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Reinier de Ridder: “Gordon Is Just On Another Level, Man”

If you want to be the best, then you have to train with the best… And that fact is no different for the ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight champion Reinier de Ridder. Known for...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Gordon Ryan Shares Stomach Health Update: “I Feel Better, But I Certainly Do Not Feel Healthy”

Gordon Ryan has been fighting stomach health issues for quite a while now... But successfully! He shared that his doctor is satisfied with the results so far: I’m very happy to announce that my...

Nick Rodriguez Shares A Hilarious Story From The Dominican Republic: “Sh*t Happens”

When travelling to a foreign country, one of the most important things you should do is check whether or not the local water is suitable for drinking. And not just for drinking, but also for other...

Gordon Ryan Rolls With Jason Mamoa: “He Made Me Promise I’d Never Respond To A Hater Online Again”

Jason Mamoa, famous American actor – known for, among other things, his role in the “Game of Thrones” series – also seems to be a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan… And student,...

Mikey Musumeci: “Jiu-Jitsu Teaches Us That We Are All The Same”

Mikey Musumeci, the 5x IBJJF World Champion and ONE Championship submission grappling world champion, is one of the most beloved athletes in the BJJ community. His kindness, honesty, and way of...

Ruotolo Brothers Are Building Their “Dream Gym” In Costa Rica

2022 has been nothing less than exceptional for the Ruotolo Brothers, who are slowly taking over the BJJ scene. Even though they’re just 19 years old, their dominance on the mats has already...

Tom Hardy Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu At Daisy Fresh

Tom Hardy isn’t just a famous actor, but it seems that – more and more – he’s becoming a sturdy member of the BJJ community. He seems to be serious about training and...

The One Thing Your BJJ Coach Can Never Give You…

The time, effort, and knowledge your BJJ coach invests in you – his student – is probably worth more than you realize at the moment. All of those years of training, competing, learning,...

Zoltan Bathory: “I’m Good Friends With Almost All The Guys I Ever Fought”

Competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the best things you could do… Not only because you can improve your BJJ by tenfold afterwards (progress gets easier once you notice your mistakes)...

Dustin Poirier On Grappling World’s Strongest Man: “That’s Not The Full Video”

Some time ago, a video surfaced showing a roll between Dustin Poirier – UFC lightweight athlete and BJJ black belt – and Brian Shaw, who is a 4x winner of the World’s Strongest Man...

Danielle Kelly: “I Wanna Win The ONE Championship World Title For Women’s Grappling”

Danielle Kelly is facing Mariia Molchanova, a world Sambo champion, on November 18 at ONE Championship… And she’s looking forward to this grappling match with great zest! In fact,...

Firas Zahabi: “How Dare You Let Your Wife Roll With Another Man?”

How do you feel about rolling with the opposite sex? The vast majority of people have nothing against it – but Firas Zahabi does. Namely, he’s against rolling with women. He was vocal...

Rollbot: The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training Dummy From The Future

Imagine having a BJJ training dummy that you could actually put to sleep with a choke… Well, this could be a real possibility in the near future – with the Rollbot! Check it out:  ...

“Tactical Unarmed Combat” – Brazil’s New Format Of Submission Grappling

Combate Tático Desarmado – or “Tactical Unarmed Combat” – is a new format of submission grappling, developed in Brazil. The first event under this format took place on...

Zoltan Bathory: “Never Ever Quit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”

Everyone who trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will tell you that, at one point in time, they’ve had a thought or two about quitting. Be it because of the injuries, (perceived) lack of progress, or...

Khabib Reveals Harsh Training Conditions: “No Wi-Fi And No Showers”

There’s no success without sacrifice. And Khabib Nurmagomedov understands that all too well – because he has had to go through some harsh training conditions in order to become the...

Gordon Ryan To Take Business Partner To Court For Mishandling His Website

Gordon Ryan has found himself in an unfavorable situation with an unnamed business partner. Namely, the business partner – who’s also Ryan’s friend – has been mishandling...

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...