1303 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 3, 2012 4:31 pm

Nick Diaz BJJ Superfight Available On Pay-Per-View Next Week, Donating Purse To Charity

The inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, staged on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a live pay-per-view webcast of the entire slate of jiu-jitsu superfights. The HD stream, produced by Mobile Black Belt and available for purchase on mobileblackbelt.tv for $9.95, will begin with a pre-show...

Apr 28, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on Fox | Weighing in on Diaz vs Miller

By Lynn Mitchell: Saturday May 5, 2012 in  East Rutherford, NJ | UFC on Fox presents Diaz vs Miller One month after Nathan Diaz received his jiu jitsu black belt from Cesar Gracie.  Diaz currently holds a record of 15-7-0 (W-L-D).  Nate’s victories include submitting Junior Assuncao, Melvin Guillard and Marcus Davis via guillotine choke, Rory...

Apr 27, 2012 10:11 am

Anderson Silva Almost Shot Rafael Cordeiro With A Shotgun | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Anderson Silva launched his biography (co-written with Eduardo Ohata) in Rio de Janeiro this week. Here is one interesting story from the book about when he came close to killing his trainer Rafael Cordeiro. Translated & Reported by Fighters Only. Anderson had been teaching Jiu Jitsu classes & Cordeiro wanted him to...


Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 19, 2012 1:44 pm

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Talks About His Genesis as a Fighter

By Lynn Mitchell: A segment of the Just Scrap Radio Show was BJ Penn recollecting memories of his father insisting he show up just one time to Tom Callos’ class.  BJ was more into boxing at that time and was not interested in jiu jitsu telling his father it wasn’t for him.  BJ’ father then...

Apr 18, 2012 8:43 am

Cyborg Still Claims Innocence in PED Case

By Lynn Mitchell: The once most domineering force in Women’s MMA – Cyborg Cristaine Justino professes her innocence during the middle of her suspension.  Cristaine was handed a 1 year suspension along with a $2,500 fine due to testing positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol back in Dec 23, 2011.  Cristaine with a translator tells insideMMA...

Apr 16, 2012 8:11 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 4 Recap

By Jamie McAllister: The Ultimate Fighter Brazil returned on Sunday night with the 4th episode of the season. Broadcast streamed on TUF.tv, if have not had a chance to watch the show stop reading now! Daniel Sarafian submitted Renee Forte on last week’s episode in the first bout of the shows middleweight competition. The episode...

Apr 15, 2012 10:04 am

Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Show Interest in MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Star of  “No Reservations” – The Travel Channel’s top rated show – Anthony Bourdain and his wife Ottavia are featured in this piece about Ottavia’s interest in MMA. Ottavia Bourndain recently picked up a Silver Medal at Grapplers’ Quest Beast of the East.  In a TapOut interview, Ottavia explains she’s only been doing...

Apr 13, 2012 4:30 pm

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on FX Live Tonight Discussion Thread

  By Micah Hinchliffe: 5 weeks have passed and we’re now in to our 6th fight of the first round. With James Vick, Justin Lawrence, Al Iaquinta and Mike Cheisa all advancing into the quarterfinals the pressure is now on for the remaining fighters. Last week following Cheisa’s dominating victory over Jeremy Larsen, Urijah Faber...

Apr 13, 2012 1:33 pm

Announcement | BJPENN.COM Commits To Covering Canada's Premier MMA Promotion MFC

By Lynn Mitchell: We are pleased to announce as part of our continued evolution in covering the sport of Mixed Martial Arts around that world that BJPenn.com will now be bringing you all the latest news on Canada’s top MMA promotion – Maximum Fighting Championships. Canada’s undisputed leader in mixed martial arts, proudly announced it...

Apr 11, 2012 12:24 pm

Getting To Know Braulio Estima, The Man Who Is Facing Nick Diaz

By Micah Hinchliffe: “Soooo, Yes Guys it is true!!! I will be facing Nick Diaz at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo in California. The fight will be broad casted live on the Internet ;)))) hope u all will like the match” – A status from April 11th on Braulio Estima’s facebook page. Braulio Estima, a...

Apr 11, 2012 10:22 am

Nick Diaz Faces Braulio Estima In BJJ Superfight

By Lynn Mitchell: BJJ Superfight: UFC Fighter & a black belt under Cesar Gracie – Nick Diaz of Gracie Fighter vs a black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. – Braulio Estima of Gracie Barra. This will mark the launch of WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO on May 12, 2012 the highoctane home of all things Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Apr 11, 2012 9:56 am

The Blackzilians Add BJJ Champion Braulio Estima

By Lynn Mitchell: Grappling sensation Braulio Estima has joined the elite team at Blackzilians in Florida.  Braulio also stated in a previous interview – he plans to make his long awaited MMA debut in July of 2012. It is apparent that high level BJJ black belts have an impact on the MMA game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

Apr 10, 2012 10:42 am

Nova Uniao Brings Another Fighter into the UFC

By Lynn Mitchell: 5’8″ 145lbs featherweight noted primarily for his methodical approach to grappling, Hacran Dias, signed a 3 fight contract with UFC witnessed by Sensei SporTV inspite rumors of being considered for a spot on the 1st Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Nova Uniao’s head coach and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor Andre Pederneiras has been training...