1490 Search Results for jiu jitsu

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...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Aug 1, 2015 11:41 pm

UFC 190 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50,000!

UFC 190 is in the books and the bonus report is in! Four fighters took home an extra fifty thousand dollars for their performances tonight in Brazil— check out who it was below! Performance of the Night: Ronda Rousey (vs. Bethe Correia) Regardless of how much money she made tonight, Ronda Rousey 100% deserved this...

Aug 1, 2015 6:56 pm

UFC 190 Results: Maia Puts on Grappling Clinic, Chokes Out Magny in Round 2

Demian Maia put on a jiu-jitsu clinic tonight in the octagon in front of his home-country of Brazil. Neil Magny fought off his fate for as long as possible, but it seemed as if a submission loss was inevitable. Magny was taken down less than two minutes into the opening round and survived the rest...

Aug 1, 2015 4:00 am

‘Big Nog’ Predicts Fight Of The Night Against Stefan Struve

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is prepared to step into the octagon against his biggest opponent to date in Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve. While the former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has fought in several fights against tall opponents, nobody matches up to the seven foot tall monster that is Struve. Despite the height difference, “Big Nog” not only predicts...

Jul 31, 2015 9:42 am

Reebok Signs First Brazilian UFC Fighter To Exclusive Contract

  “We think ‘Jacare’ fits very nicely into what we’re doing, and for us he’ll be the face of UFC in Brazil, so it’s a big deal. He’s maybe one of the greatest jiu-jitsu artists who ever lived. He’s amazing. He’s a tactician of the sport. “We love how versatile he is as a fighter,...

Jul 26, 2015 5:08 am

Jake Shields: It Would Be Justice If I Hurt Rousimar Palhares

Rousimar Palhares made his way to the top of the World Series of Fighting welterweight division by making his opponents scream in agony before tapping out, and Jake Shields is hoping to give the champion a taste of his own medicine when they meet at “WSOF 22″. Shields is usually not one to trash talk,...

Jul 22, 2015 5:49 pm

Jake Shields: ‘Palhares is a dirty guy who likes hurting people’

Former UFC title challenger and current World Series of Fighting welterweight Jake Shields will fight for the title when he takes on Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 22, taking place next Saturday. During the media conference call for the event Shields talked about his added motivation for fighting Palhares, because he is what Shields considers a...

Jul 20, 2015 7:27 am

CM Punk: ‘Coach Says My Best Area Right Now Is Striking’

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has the popularity of a top-ten fighter without even having a professional fight to his name, and that has brought some controversy to his UFC signing. Punk signed a contract with the UFC back in December 2014 and has been training for his debut fight ever since. He chose to train...

Jul 16, 2015 12:38 pm

Thales Leites Says Bisping Doesn’t Have ‘Pillow Hands’

  “Bisping is a really tough guy. He has been in the top 10 for years. I’m really prepared. There’s no such thing as pillow hands or whatever people want to call him. He is dangerous and versatile, he can punch and he can kick. I respect all my opponents. And you also can’t think...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

Watch Out Ladies! BJJ’s Gabi Garcia Is Working the Mitts

Gabi Garcia is one of the most decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the game. She possesses nine world championships in BJJ, but it looks like she has been working on her striking. Would a transition of BJJ competition to women’s mixed martial arts be something you would like to see from Gabi Garcia? A video...

Jul 5, 2015 6:48 am

Coach: Mendes Finishes ‘Court Jester’ McGregor in Round 2

Chad Mendes wasn’t chosen to be Conor McGregor’s opponent at “UFC 189” by chance; UFC brass believes this is the best matchup for the new main-event and think that Mendes has earned another shot at UFC gold. Mendes’ jiu-jitsu coach Fabio Prado believes the UFC made the right choice and has so much confidence in...

Jul 5, 2015 6:00 am

Free Fight! Frank Mir vs. Mirko Cro Cop (Full)

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most devastating strikers to compete in MMA, and his high left kick has lead many opponents to a brutal KO. Frank Mir, a high level black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission artist with wrestling skills, looks to win. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate...

Jun 23, 2015 12:51 pm

BJJ Master Found Dead Following Robbery Gone Wrong

Sad news comes from the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community with the news of Bruno Inacio Nunes death. Nunes, who was a master blackbelt at martial arts gym Ipanema Fight, died while trying to restrain a mugger who was stealing peoples belonging on a bus that he was riding on. “The bus wasn’t too crowded, one guy...

Jun 23, 2015 11:27 am

Joanna: ‘I’ve Still Got Aces In My Pocket For Next Fight’

“No, I was listening to my corner and my trainers. They said that I should take it easy, just throw a few punches one by one with some extra angles. I did what they said and it was a key to the success.” “I said before the fight that I had a few aces in...

Jun 22, 2015 11:58 am

Tito Ortiz Turned Down Fight with Frank Shamrock, ‘Fans Don’t Want to Watch That’

Bellator released a major announcement that they plan to run a joint show with GLORY Kickboxing in September which will air on Spike TV. Featured on the card will be a bout between Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Liam McGeary and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz. The bout will be for the championship, but...

Jun 21, 2015 9:30 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Father’s Day with their Families

Father’s Day is here! You can consider this a friendly reminder to wish your father a happy Father’s Day. These UFC fighters have already done so and are spending time with their families on their day off! Antonio Silva is pictured above with his daughters and you can even see a young Ronda Rousey in...

Jun 21, 2015 8:07 am

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Cleared a Spot for McGeary’s Bellator Title’

Tito Ortiz was once one of the most feared men to step foot inside the octagon. In April 2000, Ortiz defeated Wanderlei Silva to become the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He would go on to defend the championship five times before losing it to Randy Couture. Now, for the first time in twelve years, Ortiz...

Jun 20, 2015 10:33 am

UFC Fight Night 69 Results: Noad Lahat Wins Close Majority Decision Against Backstrom

The featherweights entered the octagon when Niklas Backstrom took on Noad Lahat. The fight started slow, both fighters were patient. Backstrom tried to go in for a knee but got taken down by Lahat. Lahat, from the full guard, tried to moved into half guard but got reversed. Backstrom moved quick and worked to the back of...

Jun 18, 2015 1:34 pm

Roger Gracie To Compete At UFC Fan Expo 2015

Roger Gracie will compete in a super fight at the UFC Fan Expo in July. First reported by Dojjo, Gracie will take part in a 10 minute Jiu-Jitsu match against Rodrigo Comprido. Gracie, who fights for ONE Championship, will take part in the event. Fighting for the UFC and Strikforce promotions Gracie went 4-2 in...