JJM Staff

  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London: Samantha Cook comes home for final attempt to dethrone Brazilian rival Thamara Silva

    The 2018/2019 season started out great for British black belt Samantha Cook. In July, she travelled to Japan to win the 70kg division beating no other than Claudia Do Val in the final of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo. The victory in Japan was not an easy one,...
  • Grand Slam Abu Dhabi: see who won big in the black belt division

    The 4th event in the 2018/2019 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour crowned its black belt champions this Friday, January 11, in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. ...
  • King of Mats returns to Abu Dhabi to crown a new middleweight contender

    Ten of the best middleweight competitors in the world to clash in Abu Dhabi for their chance to challenge the belt holder Charles Negromonte. ...
  • The Party Continues With Fight2Win95

    Fight2Win brought the party in their first return to San Diego in over three years! And boy did they not disappoint. From their talent stacked line up to the venue they booked (F2W’s last show in the area was F2W5) it was obvious that F2W is a growing, world-class...
  • Fight2Win 95 Showcases A “Civil War”

    You don’t have to look too far down the stacked list of talent to discover that Fight2Win’s upcoming installment, F2W95, being held in beautiful San Diego at the Town & Country Hotel is going to be an exciting and competitive affair that is sure to not disappoint. Featured in...
  • Equal Pay for Equal Submissions!

      Las Vegas, Nevada – One of the most interesting aspects of the upcoming Black Belt CBD Invitational is the fact that the women competitors will be paid on the same scale as the men. This is uncommon in the world of jiu-jitsu. There are definitely some inequalities that exist...
  • You’ve Got the Look

    Well, you could have it, but it will cost you. How much you ask? How’s about $500. That’s the price tag for one of only 100 Vanguard M2W Kimono made from the remaining lot of Cone Mills “White Oak” dark indigo denim. Cone Mills recently closed its doors after...
  • Gracie Essentials Gracie Whey

    Whey protein is probably one of, if not the most, popular dietary supplement among jiu-jitsu athletes. Because the rigors of jiu-jitsu can take a pretty heavy toll on our bodies and muscles, we need protein that aids in the overall recovery process. Whey protein is one of the two...
  • Father Knows Best

    Age: 39 | Height: 5’10” Starting Weight: 285 lbs Current Weight: 210 lbs Hometown: Washington, DC Home Gym: Team Rubao Carioca Instructor: Rubens Rodrigues Rank: Purple Vernon Kirk discovered jiu-jitsu when helping his son investigate a karate school.  At the suggestion of a friend, They checked out jiu-jitsu instead. Since...
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