1141 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 17, 2015 10:40 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

On episode #3, main event star Dennis Siver does media and breaks down the animosity between him and his Irish opponent Conor McGregor. In the gym, McGregor works his striking; local welterweight John Howard combines standup with soundbytes; and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson gets in some jiu-jitsu at Kenny Florian’s training center. UFC lightweight...

Jan 12, 2015 6:21 pm

Joe Rogan And Brian Stann Discuss Brain Damage In MMA

Longtime UFC commentator, JiuJitsu black belt, and former TaeKwonDo champion Joe Rogan spoke with former UFC fighter, Marine, and UFC analyst Brian Stann on The Joe Rogan Experience to discuss the subject of brain damage, and as always, the conversation was extremely interesting. (Segment starts around 36:45)

Jan 11, 2015 3:10 pm

Pettis On CM Punk: “He’s Going To Do Great In The Sport”

CM Punk has been training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for a week now, and everyone is saying great things about the new partnership between Punk and the Roufusport team. Earlier in the week Punk and Roufus appeared on Inside MMA to speak to Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice about how things are going (See that...

Jan 9, 2015 2:52 pm

Not One Weight Lifted

“Typically I have two to three workouts a day, and they could include wrestling, striking, boxing, running up sand dunes, grappling, strength and conditioning, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, swimming. And I actually don’t lift any weights at all. Every muscle people see on my body is for a task. Whenever I want to be able to...

Jan 3, 2015 10:23 am

Cerrone: I’m going to grab that little boy and throw him around the ring.”

“I think he’s the new breed, the new generation – guys that are good at everything. Good at wrestling, good at jiu-jitsu, good stand-up, he’s definitely trying to make a name. “Unfortunately, good doesn’t beat great that’s what I’ve got going for me. I’m going to hit him with the old man strength. You ever...

Dec 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Rampage Receives First UFC Callout

    “I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up. He has better wrestling and I have a better jiu-jitsu, and we both like to brawl. It would be a fun fight to watch, and you don’t know what to expect. I think...

Dec 15, 2014 3:29 pm

Askren wants GSP at Metamoris: “Let’s make it fun”

Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the greatest MMA fighters currently not signed to the UFC. In addition, The ONE FC champion is an elite level grappler, who boasts some of the best wrestling credentials in MMA. He spoke recently about the possibility of fighting WSOF champion, JiuJitsu ace Rousimar Palhares. “I’m...

Dec 15, 2014 8:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Joe Rogan responds to request to fight CM Punk

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, many fans, and fighters have been requesting to fight the former WWE champion. In a hilarious request, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon requested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan be the man to fight CM Punk and welcome him to the UFC. It is worth noting that Rogan...

Dec 12, 2014 8:05 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Oliveira Outworks Stephens and Earns Decision Win

Charles Oliveira’s work on the ground is top-notch. Oliveira locked in an armbar in the opening seconds of the round and it looked like Stephens was doomed. Stephens showed great resiliency and patience as he waited for Oliveira’s grip to loosen up. He eventually made it back to his feet after two minutes of almost...

Dec 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Road to the Octagon: Diaz Returns

In Saturday’s co-main event, provocative lightweight Nate Diaz returns to the Octagon positioned for another run at UFC gold. Renown for his tenacity and aggression, and being the brother of perennial contender Nick, Nate has long been considered one of the most dangerous lightweights in the sport. His opponent, 3rd ranked Rafael dos Anjos, rides...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 4:01 pm

PHOTO | CM Punk training with Roy Nelson, King Mo, and Rener Gracie

When CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, announced at UFC 181 that he would be making his UFC debut in the future, he also revealed that he was still looking for a training camp, but was looking at several high profile gyms. Here we can see Brooks alongside top ranked Bellator light heavyweight King Mo,...

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Nov 30, 2014 9:29 am

Lima on Daley fight: “I want to trade punches with him”

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has earned the reputation as one of the most impressive finishers in MMA. With 26 KO’s in 35 professional career wins, Daley is as lethal as they come. Bellator MMA welterweight champion Douglas Lima is no stranger to earning knockout wins either. Lima has 12 knockouts in 26 career wins, making him...

