This Girl Is On Fire

Interview with Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto   “I hate competing.” She’s known for her honesty, heart and putting up fights that are all-out wars where she leaves everything on the mat. We talk with black belt Raqual Pa’aluhi Canuto (Checkmat), about… Continue Reading

These Summer Events You Simply Can’t Miss

The IBJJF World Championship has only just finished, and we’re already looking at a summer full of fights that will be so exciting you can’t miss them! Have a look at what’s coming up! June 24th – EBI 16 The… Continue Reading

6 Fights At Pan Ams You Can’t Miss

Picture: MaggieLeft.com Yesterday was the kick-off of the IBJJF Pan American Championship. We’ll have to wait for the weekend before the black belt women take the stage. So meanwhile, take a look at six black belt final predictions we’ve made… Continue Reading

Follow Your Dreams – Interview With Charlotte von Baumgarten

Picture: MaggieLeft.com   “It’s now or never.” She had a break from competing, but shocked the world with a jaw-dropping performance just over a year ago. Charlotte von Baumgarten became the lightweight brown belt European champion in 2017, and has… Continue Reading

The New Wave Of Black Belt Women [IBJJF Europeans Preview]

Picture: Scott Hirano Not long before the IBJJ European Open Championship kicks off. And there’s a whole new wave of black belt women ready to take the stage. Who from the next generation to look out for? Livia Gluchowska Livia… Continue Reading