IBJJF No Gi Pans Results Recap

The IBJJF No Gi Pans went down this past week, from Nov. 18 to 22. The event was somewhat of a closing statement for No Gi competitions from the IBJJF this year. There are no major events scheduled past Pans. Divisions were all over the place, as we mentioned in

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No Gi Pans preview: The most underrated event of the year?

Let’s face it, we know this year sucked for BJJ competition. No adult Worlds, no ADCC trials and no No Gi Worlds meant a total lack of high-level tournament competitions. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel, as No Gi Worlds will go down this weekend. The date

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Surprise: Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa is preparing for MMA

If you think you read the headline incorrectly, well, think again. The Matburn podcast released an episode Nov. 11 where hosts Keenan Cornelius and Josh Hinger said that Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa will make the transition to MMA. If you’re not familiar with the Matburn podcast, you’re missing out. The show

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2020 IBJJF Worlds Announced for Masters Divisions

It seems like IBJJF events are on a roll despite the pandemic. Another huge event is on its way, the IBJJF Master Worlds, which will take place Dec. 14-20, at the Silver Spurs Arena in Orlando, Fla. Master Worlds is usually one of the most watched events of the year,

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Exclusive interview with black belt who busted robber with BJJ

Earlier, I posted an article about Cássio Barão’s incredible feat. It featured a BJJ black belt who busted a robber using BJJ. The BJJ black belt from Tocatins, Brazil had a rollercoaster of a day when he saved a student from a mugging in the middle of the street. A

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Epic: Powerful BJJ Black Belt Cássio Barão Busts Robber

It seems like criminals never learn. That’s the first thing I thought when I saw the video of a BJJ black belt who put a mugger to sleep. I think it’s safe to say that every Jiu Jitsu practitioner’s beginning in the sport came through self defense. Say what you

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2020 IBJJF Pans Recap – The Best Major So Far

This year’s IBJJF Pans can be thought of as 2020 World Championships. The event, from Oct. 8 to 11, was the first major tournament since the pandemic started. Maybe we needed a major tournament, but it was amazing to have IBJJF majors back. Each year, IBJJF Pans take place around

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2020 IBJJF Pans Brown Belt Ultimate Results

Brown belt pans is the brown belt worlds of this Gi season. Since the pandemic hit, most athletes have been out of competition, although some have been quite active. The IBJJF Pans have arrived quickly, and it’s an opportunity to see how athletes have kept their training schedule through the

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: Women’s Lighter Divisions

Women have taken a powerful position in the BJJ community and this will be on full display on Oct. 10-11 at the 2020 IBJJF Pans. The female divisions are stacked with talent from top to bottom. Even though the number of participants in each weight class is not quite as

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Crushing: Mikey Musumeci out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans

Mikey Musumeci is out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans. Unfortunately, the young Musumeci has pulled out of the most anticipated event from the IBJJF. According to the latest information available, he won’t be competing because he is preparing content for BJJ Fanatics. Musumeci took to social media today to make

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