Full Match: Watch Paulo Miyao’s Submission in The Abu Dhabi World Masters Final

On April 7, the Abu Dhabi World Masters took place, and veteran black belt competitor Paulo Miyao was able to walk away with gold. Miyao dispatched Arielson Jacome by points in the first round before facing American Javier Gomez in the finals. Miyao displayed his underrated guard passing game before

Read more

Video: Get Hyped for Gordon Ryan vs. Vagner Rocha With The Road to Who’s Number One

On March 26, the best pound-for-pound no-gi grappler on the planet will once again put that reputation on the line. In the main event of Who’s Number One, Gordon Ryan will face Vagner Rocha in a thirty-minute submission-only match. In advance of that event, Flo Grappling has released “The Road

Read more

Nathalia Santoro Promoted To Purple Belt By John Danaher

Last week we saw bodybuilder, fitness model, and jiu-jitsu competitor Nathalia Santoro get promoted to purple belt in BJJ after years of training under John Danaher. Alongside her purple belt, Nathalia was also awarded her first Danaher knife for her achievements – a statement Danaher Death Squad gift. She has

Read more

‘Women Who Fight’ – Who Are They?

Being a woman in any male-dominated field can be tough for a plethora of reasons, but being a woman in martial arts comes with problems most can’t even imagine. Thankfully now, organisations such as Women Who Fight exists. I interviewed them to learn more about what they do, so that

Read more

“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

Read more