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Budget & Jiu-Jitsu Are The Same: Assume That You’ll Need More Than Expected

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and life have a lot of things in common. However, what may surprise you is that money – more specifically, your budget – has lots to do with BJJ as well. Professor...

Tom DeBlass’s Advice for Young BJJ Athletes: “Competing Doesn’t Pay The Bills”

So you’re a young BJJ athlete who wants to make a name for himself in the sport? More importantly, you want to make a living off of Jiu-Jitsu – and you’re highly motivated to make...

“What If I Can’t Afford A BJJ Gym Membership?” Jocko Willink Answers

Let’s be real: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a cheap hobby. You’ve got to buy gi and no-gi equipment, which can be quite expensive (and it’s a good idea to have at least two pairs...

Fabio Gurgel: “I Was 15 Years Old When I Understood I Wanted To Live Off Jiu-Jitsu”

Not many people can claim that they’ve found their life purpose when they were teenagers. However, Fabio Gurgel is one of them. Now a CEO and head coach of the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Team, Gurgel...

Joe Rogan to Officially Sponsor Gordon Ryan for ADCC 2022

Just when you’d think that things couldn’t get more exciting for the upcoming ADCC 2022, the reality smacks you in the face to prove – that you’re wrong! Namely, Gordon Ryan...

You’re Young & Want To Turn BJJ Into A Full-Time Career? Read This

When you’re young and just starting out in the world, it can be tempting to think about turning BJJ into a full-time career. And not just in regards to becoming a professional competitor; but,...

Andrew Wiltse Now Officially Sponsored By Panda Express

If there’s one thing that you need to know about Andrew Wiltse, except from the fact that he’s one of the most superb and exciting-to-watch grapplers today… It’s that...

Gordon Ryan Gets Additional $100,000 Sponsorship Deal Ahead of ADCC 2022

Just a couple of years ago, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling in general was considered to be a sport which will never bring a lot of money to its practitioners… Today, things have...

Gordon Ryan Reveals How Much Money He Would Have Made Competing More In 2021

Gordon Ryan managed to compete for a total of only three times in 2021. He submitted Roberto Jimenez and Vagner Rocha at Who’s Number One (WNO); but then had to stay on the sidelines for much...

Gui Mendes: “People Are BJJ World Champions And Are Not Doing Well (Financially)”

Guilherme (Gui) Mendes is a 4x IBJJF world champion who, back in 2012 and alongside his brother Rafael, opened up the “Art of Jiu Jitsu” academy. Through the years, the academy has...

Kaynan Duarte Unsure If He’ll Compete at IBJJF Worlds 2022: “I Want To Be Better Paid”

Since he received his black belt in 2018, Kaynan Duarte has won just about everything there’s to win in BJJ, with most of his biggest titles coming in the gi. However, in a recent interview for...

Floyd Mayweather Gives Advice To Young Fighters: “F*ck The Money”

Floyd Mayweather is one of the most polarizing figures in boxing and martial arts in general. But no one can deny that he’s one of the best boxers in history – as well as among the...

Fabio Gurgel: “More Money In BJJ Is A Good Thing, But…”

As a general rule, there should be more money in BJJ. Why? Well, because more money equals bigger paychecks for the athletes; and bigger paychecks mean that the sport will rise in popularity and...

Gordon Ryan Shows Off New $1 Million House in Austin, Texas

Earlier this year, in September, Gordon Ryan and John Danaher announced that they would be leaving Puerto Rico for good – as a result of many things, one of them being unable to find their own...

Inspired by Jiu-Jitsu, Entrepreneur Promotes Social Action to Motivate Low-Income Families

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a driving force for many, no matter their background. It pushes you to be a better person, not just because of yourself – but also because of the people around you. The...

Craig Jones Explains How To Earn $$$ And Become A Full Time Grappler

Would you like to start earning money from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Not just a bit here and there, and not just to get by, however – but instead, to earn a living from grappling? Then you should,...

Conor McGregor Pays Entire Trip for Irish MMA Youth Squad at World Championships

Conor McGregor has funded the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association’s (IMMAA) national youth squad trip, ahead of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation 2021 Youth World Champion...

0$ In Your Wallet? Here’s How To Start Training BJJ When You’re Broke

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so much more than just a martial art. It’s an opportunity not just to get fit and skillful, able to defend yourself; but it’s a fantastic door to life-long...