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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.

The much anticipated Polaris 4 line-up is revealed on this article. The famous jiu jitsu invitational will take place on October 29 in Poole, England – and as per usual its promoters have put together a very strong card that ranges from current day’s top athletes to legends of the sport in an all inclusive bag of grappling styles.

One of our sport’s most prestigious tournaments, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam has set the date for the second round of its championship, aiming …

Submission Series has returned by putting together another solid event, this time in a tournament format. The CANADIAN KUMITE Submission Only Invitational is gathering 16 of the finest grapplers on the planet for a very special show. Here are the details of the event.

Full results for the second edition of Central America’s most high profile jiu jitsu event, the Guatemala Open (GT Open) took place on the 1st of October, 2016 in Guatemala City – Guatemala, combining some of our sport’s biggest names.

Full results for the IBJJF BJJ Pro – Los Angeles, which took place on October 2, 2016. One of the most anticipated tournaments for the Autumn months, the event did not disappoint with great athletes and matches.

Full results of the IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Championship that took place on the 1st of September, 2016. The tournament saw some of the best competitors in the sport’s East Coast scene battling for the crown of Pan Am champion.

A shortened/non-intimidating guide to the jiu jitsu no-gi uniform, for those who are planing to compete in IBJJF style grappling events. What you can and cannot wear to a no-gi tournament, as well as a comprehensive list of legal rashguards and shorts from which to buy approved gear.

Grappling Pro Championship launched their innovative project today, putting together a great show and a very solid card featuring some of jiu jitsu’s top …

Full results from the “EBI 8 The Middleweights” tournament, a no-gi jiu jitsu event that put forward the very first Eddie Bravo Invitational 185lbs champion.

Results from the 2016 Brazilian Team Nationals (Brasileiro de Equipes) held in Rio de Janeiro on the 10th of September. A great event in one of jiu jitsu’s historic venues.

The United Arab Emirates Jiu Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) kick-started its second season of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour this past weekend, on the 3rd …

A brand new jiu jitsu tournament, created by BJJ black belt Marcel Goncalves, which has the intent to serve the grappling community as a stepping stone towards mixed martial arts (MMA) through a very specific set of rules. Find the rules and the main event card here.

Updated list for the Eddie Bravo Invitational 8 – middleweight belt. Scheduled for the historic date of September 11, EBI8 promises another solid grappling tournament under submission only rules, a movement gaining momentum in the sport’s American circuit.

The 2016 edition of the Guatemala Open (GT Open) will gather some of the biggest stars in the sport of jiu jitsu, for a series of super fights that will gather the attention of grappling’s media and fans. On this article, we go through the superfight match-ups that will take place on October this year.

As we reach the half-term of jiu jitsu’s yearly run and enter into the no-gi portion of 2016, we look back at the gi …

Full results of all the superfights in Metamoris 7, a card headlined by the president of the grappling promotion, Ralek Gracie vs Garry Tonon, one of the top figures of our sport.

One of the best featherweight tournaments of the year returned to Los Angeles on the 17th of July, 2016 to ascertain the king of EBI’s under 145lbs division. Here are the results of every individual match.

The famous Californian submission only jiu jitsu tournament is showcasing a full female cast for the 8th edition of the Eddie Bravo Invitational. Meet the cast of EBI 8 here and support women’s BJJ.

Jiu Jitsu took Argentina by storm today (9th of July, 2016) with the 4th season of the famous grappling event that is Copa Podio. …

Many may argue that California is the current Mecca of jiu jitsu, though judging by the 2016’s IBJJF World Championship results, this myth may …