1154 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 29, 2017 1:11 pm

SI Swimsuit model and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang eyeing MMA competition

Don’t let the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model job description fool you because Mia Kang is a fighter, too. After spending a good part of her life in the modeling industry and going through every eating disorder in the book, one experience in a Muay Thai fight camp in 2016 changed Kang’s outlook on life and...

May 26, 2017 8:12 am

VIDEO | Garry Tonon submits Shinya Aoki

ONE: Dynasty Of Heroes: Garry Tonon Submits Shinya Aoki 🔥 GARRY. TONON. 🔥 Posted by FloCombat on Friday, May 26, 2017 Early Friday morning in North America, Garry Tonon and Shinya Aoki stepped into the One FC cage for a grappling match at ‘ONE: Dynasty of Heroes’. Garry Tonon picked up yet another impressive win...

May 24, 2017 1:57 pm

Gabi Garcia calls out Angela Magana to a fight, Magana accepts match

UFC strawweight Angela Magana and former Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg got into an altercation over the weekend at the UFC athlete retreat in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cyborg and Magana were seen arguing in a video released from the incident where Cyborg punched Magana and things were immediately broken up. Cyborg is heard in the...

May 24, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Matt Serra teaches Neil deGrasse Tyson the kimura

UFC Unfiltered The final exchange: Neil deGrasse Tyson puts Matt Serra in a kimura and GETS THE TAP‼️ #UFCUnfiltered ➡️ http://bit.ly/2rOAIb9 😂 😂 😂 Posted by UFC on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Recently, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson made an appearance on UFC Unfiltered, where he was interviewed by Matt Serra and Jim Norton as...

May 20, 2017 1:07 pm

PHOTOS | 12 year old Momo chokes out 24-year old opponent

Saturday afternoon in Tokyo Japan, 12 year old Momo made her highly anticipated MMA debut after making headlines quite some time ago for signing to fight a 24-year old in her MMA debut. It didn’t take long for the much younger Momo to lock in a rear naked choke against 24-year old Momoko Yamasaki under...

May 19, 2017 11:12 am

Tutorial: Eduardo Novaes Demonstrates Rolling Collar Choke

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Three-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Eduard “Rigatto” Novaes has over 20 years of experience on the mat. He is a third degree BJJ black belt under Master Elcio Figueiredo. He also holds a silver medal at the Brazilian Nationals and is a three-time Sao Paolo State BJJ...

May 19, 2017 11:02 am

Jake Shields talks about win over Dillon Danis: ‘The kid’s kind of a baby’

Dillon Danis is one of the most recognizable grappling stars and has crossed over with getting quite a bit of recognition amongst MMA fans with helping UFC superstar Conor McGregor train for his last two fights. Over the weekend, Danis competed in the Submission Underground 4 grappling event against MMA veteran Jake Shields. Shields ended...

May 17, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | UFC 5 – Wing Chun fighter vs. grappler ends very quickly

The interesting aspect of the early days of mixed martial arts was that most fighters had just a single discipline that they were skilled at. This would pit a particular martial arts style versus another and it was always intriguing to see which style would come out on top. The sport of mixed martial arts...

May 16, 2017 10:42 am

VIDEO | BJJ instructor saves police officer from attacker

In the early days of the UFC, BJJ was believed to be the most dominant form of martial arts due to the success Royce Gracie found in the early days of the UFC using Gracie Jiu-Jitsu to dominate the early UFC tournaments while his opponents found themselves unable to comprehend what exactly Gracie was doing...

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...