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Nov 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to return to Metamoris in the future

Last night, at Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald grappled JT Torres for a full 20 minutes to a draw. During the course of the match however, Torres sunk in a tight armbar, that many fans expected MacDonald to tap to. He spoke to Sherdog to discuss his desire to compete at Metamoris again in the future,...

Nov 20, 2014 5:10 am

Jean Jacques Machado demonstrates slick armbar setup

Check out this incredible setup for an armbar from open-guard from the legendary Jean Jacques Machado, who is 10th Planet JiuJitsu founder, Eddie Bravo’s master. This setup also looks like it has the potential to work for an omoplata as well. Check it out: Post by BJJ Video Vault.

Nov 17, 2014 5:48 pm

Ralek Gracie Talks All Things Metamoris – Exclusive

When a Gracie speaks, it’s usually a good idea to listen. Lucky for BJPenn.com Radio host Anton Skoro he had not one but two members of the Gracie family on the most recent show this past Sunday. Both Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie stopped by to talk all things Metamoris. Ralek was up first, check...

Nov 17, 2014 4:48 pm

Kevin Casey out of Metamoris 5 with blood clot, Metamoris seeks replacement

Kevin Casey has been forced to withdraw from his Metamoris 5 match against Vinny Magalhaes due to a blood clot. Ralek Gracie revealed on The MMA Hour that Casey underwent emergency surgery this past weekend for the blood clot, and that Metamoris will be looking for a new opponent for Magalhaes. “We have some unfortunate...


Nov 17, 2014 2:44 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie

Last night, BJPENN.com Radio was joined by Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie. Ralek discussed his JiuJitsu promotion, Metamoris, and how Renzo was signed to fight Kazushi Sakuraba at Metamoris 5. Ralek also broke down how the famous ‘Secret match’ came to be, and why it’s so tricky for both opponents to compete in. Renzo Gracie...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 11, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum shows featherweight Dennis Bermudez around Mexico City and takes in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. Werdum’s opponent, Mark Hunt, drops off a heavyweight-size load of laundry and battles the language barrier in search of his signature hairstyle. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes...

Nov 10, 2014 8:36 pm

Hunt Looking At Werdum Bout As #1 Contender Bout

Mark Hunt is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his historic MMA career this Saturday when he fights Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Hunt spoke to MMAJunkie to give his thoughts on the bout, as well as why he believes this is only a #1 contender bout. “The only champion...

Nov 9, 2014 9:31 am

Condit Targeting Fight With Brown Upon Return

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is currently recovering from a torn ACL in his most recent fight against Tyron Woodley. Condit informed a packed audience at an open workout in the Philippines, which was part of a 3-day media tour with the UFC, that while he is still recovering, he would like to fight...

Nov 6, 2014 12:45 pm

Pearson’s High Expectations Against Iaquinta

“This has been the most stacked division out of all of them. You’ve got to be active and you’ve got to be decisive. Al Iaquinta isn’t a ranked guy, so I’ve got to go in there and show what a ranked guy can do. I’ve got to go in there and put on a world-class...

Nov 6, 2014 5:10 am

Ovince St. Preux: ‘Shogun has lost a step’

Ovince St. Preux talks about his reaction to facing Shogun Rua, his fighting gameplan and more.   Ovince Saint Preux on getting his fight changed to Shogun Rua: “I thought it was a good matchup for me.”   Saint Preux on what’s different about fighting Shogun: “They fight similar. Both come forward. But Shogun has...

Nov 3, 2014 7:50 am

BJPENN.com Radio With Neil Magny, Garry Tonon, & Leslie Smith

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream This weeks show is brought to you by Prodigy Gear & All Hawaii Clothing. You can purchase some of the best gear out and show your support for one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time at www.bjpenn.com/shop. What are you waiting for, get over to the...

Nov 2, 2014 4:57 pm

Relson Gracie Slams Royce: ‘He Disrespected My Father’

Respect is very important in JiuJitsu. So important that Relson Gracie hasn’t spoke to Royce in years because he believes that Royce disrespected his father, Helio, by learning Muay Thai for his fights. PVT spoke to Relson about how Royce and Renzo have forgotten what JiuJitsu truly means in an interview that was translated by...

