One of the great things about being part of the jiu-jitsu community is that you get the chance to make new friends. From the first day I met Phillip Brown at Gracie Barra Westchase in Houston, Texas it was obvious that he would help any fellow jiu-jitsu brother better their game as he trained with them.

Andre Santos is a 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and currently teaches at the Gracie Barra Champions Forrest location in Houston, Texas.

On the mats and in life you meet certain people that stand out and professor Brian Marvin is one of those people.


In the world of BJJ, everyone knows who the Gracies are, but a lot of people are ignorant to the many other BJJ legends who helped revolutionize the sport today.


UFC and Ultimate Fighter veteran Kyle Watson (13-8-1) has been in the sport of mixed martial arts since 2003.


Sacrifice and hard work is the foundation of a fighter. Coming up through the ranks is no easy task.


Josh Sampo (11-2) is one of the newest and most highly hyped additions to the UFC’s bantamweight division.

We visit Gracie Barra Westchase in Houston, Texas to speak with Professor Ulpiano Malachias to learn a bit about him and his school.


To understand why I fell in love with the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we must travel back over a decade to when I was in the sixth grade.

With a perfect 7-0 fight record Lauren Murphy looks for win number eight this Saturday night.