Raw Grappling 1 Results and Highlights: Yuri Simoes Wins 8-Man Grand Prix

On Sunday, November 14, Raw Grappling Championships held its inaugural event, live from London. The card was filled with elite talent from around the world, and featured an eight-man, submission-only grand prix, as well as a pair of superfights. The grand prix saw ADCC champion Yuri Simoes impose his top

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Craig Jones Vs. UFC’s Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone In Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds 2021

‘UFC Legend and Grappling Superstar meet in the middle at Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds 2021’ Eddie Bravo’s CJJ Worlds: The Featherweights just made a huge addition to their card. First announced via Bravo’s Instagram account, Craig Jones will take on UFC legend Donald Cerrone in a Combat Jiu-Jitsu superfight in

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First Raw Grappling Championship Features Elite Superfights, 8-Man Sub-Only Grand Prix

On Sunday, November 14, a new promotion will enter the competitive grappling space, as Raw Grappling Championship will hold its first event live from London. The card features a number of intriguing superfights with high-level competitors, as well as an eight-man submission-only grand prix that seems likely to produce excellent

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Four Elite Competitors Announced for IBJJF $20,000 Heavyweight Grand Prix

The IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Con takes place from November 11-13 in Las Vegas, NV. On the final day of that event, the IBJJF will be hosting a pair of four-man tournaments, each with $20,000 in prize money on the line. The organization has previously announced the middleweight line-up (view the middleweight

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Emil Fischer Explains Why He Competed in a Gi at ADCC Trials

One of the many quirks of the ADCC ruleset is its incredibly lax approach to the competitor’s uniform. While essentially every single competitor chooses to compete in typical no-gi gear (shorts or spats, rash guard or t-shirt), the ADCC does allow competitors to wear a gi. In the early days

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BJJ Stars 7 Results: Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa Submits Gilbert Burns

BJJ Stars 7 took place on Saturday, November 6, live from Brazil. In the main event, top Atos representative Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa picked up a huge win, defeating former UFC title challenger Gilbert Burns by submission. Lower on the card, elite competitors Josh Hinger, Augusto Mendes, Leo Vieira, and Tainan

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ADCC East Coast Trials Results, Recap, and Highlights

The 2021 ADCC East Coast Trials were the largest Trials event ever, with approximately 800 total competitors entered. The two-day tournament saw a number of elite grapplers going head-to-head to punch their ticket to the 2022 ADCC championships. At 66 kg, 16-year old phenom Cole Abate proved he was more

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Dillon Danis Ejected From UFC 268, Slapped by Manager Ali Abdelaziz

Dillon Danis is having a rough few weeks. At Saturday’s UFC 268 at Madison Square Garden, Danis was slapped by noted MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz, after which Danis was ejected from the venue. News of the incident was reported by MMA Junkie’s John Morgan. Perhaps MMA’s most well-known manager, Abdelaziz

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Training BJJ Whilst Pregnant with Black Belt Emilia Lilius

With more and more women getting involved in BJJ, it begs the question… can you train when you’re pregnant? Emilia Lilius was 37 weeks at the point of interview and was still training BJJ, so how does she do it? Emilia Lilius, formerly Emilia Tuukkanen is a professional Black Belt

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F2W 187: Raquel Canuto vs. Luiza Monteiro Full Card Line-Up, Start Times, Betting Odds

The busiest promotion in grappling is at it again; Fight To Win 187 is set for Friday, November 5, in Minneapolis, MN. The main event features a match-up between two multiple-time no-gi world champions, as Raquel Canuto takes on Luiza Monteiro. View the full card line-up, start times, and betting

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