1440 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Aug 10, 2016 10:56 am

Conor McGregor feels confident going to the ground with Nate Diaz at UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has widely been criticized for what many believe to be a lack of a ground game. Ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, McGregor brought in elite level BJJ black belt Dillon Danis to help him prepare for the ground game of Diaz. According to...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Aug 6, 2016 1:57 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan knocks out virtual reality boxing opponent

[ooyala code=”42cGE2NTE6y0SJUgBaaid2QX4yeJy0oH” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is a very well-trained martial artist. Rogan’s experience as a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt is what makes Rogan one of the most revered commentators in the sport. Check him out as he boxes the heck out of a virtual reality opponent in...


Aug 6, 2016 1:40 pm

PHOTO | Comedian Joey Diaz gets BJJ promotion at 53-years-old

Stand up comedian Joey Diaz is a big fan of mixed martial arts. The 53-year-old is a good friend of UFC color commentator Joe Rogan as the two often do shows comedy shows together. Diaz is not just a fan, but has also been putting in the work on the mats and recently was promoted...

Aug 4, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia smashes in training with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has found a new drive competing in mixed martial arts. Garcia is scheduled to make her third professional MMA fight at RIZIN 2 on September 25 in Japan. Garcia’s opponent has yet to be named as the promotion is likely trying to find someone who is actually willing to...

Aug 3, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia spars with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has been busy sharpening her MMA skills with trainer Babalu Sobral. Despite having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to step up to face her, Garcia is set to appear on the RIZIN 2 card, which is scheduled to take place on September 25 in Japan. Check...

Aug 3, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia open to fighting a man and knocking him out

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts and is continuing to learn all aspects of the game. Garcia holds a 2-0 professional MMA record but is having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to go to competition with her. Garcia and her trainer Babalu Sobral...

Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...

Aug 1, 2016 1:59 am

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern getting a lot of new fans with transition to MMA

One of the top female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors made her professional MMA debut at LFC 58 in July and is getting a lot of new fans with her transition to the new sport. The highly decorated Mackenzie Dern has already notched World Champion, World No Gi Champion, ADCC and many more titles under her belt...

Aug 1, 2016 1:07 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor rolling with coach John Kavanagh

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor gets his chance to avenge his first UFC loss to Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight rematch at UFC 202. McGregor has been working on his game with a variety of sparring partners and showcased some jiu-jitsu training with his coach John Kavanagh. Will Conor McGregor avenge his loss to...

Jul 27, 2016 2:23 pm

Meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn at the Mililani Town Center

Right now is your chance to meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn if you happen to be on Oahu. “The Prodigy” is on the island to give a sneak peak of the new BJ Penn UFC Gym in Mililani, Hawaii. An announcement was just made to remind everyone about their chance to meet...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 26, 2016 9:32 am

Jose Aldo unveils gameplan for Conor McGregor

Back at UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally stepped in the Octagon to fight for the featherweight championship. While many expected the fight to be the toughest test of McGregor’s career, he dispatched of the longtime champion in just 13 seconds. At UFC 200, Aldo earned himself a rematch with McGregor as he...

Jul 25, 2016 2:38 pm

Stunning BJJ world champion Michelle Nicolini looking to make her name in MMA

Michelle Nicolini has established herself as one of the most decorated female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors in the history of the sport. Now, the eight-time world champion and member of the BJJ Hall of Fame is looking to put her stamp down in the world of mixed martial arts. “I just moved to Singapore to train...

Jul 25, 2016 10:31 am

VIDEO | BJJ highlight getting a lot of attention

Well, it’s Monday and it’s time to get motivated and back in the gym. This Brazilian jiu-jitsu video highlighting Jessica Rodriguez has gotten a ton of views and will hopefully be enough to get you packing your bag to get to the gym for some training. @BJJPix put together the short video of Rodriguez and...

Jul 22, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | BJJ star Mackenzie Dern weighs in for MMA debut vs. Kenia Rosas

A video posted by TATAME (@tatamemagazine) on Jul 21, 2016 at 3:13pm PDT Another star from Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition is set to make her MMA debut at Legacy 58 today at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, LA. Mackenzie Dern comes from a decorated background and will look to implement her Jiu-jitsu...

Jul 15, 2016 3:38 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor looking shredded next to Dillon Danis

With just under a month to go until Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20th, Conor McGregor is looking incredibly muscular after training with JiuJitsu world champion Dillon Danis. Danis has been a staple in McGregor’s camp during his preparation for his rematch with Diaz. McGregor, who stands at 5’9,...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jun 29, 2016 9:45 am

John Kavanagh: First Nate Diaz fight “was a bit of a circus”

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot during training. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round, putting an end to McGregor’s hopes of earning a welterweight title shot,...

Jun 29, 2016 8:49 am

Conor McGregor on loss to Nate Diaz: “I can’t live with it”

Conor McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz left the MMA world stunned. While some predicted that Diaz would shock the world and win the fight, McGregor, who was previously unbeaten inside the Octagon, losing was surreal to many fans. At UFC 202 on August 20th, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...