The FJJD Rio State Championships took place in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Big names such as Márcio André, Ricardo Evangelista, Felipe Costa and Edson Diniz participated of the event. Check out 17 selected photos of the fights. (Photo: Felipe Costa looks at the scoreboard.)
Rafael Henrique won the brown belt lightweight division at the Panams this year. In an interview for BJJPix, Rafael tells us about his fights and his training.
Eduardo "Teta" Rios, European Champion and ADCC veteran, moved to Oslo where he is expending the sport in all Europe since 2006 through dozens of seminars. William Burkhardt met with him in Barrinha, Rio de Janeiro for an interview for BJJPix.
Otávio Souza of Gracie Barra is the Middleweight and Absolute champion of the IBJJF New York Open that took place this sunday in Bronx. Click here to see the results and a selection of 20 photos by our awesome photographer Chrissy Winograd.
Vinícius Aieta, a black belt under Royler Gracie and teacher at Gracie Humaitá Tijuca sat down for an interview with BJJPix and talks about his academy and training philosophy.
Francimar Bodão venceu Simão Melo da Silva por finalização no 2º round.
Aloisio Dado venceu Julio Cesar Merenda por decisão dos árbitros.
Wendell Negao venceu Alex Cowboy por decisão unânime.