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Nov 12, 2015 10:32 am

On This Day: UFC 1 goes down November 12th 1993

On this day 22 years ago, the UFC held their first event in Denver Colorado where Royce Gracie used his family’s Gracie Jiu-Jitsu to win an 8 man tournament. Re-live the brutal beginnings of the UFC above!

Nov 6, 2015 4:41 pm

Bellator 145 results: Adam Meredith vs. Jordan Dowdy

Adam Meredith’s Jiu-Jitsu was the story of the fight as he advanced to 4-1 in his professional career with a 1st round rear naked choke submission win over Jordan Dowdy. The Bellator 145 preliminary card keeps on rolling!

Nov 3, 2015 8:06 am

Chuck Liddell: “I’m back!”

I’m back! Training jujitsu since 97 boy how time flies A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 2, 2015 at 10:12pm PST UFC legend Chuck Liddell took to Instagram to reveal that he is back in the gym working on his Jiu-Jitsu. At the age of 45 we aren’t getting our hopes up...

Oct 30, 2015 11:40 pm

Charles Oliveira eyeing fight with Conor McGregor

Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira is currently coming off a loss to Max Holloway after suffering an esophagus tear, and while he may have a fight against Myles Jury coming up, that hasn’t stopped him from contemplating about a fight against UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The way Oliveira sees it, his Jiu-Jitsu would be...

Oct 30, 2015 12:54 pm

Oscar De La Hoya has been in talks with Ronda Rousey regarding boxing career

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone on record and said that she wants to win titles in sports outside of MMA. Her initiative to be remembered as the greatest combat sport fighter of all time would require her to step outside of the Octagon and in to a new ring. Retired boxing world champion...

Oct 29, 2015 11:08 am

Female Boxing Champion: ‘I would knock out Ronda Rousey, plain and simple”

On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Female boxing champion Layla McCarter who first discussed her thoughts about UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently appearing on the cover of Ring magazine, and whether or not she was happy to see...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey looking dangerous working on reverse triangles

While the world tries to decode her armbar, @rondarousey is hard at work on her reverse triangles! By @hansgutknecht #andstill #GracieJiuJitsu #UFCMelbourne A video posted by renergracie (@renergracie) on Oct 23, 2015 at 2:55pm PDT UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is known for her effective armbar techniques. The unbeaten champion has won 9 of her 12...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

‘I’ve Never Seen Jon Jones This Focused…’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last Friday, when UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the organization. Shortly after the news broke, Jones took to his personal Facebook page to address his fans with the following message: “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and...

Oct 23, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator 144 results: Goiti Yamauchi wins via submission

Yet another finish on the Bellator 144 card tonight! In the featherweight division Goiti Yamauchi ended up scoring a 3rd round submission win over Isao Kobayashi. The win was Yamauchi’s return bout to the Octagon, and put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display. With tonight’s win Yamauchi advances to 19-2 in his professional MMA career.

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...