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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 opening event for the 5th season of Copa Podio is set for February 18, one month away, and will be streamed by a new online channel dedicated to the fans of this well known professional jiu-jitsu event. More news inside.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour hit the UAE capital January 2017 in the second edition of the event. Find out who the champions were and how they won their divisions on this article.

The well known Eastern European fighting promotion Fight Club Berkut is expanding it’s reach in Brazilian jiu jitsu having lauched a new promotion: ACBJJ (Absolute Championship Berkut Jiu Jitsu). A promotion that promises to re-shape our sport’s landscape, here are the details.

Jiu jitsu’s unprecedented turn to social media has challenged the boundaries of popularity in our sport. Fan favourites, internet rivalries and social media has changed the way this sport/martial art is seen by the average fan. On this article we discuss this new facet of grappling.

Full explanation of rule-set and athletes competing at the Sapateiro Invitational tournament, a submission-only jiu jitsu competition with a strong emphasis on footlock attackers. The venue, the date and other relevant information also on this article.

Final ranking for Brazilian jiu jitsu’s main competitors in 2016, gathering the results from the main federations of the BJJ world. This is an unofficial ranking that tries to unify other of this sport’s listings.

We are excited to bring you the news that Roger Gracie has finally decided to share the details of his grappling portfolio on to an online instructional channel. More news inside.

Full results and stats from this weekend’s most talked about event, the Studio 540 Superfight event that saw 3 high level submission only matches between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena, Garry Tonon and Kim Terra as well as Nick Ryan vs Kennedy Maciel.

This year’s brown belt division was one of the most competitive of all time, having produced high level entertainment for the fans and athletes clearly capable of making a mark in the black belt division. In this article we are going through the top 5 most recently promoted black belts.

As we reach the end of the year, BJJ Heroes went back through our professional events in search of the top money earners in the sport of Brazilian jiu jitsu. In this top 10 list, you will find out who are the best paid athletes in BJJ.

Grappling Pro Championship 2 – The Heavyweights results. The 264lbs weight class has crowned it’s first king of GPC, find here the full results of each match.

A run down of the second edition of the innovative Grappling Pro Championship. This time the Naples – Florida based promotion is bringing a wild card of heavyweights (264lbs) who will compete to win the event’s heavyweight belt. Find out who the athletes are, and how they will be matches in this exciting tournament.

Full results for the Five Super League event held on the 3rd of December 2016. An event that featured some of the top jiu jitsu black belts in an exciting lightweight tournament as well as a few high profile superfights.

Full results for the EBI 10 Bantamweight 135lbs tournament in Mexico City, a tournament won by EBI standout Geo Martinez in incredible fashion.

Get to know the contestants to the EBI 10 Bantamweight title with this full description of each athlete on the famous jiu jitsu event. EBI 10 will be held in Mexico City – Mexico, being the promotions first visit outside Californian borders.

Results for the IBJJF South American Championship (Sul Americano) 2016. Black belt adult divisions, where the top athletes in Brazil met for one of the top tournaments of the year.

Results for the ADCC US Qualifiers 2016, organised in New Jersey – United States of America. The event gathered some of the top talent in the country, aiming to chose a worthy contender to the ADCC crown.

NOVEMBER 12, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 2nd edition of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro has just passed us, …

Full results for the Eddie Bravo Invitational 9 – the light heavyweights (205lbs). Check out the full results of this tournament that saw Garry Tonon, Daniel Strauss, Vinny Magalhaes and many more compete for the EBI 9 title.

Full results for the IBJJF No-Gi World Championship – 2016, the biggest no-gi jiu jitsu tournament in the sport. The tournament saw Yuri Simoes win the double crown (weight + absolute), a deed repeated by black belt newcomer Nathiely de Jesus in the women’s division.