1345 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Aug 1, 2016 1:59 am

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern getting a lot of new fans with transition to MMA

One of the top female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors made her professional MMA debut at LFC 58 in July and is getting a lot of new fans with her transition to the new sport. The highly decorated Mackenzie Dern has already notched World Champion, World No Gi Champion, ADCC and many more titles under her belt...

Aug 1, 2016 1:07 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor rolling with coach John Kavanagh

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor gets his chance to avenge his first UFC loss to Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight rematch at UFC 202. McGregor has been working on his game with a variety of sparring partners and showcased some jiu-jitsu training with his coach John Kavanagh. Will Conor McGregor avenge his loss to...

Jul 27, 2016 2:23 pm

Meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn at the Mililani Town Center

Right now is your chance to meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn if you happen to be on Oahu. “The Prodigy” is on the island to give a sneak peak of the new BJ Penn UFC Gym in Mililani, Hawaii. An announcement was just made to remind everyone about their chance to meet...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...


Jul 26, 2016 9:32 am

Jose Aldo unveils gameplan for Conor McGregor

Back at UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally stepped in the Octagon to fight for the featherweight championship. While many expected the fight to be the toughest test of McGregor’s career, he dispatched of the longtime champion in just 13 seconds. At UFC 200, Aldo earned himself a rematch with McGregor as he...

Jul 25, 2016 2:38 pm

Stunning BJJ world champion Michelle Nicolini looking to make her name in MMA

Michelle Nicolini has established herself as one of the most decorated female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors in the history of the sport. Now, the eight-time world champion and member of the BJJ Hall of Fame is looking to put her stamp down in the world of mixed martial arts. “I just moved to Singapore to train...

Jul 25, 2016 10:31 am

VIDEO | BJJ highlight getting a lot of attention

Well, it’s Monday and it’s time to get motivated and back in the gym. This Brazilian jiu-jitsu video highlighting Jessica Rodriguez has gotten a ton of views and will hopefully be enough to get you packing your bag to get to the gym for some training. @BJJPix put together the short video of Rodriguez and...

Jul 22, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | BJJ star Mackenzie Dern weighs in for MMA debut vs. Kenia Rosas

A video posted by TATAME (@tatamemagazine) on Jul 21, 2016 at 3:13pm PDT Another star from Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition is set to make her MMA debut at Legacy 58 today at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, LA. Mackenzie Dern comes from a decorated background and will look to implement her Jiu-jitsu...

Jul 15, 2016 3:38 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor looking shredded next to Dillon Danis

With just under a month to go until Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20th, Conor McGregor is looking incredibly muscular after training with JiuJitsu world champion Dillon Danis. Danis has been a staple in McGregor’s camp during his preparation for his rematch with Diaz. McGregor, who stands at 5’9,...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jun 29, 2016 9:45 am

John Kavanagh: First Nate Diaz fight “was a bit of a circus”

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot during training. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round, putting an end to McGregor’s hopes of earning a welterweight title shot,...

Jun 29, 2016 8:49 am

Conor McGregor on loss to Nate Diaz: “I can’t live with it”

Conor McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz left the MMA world stunned. While some predicted that Diaz would shock the world and win the fight, McGregor, who was previously unbeaten inside the Octagon, losing was surreal to many fans. At UFC 202 on August 20th, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...

Jun 27, 2016 11:59 am

Marcelo Garcia black Belt Dillon Danis: ‘Conor McGregor is amazing on the ground’

BJJ sensation Dillon Danis has been in Ireland at SBG training with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his team preparing for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Danis, a black belt under Marcelo Garcia spoke with FloGrappling about training with “The Notorious” and had nothing but great things to say about...

Jun 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Wilson Reis believes he can knockout Demetrious Johnson

Wilson Reis will challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 201 next month. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Reis, has earned nine of his twenty career victories by way of submission. However, when Wilson squares off with “Mighty Mouse” at UFC 201 he wouldn’t be surprised if he gets his first career...

Jun 21, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Makwan Amirkhani rolling at SBG Ireland

UFC featherweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani has quickly become one of the brightest prospects in the UFC. The featherweight standout has amassed a 13-2 record throughout his professional career, including a 3-0 record in the UFC. Amirkhani currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, but has taken some time to work on his Jiu-Jitsu...

Jun 21, 2016 10:32 pm

Dominick Cruz: “Demetrious Johnson is not unbeatable”

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has never been one to shy away from giving his thoughts on his fellow fighters. In addition to being able to dish out an incredible volume of trash talk, Cruz backs up his talk inside the Octagon, earning him the reputation as one of the most talented fighters in the...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on takedown defense ahead of UFC 202

Ahead of UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will get the opportunity to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has enlisted the help of Jiu-Jitsu champion Dillon Danis. In the video above you can see McGregor working on his takedown defense with Danis ahead of his fight on August 20th.

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 13, 2016 11:11 am

Conor McGregor brings in BJJ stud in preparation for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor is busy working on his technique ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting another crack at Diaz and has brought in Brazilian jiu-jitsu stud Dillon Danis to help prepare for his rematch. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and is decorated...

Jun 10, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives back to the youth and rolls with the kid’s class

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in another non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202 in August. Prior to their first match at UFC 196, McGregor made fun of Diaz for teaching kid’s jiu-jitsu classes on weekends to help supplement his income. Diaz later said that he simply looks...

Jun 10, 2016 9:29 am

PHOTO | Superfan gets Nate Diaz shaved into his head

While some represent their favorite fighters with merchandise, or in some rare cases even a tattoo, one superman decided to get Nate Diaz’ face shaved into his head, along with the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu logo. The Diaz brothers Instagram account shared the photo of the fan’s haircut, which is extremely well done! Check it out: #natediaz...