Grand Slam LA: black belt division treats crowd to full day of thrills; champions crowned

Grand Slam LA: black belt division treats crowd to full day of thrills; champions crowned

The crowd present at the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center was not disappointed by the level of Jiu-Jitsu they got to witness this Saturday, September 23, on day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour. All throughout the day, black belts put...
2017 Pro League GP: Buchecha beats Lo, João Gabriel and Dimitrius to win title and $40k grand prize

2017 Pro League GP: Buchecha beats Lo, João Gabriel and Dimitrius to win title and $40k grand prize

Marcus Almeida Buchecha is still the IBJJF Pro League Heavyweight Grand Prix champion. The Checkmat athlete retained the title he won for the first time in 2016. This Saturday, August 26, Buchecha beat Dimitrius Souza, João Gabriel and Leandro Lo to claim the gold...
2017 Worlds Masters: Megaton beats Sperry to win the master 5 absolute; other results on day 2

2017 Worlds Masters: Megaton beats Sperry to win the master 5 absolute; other results on day 2

The second day of the 2017 World Masters Jiu-Jitsu Championship this Friday, August 25,  crowned the champions in the black belt, from masters 3 to masters 7. The mats at the Las Vegas Convention Center hosted some big names in a full day of action for the Jiu-Jitsu...

2017 Pan: Lo, Porfírio run black belt show with double gold campaigns, other results

The 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu championship is in the books. For four days this past week, thousands of athletes gathered at the Bren Events Center, in Irvine, California, for a true gentle art celebration. In the end, Leandro Lo and Tayane Porfírio became the main names of...
Grand Slam London: Junior beats Arges, Xande, Carol, Nathi, Luiza, others crowned; more results

Grand Slam London: Junior beats Arges, Xande, Carol, Nathi, Luiza, others crowned; more results

The 2016/2017 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour came to an end with another event for the books, this time in London, UK. Big names in the black belt division travelled to England to compete for their share in more than US$ 100,000. Not only the...
Five Grappling: Lucas Barbosa claims light heavyweight belt, other results

Five Grappling: Lucas Barbosa claims light heavyweight belt, other results

The Five Grappling light heavyweight belt finally has a owner. Atos JJ’s Lucas Barbosa powered through a star-studded bracket to claim the title and the $5,000 grand prize this Saturday, March 11, at the Lincoln High School, in San Diego, California. The sold...