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Danielle Kelly On Being A Ring Girl: “I’d Rather Go In The Cage And Choke Girls Out”

Danielle Kelly is on a winning spree in ONE Championship. Her last win came just a few days ago, about two minutes into the match; as she was able to beat the world Sambo champion Mariia Molchanova...

Brianna Ste-Marie: “BJJ Competitions Are Actually Illegal In Quebec”

Brianna Ste-Marie – an ADCC silver medalist – recently defeated a multiple-time world champion Mayssa Bastos in the first-ever Who’s Number One (WNO) female headline match. But...

Danielle Kelly: “I’m Trying To Set An Example”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu superstar Danielle Kelly is making her competition return on November 18, against Mariia Molchanova at ONE Championship. Knowing that she’s in for a challenge against the...

Struggles of a Female BJJ White Belt: Sweaty & Hairy Guys, Smelly Gis

Sweaty guys, hairy chests, smelly Gis, and close spaces. Your academy certainly has the perfect ingredients to scare away every woman in town. That’s right! Jiu-Jitsu can certainly be intimidating...

John Danaher: “One Of The Great Failures Of My Career Is That I’ve Never Produced A Female Champion”

John Danaher is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in the sport’s history. However, even Danaher has some aspects to his career that he wishes were more successful – such as...

Marlon Vera: “Mackenzie Dern Works Hard, Is a BJJ World Champion, And Takes Care Of Her Kids”

Marlon “Chito” Vera is a UFC bantamweight contender who is on a four-fight winning streak. He’s now on the brink of getting his first title shot opportunity and is working harder...

Is It Rude To Refuse Rolling With Women In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu means that you’ll often be in a close proximity to other people; to your training partners, to be exact. And it’ll be done in a way that doesn’t really...

Mackenzie Dern: “Charles Oliveira Has The Best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA”

Mackenzie Dern is a UFC strawweight athlete and a multiple time BJJ world champion. So, it’s safe to say that she has a lot of knowledge when it comes to utilizing Jiu-Jitsu for mixed martial...

Danielle Kelly Shares A Funny High School Wrestling Match Story

Danielle Kelly is an elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion and (from recently) a ONE Championship submission grappling athlete. Aside from working on her striking skills, she’s also...

Tom DeBlass: “It Really Grinds My Gears When Dudes Don’t Know How To Train Properly With Females”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone. For young and old, male and female, injured and not-injured-just-yet… It’s a fantastic martial art. But, it still requires you to learn how to handle...

Ffion Davies: “Many Times I’ve Wondered Will I Be OK If I Don’t Become A World Champion”

Ffion Davies is among the most elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world… And last weekend, she proved her worth yet again – this time by winning her very first IBJJF lightweight...

Woman Kills Alleged Rapist with a Rear Naked Choke (Brazil)

A woman, who was allegedly sexually assaulted and raped on April 30 in Vila Perus (west of Sao Paulo, Brazil) has – according to the police – used a Rear Naked Choke to defend herself...

Mackenzie Dern: “I Have The Best Jiu-Jitsu In Women’s MMA”

Mackenzie Dern has decided to display her BJJ skills to their fullest at UFC 273. Even though she was unable to submit her opponent, Tecia Torres, she showed more of her skillset than in her fight...

WNO: Full Women’s Heavyweight Bracket Announced

Image Credit: FloGrappling/WNO The Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament is scheduled to take place on September 25 and 26. It will feature five brackets of eight grapplers – most of them...