Breaking: 2021 IBJJF Gi World Championships Dates, Location Confirmed

The global COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to a halt in 2020, and jiu-jitsu competitions were no different, as the IBJJF was forced to cancel the 2020 World Championships. Now, much to the delight of fans and competitors around the world, the IBJJF has announced the dates and

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Keenan Cornelius: ‘No one cares about IBJJF Worlds anymore’

Keenan Cornelius has never shied away from sharing his opinion. An IBJJF no-gi world champion and one of the best black belt competitors of the past decade, Cornelius has been outspoken on a variety of topics surrounding jiu-jitsu culture, traditions and norms of the sport, and the constant evolution of

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2021 No-Gi Pans Results and Highlights: Elisabeth Clay Wins Double Gold with Six Submissions

The dust has settled from the 2021 IBJJF no-gi Pans, and Elisabeth Clay is walking away with arguably the best overall performance of the weekend. Clay secured six submissions in as many matches on her way to winning double gold. Per usual, Clay did most of her best work attacking

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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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2021 No-Gi Pans: Previewing the Tournament’s Best Division

The first major IBJJF tournament of the year is set to take place this weekend, May 15-16, as the 2021 no-gi Pans will go down just outside of Dallas, TX. Per usual, the tournament attracts many of jiu-jitsu’s top black belt competitors across all divisions. However, this weekend, all eyes

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European Open Champion Bradley Hill Shares IBJJF “Cheat Code” to Winning Matches

For competitors in point-based tournaments like IBJJF, it would be nice to rely strictly on the power of perfect jiu-jitsu technique to win matches. That’s not always the case, though. In a recent video, two-time IBJJF European Open champion Bradley Hill shares a “cheat code” to quickly and easily racking

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