Tags: Jiu-Jitsu

SHARE THIS NEWS World Jiu-Jitsu champion and ADCC champion, Mackenzie Dern made a successful MMA debut at Legacy 58, held on Friday, July 22, in Lake Charles, La. Dern dominated all three rounds against Kenia Rosas and won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25). In the beginning of first round, Dern took his opponent down,…

ADCC champion Davi Ramos signs with RFA to debut in August

SHARE THIS NEWS Best athlete on ADCC 2015, when got one of the most beautiful finishes in ADCC history, Davi Ramos is one of the great Jiu-Jitsu names now a days. However, in MMA, he’s still seeking its place. The black belt, a former Bellator fighter, has just signed a contract with the RFA (Resurrection…

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…

World Jiu-Jitsu champion Mackenzie Dern to debut in MMA on Friday

SHARE THIS NEWS Women’s MMA gains another top-level competitor in the straw-weight division on Friday, July 22. An ADCC and world Jiu-Jitsu champion, Mackenzie Dern is ready to debut in MMA and will fight against Kenia Roses at Legacy FC 58, in Louisiana, U.S. Born in Glendale, Arizona, Mackenzie is the daughter of Megaton Dias,…

Learn two arm attacks and catch a class with Walter Cascão in Redmont

SHARE THIS NEWS GMA member Walter Cascão, leader of Cascão BJJ, in Las Vegas, NV, will be in Redmond this Saturday, July 23. Cascão, one of the most accomplished competitors in the master division, will be teaching a seminar at DynaCore Fitness academy. Before the seminar, the GMA member teaches two arm attacks from half guard.

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…

Demian Maia to face Carlos Condit in the main event at UFC Canada

SHARE THIS NEWS Change of plans in the UFC cards for August. Initially scheduled to feature in UFC 202, the fight between BJJ black belt Demian Maia and Carlos Condit was rescheduled and promoted to the main event of UFC Canada. Before, Demian and Condit were to face in the August 20 event, whose main…

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…

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 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 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)…

SHARE THIS NEWS The black belts Samir Chantre and Osvaldo Queixinho will give a seminar in Dallas, Texas, at 21 July. The seminar took place at Soul Fighters DFW (1607 W. Mockingbird Lane) and starts at 6:30 PM and go until 8:30 PM. The partners will show a many great techniques for improve your Jiu-Jitsu.…