Nov 30, 2014 9:01 am

Bigfoot Silva aiming to become first man to submit Frank Mir

Bigfoot Silva is gearing up for his UFC 184 bout against Frank Mir in February. Ahead of the bout, Bigfoot announced that he believes he has what it takes to become the first person to submit frank Mir in his professional MMA career. “That’s what I train for. I have to go in there confident...

Nov 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Kron Gracie set to make MMA debut December 23rd in Japan

Kron Gracie officially has a date and opponent for his first MMA bout. He will fight Hyung Soo Kim at Real Fight Championship 1 in Japan. Both fighters will be making their MMA debut at the event. No word yet as to whether it will be under amateur rules, or professional rules. For those unfamiliar...

Nov 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to return to Metamoris in the future

Last night, at Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald grappled JT Torres for a full 20 minutes to a draw. During the course of the match however, Torres sunk in a tight armbar, that many fans expected MacDonald to tap to. He spoke to Sherdog to discuss his desire to compete at Metamoris again in the future,...

Nov 20, 2014 5:10 am

Jean Jacques Machado demonstrates slick armbar setup

Check out this incredible setup for an armbar from open-guard from the legendary Jean Jacques Machado, who is 10th Planet JiuJitsu founder, Eddie Bravo’s master. This setup also looks like it has the potential to work for an omoplata as well. Check it out: Post by BJJ Video Vault.

Nov 17, 2014 5:48 pm

Ralek Gracie Talks All Things Metamoris – Exclusive

When a Gracie speaks, it’s usually a good idea to listen. Lucky for BJPenn.com Radio host Anton Skoro he had not one but two members of the Gracie family on the most recent show this past Sunday. Both Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie stopped by to talk all things Metamoris. Ralek was up first, check...

Nov 17, 2014 4:48 pm

Kevin Casey out of Metamoris 5 with blood clot, Metamoris seeks replacement

Kevin Casey has been forced to withdraw from his Metamoris 5 match against Vinny Magalhaes due to a blood clot. Ralek Gracie revealed on The MMA Hour that Casey underwent emergency surgery this past weekend for the blood clot, and that Metamoris will be looking for a new opponent for Magalhaes. “We have some unfortunate...

Nov 17, 2014 2:44 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie

Last night, BJPENN.com Radio was joined by Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie. Ralek discussed his JiuJitsu promotion, Metamoris, and how Renzo was signed to fight Kazushi Sakuraba at Metamoris 5. Ralek also broke down how the famous ‘Secret match’ came to be, and why it’s so tricky for both opponents to compete in. Renzo Gracie...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 11, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum shows featherweight Dennis Bermudez around Mexico City and takes in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. Werdum’s opponent, Mark Hunt, drops off a heavyweight-size load of laundry and battles the language barrier in search of his signature hairstyle. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes...

Nov 10, 2014 8:36 pm

Hunt Looking At Werdum Bout As #1 Contender Bout

Mark Hunt is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his historic MMA career this Saturday when he fights Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Hunt spoke to MMAJunkie to give his thoughts on the bout, as well as why he believes this is only a #1 contender bout. “The only champion...

Nov 9, 2014 9:31 am

Condit Targeting Fight With Brown Upon Return

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is currently recovering from a torn ACL in his most recent fight against Tyron Woodley. Condit informed a packed audience at an open workout in the Philippines, which was part of a 3-day media tour with the UFC, that while he is still recovering, he would like to fight...

Nov 6, 2014 12:45 pm

Pearson’s High Expectations Against Iaquinta

“This has been the most stacked division out of all of them. You’ve got to be active and you’ve got to be decisive. Al Iaquinta isn’t a ranked guy, so I’ve got to go in there and show what a ranked guy can do. I’ve got to go in there and put on a world-class...

Nov 6, 2014 5:10 am

Ovince St. Preux: ‘Shogun has lost a step’

Ovince St. Preux talks about his reaction to facing Shogun Rua, his fighting gameplan and more.   Ovince Saint Preux on getting his fight changed to Shogun Rua: “I thought it was a good matchup for me.”   Saint Preux on what’s different about fighting Shogun: “They fight similar. Both come forward. But Shogun has...