Category: Current News

The Brazilians Dominate the Womens Divisions in the First Day at ADCC 2017

The Brazilians dominate the women’s divisions as 6 of the 8 competitors in the semifinals represent Brazil. Read here for a full recap….


2017 ADCC Women’s Division Competitors

The 2017 ADCC World Championships will be held in Finland on September 23rd to 24th. Here are the competitors for the -60kg and +60kg divisions……


EBI 12 Female Flyweights

This unprecedented event will be the first all female card in jiu jitsu history; 16 women will be competing for the Flyweight Belt at 125 pounds in nogi with same day weigh ins. There will also be a 4 woman Combat Jiu Jitsu tournament on the card in the flyweight division, which allows open-handed strikes when the fight goes to the ground….


2017 IBJJF Worlds – A Breakdown of the Female Black Belt Divisions

  The 2017 IBJJF World Championship will take place from June 1st to June 4th in the iconic pyramid in Long Beach, California. The female black belt divisions will begin competing on Saturday on June 4th with division finals on Sunday June 5th. All matches will be streamed live through FloGrappling. The Divisions are set, and listed below are the black…


2016 IBJJF Worlds – A Who’s Who in the Female Black Belt Divisions

The 2016 IBJJF World Championship will take place from June 2nd to June 5th in the iconic pyramid in Long Beach California. The female black belt divisions will begin competing on Saturday on June 4th with division finals on Sunday June 5th. All matches will be streamed live through FloGrappling. The Divisions are set, and listed below are the…


ADCC Women’s Brackets

ADCC 2015 Worlds is taking place this weekend, August 28th, 29th and 30th in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where weigh ins are on the 28th, and matches start the 29th, with semi-finals, finals and absolute happen on the 30th. There will also be two super fights, one between Mario Sperry and Ricardo Liborio and another, Andrew…


IBJJF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FEMALE BLACKBELT FINALS

The last day of the IBJJF World Championship is upon us, and here are the final match ups for the female blackbelt divisions and open class.   Light-Feather  118.0 lbs Finals: Gezary Matuda vs Rikako Yuasa Sunday Mat 2, Fight 28, Estimated Time: 2:54pm Ariadne de Oliveira and Laurence Fouillat will receive third.   Feather 129.0 lbs…


ROUSEY–CORREIA: WHAT IS ACCEPTABLE IN TRASH TALK?

I’ve been holding off on writing this article for a few days, because of the serious nature of the insults Bethe Correia directed towards Ronda Rousey; however I feel that it is important to understand why she is facing so much backlash. Earlier this week, Bethe Correia, who is set to face Bantamweight Ronda Rousey in UFC…


UFC RESPONDS TO FEMALE INEQUALITY CLAIMS

Prior this week, we heard about Sara McMann’s viewpoint on the UFC-Reebok deal and how it affects female fighters.   McMann had stated in her interview with MMA Hour, that she would be consulting a lawyer and following up with the UFC on the issue and that she believed the deal did “look discrimintory against…


SARA MCMANN — OPEN CHALLENGE AND REEBOK UFC DEAL

Sara McMann, an olympic silver medalist in wrestling and UFC bantamweight fighter currently ranked at number 6 for 135-pound female fighters according to Unified Women’s MMA Rankings as of May 1st, was recently interviewed by MMA Hour.   McMann has been attempting to find a fight, and with Cat Zingano injured and Sarah Kaufman unresponsive and according to McMann…