1318 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Sep 4, 2014 1:57 pm

HE’S BACK! Sonnen Books New Broadcasting Gig Alongside WWE Legend

Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds...

Aug 27, 2014 10:03 am

Did Jose Aldo’s Coach Tell Him To Shove Chad Mendes At The Staredowns?

Jose Aldo’s head coach Dede Penderniras may have warned fans and media that Jose Aldo was going to amp up the trash talk against Chad Mendes prior to the staredowns to promote UFC 179. On Monday, Dede spoke with Combate.com about the difference between the sport side of MMA, and the business side. Here’s what...


Aug 24, 2014 9:18 am

Bourdain The Addict – Why This Top Chef Can’t Say No To BJJ

Anthony Bourdain, famous Emmy award winning chef and TV personality has changed his tune, for the better, and now finds himself addicted to BJJ. Steph Daniels of Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his newfound addiction to BJJ. Stephie Daniels: You recently skipped New York traffic to take a helicopter to BJJ practice. How did...

Aug 22, 2014 5:00 am

Rafael dos Anjos: ‘I see a lot of holes in Benson Henderson’s game’

In this weekend’s UFC Main Event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on top contender Rafael dos Anjos. It may be easy, for fight fans, to count the Brazilian fighter out, he tells FOX Sports that Benson has holes in his game. Check it: “He’s a tough guy, a former champion,...

Aug 21, 2014 1:07 pm

2013 Female Fighter Of The Year Winner Inks Deal With Bellator

Just days after Bellator President Scott Coker reinstated the women’s division to Bellator by bringing in top featherweights Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd, Bellator has a new addition to the roster as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Talita Nogueira (6-0) has joined the promotion. Currently ranked in the Top 10 Featherweight rankings, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion will...

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 20, 2014 9:38 am

Thiago Tavares hides Surgery from UFC and Managers Prior to Last Fight

When Thiago Tavares got the rear naked choke on Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night 47 this past weekend, you would never guess that he was still nursing an injury. Apparently, neither did the UFC or his manager. Tavares recently revealed that on June 16th, he underwent surgery for a torn meniscus, and in light...

Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...

Aug 13, 2014 7:52 am

.gif | Ronda Rousey Throws BJ Penn While Training

People tend to doubt Ronda Rousey’s skills despite her Olympic bronze medal, and her flawless professional MMA record. However in the .gif below we can see Ronda using her Judo skills to land a throw on our very own BJ Penn. Check it out: Clip taken from Nick “The Tooth’s” Fightland feature. (Find that HERE)

Aug 12, 2014 5:48 pm

DC Disses Jones: “Tough It Up And Fight”

After hearing that Jon Jones was forced to withdraw from their UFC 178 bout with a torn meniscus, Daniel Cormier had some pointed words for the champ. Cormier spoke on America’s Pregame saying: “I would be outside of myself to not say I went into this fight knowing my knee was pretty jacked up, and...

Aug 10, 2014 1:01 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Chael Sonnen’s Submission Loss At Metamoris 4

In last night’s Metamoris 4 main event, Chael Sonnen took on Andre Galvao in a ‘submission only’ rules match. (Replay HERE) He lost, and the MMA world reacted. Check it: Eternal learning curve. @MetamorisPro #Metamoris4 #bjj — Coach (@CMPunk) August 10, 2014 Looking foreword to the Sonnen match more than ever… You'll never see a...

Aug 8, 2014 1:34 pm

Combate Americas Becomes First Fight Program To Win Major TV Award

Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August 1, becoming the first fight-themed program ever to win a major television honor at the 29th annual...

Aug 6, 2014 9:16 am

Roger Gracie: ‘The UFC has monopolized everything’

Multiple-time world BJJ champion, Strikeforce vet, and UFC vet Roger Gracie was on the verge of retirement recently when he received an offer from a yet-to-be-named MMA organization. When speaking with the Brazilian outlet Opovo about his future in fighting, he explained his reasons for leaving the UFC and the qualms he has with the...

Aug 5, 2014 3:01 pm

Google Offering BJJ Classes To Employees

BJJ is for everyone, and Google is proving that by offering BJJ classes to all of their employees. The classes are taught by Milton Bastos, a highly accomplished BJJ black belt, who has been teaching there since he responded to Google’s Facebook post that they were looking for BJJ instructors. He spoke with Fightland about...

Aug 2, 2014 10:21 am

Vigilante MMA Store Clerk Invited To Train At Blackhouse

“That fighter from the convenience store, I want him to come train with us. I want him for sure. As soon as I saw that video and saw he was from Houston, I started calling a couple of people from Houston, like, ‘Hey, do you know this guy?’ So, whoever you are, I can’t remember...

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 29, 2014 10:58 am

REPLAY! BJPENN.Com Radio With Ralek Gracie, Ian McCall, & Dean Lister

In case you missed the awesome edition of BJPENN.com Radio this past Sunday with Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie, top ranked flyweight Ian McCall, JiuJitsu expert and leg lock specialist Dean Lister. Ralek Gracie spoke about the upcoming Metamoris 4 card, which will be headlined by former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, who will face off...

Jul 29, 2014 9:24 am

Unbelievable Flying Triangle At Pan Ams

Several weeks ago the JiuJitsu Pan American Games were held and Edwin Najmi landed an unbelievable flying triangle in the opening round. Check it: Post by Edwin Najmi.

Jul 29, 2014 9:19 am

Incredible Back Take Demonstration

In this JiuJitsu video featuring black belt Gianni Grippo, we see a very slick and flashy, yet risky back take. Check it out and let us know what your thoughts on it are. Post by BJJ Video Vault. Video courtesy of BJJPix.com

Jul 27, 2014 10:18 am

VItor: ‘Weidman has a lot of flaws in his game’

“(Chris Weidman) has a lot of flaws in his game. We’ll exploit them. I’ve been studying Weidman and I believe that you will see a nice fight. I’m ready for five rounds of Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling… This bout has been already very anticipated, I think it’ll be a great show.” “I’m as hungry...

Jul 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Karo Parisyan: ‘I brought Judo to MMA, not Ronda’

“Ronda’s like a little sister to me, and I give her all the props. She’s a great fighter, great person, great judoka. But I don’t want people to forget who brought judo to the table in mixed martial arts. No one can deny that I was the one who put judo on the map in...