Orlando Sanchez Sets The Record Straight About Whether Demi Lovato “Deserves”...

I never thought I’d find myself writing an article defending Demi Lovato, but hey, life is full of surprises. For many people, one of...
Eighties Hair Metal Band Nitro Jim Gillette

Eighties Hair Metal Band Nitro’s Singer Can Probably Choke You Out

Anyone who trains loves hearing about their favorite celebrity/musician/actor training jiu-jitsu.  It makes being a fan that much easier because jiu-jitsu is such a...

BJJ Saved Chris Martin’s Life Right After It Almost Killed Him

Chris Martin almost lost his life to Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It all started on a routine day or training. Chris --- a BJJ purple belt ---...
Oliver Taza ADCC Finland 2017

Fresh Off A Win At Polaris, Brown Belt Oliver Taza Sets...

By the time most people have trained for four years in jiu-jitsu, they’re usually at the blue or purple belt level. Depending on how...

The First Thai BJJ Black Belt

Thailand is the birthplace of Muay Thai and one of the top destinations in the world for fighters preparing for combat. Besides Muay Thai, there...

Jake Shields On Polaris, Trash-Talking, And His Relationship With Dana White

Jake Shields has had quite an exciting combat sports career. The 38-year-old vegetarian is a former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion (not welterweight, as I mistakenly...

Ethan Crelinsten Is The ADCC Underdog You Shouldn’t Sleep On

Canadian grappler Ethan Crelinsten has been quietly kicking butt for a while now. A Gracie Nationals champ as a brown belt and a 135-pound...

Erin Herle Talks Depression, Spider Traps, And BJJ For Self-Defense

Last night, BJJ brown belt Erin Herle and I got up close --- literally --- and personal about some intense topics. Erin talked about her...

Master Carlos Machado Talks Keanu Reeves, Chuck Norris, And Rickson’s Red...

Carlos Machado is the eldest of the Machado brothers, a family whose fame in Brazilian jiu-jitsu is rivaled only by their cousins, the Gracies....

Are You Overdoing It?

This is Part 4 of our interview series with trainer and grappler, Dharma Shay.  "When I have more time, I'm going to train every day!...