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[Watch] 3rd-Degree Gracie Black Belt Detains Man Before Police’s Arrest

Idriz Redžović is a 3rd-degree Gracie Black Belt who recently had an opportunity to put his BJJ skills to the test in a “live” setting. Namely, he took down a man who allegedly...

Gordon Ryan Applauds Roger Gracie: “He’s The Greatest Of All Time”

Gordon Ryan is best-known for two things: for being arguably the most elite grappler of today… And for his trash-talking skills. So, it’s not often that you’ll find him showering...

Tim Kennedy: “If They Can Touch Your Face When You’re Grappling, You’re Doing It Wrong”

Tim Kennedy is a Strikeforce and UFC veteran, a Green Beret and Special Forces Ranger; but also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. He’s also big on criticizing the “sport” aspect of...

Royler Gracie Promoted To 8th Degree BJJ Coral Belt by His Brother, Rorion Gracie

Royler Gracie is a true legend of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A son of Helio Gracie, Royler has been the first so-called “King of BJJ’s Featherweight Division”, setting a record for the...

Mike Tyson vs. Royce Gracie: The UFC Match That Never Happened

Mike Tyson is one of the most recognized athletes in the world. Known for his terrifying knockout power and his aggressive forward movement, Tyson has won the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring heavyweight...

Rickson Gracie: “I Don’t Feel Comfortable Seeing Kron Trade Punches With Someone”

Kron Gracie has had his last MMA fight back in October 2019, when he lost to Cub Swanson via decision. His cornerman and father, Rickson Gracie, subsequently confessed that he wasn’t happy with...

Royler Gracie Gets Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

It’s official – Royler Gracie is the newest ADCC Hall of Fame inductee! The organization shared the news on their Instagram account:   View this post on Instagram   A post...

Rickson Gracie: “Allow Yourself To Really Embrace Jiu-Jitsu”

What’s the true essence of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu – its underlying philosophy? This was a question posed by a student to Rickson Gracie, who wanted to learn about the philosophy and tradition...

Neiman Gracie vs. Logan Storley Scheduled For Early 2022 Bellator Event

Neiman Gracie has himself a fight for early 2022! He’ll take on Logan Storley in a welterweight bout which is scheduled for a February 19 Bellator card, as reported by MMA Junkie. Logan Storley...

Rickson Gracie Reveals His Toughest Roll Ever – And It’s Not A BJJ Athlete

At an “ask me anything” session at Rickson Academy, a student had an opportunity to ask Rickson Gracie the following question: “Who was the toughest guy you ever trained...

Kyra Gracie Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

Kyra Gracie, one of the only two women in the Gracie family to have achieved the black belt rank in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has now been inducted into the ADCC Hall of Fame! The ADCC shared the news on...

Suzanne Gracie, Mother of Rener and Ryron Gracie, Passes Away from Cancer

Suzanne Gracie, who is a mother of Rener and Ryron Gracie, has passed away from cancer. Rener has shared the tragic news on his social media: At 8:09pm Mama Gracie was set free. She was comfortable...

New Jersey Makes Gracie Survival Tactics a Part of Police Training

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a necessity for anyone involved in law enforcement. At least for those who wish to keep themselves, as well as the suspects, safe while carrying out their job. And...

Manteca Police Department Adopts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… It’s almost as if it was designed for law enforcement – allowing it to overpower and control the violent person, staying safe all the while not afflicting any...

Kheydon Gracie – Royce’s Son – Enlists Into US Army Rangers

When you hang out with people who hold physical fitness, discipline, and progress in high regard… Then there’s an enormous chance that you’ll become successful, in whichever field...

Roger Gracie Meets Armenian President & Speaks at “Summit of Minds”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Roger Gracie recently went on a trip to Armenia, where he had a chance to meet and speak to the Armenian president; as well as speak at a “Summit of Minds”...

Neiman Gracie: “The UFC Already Contacted Me”

Neiman Gracie is making leaps in his MMA rise, as he’s currently one of the top names in Bellator’s welterweight division, with a record of 11-2. In a recent conversation for the...

Neiman Gracie Inspired By Cro Cop: “If We Keep Fight Standing, Hospital; If We Go To Ground, Cemetery”

Neiman Gracie, a part of the fourth generation of the famous BJJ family, featured in the co-main event at Bellator 266 last Saturday. A son of Carla Gracie and a nephew to Renzo Gracie, Neiman has...

Throwback: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu vs. Karate Team Challenge (1975)

Jiu-Jitsu works. Not just when it comes to training in your academy nor just when it comes to the competitions you went to… But in both cases and against other martial arts as well! You simply...

Rickson Gracie Explains Difference Between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

The recent “Jocko Podcast”, led by Jocko Willink, hosted one of the biggest Jiu-Jitsu legends in the world: Rickson Gracie. Rickson spoke about many interesting subjects that have to do...

Relson Gracie Criticizes Kron’s Striking in the UFC: “You Don’t Need To Do Boxing”

Kron Gracie is currently the only representative of the Gracie family in the UFC. He had his first match in 2019, winning against Alex Cacares with a Rear Naked Choke. In the same year, however, Cub...

A Look Into BJJ History, Through The Eyes Of Master Armando Wriedt

History is such a wonderful place to rest our eyes at, even for a moment. It teaches us so much! This is very true on the individual level; just remember your BJJ beginnings! Who knows how many...

Maybe There Never Was A “Gracie Gift”?

For years, there has been talk of the “Gracie Gift”. It went like this: Rorion Gracie purposely taught the basic closed guard pass incorrectly so that anyone attempting to use the pass would fall...

Jeet Kune Do & BJJ Instructor Robert Parmakovski On The limitations of BJJ As A Self Defense Art

  Robert Parmakovski is a world class Jeet Kune Do instructor and purple belt under Roy Harris. He has academies in France, Sydney and Melbourne.For more info on Mr Parmakovski’s Bio...