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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.

Copa Podio LW GP Groups and Shedule

Full schedule and card of the upcoming Copa Podio Grand Prix (77kg) happening on February 18. Aside from the lightweight GP, the event will also feature the final round of the teams challenge (Australia vs Scandinavia), a brown belt challenge as well as a no-gi and mixed (gi + nogi) superfights. Not to miss!

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Copa Podio Lightweight GP Full Card

Full card for Copa Podio’s Lightweight Grand Prix 2017, an event that opens the 5th season of the world famous jiu jitsu promotion. The event will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil and will gather some of the sport/martial art’s most well known athletes.

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IBJJF European Open Medal Table by Country

On this page you will be able to check the medal tally for the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation’s European Open per country. The European International Open was held in Lisbon, Portugal on January of 2017 gathering athletes from all over the world.

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Russian Juggernaut ACBJJ Hits Jiu Jitsu

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.

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Who Was BJJ’s Most Popular Athlete in 2016?

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.

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Sapateiro Invitational 6 Line-up

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.

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2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ranking

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.

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Top 5 New Black Belt Prospects for 2017

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.

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Jiu Jitsu’s Top Earners of 2016

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.

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Grappling Pro 2 – The Heavyweights

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.

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