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SHARE THIS NEWS For the first time outside Brazil, the Copa Podio arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to make the middleweight GP of the fourth season. The event, held on July 9, the day that Argentina celebrates its independence, had Leandro Lo, biggest star of the event, along with other beasts like Erberth Santos, Claudio…

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…

SHARE THIS NEWS Son of Carlos Gracie, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu founder, the 9th degree red belt Reyson Gracie makes a special appearance on a 10x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Roger Gracie seminar to teach us how to apply a choke starting from the kimura attack. Learn with the grand master and add it to your…

SHARE THIS NEWS Humility and respect are some of the virtues that you learn in Jiu-Jitsu. And the stars of the main event of Metamoris 7 had it in spades. Garry Tonon and Ralek Gracie staged a curious episode behind the scenes and earned much praise on social networks. After the fight, Tonon taught Gracie…

SHARE THIS NEWS Metamoris 7 happened last Sunday, July 17 in Los Angeles, California, and brought good matches in 20-minute, submission-only no-gi. In the main event, Ralek Gracie, one of the organizers, clashed with Garry Tonon, and ended up tapping out. The black belt under Tom DeBlass and Ricardo Almeida tried for a foot lock…

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 The glory never comes without sacrifice. Winning and losing is a part of life for all athletes. Beatriz Mesquita was no different. After the painful loss on ADCC, she resurfaced at BJJ Worlds and moved on in search of the great achievements. Last weekend, she won another battle. We follow the way…

SHARE THIS NEWS Four times world champion, Roberto Roleta was one of the best competitors in his generation. He beat many talents in BJJ by being patient and using the right strategy. In this video, he talks about strategy, recalls his best moments and shows us his most effective sweep: “It’s the one that’s given…

Countdown to the 2016 Worlds: travel from 1998 to 2013 in three historic black belt open class finals

SHARE THIS NEWS It’s Saturday, a nice day to sit back, relax and watch some classic matches that the World championship offered us in the past 20 years. We selected three matches that represent the passing of time at the most important event in the gentle art’s calendar. First, in 1998, José Mario Sperry met…