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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,...

ONE FC: Marcus Buchecha Set To Compete Vs. Oumar “Reug Reug” Kane

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is set for one more, exciting match in the near future! According to MMA Fighting, he will fight on the ONE: Reloaded card on April 22… Against none other...

Joe Rogan to Officially Sponsor Gordon Ryan for ADCC 2022

Just when you’d think that things couldn’t get more exciting for the upcoming ADCC 2022, the reality smacks you in the face to prove – that you’re wrong! Namely, Gordon Ryan...

Destroy Anxiety Before BJJ Competition With These 2 Mindset Shifts

So you’re on your way to your first, second, or a hundredth BJJ competition… Awesome! It’s going to be a great experience, no matter whether you win or lose the matches. However, as...

Gordon Ryan Calls Out Hugo, Spriggs, Gaudio & Marinho for 30-Minute Back-To-Back Matches

Gordon Ryan has made a triumphal comeback to competition at a recent Who’s Number One (WNO) match, against Jacob Couch. Now, seemingly more fired up and technically skilled than ever, Ryan has...

Who’s Number One: Nicholas Meregali Wins via Armbar in Last Seconds of the Match

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicholas Meregali just had a spectacular no gi debut! On March 25, at Who’s Number One, he went head-to-head against Arnaldo Maidana; submitting him in the final...

Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan Submits Jacob Couch with Pressure

Gordon Ryan has made his long-awaited return to competition on March 25; against Daisy Fresh’s Jacob Couch, at a Who’s Number One main event! Jacob Couch is a spectacular grappler –...

This Simple 1 Minute Drill Will Significantly Improve Your Competition Success

Don’t tell us, we know what it’s about… There’s been this competition. And you were doing really well in the first match – surprisingly well, actually. You were hitting...

ADCC 2022: Ryan Hall To Compete In The 66kg Division

Ryan Hall has been solely focused on his MMA career for a while now, which put his aim off of submission grappling tournaments. The BJJ community has known this to be true for quite some time now and...

Jacob Couch & Gordon Ryan to Compete at Who’s Number One (WNO)

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicky Ryan just can’t seem to catch a break. He hasn’t been able to compete ever since his Road to ADCC match against Dante Leon, which took place during...

ONE Championship: Garry Tonon Loses Title Fight Against Thanh Le via KO

Garry Tonon has just suffered his first MMA loss. On Friday, he fought for the ONE Championship lightweight title against the current champion, Thanh Le. Tonon set the pace immediately, throwing leg...

Mikey Musumeci Signs Contract with ONE Championship

Mikey Musumeci has been one of the best gi athletes on the scene for a while. However, in the last two years, he has shown that his focus is set on no-gi success as well; having competed in a number...

Geo Martinez Talks Mikey Musumeci: “My Goal Is To Break Him Mentally”

Geo Martinez and Mikey Musumeci are scheduled to compete against each other on March 25, at Who’s Number One (WNO). It’ll be a rematch; at The Road to ADCC bout last year, it was Musumeci...

6 Tips For The First-Time Competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

No matter where you are on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey – if you’ve been training for only a couple of months or if you’ve been at it for a few years – it’s a good...

Brianna Ste-Marie Wins a 3-Hour Submission-Only Match

The number of “submission-only” matches is steadily increasing all around the world, as this format of grappling tournaments steadily rises in popularity. However, the vast number of...