Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro 2016 Weigh-in Photos

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the Rio Olympic Arena, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

IJF Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 passed the halfway point on Saturday with a day of compelling judo and a plethora of new and exciting contests as the hosts ended their wait for a home medal with gold from their inspirational Rio 2016 Olympian Barbara Matic from Croatia.

Jiu Jitsu in the City: Toronto with Matt Kuris

Travel and training jiu-jitsu are more intertwined than we all think. Whether you are traveling specifically fro training, or just on vacation, you should have an idea of the offerings of every city. Matt kuris is a brown belt from Nova Uniao Toronto and has committed himself fully to his gym and his healthy lifestyle – he has given himself to the sport.

ONE: Grappling Challenge Macao Set for August 13 in China

The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), will be conducting a grappling tournament on Saturday, 13 August in Macao, China. The ONE GRAPPLING CHALLENGE MACAO is set to be held between 10am to 4pm in conjunction with the live pay-per-view event ONE: HEROES OF THE WORLD, which takes place that evening at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. The tournament will follow IBJJF rules.

Bellator Instates the Jordan Parsons Memorial Scholarship Fund

On May 4, the world lost an incredibly talented mixed martial artist and an even better human being with the passing of Jordan Parsons. Today, Bellator MMA has committed to ensuring that his legacy lives on in the form of a yearly scholarship to “Pretty Boy’s” favorite wrestling camp.

Video – Stuart Cooper Films: Gunnar Nelson Seminar

In this documentary, Gunnar Nelson talks about how to calm the mind and the way he likes to pass the open guard. He has a very different style of teaching, where he is trying to give the viewers more of an insight of pressure points and also his guillotine choke.

Video – UFC 175: Rener Gracie Talks Ronda Rousey’s BJJ

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spent some time training with Rener and Ryon Gracie before her bout with Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Rener breaks down Ronda’s strengths and weaknesses and applaudes her passion to get better.

Bill Cooper Seminar, Grapplers Quest Pro Open Feb. 21-22

Grapplers Quest is proud to host the first East Coast instructional seminar appearance of Pro MMA Veteran and UFC Fan Expo Superfight Champion, Bill “The Grill” Cooper, February 21, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. ET, at Black Belt Martial Arts Centers in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey (located at 197 Boulevard). Space is extremely limited, only 13 spots remain – Register online for just $75 in Advance at:

Video – Gracie Breakdown: Velasquez-JDS, Rousimar Palhares

In this heavyweight episode of the Gracie Breakdown, Rener Gracie and guest instructor, Ronnie Hughes, analyze the mysterious choke that Junior Dos Santos secured on Cain Velasquez moments prior to the TKO in the fifth round. Rener also shares his thoughts on the whole Rousimar Palhares UFC-ban issue, and then they break down one of the most amazing street fights ever caught on tape in which a Kang-fu representative gets choked unconscious by a Roo-Jitsu black belt.