1313 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...


Jan 24, 2012 3:30 pm

BJ Penn's Weekly Pics – Master Tom Callos and I

When I was 17 years old ( and not doing much but drinking and fighting down at the beach) this man (Tom Callos) moved in two houses down the road from my house. He had done a couple Gracie Jiu Jitsu lessons in Northern California and wanted to have some grappling partners to wrestle with...

Jan 19, 2012 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – Edwards Out, Stittgen In Against Thompson At UFC 143

A pair of injuries has changed this UFC 143 bout on two separate occasions. However, the UFC has locked it in and now promotional newcomers Stephen Thompson and Dan Stittgen will face off in preliminary card action. Originally Thompson was brought in to face Justin Edwards when Mike Stumpf was forced out of the bout...

Jan 12, 2012 2:27 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 142’s Sam Stout Doubts His Opponent Will Stand With Him

[box_light] “Look, if he gets me to my back, I’m not going to just lay there. He’s going to have to work his ass off to keep me down. I don’t think he’ll want to stand with me, that’s for sure.” “Being down here in Rio has been great. It’s humid and it’s been great...

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...

Nov 29, 2011 8:15 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Wants To Get Back To His Submitting Ways

“That’s my trademark and I want to submit again. If it depended exclusively on me (laughs)… I do my best on the trainings to get it, but we can’t forget on the other side of the ring there’s an opponent who’s always getting better and better on a high level in the UFC. Despite I...

Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...

Nov 5, 2011 9:52 pm

ProElite II Results and Recap

The second event for the reemerging ProElite promotion has come and gone and I am met with mixed emotions. The first round of the heavyweight Grand Prix and the return of budding welterweight fighter, Reagan Penn where both on the evenings docket as well as the return of Andrei Arlovski in the co-main event and...

Oct 18, 2011 11:02 am

UFC GYM BJ PENN HAWAII ENROLLMENT CENTER TO OPEN TODAY

UFC GYM announces it will begin selling memberships to its newest, and first, location in Honolulu, Hawaii with an enrollment center set to open Tuesday, October 18. Partnering with Hawaii native and two-division UFC champion BJ Penn, this is the first signature gym for the brand. The location, which will open for workouts in early...