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21-Year-Old Dies After Suffering A Blow During BJJ Training In Brazil

Image Credits: Tatame Tragic news are coming from João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil). A young man, just 21 years old, has passed away on January 26 – after he suffered a blow during Brazilian...

Leandro Lo’s Family Lawyer: “Velozo Looked For A Fight, Provoked Them The Whole Time”

Leandro Lo, multiple-time BJJ world champion, was murdered in August 2022 – by police officer Henrique Velozo, during a show in a São Paulo nightclub. The initial hearing in the murder trial...

Leandro Lo’s Case: Initial Hearing Scheduled In The Murder Trial

On January 6, the case involving the tragic death of Leandro Lo received an update. A judge from São Paulo (Brazil) has decided that an initial hearing in the murder trial is to be made on February...

ONE Championship Fighter Victoria Lee Passes Away At Age 18

Image Credits: Angela Lee & Victoria Lee Instagram Victoria Lee, ONE Championship strawweight fighter, has passed away at the tender age of 18 years old. The tragic news were shared by her sister...

UFC Veteran Phil Baroni Arrested For Allegedly Murdering Girlfriend

Phil Baroni, former UFC fighter, has been arrested in Mexico and charged with homicide for the alleged murder of his girlfriend. It was Tribuna De La Bahia, a Mexican news outlet, that first reported...

Bruce Lee Might’ve Died Because He Drank Too Much Water

Bruce Lee, the famous martial artist and actor, suddenly passed away in 1973; at the age of 32 and at the peak of his fame. For years to come, the cause of Lee’s death was thought to have been...

Jason David Frank, Former MMA Fighter & “Power Rangers” Star, Dies At 49

Jason David Frank, American actor best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the original Power Rangers, has passed away at age 49. Reports indicate that it was a suicide. Frank appeared in 123...

Antonio Inoki, Wrestling Legend Who Faced Muhammad Ali, Passes Away

Antonio Inoki, the Japanese professional wrestling legend and mixed martial arts pioneer, has passed away. As confirmed by Yahoo Japan, he died at the age of 79 years old, after a battle with health...

Man Receives 3 Life Sentences For Murder Of MMA Fighter

Aaron Rajman, a 25-year old MMA fighter from Boca Raton (Florida), has been killed in July 2017. Rajman’s house was broken into by four individuals; struggle then ensued and the MMA young...

Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida: “I Was Training And Crying Every Single Day”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida has secured yet another ONE Championship win last Friday, when he submitted the former interim title challenger Kirill Grishenko via Heel Hook – in just 64...

Gene LeBell, Combat Sports Pioneer, Passes Away At Age 89

Gene LeBell is a true combat sports pioneer and one of the most beloved figures in the world of martial arts, who is also widely credited for making grappling into such a popular combat sports...

Gordon Ryan: “Leandro Was Fun To Be Around & One Of The Best Ever On The Mats”

Some athletes and a part of the BJJ community have been fast to criticize Gordon Ryan for not issuing a statement following Leandro Lo’s tragic death. However, it seems that Gordon was simply...

Police Issue Statement on Murder of Leandro Lo: “The Military Police Regrets What Happened”

It’s been a sad 24 hours for the BJJ community worldwide, which mourns the murder of Jiu-Jitsu legend Leandro Lo. Lo was shot and killed during a concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil, by an off-duty...

LA Police Officer Dies After Suffering A “Catastrophic Injury” During Grappling Training

According to the ABC7 Eyewitness News report, a Los Angeles police officer has tragically passed away after suffering serious injuries during grappling training. The incident took place at the...

Keith Owen, 3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt, Passes Away At 52

Keith Owen, a 3rd degree BJJ black belt under Pedro Sauer, has passed away at age of 52 while attending Sauer’s camp in Brazil. He was also a former Sheriff’s deputy and a firearm...

Seanna Widjaja, BJJ Brown Belt, Stabbed and Murdered While Breaking Up a Fight

It’s a sad day for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community worldwide. Seanna Widjaja, a BJJ brown belt from Los Angeles, California, was stabbed and murdered outside of a 7-Eleven store while...

The Heartbreaking Story of Nick Diaz & His High School Girlfriend: “I’d Run Seven Miles to Her Grave Every Day”

Nick Diaz recently came back from a long layoff to fight Robbie Lawler at UFC 266. He didn’t appear to be in the best physical shape; Lawler earned a third-round TKO after Diaz chose not to...