1318 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Feb 15, 2015 3:59 pm

Demian Maia Blames Opponents For Lack Of Submission Wins

Demian Maia is arguably one of the most accomplished Jiu-Jitsu practitioners currently competing in MMA. With 9 of his 19 professional MMA wins coming by way of submission, Maia is one of the most lethal submission artists in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against Ryan LaFlare, Maia spoke about why...

Feb 12, 2015 12:47 pm

Matt Brown Gets In Fist Fight Outside Of The Cage

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown was recently involved in a light, possibly violent, punching altercation with his former BJJ coach, the severity of which depends on whose side you believe. Taking to Facebook was Brown: “Alright I gotta say something now I suppose. I have WAY bigger fish to fry, but I can’t help it...

Feb 12, 2015 11:28 am

Erick Silva Says He Will Submit Ben Saunders

“Saunders is a big guy, which is good. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. My game plan is to take him down and submit him. I’m training a lot of Jiu-Jitsu. His legs are long, I’m sure I’ll twist them. It’s going to be a good and quick fight. I’m more focused and...


Feb 11, 2015 10:31 am

Joe Rogan: ‘There’s a steroid epidemic in the UFC’

“The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic.They’ve started this really stringent testing, and everybody is getting popped. They’re just getting popped left and right. It’s one of the things fighters have been saying for a long time, that everyone is on steroids, or a huge percentage. The number (is) 50, 60 (percent),...

Feb 11, 2015 9:33 am

Sparring With Nate Diaz, A First Hand Account

Team Alpha Male Radio returned this week with another episode of the live video podcast. Hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino AKA Sir Studboy, took calls all night and talked about the hottest topics in MMA. At one point the Diaz brothers came up in conversation, leading Buchholz to tell the story about the first...

Feb 7, 2015 2:15 pm

Conor McGregor Eyeing Bout With Anthony Pettis

“I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He’s got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It’s a fight I have my eyes on.” “As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It’ll be less stress...

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 pm

Saulo, And Xande Ribeiro Discuss Upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise

Ahead of the upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise, we were given the honor of talking to two BJJ champions that will be on the cruise to discuss their background in Jiu-Jitsu, the cruise, and what they want their students to take away from it. 4th degree BJJ black belt, and BJJ legend Saulo Ribeiro, as well...

Jan 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Nick Diaz: ‘I Promise to do my best for the 209’

“I’d rather not be portrayed as an evil villain. But if people want to make me out to be that, and it sells tickets, that’s fine. But I do hope people understand that this is just what sells, and not what’s really me. I’m just a mixed-martial artist from Stockton, California. And I’m still here.”...

Jan 26, 2015 5:05 am

Werdum: “2015 Is My Year”

Fabricio Werdum closed out 2014 on a high note, defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 180 to win the interim UFC heavyweight championship. The win put Werdum in a spot to potentially unify the interim belt with the heavyweight championship when Cain Velasquez returns to the cage and the pair face off. He spoke about the...

Jan 26, 2015 5:03 am

REPLAY! BJPENN.com Radio With Marlon Moraes, Kelvin Gastelum & Javier Vazquez

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another star studded lineup that included WSOF champion Marlon Moraes, top ranked UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum, and Jiu-Jitsu ace Javier Vazquez. Marlon Moraes discussed his 8-fight win streak, and his hopes for one day seeing cross-promotional championship bouts. Kelvin Gastelum talked about his upcoming fight against Tyron Woodley...

Jan 23, 2015 11:29 am

Frank Mir: “I can’t be defeated anymore”

“My training is going well, I have no injuries. I have to be faster than him. Normally, I fight at the striking range against my opponents but I can try to take him down. Bigfoot’s wrestling isn’t as good as his striking and his grappling, which are good. If I take him down, I can...

