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Felipe Pena Accepts 1-Year USADA Suspension: “I Have A Clear Conscience”

Felipe Pena has, as BJJEE wrote in a previous article, been stripped of his title as a 2021 IBJJF Champion. The USADA also enforced a one-year suspension, which Pena accepted. With that said, the...

Dwarf vs. Old Man: Another Bizarre Match-Up from Russian MMA Promotion

The Russian MMA promotion “Epic Fighting Championships” is well-known for putting on extremely bizarre (and oftentimes worrying) fights. The latest in line has been a match-up between a...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Crosses Ankles While On Opponent’s Back – Gets Leglocked

There are several things that constitute good back control in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For instance, getting your seatbelt grip is often the safest thing to do to establish control, while staying as...

Muhammad Ali’s Grandson, Biaggio Ali Walsh, Submitted In MMA Debut

Image Credits: Mirror Biaggio Ali Walsh is the grandson of the legendary Muhammad Ali, as well as a former American Footballer and model. He recently made a switch to mixed martial arts (MMA) –...

Damien Anderson Delivers First KO in Combat Jiu-Jitsu History

Combat Jiu-Jitsu takes testing of the BJJ athletes’ skills to a whole new level. And, even though that has been known around the BJJ community for a while, it was only yesterday that a first...

John Danaher’s “Parable Of The Plank” Will Make You Less Scared Of Competition

Do you tend to get nervous, even scared a bit, before competition? You’ve put in the effort prior to it – you trained as much as you could and you became much better than you used to...

Marcus Buchecha Talks Cancelled Fights at ONE: “I Showed Up Every Time”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida has had a strike of bad luck when it comes to competition at ONE – as he has had three opponents pull out from fights against him this year. First he was...

It’s Official: Felipe Pena vs. Gordon Ryan Scheduled for August 7

It’s now official. After weeks and even months of speculations, the rumors and announcements have now officially been confirmed… As the Gordon Ryan vs. Felipe Pena match has been...

[Watch] Tye Ruotolo Submits Garry Tonon with D’Arce Choke at ONE 157

Tye Ruotolo… Is a force to be reckoned with. He is a current Who’s Number One welterweight and middleweight champion, and an IBJJF brown belt world champion as well. And last Friday, May...

Buchecha: “I Don’t Like The Rulesets For Gi Competition”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida doesn’t need too much of an introduction. He is a 13x world champion and a 2x ADCC gold medal winner; now also a successful mixed martial arts fighter...

Josh Hinger: “You’ll Always Have Competition Nerves”

How do you get rid of competition nerves? How do you neutralize them, so that you can roll in competition with the same light-heartedness as you do in training? Well, sorry to break it to you…...

[Video] UFC Heavyweight Juan Espino Disqualified From Grappling Tournament

Image Credits: Juan Espino Instagram Juan Espino is a heavyweight UFC athlete with 3 fights under the promotion. A winner of The Ultimate Fighter 28 in 2018, he has a major background in grappling;...

UFC 274: Charles Oliveira Submits Justin Gaethje with a Rear Naked Choke

Image Credits: Zuffa LLC Charles Oliveira continues to dominate the UFC lightweight division. Even though he missed weight and wasn’t able to walk out of the UFC 274 match as a champion, he is...

Robert Drysdale: “Professionalization Of BJJ Made The New Culture Around It Less Appealing”

Everyone experiences difficulties on their BJJ journey. Both the amateur and professional athletes alike; as well as the most elite among them. World champions, too – such as Robert Drysdale....

Gordon Ryan & Felipe Pena Agree to Fight in Two Matches – Worth $220,000

The end of the rivalry between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena is nowhere in sight, but it seems that the match between the two is now closer than ever. As per Ryan, both him and Pena have agreed to...

Breaking: Tye Ruotolo vs. Garry Tonon ONE Championship Match Announced

Here… We… Go! The Ruotolo brothers have recently signed their ONE Championship contracts, and now they’ve been scheduled for their debuts under the organization. Tye Ruotolo will...

Bellator 277: Rhalan Gracie Loses Fourth MMA Fight In A Row

Rhalan Gracie, son of Relson Gracie, is a professional MMA fighter who’s fighting under the Bellator banner. However, unlike what many might’ve expected to be the case, Rhalan...

Rodolfo Vieira Cleared for Competition: Faces Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night (June 25)

Rodolfo Vieira had gone through quite a turmoil lately. He’s had to undergo detailed medical tests, a period in time which he refers to as the “toughest day of his life”: After...

Kit Dale: “Do Jiu-Jitsu Professionally Only If You Love The Journey”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been experiencing exponential growth in the last couple of years; both on the amateur and professional scenes alike. So, it’s not just that a lot of people are rolling...

Demian Maia Set for Grappling Match vs. UFC Welterweight Alex Oliveira

Demian Maia is one of the best grapplers to have ever walked the Earth, especially in the MMA scene. And now he’s returning back to competition, though not with a mixed martial arts fight....

ADCC North American West Coast Trials 2022: Full Results

The ADCC North American West Coast Trials have now come to an end too. It has been the biggest one ever, as a number of athletes looked to reserve their spot for this year’s ADCC World...

Can You Become Good At BJJ Without Competing In It?

Ah, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… There’re scarcely any things that are better than it, right? It’s an opportunity to combine hanging out with like-minded, awesome people, with becoming...

Cole Abate Set to Make Adult Division Debut at 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships

Cole Abate is a world-class grappler. Now a purple belt, he has made an introductory remark to his name in 2021 by first beating Geo Martinez at Who’s Number One. Then, a couple of weeks later,...