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SHARE THIS NEWS The Rizin Fighting Federation, an event coming from the extinct Pride, again packed the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, with incredible MMA fights. On this Saturday, September 24, well-known names were on the card, as Mirko Cro Cop, Andy Sower and Gabi Garcia, but the main event was to star a…

SHARE THIS NEWS Felipe “Preguiça” Pena represented the Gracie Barra team at the Brazil Teams’ Nationals 2016. After the tournament, Graciemag.com did an interview with the black belt, where he commentates the finish used in his fight at the Brazil Teams’ Nationals, talks about what he deems necessary to rear a blue-belt, and reveals how…

SHARE THIS NEWS Last weekend, 17 and 18 September, the Dallas Open Jiu-Jitsu took place. The event, which featured gi and no-gi, was headlined by the black belt Inácio Neto, a professor at Gracie Barra Westchase, in Texas. With three gold medals in the competition, Inácio showed the power and refinement of his game. After…

SHARE THIS NEWS World BJJ champion Leonardo Santos is a martial arts veteran. In the early aughts, the black-belt under Wendell Alexander, one of Nova União’s leaders, was one of the great names in competitive BJJ and was even deemed the world’s No. 1 lightweight. Owner of a very technical, refined game, Leo has as…

SHARE THIS NEWS Black belt from GFTeam, Victor Honório is one of the great talents of the new generation. When was a brown belt, Honório defeated several black belts and got to prominence on the BJJ scene. Honório is also praised constantly by training partner and friend Rodolfo Vieira, four-time world champion, as one of…

SHARE THIS NEWS Former UFC champ Anderson “the Spider” Silva is deemed by many as the greatest MMA fighter in history. The legend gave a seminar at Atos Jiu-Jitsu, in San Diego, where he passed on a bit of his knowledge in several areas. The Spider taught how to use the Muay Thai clinch and…

SHARE THIS NEWS Next Saturday the 10th, UFC 203 will feature two bouts with some of the best heavyweight talents anywhere. The co-main event will see former champion Fabrício Werdum meet Travis Browne, looking to win convincingly and demand another shot at the belt. The last fight of the night will pit current title holder Stipe…

SHARE THIS NEWS André Galvão is one of the greatest competitors in the history of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Both technical and explosive, his style led him to conquering practically every possible BJJ title and put him in the Jiu-Jitsu Hall of Fame. In his résumé there are world, European, Pan and ADCC titles. In an interview…

SHARE THIS NEWS A luta livre and BJJ black-belt, Miltinho Vieira fulfilled his greatest dream three years ago: to have his own school. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Rio Fighters has classes in BJJ, luta livre, boxing, Muay Thai, judo and MMA. Graciemag recently paid him a visit and had a long conversation with Vieira.…

SHARE THIS NEWS The main event of UFC Hamburg, held Saturday the 3rd in the German town, was breathtaking. In the duel between veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski, as was expected, hard blows were almost decisive, but in the end BJJ stole the show. After trading strikes intensely for the first few minutes,…

SHARE THIS NEWS Grandmaster Relson Gracie talks about the rules of current BJJ championships, about his health thanks to training and good nutrition. He recalls the stress placed by Helio on repeating positions, and teaches us a defense against the knee on belly moving to an armbar.

SHARE THIS NEWS BJJ brown-belt Anthony Pettis again used his ground technique in the UFC last Saturday in Vancouver. Facing Charles do Bronx, the American pulled a guillotine to come out of his featherweight debut victorious. Diego Moraes, a black-belt who acts as leader of Team Moraes alongside his brother Daniel, and who coaches Pettis, made…

SHARE THIS NEWS A six-time featherweight world champion and two-time ADCC winner, Rafael Mendes has skills beyond reproach. Accordingly, the no-gi training of the Art of Jiu-Jitsu leader contains lots of valuable knowledge. In this video, the teacher did an accelerated training session with one of his students, without leaving space. In the background, we can…

SHARE THIS NEWS Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Saulo Ribeiro added another title to his record, the World Master 2016, but not without a drama. He tore his biceps on the semifinals but was able not only to dispute the final against Cristiano Lazzarini but to even conquer the gold with a perfect takedown, which you can…