2017 ADCC: Pena subs Buchecha and beats Ryan for open class gold; other champions

The 2017 ADCC just wrapped up in Espoo, Finland. After two days of epic matches, Brazil’s Felipe Pena ended the event in the highest note. In an impressive run in the open class bracket, Pena finished Marcus Buchecha in the semifinal with a rear naked choke and...
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...

Grand Slam LA: two weeks left to register; black belt stars line up to compete for $125k in prizes

Athletes of all nationalities have two weeks left to register for the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Los Angeles, which takes place September 23-24, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in downtown LA. For the third year, the event lands in the USA...
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...