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Tom Hardy Competes at BJJ Tournament – Wins Gi & No-Gi Divisions

There’s no secret that Tom Hardy loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now a four-stripe blue belt, the famous actor often posts photos from training on his Instagram. And, it seems that he...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Gets KO’d After Slam (Following Armbar Attempt)

You know what they say: sometimes you just have to let go. And that isn’t true only in relationships – but in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well. Especially when you go for a submission...

BJJ Advice: Focus On Being Able To Hyperextend The Joint

The basic idea behind BJJ is submitting people through the use of various submissions. And, with the exception of chokes, all submissions involve attacking the other person’s joint. But how are you...

Mikey Musumeci To Fight For First-Ever ONE Submission Grappling World Title

Mikey Musumeci is scheduled to fight for the first-ever submission grappling world title in ONE Championship! As announced by Mikey, the match will take place on September 30: On September 30, this...

Throwback: Ary Farias Takes Opponent’s Back & Splits His Ear

Injuries happen all the time in combat sports, especially in submission grappling and mixed martial arts. So, it’s no wonder when a fighter gets injured during a fight… But when they...

FloGrappling Releases Statement About Ryan vs. Pena Stoppage Controversy

One of the most anticipated BJJ matches took place last Sunday, August 7, between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena. It was a no-time limit bout, a part of the Who’s Number One (WNO) main event....

Fighter Out Of “UFC Paris” After Suffering Toilet-Related Injury

Well… You don’t read that headline every day, don’t you? Unfortunately for Christos Giagos, that’s exactly what happened; he had to withdraw from his fight against Benoit...

UFC Vegas 59: Fighter Claims She Didn’t Tap – Judges Rule A Submission Win

Mayra Bueno Silva faced Stephanie Eggers at UFC Vegas 59 – and submitted her in the very first round. However, controversy arose immediately… As Eggers claimed that she didn’t tap...

[Watch] Referee Stands Up Fight During A Buggy Choke Attempt

“Stand ‘em up!” Yeah, you’re probably familiar with that oh-so-annoying chant. It’s been a staple in a part of the MMA community for quite a while, yelled out when they get bored from...

Actor Mario Lopez Wins Gold at Phoenix IBJJF Open

Mario Lopez, the “Saved by the Bell” TV show star, isn’t just a great actor… But he’s also a committed and successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete and competitor! Most...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Tries To Buggy Choke Opponent – Breaks His Own Arm

The Buggy Choke has recently gained a lot of popularity due to its element of surprise, as well as due to its effectiveness. Not just in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but also in mixed martial arts. However,...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Refuses To Release Choke, Ignores Referee – Gets DQ’d

Ahmad Al Darmaki is an MMA athlete who fought on one of the UAE Warriors 12 cards, against Bogdan Kirilenko. He mounted Kirilenko, delivering some ground-and-pound, due to which his opponent turned...

Opinion: No Time Limit BJJ Matches Are Bad For The Sport

The most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament saw a main event between Kyle Chambers and Izaak Michell; a no time limit, submission-only match… That went on for more than two hours. Michell...

Gordon Ryan: “I’m Looking For A Fu*king Challenge – Step Your Miserable Games Up”

Gordon Ryan has recently competed for the vacant WNO heavyweight title, against Pedro Marinho. He won the match in an extraordinarily domineering fashion… And now seems to be, sort of, bored by...

WNO: Gordon Ryan Dominates & Submits Pedro Marinho for Heavyweight Title

Gordon Ryan returned to competition yet again on July 14, in a bout for the vacant Who’s Number One (WNO) heavyweight title – against Pedro Marinho. Having dominated essentially the...

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs. Kirill Grishenko Scheduled for ONE 161

Image Credits: ONE Championship Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is scheduled for his biggest MMA career fight yet! He is booked to compete against the former heavyweight interim title...

Important Question for BJJ Practitioners: Why Are You Doing What You’re Doing?

If you’re serious about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then there’s a really important question that you need to ask yourself from time to time… And it’s a question of: are you doing...

BJJ Advice: Always Expect That Your First Move Will Fail

It would be great if all that you did in BJJ worked the first time you went for it, right? For example, if the first move of the match went exactly as you wanted it to – heck, it could be...

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 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...