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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.

SHARE THIS NEWS A black-belt under the legendary Carlson Gracie, Marcos “Parrumpinha” da Matta will be in the World Master 2016, slated for August 25 through 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, competing at super-heavyweight. To to get in shape and prepared for the challenges, the American Top Team coach trains with four-time world champion Rodolfo…

SHARE THIS NEWS August 2010. Anderson Silva faced Chael Sonnen for the UFC middleweight belt. The fight was going well, but the Spider couldn’t pull off his much-desired knockout on his rival. On the ground, Sonnen punished Anderson and was dangerous. The solution? Hip motion and a triangle, finishing on the arm. The former champ…

SHARE THIS NEWS One Championship, the biggest MMA promotion in Asia, just held its first grappling event. The One Grappling Challenge Macao happened last Saturday, August 13, at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Eight-time world champion Michelle Nicolini, who recently signed with One Championship, faced the One atomweight champion and BJJ brown belt Angela Lee.…

SHARE THIS NEWS 2015 ADCC champion Davi Ramos received Graciemag at Team Nogueira Gym, in Rio de Janeiro, and discussed many important points about BJJ. He talked about the importance of repetition and analyzed the evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu regarding modern techniques like the berimbolo and 50/50 guard. The black belt also explained the influence…

SHARE THIS NEWS Graciemag visited a Nova União headquarters, in Rio de Janeiro, and got a interview with the UFC featherweight champion José Aldo. He talks about his idols at his gym, gives his opinion about the evolution of BJJ, gives advice to newcomers to BJJ, explains the importance of donning the gi at least…

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.…

SHARE THIS NEWS Jiu-Jitsu is considered one of the most complete martial arts in the world, and self-defense is the most important aspect of Jiu-Jitsu. Self-defense is the foundation for self-confidence and the ability to overcome bullying, shyness and insecurity in kids, teenagers, women and adults. Learn from Royler Gracie a self-defense technique to make…

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.…

SHARE THIS NEWS Rafael Mendes has won all possible titles in Jiu-Jitsu and cemented his place as one of the greatest of all time. Before winning his sixth world title in California, the black belt from Art of Jiu-Jitsu attended the Rickson Cup, a traditional event held by the legend Rickson Gracie in Japan, and…

SHARE THIS NEWS Doping is a constant topic in MMA. Since the UFC partnered with the USADA (U.S. Anti-Doping Agency), the number of tests has increased, as well as the number of athletes caught doping. In recent weeks, Jon Jones’s and Brock Lesnar’s doping were the most discussed subjects in martial arts. This week, José…