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UFC’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk Promoted To BJJ Blue Belt

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is one of the best strawweight MMA fighters in history. She is the UFC’s former division champion, as well as a multiple time Muay Thai world champion. She’s known for...

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida Scheduled To Fight On The Same Card As Garry Tonon (ONE Championship)

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida just announced that he will soon be featured on yet another ONE Championship card! And not just on any card… But on the one where Garry Tonon will fight as...

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...

Watch: Nate Landwehr Secures a Tight Anaconda Choke at UFC Vegas 40

Image Credits: UFC If you’re looking to be as complete of a fighter as you can be, or if you want to be truly proficient in self defense, then you can’t rely just on grappling. Rather,...

Watch: Ariane Carnelossi Wins via Vicious RNC at UFC Vegas 40

Image Credits: UFC It’s not without a reason that the Rear Naked Choke is often called the “king of all submissions” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You could go through getting your arm...

Watch: Maria Henderson Submits Opponent In 40 Seconds At Bellator 268

Maria Henderson shook the world with her quick win at Bellator 268. It was the first fight of the night, and she just needed 40 seconds to take down her opponent – Collette Santiago – and...

How Did Alexander Volkanovski Survive Brian Ortega’s Guillotine at UFC 266?

UFC 266 had spectacular fights, one of them being the featherweight bout between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Volkanovski gained a unanimous decision win, but at one point he was caught in...

EBI Champion Erin Blanchfield to Face Maycee Barber at UFC 269

Erin Blanchfield is an UFC fighter and a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete, who was just 18 years old – and a purple belt – when she won the EBI 12 championship title! Four years after winning that...

Demian Maia: “Khabib Is The Best MMA Grappler Of All Time”

Demian Maia’s contract with the UFC came to an end last June, after his loss to Belal Muhammad. However, the 43 year-old BJJ black belt still trains with vigor; Maia puts in the work two times per...

UFC Vegas 39: Mariya Agapova Taps Sabina Mazo with Rear Naked Choke

Image Credit: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Mariya Agapova put on quite a show in her win against Sabina Mazo at UFC Vegas 39. The finish came at 53 seconds into the third round, via a Rear Naked Choke which...

Junior dos Santos Set to Compete in Pro Wrestling Debut

Image Credits: ESPN Junior dos Santos, one of the MMA greats (with a 21-9 record to his name), is a former UFC heavyweight champion of the world. However, he was released from the UFC after suffering...

Mackenzie Dern Talks UFC Vegas 39 Main Event Bout: “The Easiest Way To Beat Her Is On The Ground”

October 9 is just around the corner, and so is UFC Vegas 39! The main event will be headlined by Mackenzie Dern, who’s taking on Marina Rodriguez in a strawweight fight. Dern is currently...

Royce Gracie Talks Kron’s Setback in the UFC: “He Showed That He Can Take A Punch”

Royce Gracie – a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA legend – is one of the most responsible athletes for the spread of mixed martial arts’ and BJJ’s popularity. Recently, he spoke on...

German Mixed Martial Arts Federation: Athlete Wins by Weird Upside-Down Armbar

The world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts can be a weird one. Most of the matches will go down in a regular fashion, finishing by points, a decision, or submission. However, sometimes...

UFC 266: Jonathan Pearce Submits Omar Morales with a Rear Naked Choke

The UFC hasn’t seen a shortage of submission finishes lately, and such was the case at UFC 266 as well. The Las Vegas event took place at the T-Mobile Arena, with fans eagerly waiting for the...

Bo Nickal Chokes Out Opponent To Sleep In MMA Debut

Bo Nickal, the wrestling U-23 world champion & NCAA All American wrestler, has just fought in his first MMA match! The Penn State alumnus made his MMA debut in an amateur fight against David...

Buchecha Was Doubtful of His BJJ Skills Before MMA Debut: “My Jiu-Jitsu Didn’t Work”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida – a 13-time BJJ world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist – made his MMA debut in Singapore this Friday morning and fought kickboxing athlete...

Georges St-Pierre Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame, Claims: “I Never Really Liked To Fight”

The former two division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was finally “officially” inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame; as a part of the class of 2020 which had to “skip” the...

Redneck “Street Fighter” Challenges MMA Fighter: Gets Choked Out Cold

You’ve probably been guilty of it yourself. Before you began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (or any other martial art), you must’ve thought that you’ll be able to do at least...

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...

Was He Out? Strangest UFC Ending In History (Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon)

Do you remember UFC Fight Night 128? Probably not, as it took place in 2018… And why should you care, anyway? Here’s why: that’s when one of the strangest UFC endings in history...

EBI Champion & BJJ Black Belt Erin Blanchfield Wins UFC Debut

Think what you want, but if you use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a base for your MMA career – while, of course, developing other skills with vigor – you’re going to find success. And...

Fighter Retires From MMA After Winning by Reverse Triangle Choke

Winning isn’t everything – neither in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu nor in mixed martial arts. In order to train sports which are as difficult as these ones are, the fighter has got to have heart....

UFC Vegas 37: Anthony Smith Submits Ryan Spann with Rear Naked Choke

The UFC Vegas 37 main event featured a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann. Smith took the win via submission – Rear Naked Choke – in the first round; but it was...