Rapper Action Bronson Loses 140lbs and Starts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

When March 2020 came around, rapper Action Bronson (real name Ariyan Arslani) decided it was time for a change – right at the beginning of the pandemic. Since March 2020, Bronson has lost 140lbs (64kg) – an insane amount of weight. Entwined into his lifestyle change, the rapper has also

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with 10th Planet’s Kyle Boehm

Grappling Insider’s Lucy Wynne catches 10th planet BJJ black belt and professional competitor Kyle Boehm for an exclusive. Kyle Boehm is an American grappler who fights out of 10th planet Oceanside, CA under Geo Martinez. Boehm has been tearing through the sub-only No Gi scene, and stands in at 6’3

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Getting To Know Claudia Do Val (Interview)

Claudia Do Val is one of the world’s most renowned professional female grapplers and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt competitors, she currently holds the IBJJF world title for Gi and No-Gi, and is a x3 black belt world champion. Alongside all of her world titles, Do Val is also known

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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Danielle Tighe – One to Watch – Fighter Profile

Name: Danielle TigheAge: 38D.O.B: 26/12/82Nationality: BritishLocation: East SussexGym: Revolution Martial Arts, KentCoach: Steve O’KeeffeBJJ Rank: Purple BeltHeight: 5’6Weight Class: Middleweight Danielle Tighe is a ferocious BJJ purple belt competitor from East Sussex, England fighting out of Revolution Martial Arts, Kent under 1st Degree Black Belt Steve O’Keeffe at Checkmat. Tighe

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Kate Bacik – One to Watch – Fighter Profile

Name: Kate BacikAge: 27D.O.B: 25/05/93Nationality: PolishLocation: Croydon, London, EnglandGym: New Wave Academy, CroydonBJJ Rank: Purple BeltHeight: 5”7Weight Class: Lightweight Kate Bacik is a name that’s been popping up a lot recently not just regarding BJJ, but MMA too. Bacik is a fierce cage fighter and grappler, ranking in at purple

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