who would win in a fight, in a life-or-death scenario? Well, now you get to hear Professor John...

Chael Sonnen On Mikey Musumeci: “I Feel Like Nerds Finally Have A King”

On September 30, Mikey Musumeci won the first-ever ONE Championship submission grappling world title. Chael Sonnen celebrated Mikey’s performance in a recent video, saying that Mikey is now the...

Paddy Pimblett: “Jiu-Jitsu Has Been The First Thing That I Fell In Love With”

Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett recently published a podcast episode with Rener Gracie, during which they spoke about all things Jiu-Jitsu related. One of those topics was Paddy’s love...

Khabib Nurmagomedov & Muhammad Mokaev Speak Up Against Russian Mobilization

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Muhammad Mokaev, and several other MMA fighters have spoken up against the recently announced Russian mobilization of men to fight in the war in Ukraine. This is Russia’s...

The Story Of Paul Moran: The Sort Of A Friend Everyone Needs

One of the most beautiful things about training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are the people you meet along the way. Most of them become friendly acquaintances, many of them become friends… And some of...

Tom Hardy: “Training BJJ Has Been Key To A Deeper Sense Of Calm For Me”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just about your physical health. Rather (and, perhaps, even more so), it’s about your mental health, too – which benefits a lot from the Gentle...

GSP vs. Shaq: The Submission Grappling Match That Never Happened

What if we told you that a submission grappling match between Shaquille O’Neal and Georges St-Pierre wasn’t just a figment of imagination… But, rather, a bout that could’ve...

Top 6 Reasons To Date A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Guy

So you’re considering whether or not to date that guy… Who also happens to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, it’s time that you stop considering and reconsidering it. Here are the...

Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida: “Discipline Is The Key For Anything In Life”

If you want to become successful in anything you do – be it Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or just about anything else in life – then you’ve got to put everything into it. Absolutely...