1091 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 8, 2017 11:30 am

Tutorial: Rafael Dos Anjos Shows How to Throw a Head Kick

This video was first published on Evolve MMA. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is one of the world’s most devastating strikers. The 32-year old’s ability to stop an opponent has led him to a plethora of highlight reel finishes. He is known as one of the most relentless offensive fighters in the UFC....

May 5, 2017 9:39 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten stars in ‘What not to say to an MMA fighter’

What Not To Say To An MMA Fighter Most fighters are happy to meet fans. Just don't be a douchebag about it. Posted by Champions on Thursday, May 4, 2017 Every once in a while, fans will have the opportunity to meet their favorite fighters. What the interactions occur, sometimes fans default to the same...

May 4, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Royce Gracie bare knuckle fight vs. 15-year undefeated kung fu fighter

What would mixed martial arts be like without jiu-jitsu? Back in 1993, a tall and slender Brazilian by the name of Royce Gracie walked out to the UFC Octagon at UFC 1 wearing a jiu-jitsu gi with his black belt wrapped around his waist. Being outweighed by his opponents, Gracie shocked those viewing the eight-man...

May 1, 2017 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez join Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown

Just when you think Anthony Bourdain and his “Parts Unknown” CNN series couldn’t get any better, think again. Bourdain, who has fallen in love with Brazilian jiu-jitsu, spiced up the recipe for his show by bringing in Nick and Nate Diaz along with their friend and longtime training partner Gilbert Melendez. The UFC stars added...

Apr 28, 2017 9:23 am

Conor McGregor explains why single discipline fighters would be “killed” in fight

Myself and @sbgcharlestown have been working together on unrestricted, unarmed fighting, since we are kids. Not much will change when I fight under the famed, yet very limited, Queensbury rules. No disrespect to single discipline fighters, from boxing to kicking to grappling, just know that understanding one style of fighting is simply not enough. You...

Apr 27, 2017 9:18 pm

Tutorial: ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee from the EVOLVE Fight Team Demonstrates How to do an Anaconda Choke

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. At the tender young age of 19, Singapore’s “Unstoppable” Angela Lee became the youngest world champion in mixed martial arts history. She captured the inaugural ONE Atomweight World Championship in 2016. Lee accomplished the feat by defeating Japanese MMA veteran Mei Yamaguchi, powering through a back and...

Apr 18, 2017 9:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos outlines plans to become UFC welterweight champ

Earlier this year, former UFC welterweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division, citing a tiresome cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for the move. After being called out by several dangerous welterweights – such as the rising Colby Covington – Dos Anjos was...

Apr 5, 2017 6:28 am

Conor McGregor coach confirms Mayweather preparations have begun: ‘In my mind, it’s on’

There is currently no bigger story in the world of combat sports than that of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s possible boxing mega fight with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. This epic, sport versus sport showdown dominates headlines, and continues to enthral the combat sports community as new details continue to emerge. This fight, of course,...

Mar 31, 2017 2:13 pm

VIDEO | First look at Dillon Danis in Bellator gear

Grappling sensation Dillon Danis is set to make his Bellator MMA debut in the near future as his signing with the promotion was announced earlier this month. In the video above, we get a look at Danis doing a photoshoot in Bellator gear wearing the Bellator MMA gloves. The training partner of UFC lightweight champion...

Mar 25, 2017 12:27 am

Michael Bisping rips Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for his 2017 showdown with UFC icon Georges St-Pierre. That scrap, which has yet to receive an official date, will see Bisping look to defend his middleweight strap for the second time as he faces the returning Georges St-Pierre. While fight fans are certainly ecstatic for...

Mar 20, 2017 5:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will happily retire if he gets tired of waiting for title shot

The news that the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title will go to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – who has never fought at middleweight before – was most troubling for two men in particular: Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. With Octagon records of 8-0 and 7-1 respectively, Romero and Jacare are far and...

Mar 18, 2017 7:54 am

Alan Jouban discusses the return of Georges St-Pierre

Streaking UFC welterweight prospect Alan Jouban is coming off an impressive unanimous decision win over ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry last year, which extended his win streak to 3 following back to back wins over Brendan O’Reilly and Belal Muhammad. During a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Jouban spoke about a variety of topics, including the highly anticipated...

Mar 15, 2017 9:05 am

Rafael dos Anjos eyeing Nick Diaz fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos recently announced his move to the welterweight division in the midst of a 2-fight skid at lightweight which saw him lose the lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez in the summer of 2016 before then dropping a unanimous decision to Tony Ferguson in a fight which likely could have...

Mar 14, 2017 11:33 am

Ricardo Lamas to Korean Zombie: “Be careful what you ask for”

Earlier this year, ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung returned to the Octagon following a nearly four year layoff which saw him serve mandatory military service to South Korea and take time away from the Octagon. In his return fight to the Octagon, Jung faced streaking contender Dennis Bermudez in Houston, Texas. Despite being rocked...

Mar 14, 2017 7:23 am

Tony Ferguson calls for fight with Nate Diaz

If things had gone just a little bit differently, Tony Ferguson could be the interim UFC lightweight champion right now. Unfortunately, his planned UFC 209 interim title fight with fellow contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was scrapped at the last minute, which deprived him of the opportunity to vie for UFC gold. Now more than a week...

Mar 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Breaking! Dillon Danis signs with Bellator MMA

Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis is headed to the mixed martial arts cage. Danis, who is a good friend and training partner of current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, signed a promotional deal with Bellator on Monday according to Yahoo Sports. Like his good friend Conor McGregor, Danis exudes a ton of confidence and rightfully so....

Mar 2, 2017 11:25 am

Tyron Woodley talks Demian Maia title snub

With an impressive 6-fight win streak, many believed that Demian Maia would be up for the next welterweight title shot after Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson fought at UFC 205. Ultimately however, after Woodley retained his belt following a majority draw, the UFC opted to book a rematch between the two men for UFC 209,...

Mar 2, 2017 7:19 am

Eddie Bravo outlines Tony Ferguson’s grappling training for UFC 209

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas with UFC 209. While the card is headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, it seems that the majority of the buzz for the event surrounds the co-main event. This co-main event will see the streaking Tony...

Mar 1, 2017 11:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives prediction for UFC 209

This Saturday in Las Vegas, undefeated Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to extend his undefeated streak and capture the interim UFC lightweight championship when he steps into the Octagon with streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded quite a bit of trash talk back...

Feb 28, 2017 10:07 am

VIDEO | Fighter picks up incredible imanari roll to heel hook submission win

When your student @jonaquiroz135 hits that sick imanari roll to a heel hook in an Mma fight! #heelhook #imanariroll #leglock #bjj #jiujitsu #mma #submissionofthenight #submissionoftheyear #cmma A post shared by Chad George (@chadsavagegeorge) on Feb 28, 2017 at 8:34am PST During the ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ main event scrap between Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’...

Feb 14, 2017 11:56 am

Yair Rodriguez says his celebrity increased after BJ Penn win

Last month, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez scored a nice win over UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Now several weeks removed from this win, the wild striking specialist explained to MMA Junkie that his defeat of Penn has made him a much more visible celebrity. “To be honest, before BJ, of course people recognized...

Feb 11, 2017 11:44 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Michelle Waterson shows appreciation for teammate Holly Holm

Tonight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will step into the Octagon against kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown that will see one woman crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. Ahead of the fight, top ranked women’s strawweight, and Holly Holm’s Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate,...