Jan 21, 2015 10:12 am

Palhares on Shields: ‘He knows I’ll submit him’

“What this guy said about me is weird, but even parrot’s talk. Now it’s time to work hard and see who’s the best. You know why he was so mad? Because he knows he has to fight me now and knows that he will lose, that I will submit him. He trains jiu-jitsu, he knows...

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 17, 2015 10:40 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

On episode #3, main event star Dennis Siver does media and breaks down the animosity between him and his Irish opponent Conor McGregor. In the gym, McGregor works his striking; local welterweight John Howard combines standup with soundbytes; and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson gets in some jiu-jitsu at Kenny Florian’s training center. UFC lightweight...

Jan 12, 2015 6:21 pm

Joe Rogan And Brian Stann Discuss Brain Damage In MMA

Longtime UFC commentator, JiuJitsu black belt, and former TaeKwonDo champion Joe Rogan spoke with former UFC fighter, Marine, and UFC analyst Brian Stann on The Joe Rogan Experience to discuss the subject of brain damage, and as always, the conversation was extremely interesting. (Segment starts around 36:45)

Jan 11, 2015 3:10 pm

Pettis On CM Punk: “He’s Going To Do Great In The Sport”

CM Punk has been training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for a week now, and everyone is saying great things about the new partnership between Punk and the Roufusport team. Earlier in the week Punk and Roufus appeared on Inside MMA to speak to Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice about how things are going (See that...

Jan 9, 2015 2:52 pm

Not One Weight Lifted

“Typically I have two to three workouts a day, and they could include wrestling, striking, boxing, running up sand dunes, grappling, strength and conditioning, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, swimming. And I actually don’t lift any weights at all. Every muscle people see on my body is for a task. Whenever I want to be able to...

Jan 3, 2015 10:23 am

Cerrone: I’m going to grab that little boy and throw him around the ring.”

“I think he’s the new breed, the new generation – guys that are good at everything. Good at wrestling, good at jiu-jitsu, good stand-up, he’s definitely trying to make a name. “Unfortunately, good doesn’t beat great that’s what I’ve got going for me. I’m going to hit him with the old man strength. You ever...

Dec 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Rampage Receives First UFC Callout

    “I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up. He has better wrestling and I have a better jiu-jitsu, and we both like to brawl. It would be a fun fight to watch, and you don’t know what to expect. I think...

Dec 15, 2014 3:29 pm

Askren wants GSP at Metamoris: “Let’s make it fun”

Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the greatest MMA fighters currently not signed to the UFC. In addition, The ONE FC champion is an elite level grappler, who boasts some of the best wrestling credentials in MMA. He spoke recently about the possibility of fighting WSOF champion, JiuJitsu ace Rousimar Palhares. “I’m...

Dec 15, 2014 8:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Joe Rogan responds to request to fight CM Punk

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, many fans, and fighters have been requesting to fight the former WWE champion. In a hilarious request, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon requested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan be the man to fight CM Punk and welcome him to the UFC. It is worth noting that Rogan...

Dec 12, 2014 8:05 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Oliveira Outworks Stephens and Earns Decision Win

Charles Oliveira’s work on the ground is top-notch. Oliveira locked in an armbar in the opening seconds of the round and it looked like Stephens was doomed. Stephens showed great resiliency and patience as he waited for Oliveira’s grip to loosen up. He eventually made it back to his feet after two minutes of almost...

Dec 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Road to the Octagon: Diaz Returns

In Saturday’s co-main event, provocative lightweight Nate Diaz returns to the Octagon positioned for another run at UFC gold. Renown for his tenacity and aggression, and being the brother of perennial contender Nick, Nate has long been considered one of the most dangerous lightweights in the sport. His opponent, 3rd ranked Rafael dos Anjos, rides...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 4:01 pm

PHOTO | CM Punk training with Roy Nelson, King Mo, and Rener Gracie

When CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, announced at UFC 181 that he would be making his UFC debut in the future, he also revealed that he was still looking for a training camp, but was looking at several high profile gyms. Here we can see Brooks alongside top ranked Bellator light heavyweight King Mo,...