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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.

Female Grappling Pioneer “Gazzy” Returns to BJJ

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.

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Garry Tonon vs Toquinho Analysis

Analysis ahead of the Polaris 3 match-up Garry Tonon vs Rousimar Palhares (AKA Toquinho/Paul Harris). This battle of footlock specialists is a true delight for grappling fans across the globe. In this article we try to decipher a few of the differences between the two grapplers.

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Tonon vs Toquinho Headline Polaris 3 Card

With their 3rd event already set for April 2, the card of the event is slowly being revealed as athletes step forward and sign their contracts, and so far, it is really shaping up to be one for the ages. Check here what Polaris has installed for us on their 3rd event.

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Pro Neuchatel Challenger Results

Competing were some of Europe’s rising jiu jitsu stars, who battled against an army of world wide grapplers. The Pro Neuchatel Challenger had both veterans and new comers which led to some very exciting style clashes in both superfights and three talent dense Grand Prix’s. Check the full results here.

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IBJJF European Open Results 2016

Full results for the European Open Championship by the IBJJF, Jiu Jitsu’s most prestigious organization. The 2016 European Open was the biggest tournament ever produced by the federation with over 3500 competitors.

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EBI 6: Cyborg, Galvão, Yuri and More!

The Eddie Bravo Invitational 6th event (EBI 6) and its US$50,000 prize money is starting to bring the attention of the biggest names in the sport. It has now confirmed that both the 2011 and 2013’s ADCC open weight champions will be making a run for the EBI open weight title.

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Copa Pódio 2016 Lightweights GP Results

Full Results from Copa Podium’s 2016 Lightweight Grand Prix. With a card filled with the top competitors in the division and the new generation of black belts, the big winner of he event were the fans, who witnessed impressive performances from all athletes. The event also supported the “Cabras da Peste” vs “Vikings”.

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Eddie Bravo Invitational 5 Results

Garry Tonon reigns supreme once again at the Eddie Bravo Invitational, this time stealing the lightweight crown of the popular grappling tournament. After winning the welterweight title on two occasions (2013 & 2014), the famous Tom DeBlass & John Danaher pupil displayed his versatility and his willingness to push the boundaries of jiu jitsu with a variety of submissions, from chokes to upper and lower limb finishes.

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Irvine Open Results

Full results of the black belt adult divisions at the IBJJF Irvine Open, a jiu jitsu tournament that gathered the interest of some of the top grapplers in the sport.

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Best Scrambles of 2015

With our calendar approaching the end of 2015, and considering all the big tournaments are now behind us, we went back in time to rescue some of this year’s most incredible exchanges.

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Rodolfo Vieira Signs with Japanese MMA Promotion RFC

Since the 2014 IBJJF World Championship the “word on the street” was that we had seen the last of of Rodolfo Vieira in a gi. Unfortunately for us, the fans, the prophecy was not wrong and as expected the 5x World Champion has finally set his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut for the fall of 2016 with the Japanese promotion Real Fight Championship (RFC).

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