1317 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Oct 23, 2015 4:48 pm

Bellator 144 results: Matt Secor wins via 2nd round heel hook

On the online preliminary fights of Bellator 144, Matt Secor put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display as he scored a 2nd round submission win via heel hook. The win bumps Secor’s professional record to 7-2. Impressive 2nd round Heel Hook sub for the winner @secormatthew #Bellator144 pic.twitter.com/fLHN9zZEQb — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 23, 2015

Oct 20, 2015 10:17 pm

TAM Coach: UFC won’t miss out on Dillashaw vs. Faber opportunity

After it was announced that UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw would be leaving Team Alpha Male to train at Elevation Fight Team in Colorado the door opened for a potential fight between Dillashaw and longtime mentor Urijah Faber. Fabio Prado, who is the head Jiu-Jitsu coach at Team Alpha Male where Dillashaw used to train,...

Oct 20, 2015 12:10 pm

Jacare confident in his takedown defense ahead of Romero fight

For Ronaldo Jacare Souza and Yoel Romero, this will be the third time the two are scheduled to face off in the cage. After their fight was cancelled twice this year, the two top contenders are looking to battle for a title shot in the middleweight division at UFC 194. Coincidentally, the winner of their...

Oct 19, 2015 1:00 pm

More TUF seasons to showcase individual fight camps?

Season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” was a unique twist on the UFC’s reality show featuring two decorated fight camps with American Top Team and the Blackzilians facing off against each other. It was the first season for the reality show to feature an entire team pitted against each other in the battle to win...


Oct 19, 2015 12:10 pm

Team Alpha Male BJJ coach sees Dillashaw and Faber fight happening

Fabio “Pateta” Prado, Team Alpha Male’s jiu-jitsu coach spoke with Sherdog on the recent split between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and Team Alpha Male. “Dillashaw left because a new team in Colorado offered him a good salary to train there and be part of the team,” Prado told Sherdog. “I understand his point and...

Oct 16, 2015 5:34 pm

Old School BJ Penn pic with Mikyo Riggs, Leandro Nyza, Tony Desouza

Check out this Old School pic sent to us by Mikyo Riggs(2nd to right), BJ first met Mikyo when he started his jiu-jitsu journey in Mt. View, California at the Ralf Gracie BJJ Academy. He sent us this pic with the caption, “Some of the best training of my life out in Hilo, Hawaii”. On...

Oct 8, 2015 4:52 am

Cejudo Explains Decision To Boycott Nevada

Henry Cejudo on what he’s looking at facing Jussier Formiga: “His ground game and his jiu-jitsu are world class. I’m ready. I have better clinch work, better striking and more power in my hands.”   Cejudo on if he should get the next title shot: “I hate the rankings. There’s only one champion. I believe...

Oct 7, 2015 2:12 pm

RIP! BJJ Fighter Dies After Rear-Naked-Choke

Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a sport where you see a lot of deadly injuries. Unlike fighting, boxing and other high impact sports, BJJ doesn’t involve strikes or big throws. However, major injuries do happen and unfortunately Globo is reporting that a 32-year-old jujitsu student in Brazil has died, several days after being choked with a RNC during class....

Oct 1, 2015 2:09 pm

Charles Oliveira: ‘I Was Afraid Of Being Crippled’ After Holloway Injury

It was a confusing and scary situation when UFC featherweight Charles Oliveira crumbled in pain during his fight with Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon. It turns out he suffered an injury to his esophagus, which just sounds painful, and according to the fighter he actually didn’t have any feeling on the left side...

Sep 30, 2015 8:20 pm

REPLAY! BJ Penn Calls Out Mike Dolce: ‘Bring Your Best Guy’

On Wednesday’s ‘UFC Tonight’ Hall of Fame fighter and two division champion BJ Penn joined the crew for an interview and ended up issuing a challenge to Mike Dolce. Penn was asked about the whole Dolce situation, from his last fight, and Penn said he was sick of talking about that guy and decided to...

Sep 29, 2015 2:58 am

Guy Pulls Off Beautiful Flying Ambar At Start Of The Match

Flying submission aren’t all that rare, but they are still amazing to see, especially when they work perfectly in competition. Watch the match above as one of the competitors pulls off an incredible flying armbar at the start and his opponent has no choice but to tap out. Do any of you guys do Jiu-Jitsu,...

Sep 21, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! Guy farts, opponent throws up and ends BJJ match

Students of Brazilian-Jiu-Jitsu only need to worry about a couple of things in the hygiene department before they step onto the mat for competition. Are your nails clipped? Did you brush your teeth? Do you smell like death? Forget competition— these are things every person should address before they leave the house! One thing you...

