1606 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jun 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Wilson Reis believes he can knockout Demetrious Johnson

Wilson Reis will challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 201 next month. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Reis, has earned nine of his twenty career victories by way of submission. However, when Wilson squares off with “Mighty Mouse” at UFC 201 he wouldn’t be surprised if he gets his first career...

Jun 21, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Makwan Amirkhani rolling at SBG Ireland

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Jun 21, 2016 10:32 pm

Dominick Cruz: “Demetrious Johnson is not unbeatable”

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has never been one to shy away from giving his thoughts on his fellow fighters. In addition to being able to dish out an incredible volume of trash talk, Cruz backs up his talk inside the Octagon, earning him the reputation as one of the most talented fighters in the...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on takedown defense ahead of UFC 202

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Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 13, 2016 11:11 am

Conor McGregor brings in BJJ stud in preparation for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor is busy working on his technique ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting another crack at Diaz and has brought in Brazilian jiu-jitsu stud Dillon Danis to help prepare for his rematch. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and is decorated...

Jun 10, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives back to the youth and rolls with the kid’s class

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in another non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202 in August. Prior to their first match at UFC 196, McGregor made fun of Diaz for teaching kid’s jiu-jitsu classes on weekends to help supplement his income. Diaz later said that he simply looks...

Jun 10, 2016 9:29 am

PHOTO | Superfan gets Nate Diaz shaved into his head

While some represent their favorite fighters with merchandise, or in some rare cases even a tattoo, one superman decided to get Nate Diaz’ face shaved into his head, along with the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu logo. The Diaz brothers Instagram account shared the photo of the fan’s haircut, which is extremely well done! Check it out: #natediaz...

May 28, 2016 7:00 am

BJJ Legend confident Ashton Kutcher would submit Conor McGregor

Rigan Machado is one of the most famous Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the history of the sport. The 8th degree red and black belt, trains numerous high-profile students, including none other than famed actor Ashton Kutcher. Machado posee to TMZ to explain why he believes Kutchet’s wrestling background, combined with his Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, would result...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 25, 2016 3:30 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz honored by California assemblyman

Nate Diaz is doing big things outside of the Octagon and has been honored for the efforts behind his goodwill. On Tuesday, the graciefighter_209 account posted a photo of Diaz being honored for his efforts in giving back to his community. The caption read: “Tonight our own Nate Diaz was honored by Assemblyman Jim Cooper...

May 21, 2016 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Gabi Garcia is ‘clearly taking male hormones’

Gabi Garcia is currently 2-0 in professional MMA with both of her fights taking place in Rizin FF. Garcia, who fights in the light heavyweight division at 205 pounds has finished both of her fights, one coming by TKO and one by submission. Garcia established herself in the world of competitive sport jiu-jitsu winning multiple...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 13, 2016 11:27 am

#FBF 2002 Joe Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is no slouch when it comes to participating in martial arts. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and is very knowledgeable in mixed martial arts, which makes him a great commentator for the UFC. Check out Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine back in...

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...

May 5, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Rogan beats up social media challenger

UFC commentator Joe Rogan may not fight inside the Octagon, however by now many fans know that Rogan is an experienced martial artist. In addition to holding a 10th Planet JiuJitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo, Rogan was an accomplished TaeKwonDo practitioner for many many years. Back in 2006, a MySpace user showed up to...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...