Kevin Bradley
Kevin Bradley

Kevin Bradley is a writer covering Bloody Elbow’s grappling beat. A longtime BJJ hobbyist, he began covering combat sports in 2018 for the Jiu-Jitsu Times with athlete interviews and fight breakdowns. He branched into audio the following year, producing and co-hosting the JJT Podcast for its 100 episode run. After a writing hiatus, occasionally contributing to various sites in the interim, he joined BE in late 2022.

Polaris 24: Mateusz Szczeciński submits Jed Hue in under a minute!
Polaris 24: Szczeciński submits Hue in under a minute!
Old rivals meet new blood as Polaris, the biggest Grappling show in the UK, launches it's 24th event.
No Ryan Hall? – Why you should still watch Polaris 24
No Ryan Hall? - Why you should still watch Polaris 24
Polaris, the biggest grappling show in the UK, is back for more no-gi excellence even without Ryan Hall on the card.
Before and After: BJJ star Gordon Ryan reveals significantly diminished physique during health crisis
Before and After: Gordon Ryan reveals significantly diminished physique during health crisis
Grappling star Gordon Ryan gave more updates on his health, showcasing a much diminished figure.
Fury Pro Grappling 7 results: Joe Pyfer defeats Gerald Meerschaert via decision!
Fury Grappling 7 live results, videos
One of the biggest grappling shows is back in Philly to pit MMA fighters against BJJ experts for Fury Pro Grappling 7.
BJJ legend Orlando Sanchez’s cause of death revealed
BJJ legend Orlando Sanchez's cause of death revealed
The GB black belt passed away last year, with no cause of death being immediately disclosed.
27-year-old BJJ superstar Gordon Ryan reveals surgery and various health issues, out indefinitely
BJJ star Gordon Ryan reveals various health issues, out indefinitely
Gordon Ryan revealed recent bouts of infection and his uncertain competitive return.
WNO full results, videos: Nicholas Meregali submits Pedro Marinho!
WNO full results, videos: Meregali submits Marinho
Gi and NoGi legends Nicholas Meregali and Pedro Marinho face off in OKC at WNO: Meregali vs. Marinho.
Rose Namajunas to compete in ADCC Open
Rose Namajunas to compete in ADCC Open
Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will be competing at the ADCC Open.
Mark Zuckerberg wins gold medal at BJJ competition
Mark Zuckerberg wins BJJ Competition
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg won two medals at a BJJ tournament recently.
F2W 227: Live results, highlights
F2W 227: Live results, highlights
F2W 227 is live tonight featuring the world's best in BJJ and submission grappling.
Jorge Masvidal’s father charged with attempted murder
Masvidal Sr. charged with attempted murder
Jorge Masvidal's father has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a reported shooting in Miami.
F2W 227: Previews, fight card and how to watch
F2W 227: Reasons to watch
F2W 227 brings its thrilling submission grappling format to Phoenix, AZ today.
UFC loses ADCC streaming deal in surprising turn of events
UFC loses ADCC streaming deal in surprising turn of events
UFC Fight Pass no longer has the ADCC streaming rights that they just recently announced.
Dillon Danis to return to grappling in 2023
Dillon Danis to return to grappling in 2023
Dillon Danis is planning to resume his grappling career this year.
Creator Clash 2: Results, Highlights
Creator Clash 2: Results and Highlights
E-celebs and streamers once again duked it out for numerous charitable causes.
Creator Clash 2: Match Breakdowns
Creator Clash 2: Match Breakdowns
Creator Clash 2 happens tonight, featuring stars of YouTube and beyond.
T.J. Dillashaw re-confirms retirement, announces second shoulder surgery
T.J. Dillashaw confirms retirement, reveals reason why
T.J. Dillashaw revealed why he is calling it a career.
‘My doctor used a banned substance in my treatment’ — Mica Galvao on 12-month IBJJF ban
Mica Galvao blames doctor for IBJJF ban
Mica Galvao has accepted a 12-month ban by the IBJJF, after failing a USADA drug test.
Context: BJJ white belt awarded $46 million after significant injury, but what does it all really mean?
Context: BJJ white belt awarded $46 million after significant injury, but what does it all really mean?
A BJJ white belt was awarded a $46 million dollar in damages this week after being seriously injured during sparring. In November of 2018 at Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club (DMJJC) in Del Mar, California, 23-year-old Jack Greener sustained a neck injury that left him with partial movement in his extremities and has confined him to […]
Pan IBJJF 2023 Previews: Who to watch, and how
Pan IBJJF 2023 Previews: Who to watch, and how
Bloody Elbow looks over some of the exciting matchups kicking off this weekend’s IBJJF Pans black belt tournament.
