1489 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Sep 4, 2016 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores a victory over Gabi Garcia at Abu Dhabi in 2015

23-year-old strawweight fighter Mackenzie Dern made her professional mixed martial arts debut at July’s Legacy Fighting Championship 58 event in Louisiana, where she earned a unanimous decision victory over Kenia Rosas. The famed Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, Dern, is an ADCC submission wrestling world champion as well as a no gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion. In...

Sep 2, 2016 8:38 am

“CM Punk Moves Like a Wounded Animal”

Next weekend, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his first foray into mixed martial arts. He’ll be taking on talented 24-year-old Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. Prior to his signing with the UFC, which was announced on the main card of UFC 181 back in 2014, Punk had no real...


Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 31, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan demonstrates slick back take

It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is a 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt under his friend, Eddie Bravo. Rogan’s expertise comes in handy quite often while doing his live commentary during fights, as he is able to break down exactly what is happening in the Octagon, and what fighters are trying to do...

Aug 30, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia vs. UFC Brazil reporter Amanda Salvato arm wrestling match

[ooyala code=”IyeDJtNTE6m6Br0ZNRYghwynj2w5gdCl” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia is definitely an intimidating woman. The BJJ powerhouse turned MMA fighter is set to fight next month on RIZIN 2 against Destanie Yarbrough and will look to improve on her undefeated 2-0 record. While Garcia has been training hard for her upcoming fight,...

Aug 30, 2016 9:13 am

Royce Gracie praises Demian Maia following win over Carlos Condit

This past Saturday in Vancouver, Demian Maia picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career as he submitted Carlos Condit in the first round of their main event scrap. The finish was a beautiful one that left many MMA fans stunned given that Condit had never been submitted in the UFC, and possess...

Aug 26, 2016 4:07 am

Conor McGregor already back in the gym training after UFC 202

It has been just six days since Conor McGregor fought a grueling 5-round war against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202. McGregor, who ultimately was awarded a majority decision win, was filmed backstage after the fight on crutches. When the official medical reports were released following the event, they revealed that McGregor...

Aug 26, 2016 3:27 am

John Kavanagh reflects on the role leg kicks played in McGregor vs. Diaz

Going into UFC 202, where Conor McGregor hoped to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ and SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh did something they had never done before. They came up with a gameplan for Diaz. In addition to coming up with a gameplan, McGregor brought in several lanky...

Aug 18, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparring with Dillon Danis

With just a week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will look to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is making his final preparations for the fight. In the video above, McGregor can be seen sparring with Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis as part of his preparation for the...

Aug 17, 2016 1:26 am

Gabi Garcia finally gets her opponent for RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia is as intimidating as they come. The 205-pound jiu-jitsu world champion has acknowledged that finding female opponents that are willing to fight her don’t come running at the opportunity. RIZIN announced that Garcia would be fighting on their RIZIN 2 card back in July and have just finalized her opponent. Garcia who is...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

GIF | The evolution of Joe Rogan’s ability to f–k you up!

Joe Rogan Turning Side Kick Then & Now If you aren’t familiar with UFC color commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts background, the guy is surely one that can talk the talk and back it up. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and definitely knows his stuff, which makes him such a revered...

Aug 15, 2016 1:05 am

VIDEO | Ultimate display of disrespect in Olympic judo match ends with heavy boos from crowd

WATCH: Israeli Or Sasson beats Egypt’s Islam El Shehaby in #Judo #Rio2016 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/3nh6h0UA2e — Zionist Federation (@ZionistFed) August 12, 2016 Etiquette is a major part of nearly every discipline of martial arts. Recently, in Rio for the Olympics, Egyptian judo competitor Islam El Shehaby put on a true display of disrespect after losing to...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 13, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor running through sparring opponents

With exactly one week to go until UFC 202, Conor McGregor is making his final preparations for his highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor, who was submitted in the pair’s first meeting, has brought in several elite level partners to help him prepare throughout this camp including Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis and South African...

Aug 10, 2016 11:12 am

VIDEO | Japan’s Shohei Ono puts on insane display of Judo to win Rio 2016 gold medal

Shohei Ono killing it at the Olympics with some beautiful Judo! Posted by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on Monday, August 8, 2016 Shohei Ono won the 2016 Rio Olympics judo gold medal earlier this week. Ono took honors for Japan’s first judo gold medal since 2008 after beating Azerbaijan’s Rustam Orujov in the -73kg final. Check...

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

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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...