Cebuana settles for silver in blue belt division of Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu competition

Glendale G. Rosal 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) champion Ellise Xoe Malilay debuted in the more competitive blue belt category with a well-deserved silver medal finish in the Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Al-Ain 2023, at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in…

Malilay siblings from Cebu are now BJJ world champs

Dale Rosal 11/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Malilay sisters of Cebu, Eliecha Zoey and Ellise Xoe, can finally call themselves World Champions. This after the siblings bagged gold medals in their respective divisions in the 14th Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu…

Meggie Ochoa clinches Philippines’ second gold in Jiu-Jitsu World Championship

Rommel Fuertes Jr. - @inquirerdotnet 11/04/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Meggie Ochoa swept the competition in women’s adult -48kg category en route to the gold in the 2022 JJIF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship at United Arab Emirates on Friday (Philippine time). Ochoa captured gold by beating Canada’s…

Group pushes move to ban minors from full contact sports

Inquirer 02/03/2014

REPRESENTATIVES of a partylist group filed a bill that would ban the participation of minors in competitive full-contact sports such as boxing, mixed martial arts, jiu jitsu, muay thai, judo and other forms of karate. Christopher Co…

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