Fernando Tererê and Marcelinho Garcia’s forgotten rematch

BJJ icons Fernando Tererê and Marcelinho Garcia once had a fight that went down in the sport’s history. At the 2003 Worlds, Tererê succeeded in sinking a triangle on the Alliance phenom to become a two-time middleweight champion. But few know that they actually fought again. It happened in a superfight held at the 2004 Japan…



Gezary Matuda’s golden choke at the 2017 Euros

Tomorrow marks the start of the BJJ marathon known as the European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Odivelas, Portugal. Six full days of contests await. Today we highlight the performance of Gezary Matuda at last year’s Euros, in the women’s light featherweight division, where the ATT representative met Sofia Amarante (Fight Sports) to determine the champion. Amarante sought to…



Exclusive: Erberth Santos teaches his brand-new submission

Erberth Santos is going to Portugal with one goal: to win this year’s IBJJF Grand Slam. The first step is next week, at the Euros in Odivelas. Amidst his preparation, Santos set aside a bit of time to teach you a transition with a finish. This maneuver is meant to surprise an opponent who likes locking…



Lo, Bia, Langhi, Terra, Miyao and more stars signed up for the 2018 Euros

Next week, between the 16th and 21st, BJJ will be taking over Odivelas, Portugal for another edition of the European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The year’s first big event held by the IBJJF will be a true marathon of fights between gi-clad warriors, and many of the sport’s biggest stars have made sure to sign up to…



Mackenzie Dern’s UFC debut set for March, and this is her opponent

After winning the biggest titles in BJJ and making the move to MMA, where she holds a perfect record with five wins across Invicta and Legacy, Mackenzie Dern is now ready to debut in the UFC. The information, coming from MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, is that Dern will step into the Octagon on March 3rd at UFC…



Jiu-Jitsu: Marcos Giusti teaches a detail for a smooth clock choke

Marcos Giusti, the leader of Alfa Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Santa Catarina, is today’s guest teacher. Here he shows us his secret to finishing via clock choke. Giusti recruits his student Nei Silva to help explain the details. After locking his opponent by the arm, Giusti locks the leg to avoid the guard recovery and to spin with…



3 exercises to get you going again after a Christmas feast

We are all human, and even the most disciplined among us should let loose once in a while. And if you’re going to find an excuse for cheating on your diet, getting together with family is as good an excuse as any to eat a hearty meal. But what afterwards? Surely you’re not going to…



Rodolfo Vieira signs with ACB to fight BJJ and MMA

Rodolfo Vieira has confirmed that he will be doing MMA next year. After fighting in Arzalet FGC and Shooto, he has now signed a contract to be a part of ACB MMA. But that’s not all. Having stepped away from competitive BJJ some time ago (his last title came at ADCC 2015), Vieira has also been announced…