1617 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Nov 1, 2012 11:37 am

Little Known MMA Facts

As a fan, most of our facts come from what we hear on TV and read on the internet. Here are some facts that you may or may not be aware of, about some of MMA’s most well known fighters. At UFC 98, Chael Sonnen defeated Dan Miller by unanimous decision. What most fans don’t...

Oct 15, 2012 12:48 pm

Exclusive | Nam Phan Interview Hijacked by Renato Laranja | UFC NEWS

Nam Phan is a warrior. He is also one of the nicest guys in UFC history. He competed in the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck reality show and made it to the semi-final round where he lost a razor thin split decision to Michael Johnson. Phan has an official record of...

Oct 15, 2012 6:02 am

GIF Of The Day | Demian Maia Draws Blood With Just A Choke On Story | UFC NEWS

Last weekend at UFC 153 Demian Maia put a stamp on his welterweight aspirations by taking out Rick Story in the very first round of action. For those who missed it, the stats on this fight only tell the partial story. After securing his opponent to the ground the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master threw on...

Oct 10, 2012 11:40 am

Forrest Griffin: Bonnar Is Going To Surprise People This Weekend | UFC NEWS

“I actually think Stephan’s going to surprise some people. I don’t know if he’ll win, but he’ll do well. He’s a big guy, he’s never been, I’ve never seen him be hurt by a punch, let alone knocked out. I don’t think Anderson’s going to want to get too close because Stephan’s a big guy...

Oct 6, 2012 11:54 am

Nick Diaz Says He Will Gladly Fight GSP Tomorrow | UFC NEWS

Nick and Nate Diaz make an unusual media apprearance at Spike’s MMA Uncensored Live answering questions from the media, facebook and twitter fans.  The show put out a poll ‘Who wins the Lightweight Title Fight?’ in the beginning of the show.  The results came back with  18%  Ben Henderson,  82%  Nate Diaz. Nick Diaz time...

Oct 1, 2012 6:42 pm

Exclusive| Invicta FC Spotlight: Katalina Malungahu

Katalina Malungahu is an up and coming fighter whose stock is quickly rising. At 2-0 she is already being heralded as a force to be reckoned with. She is currently being advertised to fight Ediane Gomes on the Invicta FC 3 card. Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its highly-anticipated Penne vs. Sugiyama, world championship 14-fight...

Sep 26, 2012 10:05 am

Undefeated Cat Zingano Rejoins Invicta FC 3 Event, Set To Face Raquel Pennington Oct. 6 | MMA NEWS

In the wake of her canceled Strikeforce debut, undefeated sensation Cat “Alpha” Zingano (6-0) of Denver, Colo. will rejoin the much-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card at Memorial Hall in Kansas City on Saturday, Oct. 6 and battle highly-touted prospect Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a...

Sep 25, 2012 10:43 am

Joey Beltran vs. Anthony Perosh Booked For UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

A light-heavyweight bout has just been added to the UFC’s sixth-fight-night scheduled on the popular FX cable network. Both Joey Beltran and Anthony Perosh have agreed to face each other in Australia. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place from the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia on...

Sep 19, 2012 10:10 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Confused And Dissapointed At Silva vs. Bonnar Booking | UFC NEWS

A dejected Chris Weidman joined UFC Tonight analysts Kenny Florian and Todd Harris to breakdown UFC 153. Weidman was visibly upset by Anderson Silva’s recent actions and is seeking an explanation. Here are some highlights: (Jump to page 2 for the full video interview) “I was a little shocked and confused and a little disappointed....

Sep 14, 2012 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation Season 7

PENN HAWAII YOUTH FOUNDATION Season 7 from layne luna on Vimeo. This season the youngest coaches in history to lead the youths. Isaiah Kanakanui a three time BIIF wrestling and Judo Champion and Hillary Luna 3 time Teen Girls Jiu Jitsu Champion and BIIF Judo Champion and the current Miss Teen Lehua Hawaii 2012.

