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Chael Sonnen: “Every Grappling Event Should Have The Same Rules”

Submission grappling is becoming increasingly popular… But what stands in its way to even bigger growth and popularity? Well, Chael Sonnen believes that one of the obstacles is that the rules...

Aljamain Sterling Hyped About ADXC 2 Grappling Bout vs. Chase Hooper: “An Entertaining Match”

In the upcoming ADXC 2 event, MMA fans are in for a treat – as Aljamain Sterling and Chase Hooper prepare to headline in a no-gi welterweight grappling match! Sterling, known as “The...

ADXC 2: Ahmed Amir And Matus Arpas Face Off In A Prelims Card Grappling Bout

With January 19th drawing ever closer on the horizon, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) has been gradually revealing the fights that will make up the card for its second edition, and another...

ADXC 2: Emirati Prospects Al Suwaidi Brothers Challenge The New Generation At The Prelims Card

Aiming to have great matches and also reveal the new names of the Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling scene, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) in its second edition invited two Emirati gems to show their...

Ffion Davies Set To Battle Amanda “Tubby” Alequin In WNO 22 Flyweight Title Defense

Ffion Davies is gearing up to defend her flyweight championship title – against Amanda “Tubby” Alequin, at the upcoming Who’s Number One 22 event! WNO 22 is scheduled for...

ADXC 2: Pablo Lavaselli & Espen Mathiesen Headline The Jiu-Jitsu Co-Main Event

With two weeks on the clock until the next installment of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC), the time has finally come to unveil the second Co-Main Event that will take the tournament to the...

First Ever ADCC Youth Championship Announced: August 16th, 2024

The submission grappling world is set to witness yet another groundbreaking event… As the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) has officially announced the launch of the first-ever ADCC Youth...

Nicholas Meregali: “This Year I Will Compete In The Gi Without Training”

Despite not focusing on training with a gi, Nicholas Meregali has set his sights on competing in the IBJJF Opens this year – to establish himself as the world’s best Jiu-Jitsu athlete....

Kade Ruotolo vs Tommy Langaker II Announced For ONE 165 In Tokyo

The stage is set for an exciting rematch at ONE 165… As Kade Ruotolo will once again face off against Tommy Langaker! This bout, scheduled for January 28, will take place at the Ariake Arena in...

IBJJF Changes Rules With Focus On Transgender Athletes & The Meregali Incident

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) has announced a series of updates to the rules governing major Jiu-Jitsu competitions worldwide. These updates include modifications to...

ADXC 2: Ali Monfaradi Faces Talison Costa In A Bahrain vs. Brazil Main Card Match

An explosive rematch is set to take place in the Main Card of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship’s (ADXC) second edition, set to take place on January 19th, in Abu Dhabi. Ali Monfaradi and...

[WATCH] Pat Sabatini Submits Opponent With A Vicious Suloev Stretch

Pat Sabatini has once again demonstrated his grappling skillset in the MMA octagon – this time at Cage Fury FC’s Fury Pro Grappling 8 event in Philadelphia. Despite a mixed record in the...

Kade Ruotolo vs Tommy Langaker Announced As “Best Submission Grappling Fight Of 2023” (ONE Championship)

ONE Fight Night 11 witnessed what many are now calling the most exhilarating submission grappling match in the history of ONE Championship. The event, held at the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in...

ADXC 2: Pedro Ramalho & Max Lindblad Headline The Jiu-Jitsu Co-Main Event

As we get closer and closer to January 19th, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) unveils more of the fights we’ll be seeing at the tournament’s second edition. This time around, the...

ADXC 2: Bruno Lima Faces Manuel Ribamar In A Portugal vs. Brazil Main Bout

Set to take place in the UAE’s capital on January 19th, the ADXC 2 boasts a meticulously prepared card, aiming to bring another grappling show filled with exciting duels to fight fans....

Mikey Musumeci Sets Sights On New Challenges In 2024: “Beat The ADCC Champions”

As the reigning ONE Flyweight Submission Grappling World Champion, Mikey Musumeci maintained an impressive undefeated streak in ONE Championship throughout 2023. And now, in an interview with ONE, he...

ADXC 2: Aljamain Sterling & Chase Hooper Headline The Grappling Main Event

With a couple of weeks to go before the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) makes its grand return to the stage, the organization is proud to announce the two high-level athletes who will lead the...

Lucas Protasio Shares How His Life Improved After Becoming An AJP Champion

In the competitive world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, achieving success and making a living from the sport is a challenging dream. For Lucas Protasio, a Brazilian black belt, this dream became a reality,...

Johnatha Alves Reveals Why He Likes Competing In AJP: “We Feel More Valued & Professional”

A dedicated athlete from the Art of Jiu-Jitsu academy and a protégé of the two-time Abu Dhabi World Pro champion Rafael Mendes, Johnatha Alves is on a quest to emulate his mentor’s success....

ADXC2: Anticipation Builds For January, After Fellipe Andrew’s Spectacular Finish In ADXC Debut

As the Abu Dhabi Xtreme Combat (ADXC) gears up for its highly anticipated second edition on January 19th, 2024, the BJJ community is still talking about the matches from its debut event. The ADXC, in...

Osamah Almarwai vs. Cleber Sousa Scheduled For ONE 166 Submission Grappling Showdown

Former ONE Championship World Title contenders Osamah Almarwai and Cleber Sousa are set to face off in a flyweight submission grappling match! The bout is scheduled for March 1, 2024, at ONE 166:...

Fabricio Werdum Talks Pena’s Performance Against Meregali: “He Has To Wake Up”

In a recent episode of the “Nem vi me” podcast, hosted by the renowned Fabricio Werdum, the UFC fighter and Jiu-Jitsu black belt Jailton Malhadinho shared their insights on the UFC Fight Pass...

AJP Ranking: It’s Time To Gear Up For Your Ultimate Jiu-Jitsu Journey

As the new season starts, the Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Pro (AJP) ranking race is heating up, offering competitors across the globe a fresh opportunity to reach the top. This season promises not only cash...

Gladiators Of The Mat: Rome’s First AJP Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

In a historic move that somewhat “combines” the ancient spirit of Rome with the modern art of Jiu-Jitsu, the Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro (AJP) is set to host its first-ever Abu Dhabi Grand...