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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.

Full match results from one of the best submission only shows in the world. The match had in its main event one of the most anticipated matches in our sport.

AUGUST 12, 2017 – Manaus has just witnessed the crowning of Copa Pódio’s brand new middleweight king. The challenge set forth by the famous …

One of the leading figures of the Checkmat team – co-founder Chico Mendes is the latest addition to the USA’s list of high level jiu jitsu instructors, moving from England where he’s spent the past 7 years.

One of the most heated and debated rivalries the jiu jitsu community has seen in recent times is about to get settled, and fans …

Copa Pódio was one of the pioneering professional jiu jitsu promotions to emerge, one that raised the profile of grapplers such as Leandro Lo, …

Sao Paulo is the remaining beacon of jiu jitsu in Brazil today. Fighting the lack of a financial investment as the one seen in California or NYC, SP stubbornly continues to be the biggest productor of high end talent. This list shows you the latest from Brazil.

Full results for the historic female jiu jitsu event that was EBI 12, an all women’s tournament that featured some of the very fest flyweight competitors in the division. See who was elected the champion here.

JULY 23, 2017 The Gracie Pro tournament had its first edition this weekend, in what is arguably the first Mecca of this martial art/sport, Rio …

Full results for the ACBJJ 6, also known as Berkut Jiu Jitsu Grand Prix. The Russian event, held in Moscow on July 16 – 2017 brought some of the very best gi players in the sport, to this exciting new format. Check here who won what and how.

Full results for FIVE Grappling’s Super League lightweight Grand Prix, one of the most important submission only tournaments of the year. The event gathered some of the best light-feather, feather and lightweight athletes in the sport of Brazilian jiu jitsu.

The ACBJJ GP returns to Europe with a big event, set to match the biggest names in the rooster, light-feather, feather and even lightweight divisions. On this article you will find all information needed to stay up to date with the Berkut Grand Prix, one of our sport’s biggest professional events.

JULY 5, 2017 – These past 7 months have marked the return of FIVE Grappling to jiu jitsu’s professional circuit through their always entertaining …

Former ADCC, IBJJF World, Pan Ams and CBJJO World champion Leozinho Vieira is set to return to competition next month in one of the most stacked events in recent history. The legendary grappler and current co-leader of Checkmat JJ has made his announcement today.

JUNE 25, 2017 the day the first female Grappling Pro Championship Grand Prix took place bringing to Florida (US) some of the top no-gi …

Full line-up for one of the biggest female grappling events of the year, EBI 12 – a no-gi jiu jitsu tournament under submission only rules that will gather some of the very best female athletes in the world. Full card and line-up in this article.

JUNE 4, 2017 @Walter Pyramid – Long Beach, California (USA), the last day of the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) World BJJ Championships (for …

JUNE 3 2017 was the 3rd overall day for the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJ) World Jiu Jitsu Championship, and the 1st day …

Arguably the toughest division in the IBJJF World Championships brown belt category is the light-featherweight. A weight class that has grown tremendously in talent over the past few years. In this piece we assess the talent in the division.

A run down the featherweight division of jiu jitsu ahead of the IBJJF World Championship. One of the most challenging divisions, and one that is currently missing it’s last champion – Rafael Mendes, who retired from the sport, Who will take over this weight category in his absence? Find out who the candidates are, right here.

IBJJF World Championship Report: Two of our sport’s most iconic figures, the American Keenan Cornelius and Rafael Mendes will be out of the world title race later this month. Details of this breaking story here.

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