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Autumn Starts With Epic Grand Slam Showdown in LA

Historically one of most talent dense events in the UAEJJF circuit, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour, Los Angeles is ready to roll this …

Jessica Cristina Santos

Jessica Cristina Santos is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Anderson Silva, having also worked extensively with Luanna Alzuguir and Miriam Cardoso Cerqueira. …

No-Gi Pans Results: Gordon Ryan Debut in IBJJF Ends With Double Gold

SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 Nat Holman Gym (CCNY), New York held one of the biggest tournaments in no-gi jiu jitsu, the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu …

Eddie Cummings Switches to Unity Academy

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 The original Danaher Death Squad team member, Eddie Cummings, a competitor widely acknowledged as being the first to spawn from the …

Scout Watch: Top 5 New Female Black Belts

The sporting facet of Brazilian jiu jitsu has grown tremendously over the past 10/11 years and much of this growth is owed to the …

Vinícius Ferreira

Vinícius Ferreira Gazola, commonly known as Vinícius “Trator”, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Fábio Gurgel and Michael Langhi, being also one …

Asian Open 2018: Carpe Diem, Carvalho and Japan’s Rising Star Shimada Win Big!

SEPTEMBER 9, 2018, Tokyo Japan saw the return of the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Asian Open Championship, a tournament that has gained plenty …

Vinícius Pedrosa

Vinícius Pedrosa is a judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt as well as a former freestyle wrestler, with 5 years of experience competing …

Leka Vieira’s Wonder Woman Project

Being at the height of her career during the early 2000’s decade, the name Leka Vieira might not be familiar to those who only …

Alexandre Baraúna

Alexandre Baraúna is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Ricardo de La Riva and a senior member of the world famous jiu jitsu …

IGF: A Big Player Pushing For BJJ in The Olympics

Quietly growing its fan base and internal structure is the International Grappling Federation (IGF). This jiu jitsu based organization was designed with the intent …

Devhonte Johnson

Devhonte Johnson, also known as “Bones”, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Murilo Santana, being also one of the main representatives of …

BJJ Heroes 2018-08-30 02:30:20

Daisuke Shiraki, formerly known as Daisuke Sugie and also Daisuke “Amazon”, is a well known Japanese grappler and former professional mixed martial arts (MMA) …

Cole Franson

Cole Franson is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Maurício Mariano, being also one of the main representatives of the Tinguinha BJJ association …

Josh Hinger, Marathon Man

AUGUST 26, 2018 California’s Josh Hinger is one of the most well-known competitors in Brazilian jiu jitsu today. A two time IBJJF World No-Gi …

Jiu Jitsu’s Rising Sub-culture, Jitz Jamming

Often referenced across a spectrum of social media platforms, the jiu jitsu lifestyle has historically been associated with beach life. Strolls around Copacabana’s “Calçadão”, …

Juninho Crivelari

Antonio Roberto Crivelari Jr, commonly known as Juninho Crivelari, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Nilson Liboni and a member of the Checkmat …

Fabrício Moreira

Fabrício Moreira is a judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Sérgio Penha, having also worked extensively with other grappling legends, namely Pedro …

Kasai Pro 3 Results, Canuto Wins Again!

AUGUST 17, 2018 NEW YORK saw the much anticipated Kasai Pro 3, a professional grappling event that gathered some of the top jiu jitsu …

Ygor Rodrigues

Ygor Rodrigues is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Márcio Rodrigues (Ygor’s father), being also one of the main representatives of the Equipe …