Berkut Jiu Jitsu had it’s 9th event last weekend. The entire thing was streamed for free on youtube to the delight of every grappler online. There Felipe Pena and UFC’s bjj champ Augusto Tanquinho Mendes put on quite impressive shows winning respectively the the 95kg and 60kg divisions. ACBJJ 9 Crowns 60 & 95kg Nogi […]
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DECEMBER 9, 2017 The last, epic event of ACB’s Jiu Jitsu Grand Prix tour has just gone by bringing big upsets, exciting matches and …
As expected the 2017 ADCC champion Gordon Ryan had no difficulty in finishing the controversial Ralek Gracie at Metamoris challenge. As a reminder Gordon Ryan – ADCC gold medalist in the 88kg division will be limiting himself to: I Will submit ralek with one of 2 moves in between 10 and 18 minutes. The 1st […]
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UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou will face Alistair Overeem at UFC 218. The winner has a big chance to challenge Stipe Miocic for the title. The Cameroonian-French heavyweight now holds the world record for highest punching power ever measured: 129,161 units. The previous record was held by kickboxer/MMA fighter Tyrone Spong at 114,000 units. A compound unit is developed specifically […]
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Rener Gracie, love him or hate him, you can’t deny that he’s a brilliant businessman. Rener and his brother, Ryron Gracie created Gracie University, an online Jiu-Jitsu learning center, and developed distance learning packages for the Academy’s proprietary courses. Today, Gracie University has more than 119,000 active students in 196 countries offering tailored self-defense programs […]
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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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Bellator, the major MMA promotion has signed former WWE star and champion Jack Swagger (real name Jake Hager). He will compete in Bellator’s heavyweight division and will make his debut in 2018. Hager broke the news Monday on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. As a wrestler, Hager is best known for his time in […]
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NOVEMBER 12, 2017 a big weekend for jiu jitsu in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil who hosted two huge events, one of those being …
NOVEMBER 12, 2017 – Sunday was the final day for UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio de Janeiro. Arguably the most packed event …
ATT fighter Colby Covington faced Demian Maia on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 119. He won the fight via unanimous decision in a dominating fashion with one of the scorecards reading a 30-26. He then proceeded to call out the champion Tyron Woodley. His post fight interview generated some controversy as he called Brazil a “dump” and referred to […]
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Ricardo Liborio is considered, by many to be the best Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt formed by Master Carlson Gracie and an all around legend of the sport. Ricardo Liborio was also the very first world BJJ champion in the super heavyweight division (A division he won weighing little over 85 kgs). Ricardo Liborio is […]
OCTOBER 28, 2017 Although one of the hardest cards to put together by the Russian based promotion, the 8th edition of the ACB Jiu Jitsu Grand Prix ended up being a lively event well worthy of praise Berkut has earned over the years.