Sep 19, 2015 3:50 pm

BJ Penn Returns To Where It All Started

BJ Penn, two-division UFC champion and Hall of Famer, recently had the chance to return to where it all began for him. Penn, while in California, was able to stop by Ralph Gracie Academy, in Mountain View, the place where he started training at the age of 17 years old. We all know the rest...

Sep 16, 2015 8:02 pm

RECAP! The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber Ep. 2

The show picked up exactly where last week’s left off with Team America and Team Europe’s teams finalized in the Ultimate Fighter Gym. Coach Conor McGregor rallied his team together in the locker room for an extremely unique speech that one wouldn’t expect to hear from a “positive” coach. McGregor presented the harsh reality that...

Sep 15, 2015 5:22 pm

Ten Time BJJ World Champion Ready To Start MMA Career

Watch out MMA fighters, here comes a ten time BJJ World Champion. Marcus Almeida, or “Buchecha” as he’s more commonly known, is ready to make the move over to mixed martial arts and plans to do so asap. Buchecha told Combate that after suffering a knee injury, which kept him out of this years ADCC,...

Sep 15, 2015 12:25 am

Pic of The Day! Shredded Gabi Garcia Towers Over Fedor

Probably known by a lot of MMA fans as the Jiu-Jitsu coach on TUF Brazil, with Wanderlei Silva, Gabi Garcia is now slimmed down and shredded. But, she still towers over heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko in this latest picture. Garcia posted the picture on her Instagram account, showing her standing with Fedor and his wife....

Sep 14, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen returns to action against Josh Barnett at Metamoris!

When fans think of the premier fight promotions of the world, names like the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA come spring to mind. In the grappling world, however, the choices are slim for professional jiu-jitsu players. Lucky for fans of the sport, that is changing now that Metamoris events and Eddie Bravo Invitational tournaments...

Sep 14, 2015 6:14 am

“Pitbull” Freire: Daniel Straus trilogy doesn’t make any sense

Scott Coker and the officials of Bellator made an interesting matchmaking decision when they booked Daniel Straus to face Patricio “Pitbull” Freire for a third time despite losing the first two bouts. The featherweight championship will be on the line when champion Freire tries to secure his third win over Straus at “Bellator 145” on...

Sep 12, 2015 2:08 pm

Kyra Gracie: ‘I Can’t Say I’ll Never Fight MMA’

Kyra Gracie is a three-time ADCC gold medalist and five-time jiu-jitsu world champion, and considered one of the best grapplers in the world. So, will she ever take her skills into the cage and compete in MMA? Maybe. Gracie, who just premiered a new show on Fight Pass, joined The MMA Hour and said that...

Sep 2, 2015 12:37 am

WATCH! Crazy Spinning Back Kick Sends Opponent Crashing To The Mat

Let’s be honest, one of, if not the most exciting part of MMA is a one shot KO. Whether it’s from a punch, knee, elbow or kick, when a fighter lands a solid shot that puts their opponents lights out there’s really nothing else comparable. I suppose if you’re a Jiu-Jitsu fanatic then a good...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 27, 2015 12:20 am

Throwback! Blue Belt Nick Diaz Shows Off Killer BJJ Skills

Check out this footage of a young Nick Diaz showing off his impressive Jiu-Jitsu skills. At the time of this match, Diaz was a blue belt but still looks like a straight killer on the mat. In fact, both of these guys put on a hell of a match. Roy Dean, the other competitor was...

Aug 25, 2015 6:21 am

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Potential Terrorist Attack On Train

The world learned the names Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler this weekend when they acted and prevented a potential terrorist attack on a Paris train. The three Americans were on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris when they heard gunshots. They were coming from a man who had brought an AK-47 with...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 22, 2015 12:07 am

LOL – Animated Werdum Tests Out Troll Face Parachute

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is known for his amazing Jiu-Jitsu skills and, recently, his ability to defy the odds. He’s beaten Fedor Emelianenko and Cain Velasquez. Those two wins alone speak for themselves. The guy’s on a hot streak and it doesn’t seem that anyone has an answer for how to stop him. He’s...

Aug 17, 2015 1:04 am

Over 15 fighters turned down this undefeated bantamweight

Perfect record in mixed martial arts? Check. Several Brazilian-jiu-jitsu world championships to his name? Check. Intimidating nickname? Yep. It turns out there are SEVERAL reasons why over fifteen fighters pulled out of their fights after finding out just how bad of a man Augusto Mendes is. The name shouldn’t ring a bell to casual MMA...