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Dave Mustaine, Megadeth’s Frontman, Promoted To BJJ Brown Belt

Dave Mustaine is a frontman of Megadeth, one of the world’s most well-known metal bands. And, since yesterday, the 61-year old superstar is also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt! He trains out...

Nathalia Santoro Earns BJJ Brown Belt From John Danaher

Nathalia Santoro has been promoted to the rank of BJJ brown belt by John Danaher. Nathalia, who is a long-time girlfriend of Gordon Ryan, shared the news and her gratitude for the promotion on her...

The Real Reason Why Belt Rank Doesn’t Matter In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Yeah, you’ve probably heard others say it time and time again… That belt rank doesn’t matter in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And yet, no matter how many times they say it, you still...

The True Advantage Of Rolling With Lower Belts: Becoming Innovative

Ever had a training session where there weren’t any higher belts present, but just a couple of students at your belt level – and a whole bunch of lower belts? It felt amazing, didn’t it? But...

Nick Rodriguez Is Now A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Nick Rodriguez is quickly turning into one of the most elite grapplers in the world. Actually, he might be one of the athletes that were the fastest to...

BJJ Black Belt vs. Judo Brown Belt: Here’s What You Can Learn

Standing up with Judokas is never easy for BJJ athletes – even for excellent black belts. Throwing people around is a Judoka’s specialty and you have to take that into account when you...

So You’re A BJJ Brown Belt Now… What To Do From Here?

You’ve made it this far… After a lot of effort, innumerable mat hours, and so much frustration – you’re now a BJJ brown belt! Congratulations. However, what are you supposed...

Gordon Ryan Gets “Promoted” to Brown Belt – One Day After His Purple Belt Promotion

Gordon Ryan has been on a streak lately! He’s seemingly intensified his gi training, now mainly due to being new training partners with Nicholas Meregali. As a matter of fact, he was...

Watch: BJJ White Belt Submits Brown Belt in Competition

When a BJJ white belt faces a brown belt in training, he’ll lose 99% of the time… And if he, by any chance, faces him in competition, winning is less probable than winning the lottery....

Seanna Widjaja, BJJ Brown Belt, Stabbed and Murdered While Breaking Up a Fight

It’s a sad day for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community worldwide. Seanna Widjaja, a BJJ brown belt from Los Angeles, California, was stabbed and murdered outside of a 7-Eleven store while...

Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Promoted to BJJ Brown Belt

Maynard James Keenan is an American progressive metal singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor; best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning American progressive...

Purple Belt World Champion Returns To Training 2 Years After Suffering Stroke

It’s always tragic when a serious injury or health issue occurs to someone from the BJJ community… And it’s even more tragic when it happens to someone who is young. Ronaldo Silva,...