On the 22nd of May 2016 the UAEJJF released a new directive that limited male athletes to a 110kgs. This position caused plenty of debate among jiu jitsu fans, but lacked an official explanation. We met with UAEJJF’s officials to understand the reasoning behind this measure, and found of new rules to be expected for 2017, which include a limit on the women’s division also.
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.
A brief run-down the methodology applied by some of the best coaches in jiu jitsu’s sporting world. Instructors with an undeniably positive track record in producing a continuous flow of amazing competitors.
After 20 IBJJF World Championships we went searching for the top 10 athletes with the most submissions in the tournament in the adult black belt division. This article displays the list of the best submission artists in the history of the World Jiu Jitsu Championship.
The famous Ginásio José Correa in Sao Paulo’s Barueri held once again Brazil’s most prestigious Jiu Jitsu tournament: CBJJ’s Campeonato Brasileiro – Brazilian National …
After an important weekend for professional jiu jitsu, when over half a million dollars were allocated towards the competitor’s purses, we go through the biggest earners in the sport at this juncture.
Full results of each match in the Eddie Bravo Invitational 6 – open weight tournament (EBI 6), a tournament won by the young prodigy, Gordon Ryan of Renzo Gracie’s academy.
One of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s biggest tournaments, UAEJJF’s 2016 Abu Dhabi World Pro is finally over. Countless upsets in this year’s tournament, in this article you will check all the finals and 3rd Place matches and results.
As the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship advanced from the open weight division (yesterday 21st of April) on to the regular weight classes of the …
Another day of amazing jiu jitsu in the United Arab Emirates. On the 3rd day of the 2016 Abu Dhabi World Pro tournament, the …
Another tremendous event ready to take off this weekend. This year UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship exceeded all expectations with an avalanche of …
Full results of the Polaris 3 Jiu Jitsu invitational “Tonon vs Polaris”. Play by play of each match and full results.
An amazing day of Brazilian jiu jitsu occurred today as the open weight brackets of the adult black belt divisions were played out with …
Full results for the last stop of the Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Grand Slam Tour – London. An event that gathered a few high end athletes such as Jackson Sousa, Erberth Santos, Alan “Finfou”, Lúcio “Lagarto”, Tayane Porfirio and a few others.
If becoming a star in the your goals, you will not want to miss the 2016 ADCC Trials, which now have announced its date and location
One of the most recent trends in Jiu Jitsu’s competitive scene is the Single Leg X-Guard to the “One Handed” Toe Hold submission. In this article we go back in time, to rescue the first grapplers to make the position famous in the sport.
One of the strongest teams in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has recently vetoed the Munich Open due to a dispute with the German Jiu Jitsu Federation (BJJBD). Read the case as we discuss the issue with Checkmat Europe leader Chico Mendes.
With Polaris’ 3rd event already set for April 2 in Poole – South of England, its card has now been revealed in full. Below are the wonderful match-ups made for this incredible grappling event.
Struggling with the aches and pains of a life dedicated to jiu jitsu, a few years ago Gazzy decided to rest her kimono and leave the sport/martial art. She moved to Georgia over a year ago having completely cut grappling from her life, but luckily for her fans, she is back. More info inside.
Analysis of AJ Agazarm vs Jake Shields grappling match, one of the top duels in the Polaris 3 Jiu Jitsu invitational card set for April 2016. This match will put two of the best wrestlers in jiu jitsu facing each other.
With the date set for Sunday April 24 from The Orpheum in downtown LA, EBI 6 has now confirmed their card. Here are the 16 men, scheduled to compete at the Eddie Bravo Invitational 6.