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Saulo Ribeiro hides injury, gets to final and wins fifth World Master title

SHARE THIS NEWS It took Saulo Ribeiro a whole bunch of tenacity to achieve his feat at the World Master Championship, which is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The black-belt under Royler Gracie suffered a tear in his bicep tendon in a master-3 heavyweight semifinal. Even with the pain, he hid the injury from…

SHARE THIS NEWS BJJ teammates Xande Ribeiro and Rafael Lovato closed out the master-1 open division at the World Master Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 25. They spoke to Graciemag’s Carol Gracie right after their achievement and talked about their performances and what motivates them to compete.

SHARE THIS NEWS Graciemag caught up with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Saulo Ribeiro at the 2016 World Master Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship. Saulo, who is fighting today at heavyweight in the master-3 age group, talks about his motivation to compete, praises his brother Xande Ribeiro and discusses Jiu-Jitsu at the Olympic Games. Check it out.

Michelle Nicolini’s opponent defined for her One Championship MMA debut

SHARE THIS NEWS After announcing her retirement from the mats and debuting with a no-gi win at One Championship, Michelle Nicolini now has a date, place and foe defined for her next MMA appointment. The eight-time world BJJ champion, who has a record of 2-1 in the cage, told Graciemag exclusively that her bout will…

Rafael Lovato Jr. gets double gold at master 1; Vitor Shaolin stands out at master 2

SHARE THIS NEWS Rafael Lovato Jr. was the big winner on the first day of the World Master Championship, which is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. After winning gold among master-1 super-heavyweights, the black-belt went back to fight in the open and beat the competition once more. In the master-2 age group, Vitor Shaolin…

After 18 years without fighting, Carlson Gracie Jr. wants a win at the World Master in honor of his dad

SHARE THIS NEWS At 47 years old, it’s been 18 since Carlson Gracie Jr. last competed. His return to the mats has a special reason behind it: honoring his late dad, the beloved Master Carlson Gracie, one of the most important figures in all of BJJ history. And, to honor him, Carlson is entering himself…

Greatest World Master winner, Saulo Ribeiro sets sights on another gold

SHARE THIS NEWS A six-time world BJJ champion and two-time ADCC champion, Saulo Ribeiro is considered one of the greatest competitors in BJJ history. He fought the strongest adversaries of his generation and remained for many years at the top among adults. Now fighting amid masters, the black-belt under Royler Gracie continues to exert dominance.…

Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa gets four medals and is the big winner of the IBJJF Chicago Summer Open

SHARE THIS NEWS An Atos Jiu-Jitsu black-belt, Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa was the big name of the IBJJF Chicago Summer International Open, an event held August 13 and 14 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, in the gi contests, hulk nabbed the medium heavyweight category as he beat Ezra Zendt Lenon (ATT) in the final, and he…

SHARE THIS NEWS BJJ black belt under Lloyd Irvin, Milke Fowler is a specialist in half guard. In 2009, when he came to compete in Brazil, Fowler showed to Graciemag readers how to pass the inverted half guard from kimura attack. Pay attention to details and add it to your game. powered by Gallerr ©

SHARE THIS NEWS The Jiu-Jitsu black belt João Miyao doesn’t want to rest and continues strong in search for new titles. This time, the star of Cicero Costha won the Austin Open, held last weekend in Texas. After beat their opponents one by one at featherweight division, João faced Washington Lima (GFTeam) in the final.…

Watch how Mikey Musumeci beat João Miyao at the 2016 American Nationals

SHARE THIS NEWS The IBJJF’s number-three-ranked black-belt, João Miyao didn’t get the expected result at the American Nationals, held this month in Las Vegas. In the featherweight final, Miyao was stopped by the American Michael Musumeci. Mikey, who recently joined Caio Terra Association with his sister Tammi Musumeci, used the right strategy to beat Miyao.…

GM #232: BUCHECHA’S DRAMA

SHARE THIS NEWS In 2015, Marcus Buchecha saw his dream of becoming the first four-time world champion turn into a nightmare as he suffered a serious injury at the Worlds. He went a year without competing and thought he would never fight again. Learn more about this journey of perseverance that culminated in this year’s…

SHARE THIS NEWS The New York Summer International Open Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship took place at Nat Holman Gym (CCNY), in New York, on 16 and 17 July with a Gi and No Gi tournament. On Sunday (17th), Matheus Diniz (Alliance) won the No Gi absolute after beating Murilo Santana in the final.

SHARE THIS NEWS Erberth Santos was the big name at Rio Winter International Open 2016. He conquered the double-gold and it stands as one of the best fighters of this season. “I imposed my game on Saturday, finishing every fight, and at the absolute final, I got one more submission. After my final with (Marcus)…

Rio Winter International Open Jiu-Jitsu: Erberth Santos vs. Patrick Gaudio and Bia Mesquita vs. Nadia Melo

SHARE THIS NEWS One of the most traditional BJJ events in Rio de Janeiro, the Rio Winter International Open Jiu-Jitsu took place at Tijuca Tênis Clue, in Rio de Janeiro. Today, July 17, happened the absolute black belt. At the male division, Erberth Santos defeated Victor Bomfim and will fight at the final against Patrick…