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Kade Ruotolo Talks Grapplers Who Use PEDs: “They Are Taking Shortcuts”

There is no denying that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, when it comes to professional competitors, is full of athletes using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Many take them to gain that slight edge against...

Kade Ruotolo Predicts Own MMA Career: “I’ll Be Fighting At About 170lbs”

2022 has been a fantastic year for Kade Ruotolo. He became the youngest-ever ADCC world champion (at just 19 years of age) and then won, as well as defended, the ONE Championship lightweight...

Tye Ruotolo: “I Don’t Like Fighting My Brother That Much”

Kade and Tye Ruotolo are winning one match after another in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Both are extremely skilled and explosive, exciting to watch and continuously improving… So, one...

ONE Championship: Kade Ruotolo Defeats Matheus Gabriel – Defends World Champion Title

Image Credits: ONE Championship Kade Ruotolo has done it again! In the ONE lightweight submission grappling title match, he competed against Matheus Gabriel – and got the win… Albeit...

Matheus Gabriel: “I’m Always Confident In Myself”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Matheus Gabriel will compete for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world title today, December 2… Against none other than the current...

“BJJ vs Sambo – Which Is Better?” Ruotolo Brothers Reveal Their Opinion

The discussion between BJJ and Sambo – the question being which is the “better” martial art – has been a long-lasting one. And since recently, it’s being put on a test;...

ONE Championship: Kade Ruotolo To Defend Submission Grappling Title Against Matheus Gabriel

Kade Ruotolo has another chance to make history… As he’ll be the first athlete to be defending his submission grappling world title at ONE Championship! He’ll take on Matheus...

Ruotolo Brothers Are Building Their “Dream Gym” In Costa Rica

2022 has been nothing less than exceptional for the Ruotolo Brothers, who are slowly taking over the BJJ scene. Even though they’re just 19 years old, their dominance on the mats has already...

Use Your Hair In BJJ… No, Seriously – Kade Ruotolo Demonstrates

Long hair and Jiu-Jitsu don’t always go well together. If you don’t want any hair troubles, while rolling, the best is to have the most popular haircut in BJJ: the shaved head (minus the...

Danielle Kelly: “I Wanna Win The ONE Championship World Title For Women’s Grappling”

Danielle Kelly is facing Mariia Molchanova, a world Sambo champion, on November 18 at ONE Championship… And she’s looking forward to this grappling match with great zest! In fact,...

Ruotolo Brothers Reveal A “Surprise Attack” From Bottom Half Guard

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Kade Ruotolo: “A Lot Of Hungry People Are Coming After Me”

On October 21, Kade Ruotolo once again made his mark – by winning the first ONE Lightweight Submission Grappling World Title, via Heel Hook submission against 4x Sambo world champion Uali...

Kade Ruotolo: “99% Of BJJ Athletes Are On Some Sort Of Performance Enhancing Drugs”

Kade Ruotolo has made the best out of the previous weeks. He’s established himself as one of the best-known names in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; having won the ADCC World Championship at...

Gordon Ryan Calls Out Ruotolo Brothers: “I Will Fight You Both Back To Back”

A bit more than a week ago, Kade Ruotolo stated that if he and Gordon Ryan were to roll together, that Ryan wouldn’t be able to Heel Hook him. However, Ryan didn’t react to the call-out....

Chael Sonnen Talks Kade Ruotolo’s Upcoming ONE Match: “It Adds To The Legacy Of His Mentor, Andre Galvao”

The first-ever ONE Championship Lightweight Submission Grappling world championship title match is taking place soon, with Kade Ruotolo facing the 4x Sambo world champion Uali Kurzhev. Kade is the...

Kade Ruotolo Talks Upcoming ONE Match: “I Feel Pressure To Hold It Up For BJJ”

Tomorrow, on October 21, Kade Ruotolo will face Uali Kurzhev for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Submission Grappling world title. The 19-year old Ruotolo has tremendous respect for his opponent, who...

Sambo Champion Uali Kurzhev: “I’ll Bring Lots Of Surprises Against Kade Ruotolo”

Uali Kurzhev, a 4x Sambo world champion, will take on Kade Ruotolo for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Submission Grappling world title (on October 21). He is aware that there’s a tough test...

The Heel Hook Which Kade Ruotolo Used To Submit Mica Galvao at ADCC 2022

Image Credits: Gracie Mag On October 21, Kade Ruotolo will face Uali Kurzhev, a 4x world champion in Sambo, for the ONE Championship’s inaugural Lightweight Submission Grappling world title....

Buchecha: “It’s Amazing To See The Evolution Of Ruotolo Brothers”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is more than impressed by the Ruotolo brother’s evolution. Especially Kade’s, in particular because of his performance at the recent ADCC World...

Kade Ruotolo: “If I Were To Roll With Gordon Ryan – I Don’t Think He Can Heel Hook Me”

Image Credits: FloGrappling & Kurono Kombat On October 21, Kade Ruotolo will face Uali Kurzhev, a 4x world champion in Sambo, for the ONE Championship’s inaugural Lightweight Submission...

ONE Championship: Kade Ruotolo To Face Sambo World Champion

After winning the ADCC 2022 World Championships 77kg division in dominant fashion, Kade Ruotolo has another challenge ahead of him… Because on October 21, he will face a Sambo world champion...

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...

Kade & Tye Ruotolo Demonstrate The Buggy Choke Setup That Doesn’t Require Flexibility

The Buggy Choke has gained some notoriety in 2021, as it’s been applied across many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling tournaments and competitions. And perhaps nobody got as...

Breaking: Tye Ruotolo vs. Garry Tonon ONE Championship Match Announced

Here… We… Go! The Ruotolo brothers have recently signed their ONE Championship contracts, and now they’ve been scheduled for their debuts under the organization. Tye Ruotolo will...