• Bruno Bastos Announces His Retirement

    After decades dedicated to high-performance BJJ, the black-belt, Bruno Bastos has announced his retirement from competing in the adult division. An ADCC veteran and IBJJF champion, the head of Lead BJJ is wrapping up his competitive career at the age of 40. Bastos’s journey in the sport started when...
  • Rafael Mendes Announces Retirement After 8 Years Competing as a Black Belt

    Rafael Mendes is done. He released this Monday a 2:40 video announcing that he will no longer compete in Jiu-Jitsu. The announcement comes at the final day of registrations for the 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, scheduled May 31-June 4, in Long Beach, California. In the video, Rafael talks about...