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Xande Ribeiro Admits To Being Down $2 Million Due To Competitions Prep – But Still Doesn’t Fully Support CJI

It’s no secret that combat sports competition preparation can get expensive… Especially on the professional level. In the case of Jiu-Jitsu, preparing for events organized by, for...

Jocko Willink & Dean Lister: “100 Start Training BJJ, 40 Get The Blue Belt, <1 Get The Black Belt"

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people start training it with each passing year… But that isn’t to say that lots of people will be able to keep...

Demetrious Johnson Reveals How Much Money He Made From Being In UFC Video Games

Demetrious Johnson is one of the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in the history of the world… But he doesn’t make his money just from fighting. Aside from other lucrative...

Tom DeBlass Explains The Key To Longevity In BJJ: “Not Submitting Everyone On The Mats”

Does it feel good to submit (almost) everyone on the mats? It sure does. But is it the most important thing for longevity in the sport? Well, Tom DeBlass doesn’t think so. Here’s what he...

Craig Jones Reveals More Details About $1 Million BJJ Tournament: “$10,001 To Show Up”

It’s been some days ago that Craig Jones has revealed that he has plans to organize his own $1 million Jiu-Jitsu tournament… And he has now decided to unveil even more details surrounding...

Conor McGregor Is Now A Part Owner Of BKFC

Conor McGregor’s influence in combat sports continues to grow… As he’s now become a part owner of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships (BKFC)! During the BKFC KnuckleMania 4 event in...

Bianca Basilio Details How She Escaped Poverty With BJJ: “When You Are Poor…”

Bianca Basilio is one of the most successful and well-known BJJ athletes today… But she had to fight long and hard to achieve her success – which she did, in spite of poverty she...

Destroy Anxiety Before BJJ Competition With These 2 Mindset Shifts

Dealing with pre-competition anxiety in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) or any sport can indeed be challenging, but the two mindset shifts you outlined can be very effective. Here’s how to implement and...

John Danaher: “The Outcome Of A Match Is Settled Before Athletes Step On The Mat”

There’s a lot that comes into play when a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match starts… There are a lot of factors that will dictate who will win, and luck is certainly one of them. However, as...

John Danaher Explains Why He Never Competed In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Image Credits: BJJ Fanatics Despite being one of the best BJJ coaches in the world, John Danaher has never competed in Jiu-Jitsu himself. But why? Surely, given all his knowledge, he would’ve...

John Danaher: “BJJ’s Greatest Gift Is The Idea Of Solving Problems Under Stress”

What’s the greatest gift you’ve received from Jiu-Jitsu? Is it the friendships? The health? Or the reward of feeling better after a stressful day at work? John Danaher believes that the greatest...

Dana White Awards $50,000 Exclusively To Submission Performances At UFC Vegas 88

At UFC Vegas 88, Dana White decided to forego the traditional “Fight of the Night” bonus – and, instead, opted to reward fighters solely based on their performances. One thing that...

Highest Paid Athletes Ever: Where Does Conor McGregor Stand On The Ranks?

It almost goes without saying that Conor McGregor is the biggest star ever in mixed martial arts (MMA). Back in 2013, McGregor started his UFC journey with a bang – knocking out Marcus Brimage...

Rener Gracie Reveals Why He Chose Teaching Jiu-Jitsu Rather Than Competing

There’s no denying the fact that Rener Gracie is one of the most influential and charismatic figures in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As well as one of the most successful ones. But why did Rener never...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

Craig Jones Admits That BJJ Tournaments Aren’t “A Real Revenue Stream”

In a recent conversation on The Jaxxon Podcast, hosted by MMA legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Craig Jones opened up about the financial landscape of competitive grappling. The discussion,...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Conor McGregor Admits To Wearing A Fake Rolex: “Gotta Fake It ‘Till You Make It”

Before Conor McGregor became a household name in mixed martial arts and one of the highest-paid athletes in the world, his journey was marked by modest beginnings. The Irish fighter’s path from...

“The More You Think, The More Nervous You Get” – Roger Gracie On The Moments Before The Fight

How do you feel before a BJJ match? Nervous, anxious… Emotional and stressed out? If that’s the case, then you’re probably thinking way too much. And you should start learning how...

Gordon Ryan Says He’s Had Over 1000 Competition Matches

Gordon Ryan has recently claimed that he has competed in over 1,000 competitive matches spanning a 13-year career. Ryan is just 28 years old, and yet his list of achievements is outstanding…...

How To Build A Social Media Following & Earn Money As A Grappler?

You Do Not Need to Be a World Champion or Black Belt to Make More Money in Jiu-Jitsu. In fact being one could be a hindrance. All too often you see top competitors open a gym and forget that they are...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has A Strict Haircut Rule In His Gym – Break It & You’ll Get Punished

Khabib Nurmagomedov is well-known for the level of discipline he has followed, throughout all the years of fighting professionally… And that he continues to follow, even as he’s retired....

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...

[WATCH] Fighter With Down Syndrome Taps Out UFC Fighter

Alvaro Borges, an athlete with Down syndrome, won an MMA fight against UFC heavyweight contender Jailton Almeida at Demo Fight 18 – by tapping him out! The charity event took place on January...