Edwin Najmi made a big impression during his first year at black belt, arguably the strongest statement made by any jiu jitsu newcomer this year. On this article we go through this Gracie Barra’s lightweight talent and his 2016 black belt campaign.
Full results of the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation’s (IBJJF) World Championships, which took place on from the 1st to the 5th of April in Long Beach, California. Find out who won what in each individual match of this important tournament in grappling’s international calendar.
The battle for dominance in our sport is about to take place as the USA releases one of the strongest generations our sport has witnessed into jiu jitsu’s Word Championship. In this piece we go over the events about to take place in this epic battle of Brazil vs America.
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.
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 tremendous event ready to take off this weekend. This year UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship exceeded all expectations with an avalanche of …
Miami’s jiu jitsu is getting stronger, and much of this momentum is owed to a trio of black belts and their students, who have been making waves in the sport recently. Straight out of Fort Lauderdale, these athletes are headed for greatness at the IBJJF Pan American Championship later this month.
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”.
Final ranking for Brazilian jiu jitsu’s main competitors, gathering the results from the main federations of the BJJ world, doing an unofficial ranking in an attempt to unify the sport’s ranking.
Everdan Olegário, commonly known as “Mestre Dan” (Master Dan), is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt who trained under the illustrious Fernando Tererê, being also one of the leading figures in the grappling world. From his Cohab Jiu Jitsu, a small academy located inside the social housing community of COHAB in Itaquera – Sao Paulo, Master Dan has produced numerous high level jiu jitsu competitors, including Sérgio Moraes, Guilherme Augusto, Dimitrius Souza, Paulo Baraúna, and to name a few.
Analysing the data for the 2015 edition of the ADCC, by the numbers. We go through this year’s tournament, revealing important information about the submissions, the champions and the state of this historic submission wrestling competition in our sport.
The most anticipated competition of 2015 may have started off with the wrong foot – 1 hour delay due to a severe delay on the …
The 2015 Sao Paulo ADCC is about to start. The roster of biggest submission wrestling event in the world, which is happening on the …
Following up on our last rankings earlier this year, we present to you the July 2015 edition of our jiu jitsu sporting rankings. Much has happened in the past couple of months throughout the grappling world, including two of the sport’s main tournaments, the Brasileiro and the World Championship. The World Championship in particular had many surprises, with some of the biggest stars of the sport failing to medal. This had big repercussions to our ranking.
August 2015 will hold the 11th edition of the Abu Dhabi Combat Club, also known as the ADCC, a biannual event that has been running since 1998 and which is regarded as the most prestigious submission wrestling tournament on the planet. On this article we will go through the details of the 77 kilo division: the competitors list and who they are, the champions, and of course the numbers.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
One of the main figures of the Alliance academy during the 1990s, Felipe Neto, also known as Zicro, was the first black belt to accompany Romero Cavalcanti to the United States, helping Master Jacaré establish the Alliance HQ on American soil. Zicro would later open his own Alliance branch in Florida.