1604 Search Results for jiu jitsu

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...

Aug 15, 2017 9:47 am

Coach Duke Roufus confirms Anthony Pettis’ next fight

During the broadcast of the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico City, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis called for a fight with fellow lightweight contender Dustin Poirier. Shortly thereafter, Poirier confirmed his interest in this fight on Twitter. Poirier later reaffirmed his interest in this fight in an interview with BJPenn.com’s own Chris Taylor. “You...

Aug 11, 2017 8:16 am

TUTORIAL: How to throw a side push kick

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Kicking in mixed martial arts or Muay Thai is a very effective offensive tactic. First of all, it is extremely powerful, and if you can land clean, it can end fights very quickly. One of the most significantly powerful kicks in all of martial arts is the...

Aug 4, 2017 10:27 am

Nick Diaz weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Un just a few short weeks, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will step into the ring together in a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, there has been some drama in the camp of Conor McGregor, as former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi left the camp in the midst of...

Aug 4, 2017 9:01 am

TUTORIAL: Rick Marshall shows how to do a Gogoplata from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute a Gogoplata from the rubber guard. The Gogoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And also one of the most unique submissions in mixed martial arts....

Jul 28, 2017 10:19 am

All title fights official after UFC 214 early weigh-ins

Friday morning in Anaheim, California, the fighters of UFC 214 hit the scales ahead of their highly anticipated showdowns on Saturday night. Thankfully, all championship fighters hit their marks for the event, and all three title fights are now official for Saturday July 29th. In the main event, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will step...

Jul 28, 2017 8:28 am

Tyron Woodley unfazed by Demian Maia being a specialist

On Saturday, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon in hopes of making yet another successful title defense in the co-main event of UFC 214. The fight will see ‘The Chosen One’ step into the Octagon with arguably the greatest JiuJitsu specialist in the UFC, Demian Maia. Ahead of the fight, Woodley...

Jul 26, 2017 2:30 pm

VIDEOS | UFC 214 title fight staredowns

This Saturday, the UFC will host a trio of title fights from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California as the light heavyweight title, the welterweight title, and the women’s featherweight title are all put on the line. In the main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier puts his light heavyweight title on the line...

Jul 24, 2017 8:04 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley is a pretty good freestyle rapper

Tyron Woodley is an incredibly talented mixed martial artist – he is, after all, the defending UFC welterweight champion. He’s also a solid analyst, having carved out a nice side job as a commentator for Fox Sports. And as it turns out, Woodley is also a pretty good freestyle rapper. On a recent episode of Sway...

Jul 21, 2017 12:12 pm

Jose Aldo to compete outside the UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s next competition will interestingly not be in the UFC as “Scarface” is set to compete next weekend. According to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Aldo will be competing in their jiu-jitsu tournament, which takes place July 28-30. IBJJF posted a photo of Aldo and said the following in their...

Jul 18, 2017 9:18 am

Conor McGregor claims he’s still training grappling in the midst of Mayweather camp

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will compete in his first-ever professional boxing match. Despite his complete lack of experience in pro boxing, this fight will not see him battle some journeyman in a community center basement. Instead, he’ll battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a fight that is widely considered...

Jul 11, 2017 10:25 am

Dillon Danis candidly discusses rift with Marcelo Garcia

Since being brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp as a JiuJitsu coach and partner, Dillon Danis’ stock has continued to rise in not only the JiuJitsu world, but also in the MMA world, despite the fact that Danis has never competed in an MMA bout. The BJJ champion has continued to make headlines for his...

Jul 7, 2017 9:42 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia destroys opponent with soccer kick, fight ruled no contest

So… did nobody tell Gabi Garcia that punting your criminally undersized opponent is frowned upon? pic.twitter.com/RqAfXQe8Pu — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) July 7, 2017 Friday morning, in Japan at the Shoot Boxing S-Cup 2017, famed JiuJitsu practitioner Gabi Garcia competed in her first kickboxing bout against 45 year old Megumi Yabushita, an experienced kickboxer and MMA fighter...

Jul 6, 2017 2:28 pm

Anthony Pettis on UFC 213 fight: “I’ve just got to go make a statement”

This Saturday at UFC 213, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon when he takes on fellow UFC veteran Jim Miller. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis knows he’s likely in a must-win situation after going just 1-4 over the course of his last 5 fights, with...

Jul 4, 2017 10:14 am

Conor McGregor: Anyone can get it in any ruleset “I don’t give a f**k”

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is no stranger to controversy, and ahead of his historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, no one appears to be safe from McGregor’s trash talk. The Irish champ took to Instagram this week to send a message to anyone and everyone who looks to oppose him: I...

Jun 30, 2017 10:28 pm

VIDEO | Richard Odoms secures kimura from clinch, gets sub to win LFA title

Richard Odoms is the new LFA HW Champion. (def.Jared Vanderaa by sick kimura in 5R) pic.twitter.com/2wg1TlGlxc — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 1, 2017 Friday night LFA heavyweight Richard Odoms stepped into the ring against Jared Vanderaa for a heavyweight title fight. Late in the fight, Odoms secured a standing kimura from the clinch, and despite his...

Jun 28, 2017 11:51 am

Wanderlei Silva calls for fight with someone who won’t wrestle him

This past weekend in New York City, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which was headlined by a highly anticipated middleweight fight between former UFC middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen, and former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva. The fight saw Sonnen win via unanimous decision thanks to his wrestling, which saw Silva have...

Jun 27, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | The two takedowns everyone should know for No-Gi & MMA

While all MMA fights and JiuJitsu matches start on the feet, the advantage wrestlers possess is the ability to dictate where a fight takes place, should they be skilled enough to secure takedowns. In the video above, you can see BJJ black belt Stephan Kesting and Pride FC veteran Denis Kang demonstrate two simple takedowns...

Jun 27, 2017 11:08 am

TUTORIAL: Rafael Dos Anjos throws jumping switch knee

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is known as one of MMA’s most vicious offensive fighters. His ability to batter his opponents with lightning quick punches and kicks has led to a series of highlight reel stoppages over the course of his career. Today, Dos Anjos...

Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am

TUTORIAL: BJJ legend Shinya Aoki demos 3 subs from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Known as one of the most effective grapplers in all of MMA, Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is a BJJ master. His incredible flexibility and unparalleled technical mastery has led to 39 victories in the cage. Including a whopping 25 wins by submission. Needless to say,...

Jun 25, 2017 10:21 am

Wanderlei Silva releases a statement following loss to Chael Sonnen

Wanderlei Silva releases a statement following loss to Chael Sonnen Mixed martial arts legend Wanderlei Silva returned to the cage for the first time in four years last night at Madison Square Garden where he took on bitter rival Chael Sonnen in the evenings main event. Unfortunately for fans of “The Axe Murderer”, Sonnen was...

Jun 18, 2017 5:53 pm

A frustrated Tyron Woodley issues a warning to Demian Maia

A frustrated Tyron Woodley issues a warning to Demian Maia Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping to defend his title against top division contender Demian Maia at July’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. “The Chosen One” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed the potential title fight with the...

Jun 18, 2017 4:18 pm

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor will enter the squared circle for the first time in his professional career on August 26 to face off against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather! The McGregor vs. Mayweather super-fight will take place at 154-pounds under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena in...