Nov 2, 2014 4:21 pm

Shields Considers Chris Weidman The Best MMA-Grappler

There are some incredibly talented grapplers in the world of MMA, from JiuJitsu aces such as Jacare Souza to Olympic wrestling medalists such as Daniel Cormier, to Olympic Judoka’s such as Ronda Rousey. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman however is one of those elite grapplers, specifically in the wrestling field. Jake Shields considers himself one of...

Nov 2, 2014 10:36 am

Mitch Gagnon Plans On Submitting Renan Barao At UFC Fight Night 58

Mitch Gagnon is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event bout against former champion Renan Barao. The bout is the biggest of Gagnon’s career, and he certainly plans on taking advantage of the situation. He spoke to MMAFighting about his desire to submit Renan Barao, an elite level JiuJitsu black belt, as...

Nov 2, 2014 8:37 am

PHOTOS | Tom DeBlass Suffers Nasty Cut, Out Of Bellator 131 King Mo Bout

Former UFC fighter Tom DeBlass suffered a gruesome cut while training, and as a result is out of his Bellator 131 bout against King Mo, and by the looks of things according to his Tweet, may not fight again. DeBlass apologized to King Mo for having to withdraw from their bout in an extended Tweet:...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 30, 2014 2:24 pm

Condit Planning March Or April Return To Action

“I’ve basically been cleared to start doing some sparring and training as long as it is light. I have to be cautious of anything explosive movement-wise or doing anything too quickly. I can run, hit mitts and do plenty of other things. I just can’t go 100 percent on anything yet.” “I can do jiu-jitsu...

Oct 30, 2014 11:16 am

Brandon Vera’s One FC Debut Now Official For Dec. 5

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), will return to Manila with its largest fight card to date on 5 December. ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY is set to take place at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena in Manila. The main event will feature ONE FC Bantamweight World...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 28, 2014 11:32 am

WINNERS CIRCLE – Pros React To Their UFC 179 Victories

Over the weekend the UFC bus returned to Brazil with UFC 179. UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo proved his spot among the world’s top P4P fighters, while cementing himself among the sport’s historically great champions. Here’s reactions from the weekend’s big winners. Como ja e de costume aquele churras pra comemorar nossa vitoria!!! I'm the...

Oct 27, 2014 5:05 am

Incredible Flying Gogoplata, To Omoplata ,To Triangle Choke

Talk about incredible transitions…check out this video of a JiuJitsu competitor landing a flying gogoplata, and after his opponent defends, transitioning into an omoplata, and finally a mounted triangle to get the finish.

Oct 25, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 179 Results: Burns Submits Giagos with Armbar in Round 1

Gilbert Burns remains undefeated in his mixed martial arts career! He locked up tonight’s victory with only three seconds remaining in the first round. The UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of “UFC 179” concluded with a lightweight bout between jiu-jitsu ace Gilbert Burns and Christo Giagos. The bout was closely contested but once it went...

Oct 24, 2014 5:00 am

UFC 179 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 179 Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes, no longer on separate continents, come too close for comfort at the team hotel, and Irish instigator Conor McGregor lands in Brazil to demand the spotlight. As the main event fighters train across the hall from each other, former heavyweight...

Oct 22, 2014 5:06 am

Flying Triangle, And An Over Dramatic, But Amazing, Rener Gracie

Jiu-Jitsu SUCKS! Especially @briantcity's flying triangles! A video posted by renergracie (@renergracie) on Okt 10, 2014 at 7:23 PDT I don’t know about you guys, but Rener Gracie had me sold, all the way through. Watch the fun clip of the flying triangle above.

Oct 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Royce Gracie Slams Eddie Bravo And Rubber Guard, Threatens To Punch Him In The Face

Eddie Bravo has been criticized by members of the JiuJitsu community for creating some of his own JiuJitsu moves, as well as 10th Planet JiuJitsu. Earlier this summer we saw a video of Bravo explaining the rubber guard to Rickson Gracie (Watch that HERE) and many, including myself, thought strides of understanding had been made...

Oct 20, 2014 8:46 am

Eddie Bravo Explains Why He Was Arrested In The UK

Last night it was revealed that Eddie Bravo had been arrested while in the United Kingdom, and thrown in jail. The JiuJitsu guru, and 10th Planet JiuJitsu founder stated he would explain the details behind his arrest on his podcast last night. We speculated that the arrest was a result of Bravo not having a...