1441 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Mar 2, 2015 5:45 am

Cro Cop Brings In Top Ranked Heavyweight To Prepare For Gonzaga

As Mirko Cro Cop prepares for his return to the UFC on April 11th in Poland against Gabriel Gonzaga, he isn’t taking any chances when it comes to training with the best. Cro Cop is reluctant to leave Croatia to train, as he wants to be near his wife and children, however he has enlisted...

Feb 27, 2015 9:05 am

Andre and Angelica Galvao, and Felicia Oh Discuss Upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise

Ahead of what many are calling a historic moment in Jiu-Jitsu history, that will feature a week of training with legendary Jiu-Jitsu competitors such as, Saulo and Xande Ribeiro, Andre and Angelica Galvao, Felicia Oh, and JT Torres, we were able to talk to Mr. and Mrs. Galvao, as well as Felicia Oh about the...

Feb 25, 2015 1:27 pm

Anderson Silva Returns To Training

It has been almost exactly a month since Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon at UFC 183 and fought Nick Diaz. Since the fight, news has emerged that Silva failed two drug tests for anabolic steroids. Silva has been quiet since the news surfaced, however he can be seen here in a picture with RFA...

Feb 25, 2015 6:52 am

Werdum: ‘I’ll Beat Velasquez Just Like I Beat Fedor’

Recently the UFC announced that Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum would headline UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. The bout will be a title unification bout, with Velasquez being the current UFC heavyweight champion, and Werdum being the interim UFC heavyweight champion after defeating Mark Hunt via KO at UFC 180. Werdum spoke...


Feb 23, 2015 3:05 pm

Marion Reneau Wanted To Make A Statement By Submitting Jessica Andrade

On the preliminary card of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Marion Reneau extended her UFC record to 2-0, extending her professional win streak to 5. In the process she dropped Jessica Andrade’s UFC record to 3-2. Reneau went into the fight a heavy underdog, but was determined to make a statement, not only with a...

Feb 23, 2015 11:29 am

Bisping And Stann Discuss What’s Next For Frank Mir

At 35 years old, Frank Mir snapped a 4-fight losing streak last night when he defeated Bigfoot Silva by TKO in the 1st round. With 15 UFC wins, in 24 Octagon appearances, with a total professional record of 17-9, Frank Mir can still fight with the best. Following his win over Bigfoot Silva last night...

Feb 23, 2015 11:08 am

Mir Breaks Down His Win Over Bigfoot

Last night Frank Mir showed the world that he still has what it takes to compete with the best of the best in the heavyweight division as he KO’d #8 ranked Bigfoot Silva in under 2 minutes. Following the bout, Mir spoke on the FOX Sports Live post-fight show with host Karyn Bryant, and analysts...

Feb 23, 2015 9:58 am

Sam Alvey ‘A Little Surprised’ He KO’d Cezar Ferreira So Quick

Last night on the main card of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre”, Sam Alvey landed a brutal left hook that crushed Cezar Ferreira (See that HERE). Following the bout, he spoke backstage to discuss the win, as well as how his training for this camp paid off. “I knew he was going to kick me,...

Feb 22, 2015 9:08 pm

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva: Brazil Fans Are Fickle

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was on the receiving end of a brutal knockout loss against Frank Mir this past Sunday night. After the bout, social media and fans throughout Brazil were questioning Silva’s ability to take a punch and whether or not he should hang up his gloves. Silva addressed the issue during the “UFC Fight...

Feb 18, 2015 11:54 am

Joe Warren On The Time He ‘Dojo Stomped’ A 60 Year Old Ninja

On the latest episode of Stud Show Radio (formerly TAM Radio) Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren stopped by to hang out and answer questions. During the show one of the hosts asked Warren to tell the story about him going into karate studios and fighting people. The story as he told it is below. Enjoy....

Feb 16, 2015 4:26 pm

Erick Silva Plans To Submit Ben Saunders In Rio De Janeiro

Erick Silva is coming off a dominant first round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” in December, and is looking to build momentum with a potential win over Ben Saunders at “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st. Saunders won’t be an easy win however, as he is...

