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The House of Rickson: An Afternoon in Rio with Jiu-Jitsu's Royal Family

Fightland Blog<p>Rickson Gracie is unanimously known in the mixed martial arts community as the greatest jiu-jitsu fighter of all time. He now splits up his time inbetween his native Rio de Janeiro and Santa Monica, California, where his son Kron has his own academy.<p>Stefan Kocev is a fashion …

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Competing in Jiu Jitsu Is the Ultimate High

Fightland Blog<p>So I missed Metamoris 4. Which sucked because when I watched the matches later that night, holy shit were they great. Especially Chael Sonnen vs Andre Galvao. Now I don’t mean ‘great’ in the sense that I was shocked by the outcome—let’s face it, oddsmakers ranked Chael as a +1400 …

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Sucking less: An interview with Anthony Bourdain

Fresh off another Emmy win for his outstanding <i>Parts Unknown</i> series, Anthony Bourdain continues to be a man with more irons in the fire than most …

A Jiu Jitsu Delegation Travels to Chechnya, Part 2

Fightland Blog<p>Traveling to Chechnya was a mind-bomb. Most cities I’ve visited resemble prior destinations: Moscow evokes London, which evokes New York, etc. Not to say each city is a retread, just that I’ve never felt completely disoriented… until Chechnya.<p>A few facts: Chechnya is a republic at the …

MMA & UFC

The Psychology of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, commonly called BJJ, is one of the fastest growing martial arts in the world. First introduced to the US in the 1980’s through …

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Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Magazines

Defense Soap is a bjj soap, BEST known for promoting Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle & cultures.Here it presents BEST brazilian jiu jitsu magazines, which is a great source of information and inspiration for many bjj athletes.

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Gandhi's Love Hate Relationship with Jiu Jitsu

Photo by Keystone/Getty Images<p>War is a brutal, cruel and inhumane business, but it often leaves a number of surprising innovations in its wake. The First World War provided significant improvements in the fields of air traffic control, mobile x-ray machines and sanitary napkins, among other things. …

MMA & UFC

Favela Jiu Jitsu: Tererê Kids Project Dispatch 4

Fightland Blog<p><i>[Nico Ball recently left her life as a teacher to train mixed martial arts full-time in Brazil. Originally from Pennsylvania, she attended George Mason University in Virginia and got her Masters degree studying the impact of martial arts-based social projects. She’s now living the</i> …

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Conor McGregor

Has American MMA overtaken Brazilian MMA? Dos Santos, 'Bigfoot,' others debate

Brazil’s only UFC champion could be dethroned tonight if Chad Mendes upsets featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo, but is it a sign that American MMA …

How the Gracies Inspired Indonesia's Vibrant BJJ Scene

Fightland Blog<p>Indonesia is home to one of the most vibrant BJJ scenes anywhere in South East Asia with schools set up all over the archipelago and tournaments taking place on a regular basis. The country’s undisputed godfather of grappling in is Niko Han who studied the sport under a variety of …

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