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Bianca Basilio Details How She Escaped Poverty With BJJ: “When You Are Poor…”

Bianca Basilio is one of the most successful and well-known BJJ athletes today… But she had to fight long and hard to achieve her success – which she did, in spite of poverty she...

Buchecha Shares His Secret To Success: “Doesn’t Matter If It’s In Your Sport, In Your Personal Life…”

With 13 BJJ black belt world titles and 2 ADCC championship titles to his name, as well as being one of the top ranked ONE Championship MMA fighters, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is among...

AJP Stories: Yuri Hendrex – From Loss To Victory Honoring His Late Friend

With his highly technical Jiu-Jitsu, Yuri Hendrex has carved a name for himself in the AJP – most recently conquering the 2023 ADWPJJC last November. But behind his talent and lighthearted...

What To Do If You Don’t Feel Motivated To Train BJJ Today?

The days of low or non-existent motivation happen to everyone. Even to the most dedicated of athletes, yes. But, what separates those who become better from those who stay behind is how they handle...

Joe Rogan Talks How His Instructor, Jean Jacques Machado, Overcame Disability On The Mats

Did you know that the legendary BJJ competitor and coach, Jean Jacques Machado, was born with a disability? That’s right. He was born with a rare genetic condition that left him with only a...

Felipe Pena Reveals That People Didn’t Believe In His Success: “Being An Athlete Is Very Hard”

Achieving your goals is never an easy task. And it only gets harder the bigger your dreams become – especially if the people around you don’t believe in you. And, well, it was the same...

Francis Ngannou Shares How It Felt To Help His Struggling Family: “I Almost Teared Up”

Francis Ngannou, the former UFC heavyweight champion, recently took to Instagram to share a touching story… As he opened up about the mix of joys and challenges he has faced while supporting...

Dana White Reveals Joe Rogan Worked For Free At The Start Of UFC Career

In the early days of the UFC’s new era, following its acquisition by Dana White and the Fertitta brothers for $2 million, the organization faced the colossal task of overhauling a struggling...

Former Teammate Shares Insights About Khabib’s Humility: “Mopping The Mats…”

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s name often stands out not just for his unparalleled success inside the UFC octagon – but also for his remarkable humility outside of it. Jake Shields, a former...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has A Strict Haircut Rule In His Gym – Break It & You’ll Get Punished

Khabib Nurmagomedov is well-known for the level of discipline he has followed, throughout all the years of fighting professionally… And that he continues to follow, even as he’s retired....

[WATCH] Fighter With Down Syndrome Taps Out UFC Fighter

Alvaro Borges, an athlete with Down syndrome, won an MMA fight against UFC heavyweight contender Jailton Almeida at Demo Fight 18 – by tapping him out! The charity event took place on January...

Marcelo Garcia Announces His 1st BJJ Seminar After Cancer Diagnosis

Marcelo Garcia has just announced his first seminar since his battle with cancer! In a heartening update shared via social media, Garcia expressed his joy – stating the following: I’m happy...

Nicholas Meregali Lived In A BJJ Academy For 5 Years: “No Structure, No Privacy”

If you want to succeed at something, you’ll often have to give it your all. And that means not just what you’re used to giving – but even more than that. You’ll do whatever...

UFC’s Jailton Almeida Announces Charity MMA Fight vs. Athlete With Down Syndrome

UFC heavyweight contender Jailton Almeida is set to engage in a unique and heartwarming battle outside the UFC octagon… Because he will – before his highly anticipated UFC 299 showdown...

Ben Kunzle, Paralyzed BJJ Athlete, Promoted To Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Ben Kunzle, a paralyzed Jiu-Jitsu athlete, has been promoted to the rank of black belt by his coach Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu! This achievement marks a significant milestone in Kunzle’s life,...

Craig Jones’ Difficult Journey To Success: “I Was Sleeping 4 Hours A Night”

Craig Jones is known as one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes today – as well as one of the biggest “trolls” in the online BJJ community space… However, he had to work...

How Johnatha Alves Became An AJP Champion: “Every Challenge & Defeat…”

In the world of Jiu-Jitsu, the journey to the top is filled with challenges and triumphs alike. This has certainly been the story of Johnatha Alves – who rose to become the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam...

Inspired By The Rock, UFC Fighter Themba Gorimbo Aims To Pay Forward His “Head Start” In Life

UFC‘s Themba Gorimbo‘s life story is a tale of triumph. And now, having conquered numerous challenges, Gorimbo has set his aim on helping others in realizing their dreams – a goal...

John Danaher: “Sports Psychology Is A Total Scam Industry”

John Danaher is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in history. And one of his greatest “points” isn’t just about techniques – but about confidence. Namely, he...

Tom DeBlass’s BJJ & Life Advice: “Do Not Run From Hardships”

Tom DeBlass is one of the most respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches in the world. He’s done a lot to promote the sport in the best of ways… But all of that success...

Mikey Musumeci’s Uplifting Message: “You Are Not Alone”

Mikey Musumeci is one of the most elite BJJ athletes in the world today. He’s been stacking wins left and right, lately mostly in the ONE Championship events – but he hasn’t done so...

Andrew Aspinall: A Father Who Quit His Job, So That His Son Could Develop In BJJ

Tom Aspinall became the UFC interim heavyweight title champion a few days ago… And he has dedicated it to his father. The 30-year-old knocked out Sergei Pavlovich in the very first round of...

Craig Jones Talks Motivational BJJ Quotes: “BJJ Guys Might Be The Dumbest Of Athletes”

Craig Jones is never shy to share his opinion… And, well, he recently shared his opinion about motivational quotes that some BJJ practitioners share via their social media. And no, it’s...

Gordon Ryan: “Motivation Can, But Discipline Should Never Be An Issue”

Gordon Ryan, arguably the greatest no-gi BJJ athlete of all time, recently shared his wisdom on navigating the challenges of training – in a podcast episode with illusionist Chris Angel. Ryan...