1441 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 21, 2012 1:40 pm

Exclusive | Eddie Bravo Talks The New Sport, "Combat Jiu Jitsu" | MMA NEWS

By James Emerson: May 20th, 2012 the Nokia Center Downtown Los Angeles; The U of MMA had their first Championship bout in addition to their first Combat Jiu Jitsu match. Combat Jiu Jitsu is the newest form of competition grappling that allows punches. I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with the visionary...

Apr 3, 2012 12:33 pm

VIDEO | Injured Soldier Finds Motivation in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not your typical martial art. It combines wrestling and joint manipulation, and those who practice it say technique trumps size. But Tyler Anderson is not your typical martial artist either. For the U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and recent amputee, learning this new skill is just one of his life’s many challenges....


Sep 8, 2016 9:54 am

Tyron Woodley’s plan for Demian Maia’s Jiu-Jitsu: “I’mma bite him”

Earlier this month, #3 ranked welterweight Demian Maia stepped into the Octagon to fight former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in a highly anticipated showdown of welterweights with different styles. While Condit hoped to keep the fight standing and get a TKO win, Maia was able to take the fight to the ground and submit...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

Apr 6, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Battle of martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu girl vs. large sumo wrestler

You have seen time and time again that styles make fights. In this classic video, US Sumo Champion Kelly Gneiting took on an opponent that he dwarfed, 100-lb female jiu-jitsu blue belt Debbie Micev in a fun exhibition match. According to the video description, this was a part of LivingSocial’s butt-kicking Sumo + Sushi Tour...

Mar 30, 2016 8:07 am

VIDEO | CM Punk drilling Jiu-Jitsu techniques – How does he look?

While there’s still no word yet on when Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, will be making his UFC debut, it appears that the former WWE champion’s back is getting better. After Mickey Gall defeated Mike Jackson at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ it was revealed that he and Punk would fight at...

Mar 16, 2016 1:28 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gets slapped silly at his jiu-jitsu black belt promotion

Here’s a classic video for the history books that shows Nate Diaz getting his black belt from his longtime coach Cesar Gracie. According to bjjee, Diaz was awarded his black belt in 2012 before his fight with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3. The younger Diaz brother was given his black belt after 12...

Feb 16, 2016 1:27 am

Jon Jones hires new world champion jiu-jitsu coach

The news surrounding Jon Jones looks to be back focused on his training after his recent traffic citations issues seem to have passed. The former UFC light heavyweight champion is focused on his title fight coming up against the champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 197 on April 23. This fight will be Jones’ first since...

Dec 31, 2015 9:09 am

WATCH! Kron Gracie uses his Gracie jiu-jitsu to submit Asen Yamamoto at RIZIN

The legendary Gracie name pulled supreme once again at the New Year’s Eve RIZIN day 2 event. Kron Gracie, son of Rickson Gracie won a submission victory over Asen Yamamoto, grandson of Olympic wrestler Ikuei Yamamoto and nephew of MMA fighter Kid Yamamoto. In a battle of the legendary names of martial arts, Gracie’s jiu-jitsu...

Dec 3, 2015 3:12 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Chad George retires from MMA, plans to take Jiu-Jitsu world by storm

Last week it was announced that Bellator MMA fighter and MMA veteran Chad George would be retiring from competition after nearly 10 years as a professional fighter. Over the course of his 24 professional fights, George fought under numerous high-profile promotional banners, including Bellator MMA, WEC, BAMMA, and Tachi Palace to name a few. In...

Nov 1, 2015 3:58 pm

Exclusive Video: Watch what happens when BJ Penn re-visits Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school

[ooyala code=”80Y2pqeDoVE9VuYRtv0fHSRkGWlYZNjZ” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage joined our namesake BJ Penn in California to visit the Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school. The Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school is where Penn began his storied Jiu-Jitsu career that saw him win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, becoming the first non-Brazilian to do so. This will...

Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm

Ronda Rousey eyes future world titles in WWE, Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu!

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-0 MMA) is the most dominant fighter in the sport today. The 28-year-old has absolutely crushed her competition, earning her past five title defenses in an astonishing combined time of 3 minutes and 8 seconds. “Rowdy” will now meet fellow undefeated fighter and former Boxing champion Holly Holm (9-0 MMA) in...

Oct 24, 2015 8:11 am

Shinya Aoki snaps opponents arm in Jiu-Jitsu match

We have ‘Throwback Thursday’ and ‘Flashback Friday’ but now we’re adding Superhuman Saturday! In this old school clip we see a young Shinya Aoki secure a flying armbar and break his opponents arm. This clip isn’t for the squeamish.