1271 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Oct 24, 2012 8:24 am

VIDEO | Cesar Gracie Giving Jiu Jitsu Back To The Community | MMA NEWS

Famed Jiu Jitsu coach, Cesar Gracie, recently opened up a new gym in a troubled part of Northern California. The Team Stockton founder hopes to inspire youth through giving them other hero’s to look up to in a community impoverished by low economic conditions and gang violence.

Sep 24, 2012 10:44 am

After UFC 152 Scare, Jones Admits He Needs To Embrace Jiu Jitsu | UFC NEWS

“I would rate the performance, I think it was a good performance, but there was definitely a lot of room to improve. Vitor had me second-guessing myself. I’ve just got to get more comfortable in the Octagon. I work so hard on my wrestling and so hard on my standup. I definitely need to embrace...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Jul 29, 2012 4:27 am

Video | Frankie Edgar 155 Reasons Episode Five | Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, The Frankie Edgar Series | UFC News

Gaspari TV presents 155 Reasons, the Frankie Edgar series Episode V – Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In an exclusive interview with Mike Straka, Frankie discusses the difference between Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Renzo Gracie NY instructor John Danaher, Toms River East High School Wrestling Coach Warren Reid, Coach Ricardo Almeida, Rutgers Wrestling Coach...

May 30, 2012 8:50 am

Eddie Bravo Debuts Combat Jiu Jitsu – Full Fight Video

Forged through a partnership with 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo and the U of MMA, Combat Jiu Jitsu is best described as NO-GI Jiu Jitsu with strikes allowed on the ground. Working along side CAMO (California Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Organization) and the CSAC (the California State Athletic Commission) this new sport held its first...

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....

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...