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How Did Alexander Volkanovski Survive Brian Ortega’s Guillotine at UFC 266?

UFC 266 had spectacular fights, one of them being the featherweight bout between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Volkanovski gained a unanimous decision win, but at one point he was caught in...

Surprise Your Opponents with a Brabo Choke from Closed Guard

“Sheesh, Closed Guard is so ineffective for submissions after you reach a certain level… There’s no point in learning it anymore.” But is there? Whether you like playing...

Learn This Crucial Attack: The One-Handed Straight Ankle Lock

As you become more proficient in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and as you accrue mat time, you’re going to have to start exploring some options you haven’t explored before. That is to say –...

Smash & Submit Opponents With This Powerful Lapel Grip from Side Control

Finishing things from Side Control can be tricky, especially when your opponent knows how to defend well. However, if you’re rolling in a Gi, then you’ll have more submission...

Ronda Rousey Demonstrates a Secret Armbar Trick on Rener Gracie

Ronda Rousey – former UFC’s bantamweight champion – recently welcomed her first child into the world. Alongside her husband Travis Browne, who’s a former UFC heavyweight...

Was He Out? Strangest UFC Ending In History (Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon)

Do you remember UFC Fight Night 128? Probably not, as it took place in 2018… And why should you care, anyway? Here’s why: that’s when one of the strangest UFC endings in history...

5 Powerful Triangle Choke Setups You Need To Know

Triangle Choke? Triangle Choke! Everyone loves it and wants to get better at setting it up. (Unless you have really short legs… Sorry about that.) And how many Triangle setups do you know? You...

Dana White’s Contender Series: Almeida Wins By Vicious Rear Naked Choke

The Dana White’s Contender Series season 5 is in full swing, with week 3 being the most recent one. The card displayed a total of six fights, which resulted with five more fighters being...

UFC Referee Mark Smith on Knowing When to Stop Submissions

Being a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or a mixed martial arts competitor is hard enough… So could you imagine being a referee? It’s upon the referees to make a good judgement call when it comes to...

Neil Melanson’s Behind The Back Guard Pass Will Surprise Your Opponents

Coach Neil Melanson always has great and unexpected techniques under his sleeve, ones that will surely catch your own opponents unexpected! This time, he has a great Behind the Back Guard Pass that...

This Unorthodox Straight Ankle Lock Works Incredibly Well

The Straight Ankle Lock is often the very first Leg Lock that a BJJ white belt learns. However, with time, the athlete starts focusing more on other submission holds, such as the Heel Hook…...

UFC Vegas 34: Pantoja Taps Out Royval with Nasty Rear Naked Choke

The “UFC Vegas 34” event featured some elite grappling display, including the one in a match between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Royval. At the end of round two, Pantoja secured a nasty...

Watch: Jornel Lugo Puts Keith Lee to Sleep with RNC at Bellator 265

On Friday, August 20, Bellator 265 took place with some incredibly exciting fights. One of those was a fight between Jornel Lugo and Keith Lee, from which Lugo emerged victorious via Rear Naked Choke...

Make Them Rethink Their Lives With This Helicopter Armbar Setup

You’re on the bottom, but your Open Guard isn’t so good… Which shows, as you’re flat on your back and the opponent is gripping your pants! Their intent is obvious: they want...

Try This Surprising Standing Loop Choke Setup by Joel Bouhey

Loop chokes are fun! They’re so simple to set up that it’s almost ridiculous how easily you can get them sometimes… It’s just that your opponents don’t expect such a...

Watch: UFC 265 Jessica Penne vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Ends With A Nasty Armbar

Image Credit: UFC The UFC 265, which took place on August 7, was nothing short of exciting! Among other matches, it featured the one between Jessica Penne and Karolina Kowalkiewicz – which...

This Old School RNC Setup Works Great in the Street

Stuff doesn’t have to be fancy in order to work in BJJ. Actually, more often than not, it’s the simple techniques and setups that win the day; not the complicated moves. For instance,...

Easy Wrist Lock Setup From Side Control (When Opponent Frames)

Do you even Wrist Lock, bro? If not, then you should! It doesn’t matter if a lot of your training partners say that it’s a “dirty move” – it’s a technique that...

Bring On The Pain With This Kesa Gatame Submission Setup

If you’ve been training for some time, you’ll probably agree that making your training partners tap with as little force as possible feels amazing. That it just feels great to do a couple...

Paige VanZant RNC’s Soldier And Puts Him To Sleep

There are no tough guys when it comes to the Rear Naked Choke in Jiu-Jitsu. You can toughen out an Armbar, a Straight Ankle Lock, heck even a Heel Hook and Kimura if the adrenaline is running...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Demonstrates His Favorite Triangle Choke Setup

Remember the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Gaethje fight? Of course you do! It had such a memorable finish to it (Triangle Choke), as well as a full display of Khabib’s emotions at the end....

Police Officer Uses Americana Submission to Apprehend Suspect

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu works! And it should arguably be taught to law enforcement officers everywhere; not just because of their own safety, but also because of the safety of the suspects. Police...

The Sneakiest EZEKIEL CHOKE Setup From Side Control (Gi)

Being sneaky is the name of the game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you can set up a move in such a way that your opponents can’t see it coming, you’ll get a LOT more taps… Than if you...

Try This UNUSUAL SUBMISSION Finish If Your Guillotine Choke Fails

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most dominant submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, no matter how good at it you may be, sometimes you’ll fail to get the tap. And what should you do...