Gilbert Burns criticizes Colby Covington’s ‘deserved’ UFC title shot
Gilbert Burns criticizes Colby Covington’s ‘deserved’ UFC title shot
The BJJ expert gave his unvarnished opinion on Covington’s title nod given his inactivity in 2022.
BJJ champs Cyborg, Vagner Rocha among five 2022 No Gi Worlds athletes suspended for doping
BJJ champs Cyborg, Vagner Rocha among five 2022 No Gi Worlds athletes suspended for doping
Five jiujitsu stars failed drug tests at the IBJJF No Gi World Championships.
‘I hope you’re training’ – Jon Jones calls out ‘greatest heavyweight’ Stipe Miocic after UFC 285 win
‘I hope you’re training’ – Jon Jones calls out ‘greatest heavyweight’ Stipe Miocic after UFC 285 win
Jon Jones has regained his championship status with his round one submission victory over Ciryl Gane at UFC 285. Now looking to cement his place in heavyweight history, Jones quickly called out the promotion’s most successful heavyweight champion. “Stipe Miocic, I hope you’ve been training my guy,” Jones said to Miocic during his post fight […]
WNO: Rodriguez vs Pena full results, highlight videos – Felipe Pena beats Nick Rodriguez
WNO: Rodriguez vs Pena full results, highlight videos – Felipe Pena beats Nick Rodriguez
Saturday’s BJJ showcase is on, despite a medically sidelined Gordon Ryan. Former pal Nick Rodriguez steps in to face Felipe Pena at Who’s Number One’s main event in Costa Mesa, CA. Supporting these two juggernauts is a who’s who of martial arts elite. JT Torres makes his WNO debut against Gracie Barra’s Magid Hage, and […]
Gordon Ryan out of Felipe Pena rematch, Nick Rodriguez to step in
Gordon Ryan out of Felipe Pena rematch, Nick Rodriguez to step in
Gordon Ryan has pulled out of his February 25th WNO match against Felipe Pena due to health complications. Announced by both Ryan and FloGrappling yesterday afternoon, Pena will now be facing Ryan’s former teammate Nick Rodriguez in the main event of the evening. Gordon Ryan pulls out again View this post on Instagram A post […]
Conor McGregor accused of bouncing fighters from TUF line-up to include his teammates
Conor McGregor accused of bouncing fighters from TUF line-up to include his teammates
Months away from its premiere, the 31st season of The Ultimate Fighter has already been hit with controversy. Responding to a tweet from MMA Orbit regarding the TUF 31 roster, sports agent Daniel Rubenstein stated that TUF coach Conor McGregor has replaced three fighters who earned a spot on his team with fighters he already […]
Nick Rodriguez denies greasing, as allegations with ex-teammate Gordon Ryan get ugly
Nick Rodriguez denies greasing, as allegations with ex-teammate Gordon Ryan get ugly
ADCC champ Gordon Ryan accused Nicky Rodriguez of greasing following their match at Fight Pass Invitational 3 last December. “The moment he started sweating, he definitely was lotioned and the lotion came out. I couldn’t get a hold of him. He was so slippery,” Ryan said. Now, the ADCC silver medalist and B-Team BJJ coach […]
Conor McGregor hasn’t re-enrolled in the USADA testing pool despite TUF announcement
Conor McGregor hasn’t re-enrolled in the USADA testing pool despite TUF announcement
Conor McGregor has been vocal on social media regarding his desired return to competition. But despite all of his shirtless gym pics, he’s put off a critical step before returning to the cage. “As we’ve confirmed before, as of today, Conor McGregor has not been reenrolled in the USADA testing pool, which he would have […]
WWE’s Matt Riddle earns BJJ black belt
WWE’s Matt Riddle earns BJJ black belt
Despite long ago trading his 4oz gloves for steel chairs, it looks like WWE star Matt Riddle hasn’t neglected his Jiu-Jitsu training. The Pennsylvanian was promoted to black belt by Daniel Gracie, Rolles Gracie, and David Floridia at Daniel Gracie Orange County gym in Orlando, Florida. “Finally got my bjj black belt and I couldn’t […]
UFC secures rights to ADCC, 2024 World Championship
UFC secures rights to ADCC, 2024 World Championship
ADCC broadcast rights is now owned by the UFC.