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

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