Mongolia, 7,000 BC
Tomb of Baquet, Egypt, 2,000 BC
Sumer, 2,000 BC
Greece, 500 BC
India, 5th Century AD
Detail from “The Rutland Psalter”, 1260.
“The Fight Book”, Hans Talhoffer, 1459.
Japan, Middle Ages
China, Middle Ages
King Henry VIII of England wrestling King Francis of France at tournament, 1520.
Statuette crafted by the Karaja People of the Amazon, Pre-Columbian
Abraham Lincoln, 1840′s
How the President (Theodore Roosvelt) is taught Jiu Jitsu, 1902
Edith Garrud, “The Jiu Jitsu Suffragist”, circa 1918
Judo school, Japan 1920
Farmer Burns, Catch Wrestling, 1913
US Army Combatives, World War I
Jeg Wrestling, Jola People, Guinea Bisau, 1930′s
German soldiers training Jiu Jitsu, World War II.
World War II combatives
Carlos Grace Jr and his BJJ school, unsure of date
US Army Rangers, 2010
Connor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, 2018