1345 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....

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

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 likely be the coolest video you’ll see...

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.

Oct 12, 2015 6:27 am

Man with cerebral palsy and cancer receives blue belt in jiu-jitsu

Ian Matuszak is a twenty year old man who suffers from a disease called cerebral palsy, a disorder that primarily affects muscle movement and bodily function. The disease impacts the lives of millions of people and Matuszak can be viewed as an inspiration for those who suffer from it. Matuszak also recently found out he...

Oct 11, 2015 1:00 am

Wanderlei Silva coaches son through 1st jiu-jitsu win

Wanderlei Silva has been on the receiving end of some good news as of late. The Nevada State Athletic Commission was recently forced to lift their lifetime ban of him when it was decided their punishment of running away from a drug test was “arbitrary and capricious”. While Silva awaits his meeting with the NSAC...

Sep 30, 2015 10:16 am

TUF’s Ryan Hall: ‘The Jiu-Jitsu Skill In MMA Is Low’

The current season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ seems to be a smash hit and so far all the fights have been entertaining. There’s really only been one fight on the show that has stood out as a real captivating guy, and that’s Ryan Hall. Hall won his fight to get into the house and his...

Aug 28, 2015 12:01 am

Stunning Brazilian Women Takes Down Guy Twice Her Size With Sick Jiu-Jitsu

‘The woman was filmed restraining an aggressive man outside a nightclub called La Musique in Brazil. The petite brunette may have had martial arts training as she subdued him with a leg hold.’ Check out this interesting video of a tiny Brazilian women breaking up a fight by taking down a huge guy, then putting...

Jul 8, 2015 12:01 am

Prodigy? Teen Girl Schools The Boys In Jiu-Jitsu

Watch as this teen girl absolutely destroys these boys and forces them to tap. One even goes to sleep. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez