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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...

Gordon Ryan Reacts To Dillon Danis Dropping Out Of Another Fight: “You’re Just A Clown”

Dillon Danis has dropped out from yet another match – this time from a boxing bout against social influencer KSI. And, while Danis stated that the “truth will shock everyone” (so as...

Jocko Thinks Survival Skills, Basic Trauma Medicine, & BJJ Should Be Taught in School

Jocko Willink is not just a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and academy owner. He’s also a well-known retired United States Navy officer who served in the Navy SEALs – and a former member of...

Danielle Kelly Defends Musumeci’s Decision To Keep Applying The Submission – Even Though Bayanduuren Didn’t Tap

Mikey Musumeci defended his ONE Championship flyweight submission grappling world title against Gantumur Bayanduuren via unanimous decision… But only because his opponent wouldn’t tap to...

Henry Cejudo On Khabib’s Retirement From Coaching: “Family Is Everything”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is said to be walking away from his MMA coaching career, so that he can devote more time to his family. And, among other people, Henry Cejudo also understands and respects this...

Ben Askren: “Most Athletes End Up Poor”

One of the biggest problems that professional athletes, including MMA fighters, come to face when they retire is – financial stability. But why? Shouldn’t the fighters, especially the...

Ben Askren Reveals Why Retirement Is Difficult For MMA Athletes

Retirement often doesn’t come easy to professional mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes… But why is it so? And why do some athletes move on to “the next thing” seemingly easy,...

Sean O’Malley: “I Feel Bad For Dana, His Wife Slapped Him – And It Deserves A Slapping Back”

UFC president Dana White was caught on camera in a physical altercation with his wife, Anna, during New Year’s Eve. Soon after the incident, White gave a statement; explaining the situation and...

Josh Hinger: “Belt Ranks, Degrees, And Competition Wins Don’t Accurately Measure BJJ Success”

Josh Hinger is one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes today… And he has recently received yet another acknowledgement for his successes – a promotion to the rank of a 3rd degree...

Firas Zahabi: “Some BJJ Athletes Are Shorting Their Lives With Steroids”

It’s commonly known that there’s quite a bit of steroid (ab)use in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as the use of PEDs isn’t sanctioned by any official body. However, should someone who’s...

Rodolfo Vieira: “It’s Difficult To Say Who’s The GOAT – It’s Between Gordon And Roger”

Who’s the greatest of all time (the GOAT) in grappling? Rodolfo Vieira isn’t sure of the answer either, as he sees Gordon Ryan and Roger Gracie being neck-to-neck for the title. Vieira...

Roger Gracie: “Cross Collar Choke From The Mount Is The Most Dominant Submission In BJJ”

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

Dana White: “Soccer Is The Least Talented Sport On Earth”

Image Credits: Getty Images Even though the World Cup 2022 is the “craze” worldwide at the moment, not everyone is impressed with it – nor the sport of football/soccer itself…...

Roger Gracie On Biggest Difference Between MMA & BJJ: “It’s The Speed”

What’s the biggest difference between mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)? There are a lot of possible answers for this question. For Roger Gracie, the number one answer is...

“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;...

[Funny] Keenan Cornelius: “No-Gi Is For People With Less Brainpower”

What are your thoughts on rolling and competing in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu? Is it harder or easier than competing in the gi? In a recent social media video, Keenan Cornelius shared his opinion on the...

How To Train BJJ If You Can’t Afford To Pay For an Academy

So, you want to train Jiu Jitsu… And, whether you want to continue training or just get started on your BJJ journey, the problem is the same – you don’t have the money for it! Look, we...

Ricardo Almeida On BJJ Instructionals: “At The End Of The Day, You Still Need A Professor”

The rise of BJJ instructionals has given way to a lot of progress for many Jiu-Jitsu students worldwide, hobbyists and professional athletes alike. The world-class knowledge is now right there, one...

Danielle Kelly: “Submission Grappling Could Be On The Level Where MMA Is”

Danielle Kelly is now one of the best-known female submission grappling athletes; success which she’s most recently earned by submitting world Sambo champion Mariia Molchanova. At ONE on Prime...

Javier Mendez: “We Are All Here Because Of The Gracies”

In a recent interview with Red Corner MMA, Javier Mendez – Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s coach, as well as the founder and head coach of the famous American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) – spoke...

Danielle Kelly On Being A Ring Girl: “I’d Rather Go In The Cage And Choke Girls Out”

Danielle Kelly is on a winning spree in ONE Championship. Her last win came just a few days ago, about two minutes into the match; as she was able to beat the world Sambo champion Mariia Molchanova...

Craig Jones: “A Lot Of People Deserve To Have That Black Belt Taken Away”

A few weeks back, Islam Makhachev made the headlines with his claim that “a lot of black belts have to be cancelled”. And, for one, Craig Jones agrees with him. In one of the recent...

Tom DeBlass: “I’ll Absolutely Mop My Floors”

Whose responsibility is it to mop the mats after a BJJ class is over? Well, there’s no “correct” answer to this question. Rather, it’s about what’s agreed upon between...

Brianna Ste-Marie: “BJJ Competitions Are Actually Illegal In Quebec”

Brianna Ste-Marie – an ADCC silver medalist – recently defeated a multiple-time world champion Mayssa Bastos in the first-ever Who’s Number One (WNO) female headline match. But...