Mariana Viana

  • Elizabeth Clay vs. Luiza Monteiro Added to F2W 147

    The Fight To Win’s card on July 17 has added another quality match with the announcement of Luiza Monteiro vs. Elisabeth Clay. This will be the 147th edition of the event taking place in Austin, TX. In a NoGi match, the brown belt Elisabeth Clay (Ares BJJ) will be...
  • Fight To Win Announces Events To Be Held Without Public

    On May 15 and 16, Fight to Win (F2W) will make its return from a nearly two-month break. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, F2W CEO Seth Daniels has been adamant that his grappling event needs to return to action. He now has 12 fights scheduled to go down in an...
  • Andressa Cintra Continues Her Practice Despite The Coronavirus

    Despite setbacks due to the coronavirus, the four-time world champion, Andressa Cintra, continues to train at home in Houston, Texas. “The pandemic came out of nowhere and stopped all of us,” said Cintra. “As time went by, I started to be more careful about not getting the virus and...
  • Mental Fitness For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine 

    Postponement of competitions, gym closures, and social distancing has changed the way of life for athletes around the world and created a feeling of uncertainty for those who live and breathe the jiu-jitsu lifestyle. A physical workout can help pass the time and stay in shape during quarantine, but Jiu-Jitsu...
  • Nutrition Advice For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Americans should avoid all public and crowded spaces, including supermarkets. However, there are no recommendations from health authorities on what food items people should be stocking up on at home. In order to avoid many trips to the supermarket, Jiu-Jitsu Magazine talked...
  • Athlete Gustavo Batista Adapts His Training During Coronavirus Outbreak

    At the beginning of the quarantine, professional athlete Gustavo Batista passed the days of confinement deprived of his usual jiu-jitsu training. The black belt fighter found it impossible to do the workouts he used to daily but decided to set new short-term goals to align with his long-term ones....
  • 10 Online Resources to Practice Jiu-Jitsu During Quarantine

    Experts are saying that social distancing is the most effective way to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because of this, most of the world is attempting to work, learn and resume normal lives from home. But with gyms being one of the first types of business to shut...
  • Coronavirus: Jiu-Jitsu Gyms Close Down, Capacity and Routines Change

    Jiu-jitsu academies are usually crowded this time of year as students prepare for championships, but with the recent coronavirus outbreak, the scene is quite different. The number of students showing up to classes has dropped, and in some places, there are government orders in place to enforce the temporary...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments Affected by Coronavirus

    The worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, already declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an ongoing pandemic, has affected the jiu-jitsu community in many ways, just one week before the IBJJF Pan American Championships.  The tournament was scheduled to start on March 18 but has now been canceled with no...
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