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Brazilian jiu jitsu related news and current events are published on this section of the website, from the latest results of grappling’s most established tournaments, to news about the important figures who develop this sport/martial art and other interesting topics.

Leandro Lo is set to compete this year as a medium heavyweight – under 88kg/194lbs at the World Jiu Jitsu Championship of 2015. The current middleweight (82kg/181lbs) world champion started his career as a lightweight. After winning the lightweight world title twice (2012, 2013), the Cicero Costha pupil moved on to a new challenge, setting for middleweight gold, a challenge he overcame with relative ease in 2014.

Find out who the “Dark Horses” (also known as unexpected candidates) to win the World Jiu Jitsu championship (2015) are. A group of highly talented, but lesser known Grapplers that will be looking to dethrone the champions and who have a real chance of winning the “mundial”.

2015 is the 20th year anniversary of Brazilian jiu jitsu’s most prestigious event, the World Jiu Jitsu Championships set by the IBJJF. The tournament has seen the sport’s biggest athletes battle on the mats and has many great stories, which will be remembered on this piece. An insight to the past 20 editions of the Mundial.

Copa Podio is one of the main events in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu calendar. A professional grappling competition, the Copa Podio Heavyweight GP gathered some of the best jiu jitsu practitioners in the world. Check the full result of the Copa Podio GP and Superfights here.

Results from all the fights on the Metamoris 6 card, a cart featuring on the main event a match between Metamoris heavyweight champion and Ryron Gracie. Other matches include Chael Sonnen vs Babalu Sobral, Clark Gracie vs Satoshi, Keenan vs Xande and many more.

Full results of the Brazilian National Championship, also known as the Brasileiro de Jiu Jitsu. Black belt divisions in both male and female divisions, with competitors such as Michael Langhi, Victor Silvério, Erberth Santos, Mackenzie Dern, Monique Elias and many more.

Following up on March’s rankings, we present to you the April 2015 edition of the BJJ Heroes official jiu jitsu sporting rankings. Much has happened in the grappling world in April, including one of our main competitions, the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu Jitsu Championship (UAEJJ) which accounts for a fair share of points on our board. With this important tournament taking place, a few new faces have risen above as competitors start gearing up towards the world championship later on this year.

Full results of the Abu Dhabi World Pro absolute/open weight, from all the absolute black belt adult divisions (male and female). From a crowd of amazing fighters, two stood out. Fight out who won against who in this page.

Check here the videos of the main fights in the World Pro Jiu Jitsu Championship, 2015. These are videos of the event’s broadcast earlier today and illustrate the sport of Brazilian jiu jitsu at its finest, with some of the biggest starts of in grappling today competing against each other.

Final results of the Abu Dhabi World BJJ Pro, 2015 edition. The tournament is part of Brazilian jiu jitsu’s sporting calender, being one of the main competitions on the sport’s grand slam. Here are the results of the World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship adult, black belt divisions.

Live stream of one of jiu jitsu’s main events, the 2015 World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship (WPJJC) in Abu Dhabi. Check here all 9 mats that will has started on the 22nd of April, though the black belt divisions will only begin on the 23rd of April 2015.

Another incredible day of grappling in Barueri for the ADCC Sao Paulo – Brazil trials. SP is regarded by many as the biggest jiu …

Find out “who is who” of the Copa Podio Heavyweight GP, the final piece of Copa’s third season. Leandro Lo (Cicero Costha) and Serginho Moraes (Alliance) will be headlining this great event, who’s broadcast will be entirely free for Brazilian jiu jitsu fans.

Keenan Cornelius reigned victorious at the 2015 edition of the Marianas Jiu Jitsu Open. The grappling event took place in Guam, and had some of the top grapplers in the world competing for a 10K prize. Full results and some of the best fight’s videos on this page.

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the IBJJF released their first edition of the Rio Fall Open where jiu jitsu fans were blessed with amazing high level matches from some of the sport’s rising stars, such as Jaime Canuto of GFTeam and Erberth Santos of Guigo Jiu Jitsu who took out all competition in crowd pleasing fashion. See the results on this article.

Metamoris 6 (VI) will take place on the 9th of May 2015, with the main event being a much anticipated ultra heavyweight match between former UFC champion Josh Barnet and the current ADCC open weight champion Roberto Abreu.

BJJ Ranking, March 2015 edition. The BJJ Heroes’ jiu jitsu rankings follows a competition driven point system, these points are harvested from the sport’s most important tournaments to form an unbiased list of top Brazilian jiu jitsu competitors by weight division. On this article you will find who are the top grapplers in the world at this moment in time.

The landscape of Brazilian jiu jitsu is rapidly changing, and this year’s edition of the Pan American Championship was a great example of how the sport has evolved from being a Brazilian national martial art, to becoming today’s world wide phenomenon. On this article we go through a few the carees of the “non Brazilian” Pan American champions of 2015 and the re-precautions this will have on BJJ.

A tournament that will serve as a landmark of the future, this year’s Pan American Championship saw 4 non Brazilian champions at the men’s adult black belt division. A true sign of great things to come for the USA and Europe. On this article you will find the full results of every fight on the 2015 Pan American Championship, IBJJF’s 20th edition of the tournament.

Full results of all the fights in the absolute black belt (adult) divisions of the IBJJF Pan American Championship of 2015. The tournament’s open weight division is famous for its exciting fights, gathering competitors from all weight classes, mixing under 70kg athletes against over 100kg in a unique grappling format.

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