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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1st Degree Black Belt Steve ‘The Spartan’ O’Keeffe Fighter Profile

Name: Steve O’KeeffeNickname: The SpartanAge: 34D.O.B: 15/09/86Nationality: British/ IrishLocation: Kent, EnglandGym: Revolution Martial ArtsBJJ Rank: Black Belt 1st DegreeHeight: 5’8Weight: 80kgMMA Weight Class: LightweightBJJ Weight Class: Middleweight Steve O’Keeffe or ‘The Spartan’ is a 1st Degree Black Belt under Marco Canha, he also has an extensive martial arts background in

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Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan Out, Juliana Lima In (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan out, Juliana Lima in; Erin Herle out (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

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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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Submission Hunter Pro 60: Grappling for Good

Submission Hunter Pro (SHP) is holding its 60th event on Oct. 25, 2020, and what a coming-out party this will be. Headlining the card is an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter going up against a young, talented and rising star. UFC fighter Roxanne Modafferi will face Danielle Kelly as the

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Ben Hills, A Rising Star – BJJ Fighter Profile

Name: Ben HillsAge: 28D.O.B: 05/10/92Nationality: BritishGym/ Location: Next Generation LiverpoolBJJ Rank: Brown BeltHeight: 6’1Weight: 85kgWeight Class: Heavyweight BJJ brown belt Ben Hills is a fierce competitor with an extensive martial arts background, including childhood judo and Thai boxing. He started in BJJ at 14 years old. Head coach at Next

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The Best Barbell Training for BJJ: Build Muscle and Strength

When it comes to strength and conditioning for BJJ, athletes have a wide range of tools available for getting stronger and increasing endurance.  Barbell training for BJJ is a popular and proven method of gaining strength, stimulating muscle growth, and improving athletic performance.  Barbell training for BJJ is at the

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Mason Fowler on strategically beating Magalhaes: “We all know Vinny never taps to pain…”

Mason Fowler defended his Submission Underground title by strategically dismantling ADCC champion Vinny Magalhaes, this past weekend (Oct 4th). He seems to be unstoppable and is systematically beating some of the best guys in the sport.  He moved up the SUG ranks when he submitted EBI Combat champ, Kody Steele

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