Sep 12, 2012 7:27 pm

VIDEO | Where You At? Episode 1 With Sean McClure Featuring Renato Laranja

BJPenn.com has tasked Sean McClure to keep up with the whereabouts of 27-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Renato Laranja. This week Renato is at a top secret location working on a top secret project, but manages to speak with Sean long enough to give his thoughts on BJ Penn and Penn’s fight with Rory...

Sep 9, 2012 1:21 pm

Quick Pic: Master Luiz Palhares Seminar

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Master Luiz Palhares held a seminar in Kentucky today. Bowling Green C.P.F.’s Josh Johnson hosted the event and sent in this picture of Palhares proudly displaying his BJPenn.com shirt. We had to share!

Sep 7, 2012 1:21 pm

Renzo Gracie MMA Legend and Crime Fighter Extraordinare | MMA News

Jiu Jitsu and MMA royalty Renzo Gracie shows his multi-tasking skills by fighting crime and posting the play by play action on twitter.  Read below                                 Follow Renzo Gracie and his crime fighting adventures on twitter.    

Sep 6, 2012 12:56 pm

Ryron Gracie vs. Andre Galvao BJJ Superfight Set for October 14th in San Diego

On October 14th, Ryron Gracie, member of the legendary Gracie family, and black belt under his grandfather Helio Gracie, will meet one of the pound for pound best sport jiu jitsu players in the world, Andre Galvao.  Log onto www.metamoris.com and follow the event on Twitter @MetamorisPro for additional info. And of course, stay tuned...

Sep 1, 2012 1:40 pm

U of MMA Welterweight and Heavyweight Finals Set For Oct. 21 At L.A. Live | MMA NEWS

Two fighters will prove themselves ‘Second to None’ at the University of MMA’s next event (of the same name), scheduled for October 21 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. Headlining ‘Second to None’ will be the University of MMA’s welterweight and heavyweight championship finals, respectively. These matches represent the culmination of two four-man championship tournaments...

Sep 1, 2012 1:40 pm

U of MMA Welterweight and Heavyweight Finals Set For Oct. 21 At L.A. Live | MMA NEWS

Two fighters will prove themselves ‘Second to None’ at the University of MMA’s next event (of the same name), scheduled for October 21 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. Headlining ‘Second to None’ will be the University of MMA’s welterweight and heavyweight championship finals, respectively. These matches represent the culmination of two four-man championship tournaments...

Aug 25, 2012 9:39 am

VIDEO: Braulio Estima Made His MMA Debut Last Night And Won | MMA NEWS

Last night Brazilian Jiu Jitsu superstar Braulio Estima made his long awaited Mixed Martial Arts Debut against Jesse Holland for Titan FC. Using his specialty, the Brazilian grappler made short work of his opponent and secured an arm triangle in the first round to choke out Holland unconscious and win the bout. Take a look...

Aug 22, 2012 3:57 pm

The Many Faces of Nick Diaz (Language, duh!)

Nick Diaz is admittedly a guilty pleasure for me. He is one of the best fighters walking this planet in terms of skill. Nick is also one of the most fearless fighters of all time. He’s called out guys most fighters would probably avoid. Diaz is an anomaly. Over the years Nick has said some...

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 am

Editorial | MMA Styles: BJPenn.com Edition

In the world of Mixed Martial Arts there are enough different disciplines to make for interesting fights. Machida’s karate, Mir’s jiu jitsu, and Jon Jones’s super humman powers are prime examples. Though impressive as those skill sets are alone, it’s usually not the disciplines that garner a win for a fighter, but rather the way...

Aug 16, 2012 9:19 am

Gracie Cincinnati: Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part Two)

As stated in part one of this series(Can be viewed here), jiu jitsu black belt Justin Christopher is Jim Kelly’s right hand man. Kelly, a black belt under Pedro Sauer, is a jiu jitsu veteran training with many well-known and respected jiu jitsu masters. Christopher has been with him for a long time, and says...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...