Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments

LIVE! ADCC 2013 "Beijing" Results, Day 2


Full Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) 2013 "Beijing" results LIVE online TODAY (Oct. 19, 2013) from Ditan Gymnasium in Beijing, China, including play-by-play match results, winners, losers and complete...

ADCC 2013 'Beijing' Brackets Revealed


Official brackets for Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) 2013 -- the world's premier no-gi submission wrestling tournament -- that starts up tomorrow (Sat., Oct. 19, 2013) and continues through Sunday...

Toquinho Skips ADCC 2013 Following UFC Sub Fiasco


Former UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares will not compete at Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) 2013 on Oct. 19 & 20 in Beijing, China, following his submission faux pas against Mike Pierce at UFC Fight...

Royce: Kyra Gracie is better than Ronda Rousey

UFC legend Royce Gracie opened up about the possibility of Kyra Gracie transitioning to mixed martial arts earlier today. Find out what he had to say about the top female grappler inside.

Werdum Declines ADCC, Ready For UFC 166 Title Shot

Fabricio Werdum will not compete at ADCC 2013 in China, because he's too busy as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. In addition to providing commentary at UFC 166 on Oct. 19 in Houston, he'll also...

(Video) 15-Year Old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitor Suffers Broken Neck; Likely a Quadriplegic for Life


The Live Leak version has a more detailed description than the YouTube one: During the semifinals of the Espírito Santo State Jiu-Jitsu Championship, 19 years old Wesley Marques was being strangled, counter attacking with putting Gabriel Diniz, 15, upside down. The young man fell on his neck and injured the third and fourth vertebrae.

Even after two surgeries - one to align the spine and another to remove bone fragments from the site - the doctors aren't sure of his recovery, or even tell if he will be able to re-move the arms and legs.

Despite his age Gabriel Diniz competed for Team Black House Conch adult category. After the incident, which took place on August 4, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation advised Espirito Santo State Jiu Jitsu Federation to not allow young people compete with the adult category titles.

This is absolutely tragic, and everyone here at Mania is hoping there will be a miracle recovery for the injured young man. Best of luck, young Mr. Diniz, you could use some of the good kind.

UFC passes on renewing Roger Gracie's contract

Former 10-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Roger Gracie is on the prowl for a new promotion after UFC officials declined to renew his expiring Strikeforce contract following a lackluster UFC...

Irvin owes government over $1,000,000

Lloyd Irvin is making headlines again. This time, he's in trouble with the federal government after losing a judgement for over a million bucks. Get the details inside.


Gracie changes Metamoris rules in wake of snoozer

Brendan Schaub is an agent of change. Thanks to his stinker against "Cyborg" Abreu at Metamoris II earlier this month in Los Angeles, Ralek Gracie is changing the tournament rules to make future...

UFC 161 results: Jordan stops Barry in one minute

It took just 59 seconds for Shawn Jordan to score a stoppage victory over Pat Barry in the pay-per-view (PPV) main card kickoff of tonight's (June 15, 2013) UFC 161: "Evans vs. Henderson" event in...

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