Tags: Jiu-Jitsu

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…

SHARE THIS NEWS Carlson Gracie Team put its money where its mouth was. To commemorate the ten years since Carlson Gracie left us, his students gathered to compete at the World Master Championship, which took place last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Led by Carlson Gracie Jr., the team bagged the overall title of the…

Demian Maia explains why he gets hit so seldom in the UFC: “It’s not me — it’s BJJ”

SHARE THIS NEWS Renowned as the most efficient grappler in the UFC, Demian Maia has plenty of reasons to celebrate his ongoing great run. With six consecutive wins, the latest against Carlos Condit via early RNC (watch again here) the BJJ teacher has in his résumé an interesting number: in his last four bouts, he…

SHARE THIS NEWS BJJ has again shown its might in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, by the hands of one of its foremost practitioners. In the main event of the Vancouver UFC, last Saturday the 27th, Maia displayed the high level of his ground game and gave Carlos Condit no chance in their welterweight bout. The…

SHARE THIS NEWS The 2016 Evexia Fit Fest gathered the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community in Las Vegas on August 25, 26 and 27 for a variety of events such as the prestigious World Master Championship plus BJJ seminars with Fabio Gurgel, Romero Cavalcanti, Leo Vieira, Vinicius Magalhães, Flavio Almeida, Xande Ribeiro, and Rio 2016 judo silver…

Saulo Ribeiro hides injury, gets to final and wins fifth World Master title

SHARE THIS NEWS It took Saulo Ribeiro a whole bunch of tenacity to achieve his feat at the World Master Championship, which is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The black-belt under Royler Gracie suffered a tear in his bicep tendon in a master-3 heavyweight semifinal. Even with the pain, he hid the injury from…

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.

Michelle Nicolini’s opponent defined for her One Championship MMA debut

SHARE THIS NEWS After announcing her retirement from the mats and debuting with a no-gi win at One Championship, Michelle Nicolini now has a date, place and foe defined for her next MMA appointment. The eight-time world BJJ champion, who has a record of 2-1 in the cage, told Graciemag exclusively that her bout will…

Rafael Lovato Jr. gets double gold at master 1; Vitor Shaolin stands out at master 2

SHARE THIS NEWS Rafael Lovato Jr. was the big winner on the first day of the World Master Championship, which is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. After winning gold among master-1 super-heavyweights, the black-belt went back to fight in the open and beat the competition once more. In the master-2 age group, Vitor Shaolin…

After 18 years without fighting, Carlson Gracie Jr. wants a win at the World Master in honor of his dad

SHARE THIS NEWS At 47 years old, it’s been 18 since Carlson Gracie Jr. last competed. His return to the mats has a special reason behind it: honoring his late dad, the beloved Master Carlson Gracie, one of the most important figures in all of BJJ history. And, to honor him, Carlson is entering himself…

Greatest World Master winner, Saulo Ribeiro sets sights on another gold

SHARE THIS NEWS A six-time world BJJ champion and two-time ADCC champion, Saulo Ribeiro is considered one of the greatest competitors in BJJ history. He fought the strongest adversaries of his generation and remained for many years at the top among adults. Now fighting amid masters, the black-belt under Royler Gracie continues to exert dominance.…

World No-Gi 2016 scheduled for Nov. 5th and 6th in San Francisco

SHARE THIS NEWS After nine years holding the World No-Gi in southern California, the IBJJF announced this week a change of venue. Scheduled for Nov. 5th and 6th, the World No-Gi moves north within the state, to San Francisco, at the Cow Palace Indoor Arena. The organization broke the news on its official Facebook page.…

Renzo Gracie and Matt Hughes to face off in ADCC 2017 superfight

SHARE THIS NEWS ADCC 2017 is slated for September 22 through 24 in Helsinki, Finland. Following the tradition of the previous installments, this year the organization will hold a match between legends of the past. This time it’s Renzo Gracie vs. Matt Hughes. The bout was supposed to take place at ADCC 2015, in São…