1318 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jun 14, 2015 4:28 pm

Weidman On Rockhold: ‘He’s Good Looking, I’ll Give Him That’

Chris Weidman successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, but he already has his next challenger in his sights. Dana White recently announced that Luke Rockhold was next in line for a shot at the gold and the challenger has an impressive track record, to say the least....

Jun 11, 2015 9:55 am

Urijah Faber On The Time A Dwarf Cop “Had It Out For Me”

Whether it’s Jon Jones with his hit and run incident, or Bellator’s Mike Richman getting busted by the California State Athletic Commission, fighters seem to be having a tough time following the rules. UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber, on the other hand, had a run in with the law in his learning years which was unwarranted....

Jun 10, 2015 1:41 pm

Coach: 25-Minutes With Cain Will Be A JDS Type Beating For Werdum

“By saying a zero chance, it’s not an actual statement. I’m saying he has little chance. The bottom line is from what I viewed of the Mark Hunt fight [at UFC 180], Mark Hunt was beating him in the stand-up the first round, thrashing him somewhat on the ground…is Mark Hunt some great jiu-jitsu guy?...

Jun 10, 2015 9:50 am

Werdum: ‘My Girlfriend’s Ex-Boyfriend Embarrassed Me’

Fabricio Werdum might be the interim UFC heavyweight champion now, but things weren’t always so bright when it came to his martial arts career. He wasn’t always the top-level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner that he is today and in fact it all started one day on a beach. Werdum told MMAFighting about the time that he...


Jun 4, 2015 12:22 pm

Galvao Takes Issue With Late PED Results In BJJ

The UFC just announced a partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, and already there’s some controversy surfacing. USADA works with multiple sports, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events, IBJJf world and pan ams. Top BJJ competitor Andre Galvao has an issue and a lot of questions in concern with the suspension of a past...

Jun 3, 2015 5:59 am

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 7 Recap

ATT reflects on their current situation after their most recent loss. Coaches try to give them another pep talk, telling them they have to fight, “Show people who we are as a team.” Dana White reveals that both teams have the option to drop two fighters and choose two new fighters. It’s a decision both...

May 29, 2015 5:39 am

Report: Man Earns Gracie Blue Belt Online Without Ever Grappling

Apparently you really can get anything off of the internet. There’s a report, from bjjee.com, that states a man in Texas has earned his Jiu-Jitsu blue belt without ever actually rolling, or grappling. The guy simply demonstrated a few techniques in front of a camera and received a blue belt in the mail. The report...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 27, 2015 5:18 pm

Weidman: ‘Jacare more dangerous than Rockhold’

Chris Weidman keeps saying he isn’t concerned with who he fights next, but does believe one of them is more dangerous then the other. The UFC is still undecided on whether Luke Rockhold or Jacare Souza will get the next shot, but the champ went on The MMA Hour on Tuesday and said he believes...

May 25, 2015 11:38 am

Vitor’s Coach: ‘It’s Time to Stop Doubting Chris Weidman’

Chris Weidman addressed his haters after his successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense this Saturday at UFC 187. “This is your last invitation, come join the team.” Weidman made quick work of Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort when he defeated him in just one round, and it looks like “The All American” made a believer out of...

May 24, 2015 3:54 pm

Pat Cummins vs. Rafael Cavalcante Added to UFC 190

UFC 190 just added a big light heavyweight bout between two fighters looking to make their way into the top ten. Patrick Cummins will meet Rafael Cavalcante in the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 1st. The bout was confirmed by Globo. Cummins is coming off a disappointing loss at the hands...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 22, 2015 2:00 am

WIGGIN OUT! Shields Sports New Do!

Long hair, don’t care! World Series of Fighting title challenger Jake Shields donned a wig and is having fun rocking the locks. Check out his new do below! Shields challenges Rousimar Palhares for his WSOF Welterweight Championship on August 1st. Raging thru #sf with the big hommie @jakeshields. #fearandloathinginSF #skrapack #DreamTeam #DreamyTeam #legacyGoals #Respeito #mma...

May 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Velasquez: ‘I Feel Like I’m The Underdog In Every Fight’

The UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is preparing for his fight with interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez recently talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about preparing for the fight and his mindset going into all of his bouts. The champ said he has been getting ready for Werdum by training a lot more jiu-jitsu because...

May 20, 2015 10:06 am

Want To See Nick Diaz’s Blackbelt Diploma?

Despite only two of his octagon wins coming by way of submission, Nick Diaz is as slick on the ground as he is while trash talking. Very few grapplers reach the pinnacle of obtaining their black belt, but even fewer fighters show off their black belt certificate to the whole world! Nate Diaz shows off...

