Rafael Lovato Jr to face Canaan Grigsby in MMA debut next September 26

BJJ world champion Rafael Lovato Jr now has a set opponent for his MMA debut. Lovato will face Canaan Grigsby in a middleweight bout that will be part of Legacy Fighting Championships 35. The event takes place September 26, in Tulsa, OK. Lovato talked about the new challenge in a interview with MMAFighting.com “I am very […]

Watch Rodolfo Vieira throwing some punches and tell us if you see him in MMA

The 2o11 open class black belt world champion Rodolfo Vieira is still strong at his Jiu-Jitsu career, but already testing the waters at a new path. In this 16s video, you can see Rodolfo throwing some punches. Here’s what he wrote about the experience in his Facebook page: “Man, it was tough to learn Jiu-Jitsu. […]

2 Generations Collide: Historical Footage Of Rolls & Rickson Gracie Rolling & What To Learn From This Video.

      It is widely believed by the Jiu-Jitsu community that cousins Rolls and Rickson Gracie were the top fighters of the Gracie family at different time periods. Rolls Gracie for the 70′s and Rickson for the 80-s and 90′s. This rare footage filmed at an unknown date, but probably around 1980-81, captures a […]

Surf & train at four-day camp in Ericeira, Portugal September 18-21

At the 2014 Ericeira Jiu-Jitsu Camp, you can surf, train Jiu-Jitsu and Judo, as well as explore the coast of Portugal. The camp will be taught and led from Sept. 18-21 by Ze Marcello, Sergio Vita, Vineicius Constantino, and GMA member Anderson Pereira of Icon BJJ Swiss. The training will consist of both BJJ and […]

GMA Roger Gracie Academy Buckinghamshire celebrates one-year anniversary

Last weekend on Sunday, July 27, GMA Roger Gracie Academy Buckinghamshire celebrated a milestone. The RGA Bucks, led by Kev Capel, had their one-year anniversary. As part of the event, Roger Gracie came down to teach a class before grading some of the students. What followed was a barbecue in the rare British sunshine. Roger […]

Know Your Priorities: What Are The Main Things To Focus On To Improve In BJJ

    Below are some things that bishopbjj.com consider “little things” (deserve less focus), and “big things” (deserve more focus) That we should consider when seeking for improvement and success in BJJ: Little Things: Weight cutting Clothing and apparel Strength and conditioning (to the point to where it monopolizes your jiu jitsu training) Proper rest/tapering Perfect nutrition […]

TBT: Remember the explosive combat Marcus Buchecha X Leandro Lo

In 2011, Marcus Buchecha and Leandro Lo went on a collision course in Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil, at a Jiu-Jitsu contest that granted prizes to the winner. After a battle of sweeps, Buchecha overscored the skinny Lo. Check it out: 

Ruth’s Dissent in Hobby Lobby

Wonderful interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about her dissent in Hobby Lobby.

Casey, Drysdale fail drug tests after UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale

Two fighters failed their drug tests after the UFC 175 and the TUF 19 Finale, on the weekend of July 5 – 6. The UFC just released an official statement on the matter: The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed […]

Brendan Hussey, 16-year-old blue belt: “Jiu-Jitsu makes me feel human”

Meet 16-year-old Brendan Hussey. As he himself likes to say, he has some physical differences, but that’s no reason for him to dream small. A blue belt at GMA member school Gracie Barra New Mexico, in Albuquerque, Hussey wants to be the first ever amputee to fight in the UFC. And for that, he trains […]

Renzo on ADCC match with Hughes: “It’s gonna be a great way to celebrate my 48th birthday”

ADCC Boss Guy Nievens announced today on his Facebook account another superfight for the 2015 edition of the event. The crowd in Manaus, Brazil, will have the opportunity to witness a battle between two legends of the sport, Renzo Gracie and Matt Hughes. A two-time welterweight UFC champion, Hughes, 40, competed once before in the […]

Gracie Diet: Combine right and make a superb fruit salad for summer!

The Gracie diet says fruits are essential part of healthy eating. Marco Gracie Imperial, grandson of Carlos Gracie, knows the diet from birth. He argues that the proper combination of foods as researched by his grandfather for decades, purifies the blood and prevents diseases. Today he shows here a fruit salad recipe for you to […]