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Edward Carbajal

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Edward holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Bachelor's degree in Communications. Along with over 20 years martial arts experience, he is lead MMA contributor at Frontproof Media and also writes for Sherdog while maintaining his own site, The Blogboard Jungle. You can follow him on Twitter @Carbazel

Eddie Bravo: “Y’alls up in Japan better be ready” Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ MMA News Submission Only 

Eddie Bravo: “Y’alls up in Japan better be ready”

Quintet, the submission only team-based grappling promotion released their latest promo for Quintet 2 which happens July 16 in Japan and airs on UFC Fight Pass.  The promo features Eddie Bravo announcing the 10th Planet Team that will be entering the event and the team consists of many of the well-known competitors that have competed in Bravo’s EBI submission only... Read More
10th Planet Comes to Quintet Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ MMA News 

10th Planet Comes to Quintet

Quintet, the team based five versus five grappling promotion announced on their social media accounts that Eddie Bravo is bringing in a 10th Planet team to the Tokyo based submission grappling promotion. . 【7.16 QUINTET.2】 . 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Member! . Geo Martinez🇺🇸 PJ Barch🇺🇸 Richie Martinez🇺🇸 Adam Sachnoff🇺🇸 Amir Allam🇺🇸 . #QUINTET #10phqdtla A post shared by QUINTET (@quintet_pr)... Read More
BJJ Community Mourns Anthony Bourdain Health/Lifestyle MMA News 

BJJ Community Mourns Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain’s death was reported Friday morning. An apparent suicide at the age of 61 for reasons only he knows. Many that followed him for his “Parts Unknown” series and his storytelling exploration of other cultures around the world are mourning his passing and many memoriam posts on social media are currently flooding your feeds. When I see the CNN... Read More
The Mountain Wants a Rematch With Conor McGregor MMA News 

The Mountain Wants a Rematch With Conor McGregor

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson who is best known as “The Mountain” from Game of Thrones recently addressed his 2015 light sparring session with Conor McGregor.  The video seems to show McGregor getting the best of the 2018 “World’s Strongest Man” but Björnsson says if it were an actual fight things would have been different. In an interview with “Off The Ball”,... Read More
Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Carvalho is Your New Bellator 200 Main Event MMA News Uncategorized 

Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Carvalho is Your New Bellator 200 Main Event

Early Monday morning it was reported via The Telegraph that Mirko “Cro-Cop” Filipovic had to withdraw from his fight with Roy Nelson at Bellator 200 this Friday. As a result, the new main event will be Gegard Mousasi versus Rafael Carvalho for the middleweight title. The co-main event will feature Britain’s own Michael “Venom” Page against David Rickels. If you’re... Read More
Fernando Gonzalez channeling travel woes as motivation to win at ACB 87 MMA News 

Fernando Gonzalez channeling travel woes as motivation to win at ACB 87

Fernando Gonzalez (27-15) is not having an easy start getting to his first fight over at ACB. The 34-year-old fighter is taking his first fight ever in Europe with his new promotional home against Piotr Struss (12-3-2). In an interview with the Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour Gonzalez expressed a renewed excitement for MMA competition signing a six-fight contract with... Read More
The Rise of Trash Talk in MMA MMA News Opinion 

The Rise of Trash Talk in MMA

Dillon Danis made his MMA debut two weeks ago and since it seems his trash talk is outshining his first round submission win at Bellator 198. Since some fighters are starting to address the uptick in trash talk coming from the fighter’s that are using the method to gain attention from fans which seems to translate well to their marketability.... Read More