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NBA Coach Joe Mazzulla Trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Joe Mazzulla is the head coach of the Boston Celtics NBA team – and he trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in order to stay calm during stressful conditions. Mazzulla’s BJJ coach, Alex Costa,...

Robert Drysdale: “BJJ Came Into My Life At The Right Moment”

How old were you when you first started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Robert Drysdale was 17… And he feels that BJJ found him at just the right moment in life. He explained why in an interview...

Nick “Chewy” Albin Reveals How He Started Wrestling: “My First Day Was Brutal”

Nick “Chewy” Albin is one of the most popular BJJ personalities all over the world and a true “Jiu-Jitsu on YouTube” scene pioneer. However, not many people know that Chewy...

Mikey Musumeci: “A Good Gym For Me Is A Group Of People That Don’t Have A Huge Ego”

What does a “good gym” mean to you, when it comes to training Jiu-Jitsu? What sort of people train there? Well, for Mikey Musumeci, training in a good gym means being surrounded by people...

BJJ Black Belt Tim Welch Shares His Thorough Morning Routine

Introducing a morning routine is one of the best things you could do for the sake of productivity. But if you don’t know where to start, it’s always good to look for inspiration! For...

Mikey Musumeci Reveals How His Regular Day Looks Like & His Favorite Pasta Dishes

Mikey Musumeci is one of the most beloved personalities in the Jiu-Jitsu world. Any time he shares more of an insight into his life and likes/dislikes, it ends up being super interesting! He’s...

Documentary Announced About BJJ Legend Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida will have a movie about him released soon – a documentary about his life and martial arts career! Buchecha shared the awesome news on social media: Very...

Mikey Musumeci Reveals How He Used Google Translate To Learn Portuguese

Did you know that Mikey Musumeci – one of the top-ranking BJJ athletes in the world and ONE Flyweight submission grappling world champion – learned Portuguese… Through Google...

Craig Jones On Why He Refused A Match With Gordon Ryan (In December 2022)

Craig Jones was offered to compete against Gordon Ryan at the UFC Fight Pass Invitational 3, last December… But he declined the offer. Why? Well, Jones explained that he was willing to do a...

Chael Sonnen Shares Crafty Pick-Up Line He Used To Get His Wife’s Number

If there’s one word that can describe Chael Sonnen, it would have to be: “original”. Be it in the octagon, with trash talk or whatever else, Sonnen always had an ace up his sleeve....

Muhammad Ali’s Grandson Says MMA Saved Him From Out-Of-Control Lifestyle

Biaggio Ali Walsh is Muhammad Ali‘s grandson and amateur MMA fighter. He was a talented college football player as well, but due to injuries and bad relationships with the team staff, he quit...

Joe Rogan Tells The Story Of Eddie Bravo Instigating A Fight (In A Hard Rock Hotel)

What’s worse than picking a street fight? It’s picking a fight with a professional MMA fighter… Who has Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo watching his back. Tait Fletcher was the (former)...

Draculino: “Jiu-Jitsu Got Way More Organized Because Of The Internet”

What’s been one of the biggest driving forces for the modern development of Jiu-Jitsu? Not just when it comes to techniques and popularity, but also in terms of the sports’...

Nick “Chewy” Albin Talks Explains The Power Of Habit For Jiu-Jitsu (And Life)

What are the two best things you could do for progress in Jiu-Jitsu and life in general? That’s right – it’s to form goals and habits that will allow you to reach them. Nick...

Nicholas Meregali: “I Will Never Have A Friendship With A Guy I Compete With”

Are you friends with the people you’ve competed against in tournaments? For example, Zoltan Bathory is friends with almost everyone he has ever competed against, and he loves the...

Dean Lister On Training BJJ Back In The Day: “More Things Broke Than Today”

What was it like to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu “back in the day”… Two, three decades ago? Well, Dean Lister thinks that it was “tougher”. And you had to travel a lot:...

Ana Carolina Schmitt: “You Must Learn How To Deal With Defeat”

If you want to become successful in Jiu-Jitsu (or in anything in life, for that matter), you’ve got to realize that you will lose a lot. Defeat will come your way. That’s the fact. And...

Andrew Wiltse Shares Street Fighting Advice: “Real Fights Are F*cked Up”

So you’re a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner… Be honest with us – sometimes you think about finding yourself in a street fight and emerging victorious. Being the hero of the day....

Tammi Musumeci Doesn’t Care About Points: “I’m Just Trying To Hit Cool Subs”

Tammi Musumeci, multiple-time IBJJF champion, seems to fall in the category of BJJ practitioners who aren’t too concerned about points… But that would much rather hunt a cool submission...

Tammi Musumeci Talks About Her Brother, Mikey: “He Helped Me A Ton”

Tammi Musumeci is one of the most successful female BJJ competitors in the world. A 5x black belt world champion, she will also be making her ONE Championship debut on March 24 – in a match...

Nicholas Meregali: “I Feel That The Gi Has Lost Ground To Grappling”

Nicholas Meregali is back to competing in the gi! After being focused solely on no-gi training and competition for the last couple of years, Meregali will compete at Pans. However, he thought that...

Lachlan Giles & Craig Jones: “Kit Dale Used To Beat The Sh*t Out Of Us”

Kit Dale is known, among other things, for his “concepts over technique” Jiu-Jitsu philosophy and his fantastic sense of humor. But what a lot of up-and-coming BJJ practitioners...

Leo Vieira Reveals How Jiu-Jitsu Helped Him As A Kid

Becoming a two-time ADCC and an IBJJF world champion, as well as a world-class coach and academy owner isn’t easy – but Leo Vieira has done it. He also “used” Jiu-Jitsu to...

Firas Zahabi: “Every Man Must Be Able To Fight”

Firas Zahabi believes that every man should learn how to fight. Why? Because, in his words, men are programmed for two major things – providing and fighting. Zahabi explains why: My son is very...