May 11, 2015 11:49 am

Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral Blames Chael Sonnen For Draw At Metamoris

Metamoris 6 went down this past Saturday and Chael Sonnen and Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral’s match went the full time limit and ended up being a draw. Now, Sobral is putting all the blame on Sonnen, saying that he didn’t even try to finish at any time during the match. Check out what he said to...

May 8, 2015 2:05 pm

SAY WHAT? Cesar Gracie Offers Video Of Nick Diaz TKO’ing Ralek Gracie

Cesar Gracie teased his followers on Twitter recently stating that he found a video of Nick Diaz knocking Ralek Gracie out in training! Nick Diaz trains at ‘Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu’ under none other than Cesar Gracie. If Cesar gets enough responses, he may just release the video. Check out his tweet below: Just found an...

May 6, 2015 8:57 pm

The Ultimate Fighter ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 3 Recap

  It’s the third episode of season 21 of The Ultimate fighter and things aren’t looking good for American Top Team. The start of the episode shows each team reacting as complete opposites to the results of the second fight. The Blackzilians, having won 2 in a row are busy celebrating, while the members of...

May 1, 2015 9:11 am

Our Boy Allan Goes Wants Renzo Gracie In Metamoris

Allan Goes explains how Renzo Gracie and himself shook hands and verbally agreed upon a super fight at a past Metamoris event. It’s the one match left that Allan Goes from Carlson Gracie JiuJitsu wants to materialize before its too late as there is unfinished business between his side and Renzo’s side even though they...

Apr 29, 2015 2:00 am

FIGHTING WORDS! Bourdain Challenges Bill O’ Reilly

Anthony Bourdain has laid down the gauntlet for political commentator Bill O’Reilly! At the end of his show, Bourdain mentioned while the credits were rolling that he wanted O’Reilly to meet him at the Renzo Gracie Academy for a BJJ match! Check it out in the clip below: “Lets make it happen #bjj #jiujitsu #repost...

Apr 23, 2015 2:00 am

Cro Cop Talks About the Time He Choked Out Fabricio Werdum

Mirco Cro Cop made a triumphant return to the octagon two weeks ago when he sliced open Gabriel Gonzaga with a brutal elbow before finishing him in the third round. The victory earned him a spot on the Official UFC Top 15 Rankings and he could be climbing his way up. If he ever encounters...

Apr 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Bisping On Fighting High: ‘I’d Be Wondering Why Everybody Was Staring at Me!’

It depends on people’s individual circumstances. If you’re a nervous wreck— you have a nervous disposition and you have a medicinal mariuana card because you have an anxiety issue— or people do claim that weed makes you more creative and things like that. Certain people that do jiu-jitsu they saw ‘Yeah, I get so creative!’....

Apr 19, 2015 6:59 am

Chris Weidman: ‘I’m The Best At Everything’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold did to Lyoto Machida in two rounds what the champion, Chris Weidman, couldn’t do in 5 full rounds. Now, the two men have already started the back and forth, calling each other out and promising victory over the other man. During the FOX Sports post-fight broadcast, Weidman explained–to Rockhold’s  friend and...

Apr 18, 2015 4:57 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Results: Dariush Dominates Miller, Earns Big Decision Win

Beneil Dariush proved tonight that he isn’t just hype; He has what it takes to defeat fighters ranked in the lightweight class. Jim Miller showed an incredible amount of heart in this fight as no matter how long he was on bottom, he was always looking for a chance to sweep Dariush. Dariush was on...

Apr 15, 2015 12:45 am

Xande vs. Keenan Gi Match Added To Metamoris 6

Xande Ribeiro and Keenan Cornelius have agreed to battle at Metamoris 6 ON MAY 9TH in the GI, as overwhelmingly requested by fans of the elite match up. Cornelius is one of the most decorated American-born jiu-jitsu practitioners who most recently submitted Dean Lister at Polaris Pro. Do you think Ribeiro can submit Cornelius? WATCH!...

Apr 11, 2015 11:17 am

UFC Fight Night 64: Moraes Almost Finishes Lebout, but Earns Decision

Sergio Moraes is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout, but he spent the first ten minutes of the fight standing with Mickael Lebout. Lebout could not capitalize on this ten minute advantage and as a matter of fact— he was outstruck! Sergio Moraes finally took Mickael Lebout down with three minutes remaining in the final round. Moraes...

Apr 11, 2015 9:59 am

UFC Fight Night 64: Meza Takes Stasiak to Decision & Wins

Featherweights Damian Stasiak and Yaotzin Meza put on a fifteen minute grappling clinic in their bout at UFC Fight Night 64. Meza and Stasiak had a grueling battle where wrestling and jiu-jitsu negated each other for the majority of the fight. Both men saw advantages throughout the night, but neither could lock in the submission...