1393 Search Results for jiu jitsu

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...

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...