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Georges St-Pierre Reveals He Had A Cancer Scare: “Whatever Happens…”

Georges St-Pierre recently opened up about a significant health scare that played a pivotal role in his decision to retire from MMA. In a revealing interview on Pound 4 Pound with Kamaru and Henry,...

John Danaher’s Advice For Using Athletic Tape (For Grapplers)

Ah, athletic tape… The quiet hero of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes worldwide. It plays a similar role in the grappler’s life as duct tape plays for the blue collar workers –...

Conor McGregor Seen Involuntarily Spasming During Interview: “Very Sad To See”

Conor McGregor seemed to experience involuntary spasms, during an interview promoting his feature film debut in the Road House remake. In this modern adaptation of the 1989 action classic, McGregor...

Lachlan Giles Reveals Why He Doesn’t Do Ice Baths & Sauna For Recovery

Regularly doing ice baths and going to the sauna are often lauded as the things to do for recovery. However, Lachlan Giles – elite BJJ athlete and coach, as well as physiotherapy PhD –...

How Bad Is It To Get Choked Unconscious In Jiu-Jitsu?

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll be, probably more than once, (almost) choked unconscious… But how safe is this? How safe is it to suffer syncope in this way...

UFC’s President Dana White Does An 86-Hour Water Fast: “I Feel Incredible”

UFC President Dana White has recently completed an impressive 86-hour water fast! He went for it immediately after UFC 295, and concluded the fast on Wednesday. White shared more about his journey...

Tom DeBlass: “One Of The Worst Things Men Have Done Was Accept Dad Bod”

Why do you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? There is probably a multitude of factors involved… And one of them, probably, is staying/getting in shape. Which is a good thing – because...

Marcelo Garcia Gives Health Update: “One More Chemo & I’m Back On The Mats”

Marcelo Garcia, an IBJJF and ADCC Hall Of Fame – and one of the best-liked people in the BJJ community – has been diagnosed with stomach cancer in January this year. Garcia pushed through...

Gordon Ryan’s Generous Offer To Marcelo Garcia: “He’s Done More For BJJ Than Anyone Else”

Gordon Ryan recently met with Marcelo Garcia, one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of all time – who has been undergoing therapy due to stomach cancer. Ryan shared the details about...

Bellator Fighter Cris Lencioni Out Of Intensive Care, Wife Asks For Public Help

Cris “Sunshine” Lencioni, Bellator MMA featherweight fighter, had suffered cardiac arrest during training several days ago. The 28-year-old is now out of intensive care, though it’s...

Gordon Ryan Back To Training BJJ After 4 Months Off

Image Credits: Levi Ventura Gordon Ryan‘s recent health issues had kept him off the mats for a long time. He suffered a severe case of strep throat infection, due to which he ended up in the...

Bellator Fighter Cris Lencioni Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Training

Cris Lencioni, Bellator MMA featherweight athlete, has suffered cardiac arrest during training. The 28-year-old is currently in hospital, fighting for his life. His wife, Marca, shared what happened...

Marcelo Garcia Shares Cancer Update: “It Hadn’t Spread”

Marcelo Garcia, an ADCC and IBJJF Hall Of Famer, was diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. After going through several rounds of chemotherapy, he underwent surgery some time ago… And...

Marcelo Garcia Shares Cancer Update: “I Got The Best Results Possible”

Earlier this year, the BJJ community was shocked to learn that Marcelo Garcia – an ADCC and IBJJF Hall Of Famer – was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Marcelo shared the news on social...

Felipe Pena Discharged From Hospital After Battling Bacterial Infection

Bacterial infections aren’t fun… But the sooner you treat them, the better – which was the exact lesson that Felipe Pena took from a recent experience. Namely, Pena suffered a...

21-Year-Old Amateur MMA Fighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest During A Match

Isaiah Abels, 21-year-old amateur MMA fighter, has suffered a cardiac arrest during an MMA match last Saturday (March 4). Abels fought Saevon Canto. After scoring a second round takedown, he went...

UFC Fighter Reveals A Weight Cut Left Him Impotent: “Nothing Was Up”

Weight cuts are never easy… And they often come with a whole array of negative side effects – some more shocking than others. And, well, UFC’s Alexander Hernandez revealed one of...

Marcelo Garcia Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer: “The Biggest Fight Of My Life”

Marcelo Garcia, an IBJJF and ADCC Hall Of Famer – and one of the most liked people in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. Garcia shared news about...

Gordon Ryan Shares Stomach Health Update: “I Feel Better, But I Certainly Do Not Feel Healthy”

Gordon Ryan has been fighting stomach health issues for quite a while now... But successfully! He shared that his doctor is satisfied with the results so far: I’m very happy to announce that my...

BJJ Champion Suffers Stroke During Training – Told He’d Have To Wait 7 Hours For Ambulance

Gavin “Iggy” Thomas won two silver medals at the Rome International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship just a few days ago… But then, after he returned to his home in Wales –...

Romulo Barral Ended Up In Hospital Due to Blood Infection

Sometimes, obstacles will jump out of nowhere – and you’ll be temporarily stopped on your BJJ journey. There’s no going around it; it happens to everyone, professional athletes...

Mikey Musumeci On Eating Pizza & Pasta All The Time: “I Just Enjoy Life”

Mikey Musumeci, well known for his successful grappling career, is also (in)famous for his diet. Or, more precisely, the lack of what some would consider a “professional” approach to...

4 Tips For Staying Healthy And Injury-Free In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Training should never be about winning or losing. Rather, it should be about learning new techniques, setups, transitions and concepts… It’s about becoming better. Not about keeping the...

Gordon Ryan Explains His Stomach Issue: “I Was Nauseous 24/7”

Gordon Ryan had to take a leave of absence from competition – effectively retiring from BJJ for a short period of time – due to an unknown stomach issue. But, what was the actual problem?...