Paul Craig Awarded BJJ Black Belt Over Beers Following UFC 263 Win

On June 12 at UFC 263, light heavyweight fighter Paul “Bearjew” Craig picked up what might have been the best win of his career when he defeated previously-unbeaten Jamahal Hill. Craig used his excellent submission skills to dislocate Hill’s arm before ultimately finishing the fight with ground strikes. Following the

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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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UFC’s Charles Oliveira Awarded 3rd Degree On BJJ Black Belt

Upcoming UFC Lightweight Title contender Charles ‘do Bronx’ Oliveira has earned the third degree on his BJJ black belt. This comes just weeks before he goes for the UFC Lightweight Title against Michael Chandler at UFC 262. The title was previously held by the notorious and now-retired Khabib Nurmagamedov. The

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How to Succeed in BJJ with Black Belt Steve O’Keeffe

Grappling Insider speaks with Steve O’Keefe a 1st Degree Black Belt under Marco Canha at Checkmat and pro MMA fighter from Kent, England to discuss his career, how he kept focused and what the key to success in BJJ is. As well as an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor and pro

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Five Finger Death Punch Guitarist Zoltan Bathory Awarded BJJ Black Belt

Another celebrity is now a BJJ black belt. Over the weekend, Zoltan Bathory, the founder and guitarist of the metal band Five Finger Death Punch, was awarded his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in a ceremony involving Royler Gracie. View this post on Instagram A post shared by ZOLTAN® ????‍☠️

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Fighter Profile: Sam Kaye – Europes Only Disabled BJJ Black Belt

Name: Sam KayeAge: 29D.O.B: 07/11/91Nationality: BritishLocation: Lake District, EnglandGym: Lake District BJJ AcademyCoach: Ben PoppletonBJJ Rank: Black BeltHeight: 5’8Weight: 76kgBJJ Weight Class: Lightweight About Sam Kaye Sam Kaye is a BJJ black belt under Ben Poppleton and trains at Lake District BJJ Academy in England, or ‘Lakes BJJ’ as it

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Interview with Sam Kaye – Europe’s ONLY Disabled BJJ Black Belt

Sam Kaye is the first and currently only disabled BJJ black belt in the whole of Europe. Kaye trains at Lakes BJJ Academy in the Lake District, England under Ben Poppleton. Sam Kaye was awarded his black belt promotion back in May 2019 and has been training BJJ since 2009.

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