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Triple Polaris Champion Ash Williams Launches Online Platform

In a climate of uncertainty when it comes to our sport, most people have looked to online platforms to get their regular dose of grappling action, whether it’s watching matches, zoom classes or studying instructionals, people are doing what they can to keep their grappling abilities sharp for their eventual return. If you don’t know …

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The History of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Martial arts can be considered to mean the ‘art of combat’, regardless of this, many martial arts were intended as a way to defend from attackers rather than be the instigator. There are differing views about where martial arts first originated from. There the ancient martial art, Kuʻialua was introduced to Hawaii by Tahitians back …

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Ready to compete? Here is a guide to the BJJ tournament scene

As an already popular and ever-growing martial art, Brazilian jiu-jitsu has plenty of competitive events for practitioners to consider entering if they are eager to test their mettle against similarly skilled opponents. Of course if you are a newcomer to the scene, then it is easy to get overwhelmed by the different tournaments that are …

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BJJ & MMA Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2021

It’s that time of year again folks. Time to be thankful for friends, family and the fact that your knee hasn’t popped yet this year (yes, there’s still time). Also it’s time for some sweet, sweet Jiu-Jitsu & MMA related Black Friday deals. Check out our deals below and grab a bargain! If you have …

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BREAKING: Gordon Ryan & Craig Jones Move to Puerto Rico

Since Gordon Ryan decided to sell his $1.2 million New Jersey home, the BJJ community has been wondering where is Gordon Ryan moving too. Well, today we can reveal all. Rumours have flown around, and a lot of people, ourselves included, initially assumed he would be moving to US states such as Texas or Florida, …

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The Ralph Gracie Assault Trial Date Has Been Set

Back in 2018, at NoGi Worlds, Ralph Gracie was caught on camera assaulting Flavio Almeida through a live Flo Grappling feed. Now a date has been set for the final pretrial and the jury trial concerning that assault. The video emerged after there were initial reports of the altercation between Gracie and Almeida. At the …

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Kaynan Duarte Returns to IBJJF Competition After Doping Suspension

Kaynan Duarte makes his IBJJF return at NoGi Pan Ams after serving his IBJJF suspension for doping. On Feburary 7th 2020, Kaynan Duarte was served a competition suspension by USADA after testing positive for trace amounts of the banned performance enhancer Ostarine. Kaynan’s suspension is backdated from last year’s IBJJF World Championship, where he won …

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Polaris Squads 2: Ash Williams vs Tom Halpin Title Match Completes The Lineup

If the excitement of Squads 2 wasn’t already enough, we can now announce the headliner matchup for Polaris Squads 2. Two of the best lightweight competitors in Europe Tom Halpin and Ash Williams will face off for the Polaris Featherweight Title. With Nicky Ryan unable to defend his featherweight title (I mean have you seen …

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