1345 Search Results for jiu jitsu

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...

Sep 17, 2011 7:37 am

Paradigm Management Takes Over Ken Pavia's MMA Agents Client Roster

Paradigm MMA Management, a subsidiary of Paradigm Sports Management, along with Mishal Abul from Kuwait, owner of Titanium World Trading, announces the acquisition of MMAagents’ client roster. Paradigm Sports Management, LLC is a full service sports management firm specializing in representing NFL and MLB athletes since its inception in 2009. Enlisting a staff of former...


Sep 15, 2011 9:06 am

Roger Gracie: 'I made a fatal mistake' against King Mo

“I couldn’t do what I have trained to do … I believed in my jab and he (King Mo) wasn’t bringing much danger. When I heard Renzo saying there was a minute and a half left for the end of the first round, I relaxed. I didn’t have enough time to submit him nor take...

Sep 7, 2011 12:18 pm

Overeem's Crazy For Making His UFC Debut Says Lesnar Coach

“I think it’ll be good for Brock. Overeem is a guy who has heavy hands, he’ll try to keep the fight up, but when he goes to the ground he has a good foundation. It’ll be an exciting fight, between two big guys, what brings much appeal to the fans. Overeem must be crazy to...

Aug 18, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparring with Dillon Danis

With just a week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will look to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is making his final preparations for the fight. In the video above, McGregor can be seen sparring with Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis as part of his preparation for the...

Aug 17, 2016 1:26 am

Gabi Garcia finally gets her opponent for RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia is as intimidating as they come. The 205-pound jiu-jitsu world champion has acknowledged that finding female opponents that are willing to fight her don’t come running at the opportunity. RIZIN announced that Garcia would be fighting on their RIZIN 2 card back in July and have just finalized her opponent. Garcia who is...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

GIF | The evolution of Joe Rogan’s ability to f–k you up!

Joe Rogan Turning Side Kick Then & Now If you aren’t familiar with UFC color commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts background, the guy is surely one that can talk the talk and back it up. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and definitely knows his stuff, which makes him such a revered...

Aug 15, 2016 1:05 am

VIDEO | Ultimate display of disrespect in Olympic judo match ends with heavy boos from crowd

WATCH: Israeli Or Sasson beats Egypt’s Islam El Shehaby in #Judo #Rio2016 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/3nh6h0UA2e — Zionist Federation (@ZionistFed) August 12, 2016 Etiquette is a major part of nearly every discipline of martial arts. Recently, in Rio for the Olympics, Egyptian judo competitor Islam El Shehaby put on a true display of disrespect after losing to...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 13, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor running through sparring opponents

With exactly one week to go until UFC 202, Conor McGregor is making his final preparations for his highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor, who was submitted in the pair’s first meeting, has brought in several elite level partners to help him prepare throughout this camp including Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis and South African...

Aug 10, 2016 10:56 am

Conor McGregor feels confident going to the ground with Nate Diaz at UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has widely been criticized for what many believe to be a lack of a ground game. Ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, McGregor brought in elite level BJJ black belt Dillon Danis to help him prepare for the ground game of Diaz. According to...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Aug 6, 2016 1:57 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan knocks out virtual reality boxing opponent

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is a very well-trained martial artist. Rogan’s experience as a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt is what makes Rogan one of the most revered commentators in the sport. Check him out as he boxes the heck out of a virtual reality opponent in this video that Rogan uploaded to...

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 4, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia smashes in training with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has found a new drive competing in mixed martial arts. Garcia is scheduled to make her third professional MMA fight at RIZIN 2 on September 25 in Japan. Garcia’s opponent has yet to be named as the promotion is likely trying to find someone who is actually willing to...

Aug 3, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia spars with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has been busy sharpening her MMA skills with trainer Babalu Sobral. Despite having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to step up to face her, Garcia is set to appear on the RIZIN 2 card, which is scheduled to take place on September 25 in Japan. Check...

Aug 3, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia open to fighting a man and knocking him out

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts and is continuing to learn all aspects of the game. Garcia holds a 2-0 professional MMA record but is having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to go to competition with her. Garcia and her trainer Babalu Sobral...

Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...