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Tim Kennedy: “If They Can Touch Your Face When You’re Grappling, You’re Doing It Wrong”

Tim Kennedy is a Strikeforce and UFC veteran, a Green Beret and Special Forces Ranger; but also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. He’s also big on criticizing the “sport” aspect of...

Mark Muñoz, ex-UFC Fighter, Loses High School Job After Allegedly Allowing Students To Fight

Mark Muñoz is an ex-UFC fighter who fought against the likes of Loyoto Machida and Chris Wideman, and has even beaten Demian Maia back in 2011. He retired in 2015 and became a high school wrestling...

BJJ Brown Belt Chokes Out Suspect Who Was Attacking a Police Officer

William Cassoday is an ex-MMA fighter and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Just a couple of days ago, he was driving a car to see his mother… However, as he and his wife were driving, on...

Police Officer Uses Armbar Against Suspect, Attempting To Handcuff Him

It goes without saying that police officers need to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At the very least, they should spend a considerable amount of time learning the basics – such as how to hold...

Woman Kills Alleged Rapist with a Rear Naked Choke (Brazil)

A woman, who was allegedly sexually assaulted and raped on April 30 in Vila Perus (west of Sao Paulo, Brazil) has – according to the police – used a Rear Naked Choke to defend herself...

Guy With No BJJ Experience Uses “Sleeper Hold” to Defend a Woman in a Street Fight

It’s not everyday that you hear stories about people with no Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience using BJJ techniques to subdue someone in a street fight. However, that’s exactly what Josh...

Can Your BJJ Become Good For Self-Defense… If You Only Train Sport BJJ?

The vast majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies worldwide today put little, if any focus on BJJ training for self-defense. For, their primary focus is the so-called “sport BJJ”; which...

Watch: Female Judoka Stops Thief, Puts Him In Rear Naked Choke

If you train Judo, BJJ, or any other (grappling) martial art, then you know very well how looks can be deceiving. How someone, who looks seemingly harmless, can be more than capable of beating you...

Gracie Breakdown: 3 Ways To Defend Against The “Will Smith Slap”

“Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock” – this has been the headline, in one shape or form, of most of the world’s media for the last two days. Naturally, the news...

If You Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Learn How To Protect Yourself From Punches

A lot of people say that “all Jiu-Jitsu is the same”. That no matter which “type” of our martial art you train – be it the self defense or the sport type – that...

This Half Guard to Back Take Sequence Works Well in a Street Altercation

When it comes to being in a street fight, it’s best that you avoid being on the ground. For, if you end up there, there’s no telling if the “other person’s” friends will...

UFC’s Kevin Holland Subdues Gunman with a Rear Naked Choke

Kevin Holland, a well-known UFC welterweight fighter, is at it again. Less than two weeks after his win against Alex Oliveira at UFC 272, Holland and his friend Patrick Robinson were eating at a RA...

Off-Duty Police Officer & BJJ Black Belt Puts Robber in a Triangle Choke

It’s no wonder that they say that “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a superpower”. Once you learn the basics, you’re on a good road to learning how to defend yourself properly –...

Dillon Danis: “In A Street Fight, I’d Submit Francis Ngannou In 30 Seconds”

Dillon Danis, though a BJJ black belt, seems to also be a professional when it comes to calling people out and making headlines for himself. This time, he decided to “call out” Francis...

Watch: BJJ White Belt Uses His MMA Training to Stand Up to Bully

What’s the best thing you can do in a street fight? Yup, that’s right – it’s to not get into one in the first place. Because, you never know who you’re going against;...

Seanna Widjaja, BJJ Brown Belt, Stabbed and Murdered While Breaking Up a Fight

It’s a sad day for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community worldwide. Seanna Widjaja, a BJJ brown belt from Los Angeles, California, was stabbed and murdered outside of a 7-Eleven store while...

Watch: Guillotine Choke Ends Street Altercation in Seconds

Being able to stand up for yourself is one of the most important things you’ll get out from training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’ll learn how to compose yourself in a situation that’s...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Eddie Bravo Shares a Hilarious “Nice Fight As*hole” and BJJ Road Rage Story

Eddie Bravo, aside of his Jiu-Jitsu genius, is well-known for his ability to tell stories and for making people laugh. So, what could be better than a funny BJJ story, told by Eddie himself? Eddie...

Georges St-Pierre Explains What To Do in a Street Altercation

It’s safe to say that Georges St-Pierre – a former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion – knows a thing or two about fighting. And not just about competing in the octagon; but...

Fabio Gurgel: “BJJ Beginners Should Be Taught Self-Defense Before Anything Else”

Imagine going to your first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, being clueless so as to what BJJ actually looks like. You kind of have an idea that you’ll learn things that have to do with being able to...

Brendan Schaub: “Chael Sonnen Stuck Up For His Girl & Beat The Sh*t Out Of The Guy”

Image Credits: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting Chael Sonnen was involved in an alleged brawl at a Las Vegas hotel a few days ago, and was given five battery citations afterwards. Even though Sonnen...

Watch: Guy Defends Against Dog Attack with a Guillotine Choke

Imagine walking down the street, just minding your own business… And then, out of nowhere, an aggressive dog leaps towards you and tries to bite you! What are you supposed to do in the case of...

Watch: Punches Thrown After BJJ Class at Daisy Fresh

A recent video published by the Daisy Fresh team (Pedigo Submission Fighting) showed two of their athletes squashing beef after a BJJ class. There were punches and knee kicks involved – check...