610 Search Results for BJJ

Aug 27, 2016 8:04 am

PHOTO | Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone earns BJJ black belt

Fan favorite UFC fighter Donald Cerrone, who is fresh off a spectacular welterweight win over Rick Story at UFC 202 this past weekend, recently earned his BJJ black belt. Cerrone, who has won 16 of his 31 professional MMA wins by way of submission, posted about getting his black belt on Instagram: After a full...


Aug 6, 2016 1:40 pm

PHOTO | Comedian Joey Diaz gets BJJ promotion at 53-years-old

Stand up comedian Joey Diaz is a big fan of mixed martial arts. The 53-year-old is a good friend of UFC color commentator Joe Rogan as the two often do shows comedy shows together. Diaz is not just a fan, but has also been putting in the work on the mats and recently was promoted...

Aug 1, 2016 1:59 am

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern getting a lot of new fans with transition to MMA

One of the top female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors made her professional MMA debut at LFC 58 in July and is getting a lot of new fans with her transition to the new sport. The highly decorated Mackenzie Dern has already notched World Champion, World No Gi Champion, ADCC and many more titles under her belt...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 25, 2016 2:38 pm

Stunning BJJ world champion Michelle Nicolini looking to make her name in MMA

Michelle Nicolini has established herself as one of the most decorated female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors in the history of the sport. Now, the eight-time world champion and member of the BJJ Hall of Fame is looking to put her stamp down in the world of mixed martial arts. “I just moved to Singapore to train...

Jul 25, 2016 10:31 am

VIDEO | BJJ highlight getting a lot of attention

Well, it’s Monday and it’s time to get motivated and back in the gym. This Brazilian jiu-jitsu video highlighting Jessica Rodriguez has gotten a ton of views and will hopefully be enough to get you packing your bag to get to the gym for some training. @BJJPix put together the short video of Rodriguez and...

Jul 22, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | BJJ star Mackenzie Dern weighs in for MMA debut vs. Kenia Rosas

A video posted by TATAME (@tatamemagazine) on Jul 21, 2016 at 3:13pm PDT Another star from Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition is set to make her MMA debut at Legacy 58 today at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, LA. Mackenzie Dern comes from a decorated background and will look to implement her Jiu-jitsu...

Jul 5, 2016 9:58 pm

Enson Inoue demotes himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt

MMA veteran Enson Inoue has fought some of the greatest fighters in MMA history, including Randy Couture, Big Nog, and Igor Vovchanchyn to name just a few. Of Inoue’s 12 professional wins, 9 of them have come by way of submission given his BJJ black belt. Upon returning to the mat this week, Inoue demoted...

Jun 30, 2016 9:14 pm

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort’s daughter dominates BJJ match

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had a proud parent moment this week when his daughter Vitoria dominated an opponent at a BJJ tournament. Belfort, who recently lost to Jacare Souza in a presumptive #1 contender matchup, currently does not have a fight booked in the UFC. Catch the video of Vitoria winning her BJJ match above!

Jun 20, 2016 11:31 am

Brock Lesnar’s BJJ coach reveals their goal for fight with Mark Hunt

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200. The WWE superstar will face the devastating striker Mark Hunt in a heavyweight match that will surely attract a lot of viewers for the significant UFC event. Lesnar’s BJJ coach, Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros spoke with MMA Fighting recently on...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 17, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar earns BJJ blue belt

The new blue belt! @BrockLesnar promoted by @compridobjj @ufc pic.twitter.com/qNcZ6ioAgs — Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa) June 16, 2016 Ahead of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announcing that he would be coming out of retirement to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200, Lesnar has been promoted to a BJJ blue belt. Check out the clip above:...

Jun 13, 2016 11:11 am

Conor McGregor brings in BJJ stud in preparation for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor is busy working on his technique ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting another crack at Diaz and has brought in Brazilian jiu-jitsu stud Dillon Danis to help prepare for his rematch. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and is decorated...

May 28, 2016 7:00 am

BJJ Legend confident Ashton Kutcher would submit Conor McGregor

Rigan Machado is one of the most famous Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the history of the sport. The 8th degree red and black belt, trains numerous high-profile students, including none other than famed actor Ashton Kutcher. Machado posee to TMZ to explain why he believes Kutchet’s wrestling background, combined with his Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, would result...

May 5, 2016 10:37 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos points out a flaw in Conor McGregor’s BJJ brown belt

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor were supposed to meet in a superfight at UFC 196. However, Dos Anjos broke his foot leading up to the fight and Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement and now dos Anjos is no longer in the picture to fight “The...

May 1, 2016 7:45 am

Video | Keanu Reeves trains BJJ for “John Wick” movie

In preparation for the action movie “John Wick”, famous Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves decided to take in some jiu-jitsu and judo training. Reeves spent over 4 months in the gym preparing for the film and even dawned a Gi during his mixed martial arts training. Check out the above video which showcases some of the...

Apr 6, 2016 11:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz grappling with BJJ black belt

Nate Diaz Grappling with BJJ Black Belt Jason… by TheBestofUFCandMMA Nate Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, where he will look to once again defeat the featherweight champion. In the pair’s last fight at UFC 196, Diaz’s Jiu-Jitsu was the difference maker that ultimately led to Diaz...

Mar 9, 2016 1:09 pm

VIDEO |Eddie Bravo has strong words about Conor McGregor BJJ

Podcast guest Eddie Bravo breaks down McGreor v Diaz and the Tate v Holm  and it’s worth listening to the whole episode. If you don’t have time to listen to the whole Joe Rogan experience podcast you can skip to the 11 minute mark and listen to  Eddie Talking about Conor’s BJJ. Bravo says it’s...

Feb 5, 2016 1:55 am

MUST SEE! BJJ black belt nearly gets choked unconscious by ghost white belt

Belt rankings in Brazilian jiu-jitsu are made for a reason. Oftentimes, newcomers to the sport have egos that are far bigger than their skill sets and technique. A black belt at the academy in the video above was trying to teach a lesson to one of the white belts, but got pranked on by the...

Jan 3, 2016 11:07 am

Michael “Mayday” McDonald UFC 195 Video: Slick BJJ moves to victory

It was a long time coming, but after two years Michael “Mayday” McDonald was long overdue and returned back to action last night in Las Vegas. McDonald’s two losses in the last five years came by former champ Renan Barao and former WEC champ Urijah Faber.   With the Kanehara on full mount with both...

Nov 10, 2015 10:00 am

BJJ brown belt plans to roll 24 hours at Renzo Gracie Latham to fight cancer

47-year-old Richard Harris is planning for the longest martial arts training session of his life. The Bruno Tostes Jiu Jitsu brown belt is planning to do a 24-hour training session from 8 a.m. Nov. 21 to 8 a.m. Nov 22 at Renzo Gracie Latham in New York to raise awareness and fundraise to choke out...

Nov 2, 2015 12:50 pm

Roufusport BJJ instructor Daniel Wanderley subdues aggressive neighbor

My neighbor tryed to start fight with me today and attack me with a big cigarette ashtray. I defended my self getting him to the ground while my other neighbor took this picture. My wife called the cops and I was holding him until the police arrived. #selfdefense Meu vizinho tentou iniciar uma briga comigo...