I've decided to come over to California to check out all the best gyms doing preparatory camps before the Worlds. Check photos of this month at Gracie Barra HQ in Irine, Art of Jiu jitsu with the Mendes Bros and Budovideos.
Fernando Tererê opened a new academy in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. BJJPix went over there to check it out.
Kyra Gracie confirmed to BJJPix her participation at the 2013 Worlds in Long Beach. Until you get to see Kyra fight again, here's a very cool video filmed by Hywel Teague of BJJ Hacks for a french tv channel and also some photos of our archive of Kyra's training.
On the night of Sunday, December the 05th, Copa Podio met two true legends in the Cities Challenge, where Xande Ribeiro from Amazon, five times world champion, faced Braulio Estima, from Recife. And the representative of Amazon shone.
Now at Fox Sports, Mario Filho, a black belt in jiu jitsu and one of the Sportv journalist and host for 13 years, talks about his career in television and sport.
The Carioca Gláucia Braga, Jefferson Moura student at the Gracie Barra academy's headquarters, was middleweight champion at brown belt at the Brazilian nationals this weekend. Gláucia talks about his preparation with Jefferson and also Márcio Feitosa.
Rafael Lovato Jr. from Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu is winner of the black belt absolute division submitting Ricardo Evangelista with a kimura lock. Check out the best photos and results of the black belt at the Brazilian Nationals.
Check out 28 photos of Bitetti Combat 15 in Rio de Janeiro
Alan Nuguette beats Claudiere Freitas by a split decision of the judges.
Rivaldo Junior beats Cylderlan Crazy Pig won a split decision of the judges.
Alex Jone knocked out Cowboy Garcia at 2min3s R2.
Marcio Feitosa, student of Carlos Gracie Jr. and 3x world champion talks about his work to spread jiu jitsu and helping teachers to open schools throughout the world.
Check out 30 photos of the Copa Pódio Lightweight GP - Second Season
The new roosterweight purple belt Brazilian Champion, Felipe Giarolla, talks about how he started training jiu jitsu in Minas Gerais in Brazil and his training at Marcelo Garcia, in New York 4 months per year.
Coming short in the semi-final of his lightweight division, AJ Agazarm came stronger in the absolute defeating the middle heavyweight champion Thiago Sá and super heavyweight silver medalist Ricardo Ribeiro to fight Paulo Miyao in the final. In this interesting story, AJ tells us about his stay and his first tournament in Brazil. Check out also 8 action shots of his matches.
Ricardo Evangelista and Rafael Lovato are in the final of the Absolute Division. Check out the best photos and results of the 3rd day of the Brazilian Nationals.