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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

Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Finals on the East Coast MMA News 

Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Finals on the East Coast

The Bellator heavyweight tournament will come to a close on the east coast this fall. A weekend doubleheader coming from the promotion features both Ryan Bader vs. Matt Mitrione Friday, October 12 at Mohegan Sun, followed by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Chael Sonnen on October 13 in the promotions first event in Long Island, New York. Mitrione returns to Connecticut where... Read More
Erin Blanchfield moving forward with MMA goals at Invicta FC 30 Interviews MMA News 

Erin Blanchfield moving forward with MMA goals at Invicta FC 30

Erin Blanchfield (1-0) knew from seven-years of age that martial arts was her calling. Having trained in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and competing in both, it was only a matter of time before she decided to turn her efforts to mixed martial arts. Blanchfield Made her pro MMA debut last spring where she won her fight via first-round stoppage.... Read More
Lyoto Machida is Eyeing The Winner of Mousasi vs. MacDonald Interviews MMA News Video 

Lyoto Machida is Eyeing The Winner of Mousasi vs. MacDonald

Lyoto Machida is happy to be one of the newest high profile signee at Bellator MMA. He was brought out briefly before the press conference to announce Bellators partnership with DAZN an on-demand streaming service that looks to remedy Bellator’s tape delay issue in the US when they are holding events overseas. While all the news about being able to... Read More
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