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Robert Drysdale Shows an Unexpected Americana Submission from Side Control

The best submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are those that your opponents don’t see coming. However, as you become more experienced and climb through the belt ranks, so do your opponents; and...

The “Knee to Jaw” Technique Will Make You Enemies in the Gym

There are some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that aren’t… Friendly. That is to say, if you do them while rolling in your own gym/academy, you’ll make some enemies. And if you do...

Rickson Gracie’s Secret Detail to a Tighter Choke from the Back

Learning the basics is extremely important – the most important thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For, if you lack knowledge in how to execute basic techniques and setups, you will not be able to...

Watch: Top 10 Heavyweight Submissions in UFC History

When “heavyweight” and “UFC” words are mentioned in the same sentence, one tends to think about vicious one-punch knockouts. However, the UFC has had quite a lot of impressive...

Dean Lister Shares Leg Lock Advice: “Don’t Focus Specifically On Heel Hooks”

As per the most recent news shared by the ADCC, Dean Lister has been inducted into the ADCC Hall Of Fame! And no wonder; he’s a 3x champion and an athlete with the highest submission rate in...

Watch: UFC & Bellator MMA Best Submissions of 2021

2021 has been an exciting one for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, grappling, and fight fans worldwide. It witnessed numerous high-paced matches and a lot of submissions. For that reason, both UFC and Bellator...

Kade and Tye Ruotolo Demonstrate The “Classic” Buggy Choke Setup

The Buggy Choke has gained some notoriety in 2021, as it’s been applied across many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling tournaments and competitions. And perhaps nobody got as...

The Half Nelson Choke From the Back Will Surprise Your Opponents

Taking someone’s back in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the ultimate transition. That is, it’s the hardest position for your opponents to escape from; so, it’d probably make sense for you...

Watch: Ashley Williams Submits Robert Degle with Rear Naked Choke

A couple of weeks ago, Ashley Williams displayed more than a dominant performance at the ADCC European Trials – winning them in the end. Then, last week at Polaris 18, he managed to defeat...

Try This Slick Armbar from Side Control Setup by Nicholas Meregali

Usually, when learning how to set up an Armbar from Side Control, you’re taught to pull your opponent towards you (by grabbing behind their shoulder); so as to expose them not just for Armbar,...

Marcelo Garcia Teaches Armbar Setup vs. Kneeling Opponent

You might be in favor of starting on your feet (if so, kudos to you). Or you might feel more comfortable pulling guard and forcing your opponent to pass it – why not. But whatever your...

Watch: Trevor Ollison Locks Nasty Kimura – Slams & Finishes Opponent With It

The Kimura is one of the most dangerous and versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Once you get it truly locked in… Your opponent is going to be in heaps of trouble. Which was exactly...

Not Satisfied with Ashi Garami? Turn It Into The “Classic Reap”

The Ashi Garami is often the very first Leg Lock position you’ll learn, as you get acquainted with the ways of the Straight Ankle Lock. But chances are that you’ll soon enough get bored...

Got Swept From Mount? Go For This Armbar Setup

One of the biggest mistakes that lower belts make in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is giving up. And no, we’re not talking about the blue belt who quit the moment he got promoted; but the situations in...

Do You Even Omoplata, Bro? If Not, You’re Missing Out On A Lot

The Omoplata… Is rarely anyone’s first submission of choice. Especially when it comes to up-and-coming lower belts; to them, it seems much more practical to opt for another submission,...

Watch: Patchy Mix Submits James Gallagher with Guillotine at Bellator 270

Patchy Mix and James Gallagher went head-to-head in their Bellator 270 co-main event… And Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fans around the world have had a field day; as it’s been, in the words of the...

This Simple Kneebar from Top Half Guard Works Like Magic

Most people, when “stuck” in top Half Guard, are looking to make their way to pinning the opponent down to the floor. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with that; on the contrary,...

UFC 267: Teixeira Submits Blachowicz: “Never Give Up On Your Dreams”

It was at UFC 267 where Glover Teixeira finally earned that for which he was working so hard during the last decade. He took on Jan Blachowicz during the fight night’s main event; and, after 9...

UFC 267: Makhachev Taps Out Hooker with Kimura

Islam Makhachev gets it done! He and Dan Hooker engaged in a battle at UFC 267, with Makhachev taking the win just three minutes into the fight. It was actually just a bit over a minute into the bout...

UFC 267: Chimaev Puts Opponent to Sleep While Speaking to Dana White

UFC 267 was full of submission finishes! And such was the case for the welterweight battle between Khamzat Chimaev and Li Jingliang, who went against each other in a main card match; where Chimaev...

Watch: Kayla Harrison Wins PFL Championship & $1 Million with a Superb Armbar

Kayla Harrison, a 2-time Judo Olympic gold medalist from the USA, just won her second PFL championship via Armbar… And with it, she earned a $1million prize! Harrison dominated much of the...

Watch: Vicious Ground-And-Pound & Gnarly Guillotine Choke by Javid Basharat

If you aren’t humble… You will get humbled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA alike. And that’s exactly what happened with Oron Kahlon at Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS) 45...

Watch: Gadzhi Omargadzhiev Submits Opponent with Nasty Kneebar

If you want to be on top of your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts game, then you simply have to become proficient in Leg Locks. Without knowing how to both apply and defend from them,...

Bellator 269: Usman Nurmagomedov Chokes Out Patrik Pietila in First Round

Usman Nurmagomedov, cousin of the former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, displayed a superb performance at Bellator 269 – where he managed to submit Patrik Pietila via Rear Naked Choke in the...