UFC Fighter and EBI Champ Erin Blanchfield Promoted to BJJ Black Belt

Fighting prodigy and MMA prospect Erin Blanchfield has been promoted to BJJ Black Belt by coach Karel “SIlver Fox” Pravec. Blanchfield was just 18 years old when she earned a championship title at EBI 12 as a purple belt back in 2017, on the strength of wins over Livia Gluchowska,

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BJJ Bet Line-Up and Preview: Felipe Pena vs. Nicolas Meregali, Middleweight Grand Prix

This weekend will feature some world class gi and no-gi jiu-jitsu, as BJJ Bet II: Who’s Next takes place on Sunday, August 1, from Brazil. The card will feature a match-up between two of the best pound-for-pound gi jiu-jitsu players in the world, as Felipe Pena takes on Nicholas Meregali.

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Are Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones Forming Separate Competition Teams?

On Sunday, John Danaher dropped a bombshell on the jiu-jitsu world with the announcement that, due to differences that he didn’t specifically address, the Danaher Death Squad was ending as a competition and training unit. Shortly after that news broke, top DDS competitor Gordon Ryan announced his plan to continue

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Fight To Win 179 Full Card Line-Up, Start Times, and Betting Odds

On Friday, July 30, Fight To Win will return to action with a submission-only grappling card in Phoenix, AZ. In the main event, Josh Cisneros and Kennedy Maciel will meet in a rematch of one of the year’s best matches so far this year. Lower on the card, top competitors

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Video: Nick Rodriguez Rolls With Heavyweight Students at Seminar

Nick Rodriguez is one of the fastest-rising talents the jiu-jitsu world has ever seen. After placing second place at the 2019 ADCC championships as a blue belt, Rodriguez has continued to compete and find success at the highest levels of the sport. Along with the notoriety that comes with a

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Video: Gordon Ryan Teaches Side Triangle (Yoko Sankaku) Submission Dilemma

Top pound-for-pound no-gi grappler Gordon Ryan may be on an indefinite leave of absence from competition, but his instructional content isn’t going anywhere. So if you’re feeling stressed out by the recent news that the Danaher Death Squad was disbanding, cheer yourself up with a classic submission dilemma — a

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Craig Jones Announces He Will Continue Training With Nicky Ryan, Nick Rodriguez, Ethan Crelinsten

Over the weekend, the jiu-jitsu world was shook with the news that the famed Danaher Death Squad was disbanding. In head coach John Danaher’s statement regarding the news, he didn’t mention specific plans for any team members moving forward. On Monday, Craig Jones announced that he will continue to train

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Fight To Win 178 Results and Recap: Xande Ribeiro Wins with Late Armbar Attempt

Fight To Win 178 took place on Saturday, July 24, from Phoenix, AZ. In the main event, Ribeiro brothers black belt Victor Hugo successfully defended his heavyweight title with a win over Guilherme Augusto. Also, Osvaldo “Queixinho” Moizinho put on a show in the co-main event with a decision win

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