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Jose Aldo Believes Latest Failed Test ‘Dirties’ Anderson Silva’s Career

    Jose Aldo has had a tumultuous time this last couple of years. Among other things he was the object of speculation when it came to possible doping after this exchange was shown: But regardless of that Aldo has never tested positive. He weighed in on the situation of fellow Brazilians failing – Junior […]

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Tonon and Ryan Mock Santos: I’d like to Challenge You to a Match, but I’d also like to eliminate some Submissions I’m Not Really Good At, But You Are.

    Yesterday Erberth Santos made headlines challenging Gordon Ryan to an IBJJF rules Nogi match. Translation? He’d very much like no heel hooks to be allowed. And who can blame him, after all Gordon Ryan has proven himself at ADCC submitting several of his opponents via heel hook. Here’s how Garry Tonon reacted to […]

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TV Star Mario Lopez Training BJJ Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Saved By The Bell actor Mario Lopez has been considered a fitness phenom for a number of years. He is known for taking chances – he’s done tv movies, exercise videos but also reality shows. Some claim he never lost the “wrestler’s body” that made him an adolescent star. Naturally he took up bjj as well and […]

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Erberth Santos Fires Back At Gordon Ryan: I Accept a Match Against You BUT Has To Be IBJJF Tules

      Earlier yesterday Gordon Ryan talked at length about the experience he had competing at ADCC. Gordon, who is currently prepping for Metamoris spared no words and answered an assortment of questions in his usual fashion. At some point of the interview he stated that he didn’t believe Erberth Santos stood any chance […]

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Belly Down Back Mount – One of The Worst Positions In Jiu Jitsu

Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net     One of my favorite positions in BJJ is the Belly Down Back Mount. To me, I think it’s easily one of the worst if not THE WORST position in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. From a fight that involves punches, it’s incredibly nasty as the person on […]

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Surprise Armlock On The Opposite Arm- Renzo Gracie Online Academy

The armlock from the closed guard is one of the most basic position in all of jiu-jitsu but is at the same of the most complex techniques. There are up to 6 steps comprise the technique and if you forget one detail then the opponent will be able to escape. Let’s say that your opponent […]

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How To Finish The Armlock When Stacked- Renzo Gracie Online Academy

The armlock from the closed is one of the most basic position in all of jiu-jitsu but is at the same of the most complex techniques. There are up to 6 steps comprise the technique and if you forget one detail then the opponent will be able to escape. Let’s say you’ve a great job […]

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Nate Diaz Demands $15 million To fight Tyron Woodley — and UFC Likely Won’t Give It To Him

    After the duology with Conor McGregor Nate Diaz won’t go back to fighting for chunk change – but he’s also substantially down from the previously demanded 30$ million which is his pricetag for 3rd Conor bout. Boxing coach Richard Perez breaks it down for Submission Radio: “The UFC doesn’t want to give Nathan the […]

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Two Members Of The Syrian Judo National Squad Lose Life In Bombing

    The state news agency SANA (Syrian Arab News Agency) recently revealed that monday 2 judo players were killed and more than 12 other judoka were injured, some critically when a rebel lobbed mortar round hit a sports hall they were training in in Damascus.   #عاجل استشهاد لاعبين اثنين وإصابة 15 آخرين من […]

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Metamoris Countdown: Gordon Ryan Under Pressure

    Metamoris’ legacy is very complicated due to a series off questionable ethics moves however one part of the promotion that never failed was the production of compelling intro videos. Much like it has in the past Metamoris has released a countdown video for Gordon Ryan’s match up with Ralek.   As a reminder […]

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ESPN’s 30 for 30 premieres Free Podcast Episode ‘No Rules: The Birth of UFC’

    One of the best documentary series out there for lovers of sports in general is ESPN’s 30 for 30. However fans of grappling were long under-served when it comes to 30 for 30. One notable exception to this is the episode dedicated to John du Pont’s patronage of wrestling and ultimate downfall that […]

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The 2 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Chokes Every Woman Should Know

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World Champions. You can train at one of the world’s most famous mixed martial arts academies, Evolve MMA, and also enjoy the exotic hidden treasures of the […]

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Pedro Sauer: The Ultimate Side Control Escape

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no joke, especially when heavily outweighed by your opponent. But how do you go about learning to escape a really tight sidecontrol? Master […]

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Referee Slow To Intervene After Judoka Got Put To Sleep

    While submissions are the pinnacle of a match in bjj in judo they’re one of Jigoro Kano’s doctrines of “Maximum Efficiency with Minimum Effort”. A match is won when the opponent submits or becomes unconscious. As judo is very competitive this often goes too far when the stakes are high. This was the case […]

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Garry Tonon Talks MMA Debut, The Future Of BJJ and How He Got The Idea to Build His Brand

      Tonon also revealed he’ll most likely make his MMA debut in 2018:  “I don’t have a date, but they were asking me when I’d be ready and I think I gave them March, so sometime around March. This is a brand new sport for me. I don’t really have experience in mixed […]

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Joe Rogan & Jocko Willink: Jiu-Jitsu Is All About Getting Into People’s Heads

    Joe Rogan became interested in jiu-jitsu in 1994 after watching Royce Gracie fight at UFC 2: No Way Out, and landed the position at the organization as Sussman was friends with its co-creator and original producer, Campbell McLaren. Fast forward 20 years later he’s one of the best ambassadors of the sport and […]

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Roger’s Intense Rolling Session With Braulio Estima

Here is a rare video of a rolling session between two of the best BJJ competitors of all time: 10x world champion Roger Gracie and 5x world champion Braulio Estima. Thee two have been training together for the past 10+ years and know each other’s game by heart. You can notice the clash of styles: […]

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