Throwback: Watch Rickson Gracie vs. Rigan Machado 35 Years Later

Compared to other martial arts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is still in its infancy. For that reason, footage exists of the early, developmental days of the art. By 1986, Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a martial art had existed for decades. But the art as a sport, a form of regulated competition in and

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“Jiu Jitsu” Movie Trailer Is Explosive Stuff

It’s here.  The new “Jiu Jitsu” movie trailer is out with a significant absence. There’s no Jiu Jitsu. There’s kicking, punching, stabbing, sword-fighting, shooting, more shooting, explosions, Ninja stars, crashes and throwing stuff action. Even Samurai style sword-fighting. But for a movie named “Jiu Jitsu,” you would think there would

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Nicolas Cage BJJ Movie Hits Screens In November

For the longest time, megastar and Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage has had this dream of making a full-on martial arts movie. He’s been close. And why not? He is an action kind-of guy. Think “Con Air,” “Gone in 60 Seconds,” “Running With The Devil,” “Ghost Rider,” “Face Off”  — you get the

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Watch Ashton Kutcher Train BJJ With UFC Fighter Paulo Costa

Ashton Kutcher has been spotted training with high-level athletes again, this time he’s been getting in some training time with UFC Middleweight Contender Paulo Costa. It wasn’t all that long ago that Kutcher was awarded his Brown Belt in BJJ, courtesy of his long-time mentor, Rigan Machado, who is quite

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Watch Ashton Kutcher Roll With Craig Jones

Ashton Kutcher, the star of “That 70’s Show” and MTV’s “Punk’d” was recently awarded his brown belt by the legendary Rigan Machado. The BJJ community exploded at the news and there was plenty of debate about the legitimacy of Kutcher’s belt and what skills he actually possessed. Now, at long

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