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Mikey Musumeci: “Jiu-Jitsu Connects Everyone In The World Together”

One of the best things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is that you can go almost anywhere in the world, to any country… And that, even though you don’t know anyone there, you’d still feel...

Popular Podcaster Patrick Bet David: “My Boys Do BJJ 3-4 Times A Week”

Patrick Bet David is known for his YouTube channel “Valuetainment” – where he publishes educational and motivational content alike. He is also a known podcaster, motivational...

Nicholas Meregali: “Imagine Being A BJJ Fighter & Being Charged To Compete”

Nicholas Meregali has decided to voice his opinion on BJJ tournaments that make the athletes pay, so they can compete in them. And, well, it’s not a favorable one: The world is not respecting...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Talks Slap League: “It’s Not Okay To Slap, Better To Punch”

Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC Hall Of Famer and former lightweight champion of the world, has shared his take on Dana White’s “Power Slap League”… And it’s not a positive...

Demetrious Johnson: “MMA Is The Easiest Sport To Become A World Champion In”

Anyone who’s ever trained mixed martial arts (MMA) will tell you that it is a tough sport. As you climb through the ranks towards the professional levels, it gets even tougher. And, well, it...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Talks Gender Ideology: “I Only See Woman & Man”

Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC Hall Of Famer and one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, recently appeared on the PBD Podcast. Among other things, the host told Nurmagomedov that there are a couple...

Josh Hinger Talks Rest Days & Mental Health: “It Takes A Toll On My Mind”

Rest days are incredibly important. They are an opportunity for your body to recover from hard training and get ready for the upcoming training sessions as well. However, they often don’t come...

Should You Be Able To Do A Technique Symmetrically, On Both Sides Of Your Body?

So you’re becoming increasingly proficient in executing a technique on one side of your body… But what about the other side? Should you aim to perform the technique with the same quality...

Craig Jones: “There’s No Reason To Have A Uniform Policy, Except…”

Some Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gyms/academies have a uniform policy that stipulates you can only wear their own gi and no-gi equipment. That is, only the gym’s gis/rashguards and shorts (and spats)....

John Danaher Talks Musk vs Zuckerberg Match: “It’d Be An Uphill Battle For Musk”

The talks about the Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg MMA/BJJ match have been reignited, with Musk saying that the match would be streamed on X (formerly Twitter): Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed...

Mikey Musumeci Tired Of Boring BJJ Matches: “I’m Done With The Butt Scooting”

Mikey Musumeci is one of the top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes on the planet… And he wants to make BJJ as exciting as possible – so it reaches the widest audience there is. As reported by...

Craig Jones Shares Most Exciting Grappling Event (In His Opinion)

What’s your pick for the most exciting grappling event? IBJJF gi or no-gi tournaments? ADCC? NAGA? Or something else? Well, for Craig Jones the most exciting grappling event is –...

Royce Gracie Critiques BJJ Academies For Not Teaching Self-Defense

Why did you start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Perhaps you found out about it by chance and it seemed interesting, maybe a friend recommended it to you, or maybe you were looking to learn how to...

Royce Gracie: “BJJ Academies Lost The Essence Of Martial Arts”

Royce Gracie, UFC’s and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend, thinks that BJJ academies have “lost their way”. Predominantly because, in his opinion, they are increasingly neglecting the...

Gordon Ryan Says He Would “Love To Compete Against All Of My Opponents Natural”

Gordon Ryan has recently shared his stance on PED testing in grappling tournaments; claiming that, if they were to be introduced into grappling events individually, they would be destroying those...

Gordon Ryan Claims That PED Testing Would Ruin Grappling Tournaments

What do you think about performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Should BJJ athletes be subjected to PED testing – especially by an organization such as the USADA? Well,...

Rodolfo Vieira Shares His Opinion On Nicholas Meregali: “I Don’t Know If It’s A Character”

Nicholas Meregali is one of the most elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. And he made a big name for himself not just through competition results – but also through trash talk. As it...

BJ Penn, UFC Hall Of Famer & BJJ Legend, Claims Dinosaurs Aren’t Real

BJ Penn is an MMA and BJJ legend. A former two-division UFC champion, as well as the first American to ever win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Penn is also one of the fastest athletes to be...

Craig Jones Explains The Best Ruleset For BJJ: “The One I Can Win In”

One of the most frequently debated topics in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is: “Which ruleset is best for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu matches?” And, well, Craig Jones has a rather unique...

Rickson Gracie Discusses The Negative Side Of Jiu-Jitsu In Brazil: “It’s Been A Big Problem”

Are there any negative sides to training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? No, not just when it comes to injuries. But also when it comes to the BJJ community? Well, the legendary Rickson Gracie thinks that...

Is It Wrong To Use Strength In Jiu-Jitsu? John Danaher Shares His Opinion

You’ve probably heard it more than once: “You shouldn’t be using strength in Jiu-Jitsu. It’s all about the technique.” But is it, though? John Danaher shared his opinion...

Sean O’Malley Discusses If MMA Athletes Should Train BJJ In A Gi

Should mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a sport in and of itself – separately from MMA? Furthermore, should they start from the beginning, as a white belt…...

Olympic Boxer Explains Why You Should Never Use Jiu-Jitsu In A Street Fight

Jiu-Jitsu in a street fight… Should you use it? Well, like all things in life – it depends on the situation. But generally speaking, if you only know Jiu-Jitsu, then you’re not in...

Journalist Compares Rickson Gracie & Gordon Ryan: “Rickson Is The Absolute ‘King’ Of Jiu-Jitsu”

Marcelo Alonso is a journalist who specializes in martial arts – and he has recently participated in an interesting “Connect Cast” episode. During it, he spoke about the comparison...