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Rousimar Palhares, Leandro Lo, Others Confirmed for BJJBet 2: Who’s Next

Yet another tournament is confirmed, with some spectacular names on the card! On August 1st, the BJJBet 2: Who’s Next will take place. The organization announced the athletes of the event,...

Submission Underground (SUG) 24: Results & Highlights

Image Credit: UFC Fight Pass Submission Underground (SUG) 24 event took place on Sunday and featured an eight-man tournament. The prize? $10.000,00 and a chance to get a title shot against Mason...

BJJ Stars 6 Controversy: Diniz Chokes Barbosa Unconscious – But Loses The Match

The BJJ Stars 6 tournament fulfilled its expectations. The twelve superfights and memorable main and co-main events made up for a fantastic display of skill. However, the match between Matheus Diniz...

Fernando Terere Speaks Out: “This Was The Biggest Victory Of My Life”

Fernando Terere is one of the greatest legends of Jiu-Jitsu history. He won plethora of titles, including the two gold medals at the IBJJF World Championships… However, Tererê has also led a...

Keenan Cornelius Opens Up: “Deadlift Injury Forced Me To Withdraw From WNO”

Keenan Cornelius was supposed to return to competition on June 19, matching up against Haisam Rida at Who’s Number One (WNO). However, he had to withdraw from the match due to a back injury. On...

Upcoming: The Submission Underground Absolute Tournament

On June 27, Submission Underground (SUG) is going to feature an absolute tournament, with some of the top Jiu-Jitsu athletes and submission only grapplers in the world. The eight-man tournament...

Fight To Win 177: Rafael Lovato Jr. Faces Alexandro Ceconi

Image Credit: Fight To Win (Instagram) Rafael Lovato Jr. is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend. He is a black belt under Carlos Machado and the most accomplished American Jiu-Jitsu athlete of his...

BJJ Stars VI Preview: Felipe Pena vs. Patrick Gaudio in Main Event

The new BJJ Stars event is just around the corner! On June 26 (Saturday), this promotion will feature a card that’s stacked with multiple high-level Gi and No Gi matches alike. Felipe Pena will...

Gordon Ryan vs. Andre Galvao Superfight In The Works For ADCC 2022

There isn’t as many matches that the grappling world wants to see as much as the Gordon Ryan vs. Andre Galvao one. However, due to Ryan’s stomach issues, that prospect seemed bleak. The...

“Road to ADCC” Card Announced: Features Craig Jones, Kaynan Duarte, Nicky Ryan

Image Credit: ADCC/FloGrappling And we have an EXCITING event on our hands! On July 17, the “Road to ADCC” will take place and will feature many of the world’s top-ranking...

Who’s Number One: Kade Ruotolo Wins By Buggy Choke

Image Credit: Who’s Number One/FloGrappling Yesterday, on Friday – June 18 – we saw a stacked event at Who’s Number One. Many of the best No Gi Jiu-Jitsu athletes of the world...

Is It Ever Okay To Go For The Points In BJJ – And Not For The Finish?

Hmmm… If you’re competing in a BJJ match – and if the rules allow for it – is it ever okay to go for points in order to win? Or should you always aim towards the finish? A large part...

Do You Want To Land A Sponsor In BJJ? This Is How To Do It

Have you ever thought to yourself: „Jeez, I train BJJ all the time and am actually quite good at it… Perhaps I could get a sponsorship? That would be so cool!“ Well, yeah, it would be cool...

How To Prepare For A BJJ Competition With A Different Ruleset

Competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t as simple as just „going out there“ and „giving your best“. Sure, it’s important to enjoy the experience and have fun; but if you want to...

The Importance Of Proper TIMING In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Not everything is about techniques in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sure, technique is most important – for, if you don’t have it, what will you...

What (Not) To Eat Before Competition For Ultimate Performance

Picture this: it’s competition day and you’re as hyped as you can be. Your training has been absolutely on point for the last few months, and you’re a much more technical and...

When Is The Right Time To Start Competing In BJJ?

Most people start training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because they want to do something which will keep them fit and healthy, because they want to learn how to defend themselves, or/and because...

Overcome Pre-Competition Fear And Anxiety By Following These 3 Tips

A competition can either be an amazing, fulfilling experience or a frightening and soul-crushing one. And this doesn’t depend just on whether or not you’ll win the match and/or the...

This is How To Build More Confidence In Your Jiu Jitsu Skills

Will you let us share a well-known secret… One that greatly influences how you’ll perform during your training rolls, as well as in tournaments? It doesn’t have anything to do with...

Pursue Your Dream Of Becoming A BJJ World Champion Or Be a Great Mediocre BJJ Student?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is all about making progress every time you’re on the mats. It’s about reaching new heights as a Jiujiteiro, ones you thought would never be possible. But what if you...

Freestyle Judo: The Way Judo Ought To Be?

There is a growing contingent of Judoka who are dissatisfied with the direction the sport has been moving over the past few decades. They don’t like the elimination of leg grabs, and the growing...

1st Match Adrenaline Dump & Forearm Burnout: Why it Happens and How to Deal with it

 Credit image & photo: Pedja Milosavljevic / STARSPORT: Belgrade Open 2016 BJJ A competitor has just finished the first match of their day. It was a tough one that went the distance. Sweat on...

Being “Undefeated” is Different In BJJ Than In Other Combat Sports

„Undisputed and undefeated!“ How many times have you heard those words in the world of martial arts and combat sports? Probably quite a few, but chances are that you’ve rarely – if ever...

The Positive Side of Getting Crushed in Training

I have spent well over half of my Jiu-Jitsu career rolling in classes made up primarily of people with substantially less experience than me (I live in a small town). In theory, it’s a dream. When...