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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...

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...

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…...

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...