1548 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...


Nov 29, 2011 8:15 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Wants To Get Back To His Submitting Ways

“That’s my trademark and I want to submit again. If it depended exclusively on me (laughs)… I do my best on the trainings to get it, but we can’t forget on the other side of the ring there’s an opponent who’s always getting better and better on a high level in the UFC. Despite I...

Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...

Nov 5, 2011 9:52 pm

ProElite II Results and Recap

The second event for the reemerging ProElite promotion has come and gone and I am met with mixed emotions. The first round of the heavyweight Grand Prix and the return of budding welterweight fighter, Reagan Penn where both on the evenings docket as well as the return of Andrei Arlovski in the co-main event and...

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...

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...