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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.

Rodolfo Vieira Returns for the 2015 ADCC

It is confirmed that Rodolfo Vieira will be competing at this year’s ADCC, which will take place on August 28 – 30 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. GF Team’s former world champion has struggled with a lower back injury which has taken him out of the competitive scene since September 2014 (Brazilian Team Nationals), Rodolfo has recently stated on his Instagram account that he will be fit to compete in August, and that he has accepted the invitation made by the ADCC promotion.

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BJJ World Championship 2015 Results

the 2015 BJJ world championship had some tremendous surprises, with many new names hitting the big stage of Brazilian jiu jitsu. Find here the full results of the black belt division (every match) at the Mundial de Jiu Jitsu, also known as the BJJ Worlds, as well as commentary of how the event went through.

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Worlds 2015: Breaking The Records

This year’s Jiu Jitsu World Championship is set to commence this week, with the black belts gathering throughout the weekend. On this article are a few of the records set to be broken by the grapplers on show on the 30th and 31st of May, 2015.

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IBJJF Worlds: Missing in Action

Full Analysis of the upcoming World Jiu Jitsu Championship (2015) male black belt divisions. Who is missing from this year’s tournament, why, and how the weight divisions will balance themselves this time around.

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IBJJF World Championship History: Best Matches

20 years of world championships and countless memorable matches, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of jiu jitsu’s most prestigious event, the Mundial de Jiu Jitsu. On this article we go through a few matches that marked our sport, being by beauty, by innovation, by intensity.

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Leandro Lo at Medium Heavy, Xande Returns

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.

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Dark Horses

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”.

20 Years of 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.

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Copa Podio Heavyweight GP Results

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.

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Metamoris 6 Results: Barnett vs Gracie

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.

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Top BJJ Fighters, April 2015 Rankings

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.

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Abu Dhabi World Pro Absolute Results

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.

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Abu Dhabi World Pro Fight Videos

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.

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Abu Dhabi World BJJ Pro 2015 Results

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.

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2015 World Jiu Jitsu Pro Live Stream

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.

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Copa Podio 2015 Heavyweight GP Card

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.

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Keenan beats Leite and Fowler in Guam

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.

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