1387 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jul 5, 2015 6:00 am

Free Fight! Frank Mir vs. Mirko Cro Cop (Full)

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most devastating strikers to compete in MMA, and his high left kick has lead many opponents to a brutal KO. Frank Mir, a high level black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission artist with wrestling skills, looks to win. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate...

Jun 23, 2015 12:51 pm

BJJ Master Found Dead Following Robbery Gone Wrong

Sad news comes from the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community with the news of Bruno Inacio Nunes death. Nunes, who was a master blackbelt at martial arts gym Ipanema Fight, died while trying to restrain a mugger who was stealing peoples belonging on a bus that he was riding on. “The bus wasn’t too crowded, one guy...

Jun 23, 2015 11:27 am

Joanna: ‘I’ve Still Got Aces In My Pocket For Next Fight’

“No, I was listening to my corner and my trainers. They said that I should take it easy, just throw a few punches one by one with some extra angles. I did what they said and it was a key to the success.” “I said before the fight that I had a few aces in...


Jun 22, 2015 11:58 am

Tito Ortiz Turned Down Fight with Frank Shamrock, ‘Fans Don’t Want to Watch That’

Bellator released a major announcement that they plan to run a joint show with GLORY Kickboxing in September which will air on Spike TV. Featured on the card will be a bout between Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Liam McGeary and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz. The bout will be for the championship, but...

Jun 21, 2015 9:30 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Father’s Day with their Families

Father’s Day is here! You can consider this a friendly reminder to wish your father a happy Father’s Day. These UFC fighters have already done so and are spending time with their families on their day off! Antonio Silva is pictured above with his daughters and you can even see a young Ronda Rousey in...

Jun 21, 2015 8:07 am

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Cleared a Spot for McGeary’s Bellator Title’

Tito Ortiz was once one of the most feared men to step foot inside the octagon. In April 2000, Ortiz defeated Wanderlei Silva to become the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He would go on to defend the championship five times before losing it to Randy Couture. Now, for the first time in twelve years, Ortiz...

Jun 20, 2015 10:33 am

UFC Fight Night 69 Results: Noad Lahat Wins Close Majority Decision Against Backstrom

The featherweights entered the octagon when Niklas Backstrom took on Noad Lahat. The fight started slow, both fighters were patient. Backstrom tried to go in for a knee but got taken down by Lahat. Lahat, from the full guard, tried to moved into half guard but got reversed. Backstrom moved quick and worked to the back of...

Jun 18, 2015 1:34 pm

Roger Gracie To Compete At UFC Fan Expo 2015

Roger Gracie will compete in a super fight at the UFC Fan Expo in July. First reported by Dojjo, Gracie will take part in a 10 minute Jiu-Jitsu match against Rodrigo Comprido. Gracie, who fights for ONE Championship, will take part in the event. Fighting for the UFC and Strikforce promotions Gracie went 4-2 in...

Jun 17, 2015 5:13 pm

CONGRATS! Patrick Cote Earns BJJ Blackbelt

UFC vet Patrick Cote just accomplished a major feat. According to Brazilian Top Team’s Twitter account, ‘The Predator’ just earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Cote last fought in April when he defeated Joe Riggs via unanimous decision. Congratulations Cote! Patrick Cote is the Brazilian Top Team's newest Black Belt http://t.co/E9jn5O4hG2 pic.twitter.com/2LgnfFDNaN — Brazilian...

Jun 17, 2015 9:20 am

Nogueira Nervous Ahead Of Shared UFC Slot With Brother

“I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked it. Rodrigo tricked me, because my fight was scheduled first.” “A lot has changed since then. I was very focused on boxing, but now I have improved my takedown defense. I have been facing a lot of wrestlers, so I have been able...

Jun 16, 2015 4:56 pm

Alistair Overeem: ‘Werdum Has Weaknesses, I Can Expose Them’

“First of all, big kudos to Werdum. He’s made great development as a MMA fighter. He’s always been tricky, he’s always been persistent with his black belt and jiu-jitsu skills. But now, he truly is a stand-up warrior and he is an all-around MMA master. He’s shown great stuff and the heavyweight division is entirely...

Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

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...