We take a quick look at the legendary Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Capoeira Champion Waldemar Santana by the numbers. 5 Years – The approximate time that the supposed ‘honeymoon’ period expired between Waldemar Santana and Helio Gracie before their now famous falling out. We all know what happened next. 3 Hours 40 Mins – The length… Read more »
While we all know that there is no substitute for physically getting out there and practicing, but there’s certainly no harm at all in topping up your knowledge or passing the time browsing all things BJJ on your phone or tablet from the comfort of your sofa. To save some of your precious browsing minutes,… Read more »
There were no surprises with the result of this encounter, but all things considered, underdog and former UFC star, Chael Sonnen, gave a fair account of himself against one of the best in the business in Andre Galvao. In a fight that lasted around 15 minutes, Sonnen spent most of it maintaining top guard, constantly… Read more »
The work environment at the headquarters of search engine giant are well known for being experimental in it’s approach to finding a balance between productivity and staff fulfilment and happiness. Google are always open to activities that will help their staff de-stress and what better way to do this than to spend an hour out rolling to… Read more »
Check out the first of a series of Fighter Profiles Info Graphics that we’ll be putting together over the next few weeks. You may or may not know all of this stuff, but we think it looks a bit cooler when shown this way! If you’ve got any suggestions on who you want us to… Read more »
Test your knowledge by guessing the names of the teams that we’ve ‘cleverly’ hidden the names from these well known logos! If you think you know them, be the first to post your answers on our Facebook page and win… nothing but the pride of being the fastest BJJ geek out there!
We’re always scouring the net for new resources to share with our loyal followers. Revisiting one of our old favourites, we realised just how great this site is. BJJ Heroes is packed full of news, technique tips, fighters lists and pretty covers pretty much any everything from the world of BJJ. If you’re a BJJ geek,… Read more »
As the most recognisable and largest company in the business of organising BJJ tournaments the world over, rule changes by the IBJJF are always worthy of note. Of the fairly recent rule changes that have been applied, we thought we would give you the heads up on two of particular note. The first change relates to… Read more »
Check out this impressive 2014 Highlights Video for back to back 3 times BJJ World Title Champion, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida! Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you’ll know all about Almeida’s raw power, speed and technique, but there’s always time to sit back and watch the TRICAMPEÃO in action just one more time.
Everyone likes a good nickname and many well known Brazilian born BJJ fighters have familiar nicknames that roll of our tongue, but what do they actually mean?! We’ve listed and explained a few below to shed some light for those not so well versed in Portuguese. 1- Marcus Almeida NICKNAME: Buchecha WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?:… Read more »