1286 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Sep 29, 2015 2:58 am

Guy Pulls Off Beautiful Flying Ambar At Start Of The Match

Flying submission aren’t all that rare, but they are still amazing to see, especially when they work perfectly in competition. Watch the match above as one of the competitors pulls off an incredible flying armbar at the start and his opponent has no choice but to tap out. Do any of you guys do Jiu-Jitsu,...

Sep 21, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! Guy farts, opponent throws up and ends BJJ match

Students of Brazilian-Jiu-Jitsu only need to worry about a couple of things in the hygiene department before they step onto the mat for competition. Are your nails clipped? Did you brush your teeth? Do you smell like death? Forget competition— these are things every person should address before they leave the house! One thing you...

Sep 19, 2015 3:50 pm

BJ Penn Returns To Where It All Started

BJ Penn, two-division UFC champion and Hall of Famer, recently had the chance to return to where it all began for him. Penn, while in California, was able to stop by Ralph Gracie Academy, in Mountain View, the place where he started training at the age of 17 years old. We all know the rest...

Sep 16, 2015 8:02 pm

RECAP! The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber Ep. 2

The show picked up exactly where last week’s left off with Team America and Team Europe’s teams finalized in the Ultimate Fighter Gym. Coach Conor McGregor rallied his team together in the locker room for an extremely unique speech that one wouldn’t expect to hear from a “positive” coach. McGregor presented the harsh reality that...

Sep 15, 2015 5:22 pm

Ten Time BJJ World Champion Ready To Start MMA Career

Watch out MMA fighters, here comes a ten time BJJ World Champion. Marcus Almeida, or “Buchecha” as he’s more commonly known, is ready to make the move over to mixed martial arts and plans to do so asap. Buchecha told Combate that after suffering a knee injury, which kept him out of this years ADCC,...

Sep 15, 2015 12:25 am

Pic of The Day! Shredded Gabi Garcia Towers Over Fedor

Probably known by a lot of MMA fans as the Jiu-Jitsu coach on TUF Brazil, with Wanderlei Silva, Gabi Garcia is now slimmed down and shredded. But, she still towers over heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko in this latest picture. Garcia posted the picture on her Instagram account, showing her standing with Fedor and his wife....

Sep 14, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen returns to action against Josh Barnett at Metamoris!

When fans think of the premier fight promotions of the world, names like the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA come spring to mind. In the grappling world, however, the choices are slim for professional jiu-jitsu players. Lucky for fans of the sport, that is changing now that Metamoris events and Eddie Bravo Invitational tournaments...

Sep 14, 2015 6:14 am

“Pitbull” Freire: Daniel Straus trilogy doesn’t make any sense

Scott Coker and the officials of Bellator made an interesting matchmaking decision when they booked Daniel Straus to face Patricio “Pitbull” Freire for a third time despite losing the first two bouts. The featherweight championship will be on the line when champion Freire tries to secure his third win over Straus at “Bellator 145” on...

Sep 12, 2015 2:08 pm

Kyra Gracie: ‘I Can’t Say I’ll Never Fight MMA’

Kyra Gracie is a three-time ADCC gold medalist and five-time jiu-jitsu world champion, and considered one of the best grapplers in the world. So, will she ever take her skills into the cage and compete in MMA? Maybe. Gracie, who just premiered a new show on Fight Pass, joined The MMA Hour and said that...

Sep 2, 2015 12:37 am

WATCH! Crazy Spinning Back Kick Sends Opponent Crashing To The Mat

Let’s be honest, one of, if not the most exciting part of MMA is a one shot KO. Whether it’s from a punch, knee, elbow or kick, when a fighter lands a solid shot that puts their opponents lights out there’s really nothing else comparable. I suppose if you’re a Jiu-Jitsu fanatic then a good...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 27, 2015 12:20 am

Throwback! Blue Belt Nick Diaz Shows Off Killer BJJ Skills

Check out this footage of a young Nick Diaz showing off his impressive Jiu-Jitsu skills. At the time of this match, Diaz was a blue belt but still looks like a straight killer on the mat. In fact, both of these guys put on a hell of a match. Roy Dean, the other competitor was...

Aug 25, 2015 6:21 am

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Potential Terrorist Attack On Train

The world learned the names Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler this weekend when they acted and prevented a potential terrorist attack on a Paris train. The three Americans were on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris when they heard gunshots. They were coming from a man who had brought an AK-47 with...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 22, 2015 12:07 am

LOL – Animated Werdum Tests Out Troll Face Parachute

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is known for his amazing Jiu-Jitsu skills and, recently, his ability to defy the odds. He’s beaten Fedor Emelianenko and Cain Velasquez. Those two wins alone speak for themselves. The guy’s on a hot streak and it doesn’t seem that anyone has an answer for how to stop him. He’s...

Aug 17, 2015 1:04 am

Over 15 fighters turned down this undefeated bantamweight

Perfect record in mixed martial arts? Check. Several Brazilian-jiu-jitsu world championships to his name? Check. Intimidating nickname? Yep. It turns out there are SEVERAL reasons why over fifteen fighters pulled out of their fights after finding out just how bad of a man Augusto Mendes is. The name shouldn’t ring a bell to casual MMA...

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...

Aug 6, 2015 9:10 am

SAY WHAT? Cat Zingano: ‘I Didn’t Think Rousey Would Go For My Arm’

  “I stand by my decision. Throughout the week, every time I saw Ronda we would shake hands and she would say, ‘Come on, let’s do this. Let’s put on an epic fight.’ I was thinking, ‘I don’t want to talk to her. I don’t want to be friends with her. At some point, I’m...