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Khamzat Chimaev’s Passport Reportedly Seized In Russia

Brazilian outlet Combate has reported that Khamzat Chimaev’s passport was confiscated by the Russian authorities in St. Petersburg, where he was supposed to transition and board the second...

Khamzat Chimaev Celebrates Ramzan Kadyrov, As Dictator Forcibly Mobilizes Chechens For War In Ukraine

Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen dictator and warlord, has started forcibly conscripting Chechen men to take part in the Russian army fighting in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the UFC’s Khamzat Chimaev once...

Russian & Belarusian Athletes Barred From 2022 World Judo Championships

Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from competing at the 2022 World Judo Championships, which is taking place next month in Uzbekistan. This decision has been made because of the two...

Kade Ruotolo Addresses PED Use In ADCC: “Team Natty, Let’s Go”

Over the last weekend, Kade Ruotolo became the youngest ADCC champion in history! The 19-year old submitted Mica Galvao in the finals of the -77kg division… And not only that; but he submitted...

Khabib Criticizes Chimaev’s Failed Weight Cut: “If You Are A Muslim, You Should Have Good People Around You”

Khamzat Chimaev failed to make weight ahead of his UFC 279 fight against Nate Diaz, weighing 8.5 pounds (!) over the agreed-upon 170lbs limit. And, even though he still competed against Kevin Holland...

What’s Eddie Bravo’s Submission Grappling Record?

Eddie Bravo is a legend in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community. A third-degree BJJ black belt and founder of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Bravo is known not just for his extraordinary grappling skills and...

Actor Mario Lopez Disqualified From An IBJJF Tournament

Mario Lopez, the popular actor who is known for his A.C. Slater role in the “Saved by the Bell” TV show, recently competed at a local IBJJF tournament… And got disqualified from it....

[Watch] Fighter Goes For A Submission & Referee Stands Him Up – Gets KO’d Seconds Later

Because of the violent nature of what happens in mixed martial arts (MMA), some rules need to be set in place… Rules, which will make the fights safer for the athletes in the octagon. However,...

Man Receives 3 Life Sentences For Murder Of MMA Fighter

Aaron Rajman, a 25-year old MMA fighter from Boca Raton (Florida), has been killed in July 2017. Rajman’s house was broken into by four individuals; struggle then ensued and the MMA young...

Chechen MMA Fighter Pulls Gun On Iranian Opponent During Podcast

Crazy stuff happens during podcasts… But this might be the craziest so far. A Chechen MMA fighter is being investigated after he pulled out a gun during a podcast recording, threatening his...

Racist Attacks Black MMA Fighter & His Family – Gets Choked Out Unconscious

Jordan Patrick Leahy has been convicted for hate crime after a Florida road rage incident last year, when he tried to force a Black person’s car off the road. Even then, the racist man found...

6X World BJJ Champion Accused of Raping an 18-Year Old BJJ Student

Joel Gingery, a 6x Masters IBJJF World Champion and a University of Florida nurse anesthetist, has been accused of raping a woman at a hospital in Volusia County, while he being on duty. As per the...

A Manifesto For Leandro Lo: “We Will Not Forget What Happened”

It’s already been some weeks after Leandro Lo’s tragic death. And the BJJ community remains adamant that the justice is served; for Leandro, his family, friends, and everyone whose life...

Police Officer Who Killed Leandro Lo Requests That Lo’s Blood Gets Tested For Stimulants

Henrique Otávio Oliveira Velozo, the police officer who killed Leandro Lo on August 7, has lawyered up. Now – according to UOL – his lawyer is requesting that Lo’s blood gets...

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Electric Scooter Thief (With A Rear Naked Choke)

It’s not everyday that you hear about a thief stealing something from an MMA academy… But it does happen – and it almost never ends well for the thief. Well, that’s exactly...

FloGrappling Releases Statement About Ryan vs. Pena Stoppage Controversy

One of the most anticipated BJJ matches took place last Sunday, August 7, between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena. It was a no-time limit bout, a part of the Who’s Number One (WNO) main event....

Gordon Ryan: “Leandro Was Fun To Be Around & One Of The Best Ever On The Mats”

Some athletes and a part of the BJJ community have been fast to criticize Gordon Ryan for not issuing a statement following Leandro Lo’s tragic death. However, it seems that Gordon was simply...

Felipe Pena: “I Didn’t Want To Fight Anymore (After Hearing About Lo’s Death)”

Last Sunday, Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan clashed heads in a much-anticipated rematch. However, the bout was overshadowed by death of Leandro Lo, who was shot and killed earlier the same day. Pena was...

Police Issue Statement on Murder of Leandro Lo: “The Military Police Regrets What Happened”

It’s been a sad 24 hours for the BJJ community worldwide, which mourns the murder of Jiu-Jitsu legend Leandro Lo. Lo was shot and killed during a concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil, by an off-duty...

UFC Vegas 59: Fighter Claims She Didn’t Tap – Judges Rule A Submission Win

Mayra Bueno Silva faced Stephanie Eggers at UFC Vegas 59 – and submitted her in the very first round. However, controversy arose immediately… As Eggers claimed that she didn’t tap...

BJJ Term “Spaz” Declared As A Slur By Woke Culture – Because Of Beyoncé

Image Credits: Beyoncé Instagram The term “spaz” in BJJ often refers to beginners who try to escape a position through lack of coordination and technique – with frantic,...

[Watch] Referee Stands Up Fight During A Buggy Choke Attempt

“Stand ‘em up!” Yeah, you’re probably familiar with that oh-so-annoying chant. It’s been a staple in a part of the MMA community for quite a while, yelled out when they get bored from...

Olympic Champion Judoka Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Murder of Childhood Friend

Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is the first Mongolian athlete to ever win an Olympic Gold medal for his country; he’s a champion judoka and a former president of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee....

[Watch] MMA Fighter Tries To Buggy Choke Opponent – Breaks His Own Arm

The Buggy Choke has recently gained a lot of popularity due to its element of surprise, as well as due to its effectiveness. Not just in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but also in mixed martial arts. However,...