Ever since a couple of months back, we have women's only classes at Bujutsu, every friday at 6:45 pm all the Bjj Girls get together for a women's only class, for girls by girls. This started as a class clearly focused on us, since most of the girls at the gym compete, but when we… Continue reading Why Women’s BJJ classes are important.
Last Saturday the second women's tournament Nicte was held , which was organized by a group of girls that practice jiujitsu who have been supporting the women's division since a few years ago, when there wasn't as many women as today practicing the sport. Among the organizers are: Paola Belmonte (Brown Belt by Renzo Gracie… Continue reading 2nd. Nicte Women’s Tournament .
On Sunday, March 19th, Mexico City's second Open Mat was held at Promahos academy, home of the Mexican brown belt Itzel Bazua, one of the pioneers of women's Mexican jiujitsu. This event was organized by her, Nancy Angiano blue belt of Bujutsu's main academy and myself. We organized the event with the simple objective of… Continue reading 2nd Women’s Open Mat in Mexico City.
Last Saturday, Alexa Grasso had her first UFC loss to Felice Herrig, after a tough three-round fight Grasso lost by unanimous decision. The first round was fairly even, Grasso started proposing finishes, she tried a heel hook, but the fight was mostly on their feet. In the second round Felice was a little more active… Continue reading Alexa Grasso, no longer undefeated.
Last Saturday we witnessed a spectacular fight between Shevchenko and Peña. But waiting for two strikers to get knocked out we received an incredible surprise: Shevchenko submits Peña with a beautiful arm bar transition from the guard. This demonstrates the quality of athlete in which Shevchenko has become, you know what they say, "you have… Continue reading Shevchenko defeats Peña with an arm bar