The Girl Who Beat Mackenzie Dern – Interview With Elvira Karppinen

Picture by Jarno Juutinen   “I was prepared to give everything I had.” Elvira did what most people thought she couldn’t: defeating Mackenzie Dern – the former ADCC World Champion – in the very first round of the ADCC World… Continue Reading

The Girl Who Fought Gabi Garcia – Interview With Amanda “Tubby” Alequin

Picture by RibeiroPhoto   “I fear no woman when I step on the mat.” Amanda Alequin (also known as Amanda Santana Benavides, but even better known as ‘Tubby’) is no stranger to the competition scene. Having won the IBJJF No-Gi Worlds… Continue Reading

The Ladies Only BJJ Camp 2017 – Recap

This September, we were happy to organize the second edition of the Ladies Only BJJ Camp. We were thrilled to host a total of 35 girls, coming from all over Europe: Italy, Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom, Croatia, Norway, Sweden, Belgium… Continue Reading

Queen Of The Gis

Meet Rainha Fightwear. Where a gi has its own story, products are made with love, and where design has been taken one step further… But first, who are behind this? The crafty team of Rainha Fightwear consists of Josie, Jon,… Continue Reading

ADCC – Female Competitors List

It’s getting closer to September and the ADCC World Championships, to be held in Finland on September 23-24. Women’s division have eight competitors, four qualified athletes, three invitations and the defending champ in each weight class. According to FloGrappling Ana… Continue Reading