Feb 15, 2015 3:59 pm

Demian Maia Blames Opponents For Lack Of Submission Wins

Demian Maia is arguably one of the most accomplished Jiu-Jitsu practitioners currently competing in MMA. With 9 of his 19 professional MMA wins coming by way of submission, Maia is one of the most lethal submission artists in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against Ryan LaFlare, Maia spoke about why...

Feb 12, 2015 12:47 pm

Matt Brown Gets In Fist Fight Outside Of The Cage

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown was recently involved in a light, possibly violent, punching altercation with his former BJJ coach, the severity of which depends on whose side you believe. Taking to Facebook was Brown: “Alright I gotta say something now I suppose. I have WAY bigger fish to fry, but I can’t help it...

Feb 12, 2015 11:28 am

Erick Silva Says He Will Submit Ben Saunders

“Saunders is a big guy, which is good. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. My game plan is to take him down and submit him. I’m training a lot of Jiu-Jitsu. His legs are long, I’m sure I’ll twist them. It’s going to be a good and quick fight. I’m more focused and...

Feb 11, 2015 10:31 am

Joe Rogan: ‘There’s a steroid epidemic in the UFC’

“The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic.They’ve started this really stringent testing, and everybody is getting popped. They’re just getting popped left and right. It’s one of the things fighters have been saying for a long time, that everyone is on steroids, or a huge percentage. The number (is) 50, 60 (percent),...

Feb 11, 2015 9:33 am

Sparring With Nate Diaz, A First Hand Account

Team Alpha Male Radio returned this week with another episode of the live video podcast. Hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino AKA Sir Studboy, took calls all night and talked about the hottest topics in MMA. At one point the Diaz brothers came up in conversation, leading Buchholz to tell the story about the first...

Feb 7, 2015 2:15 pm

Conor McGregor Eyeing Bout With Anthony Pettis

“I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He’s got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It’s a fight I have my eyes on.” “As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It’ll be less stress...

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 pm

Saulo, And Xande Ribeiro Discuss Upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise

Ahead of the upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise, we were given the honor of talking to two BJJ champions that will be on the cruise to discuss their background in Jiu-Jitsu, the cruise, and what they want their students to take away from it. 4th degree BJJ black belt, and BJJ legend Saulo Ribeiro, as well...

Jan 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Nick Diaz: ‘I Promise to do my best for the 209’

“I’d rather not be portrayed as an evil villain. But if people want to make me out to be that, and it sells tickets, that’s fine. But I do hope people understand that this is just what sells, and not what’s really me. I’m just a mixed-martial artist from Stockton, California. And I’m still here.”...

Jan 26, 2015 5:05 am

Werdum: “2015 Is My Year”

Fabricio Werdum closed out 2014 on a high note, defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 180 to win the interim UFC heavyweight championship. The win put Werdum in a spot to potentially unify the interim belt with the heavyweight championship when Cain Velasquez returns to the cage and the pair face off. He spoke about the...

Jan 26, 2015 5:03 am

REPLAY! BJPENN.com Radio With Marlon Moraes, Kelvin Gastelum & Javier Vazquez

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another star studded lineup that included WSOF champion Marlon Moraes, top ranked UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum, and Jiu-Jitsu ace Javier Vazquez. Marlon Moraes discussed his 8-fight win streak, and his hopes for one day seeing cross-promotional championship bouts. Kelvin Gastelum talked about his upcoming fight against Tyron Woodley...

Jan 23, 2015 11:29 am

Frank Mir: “I can’t be defeated anymore”

“My training is going well, I have no injuries. I have to be faster than him. Normally, I fight at the striking range against my opponents but I can try to take him down. Bigfoot’s wrestling isn’t as good as his striking and his grappling, which are good. If I take him down, I can...

Jan 21, 2015 10:12 am

Palhares on Shields: ‘He knows I’ll submit him’

“What this guy said about me is weird, but even parrot’s talk. Now it’s time to work hard and see who’s the best. You know why he was so mad? Because he knows he has to fight me now and knows that he will lose, that I will submit him. He trains jiu-jitsu, he knows...

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 17, 2015 10:40 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

On episode #3, main event star Dennis Siver does media and breaks down the animosity between him and his Irish opponent Conor McGregor. In the gym, McGregor works his striking; local welterweight John Howard combines standup with soundbytes; and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson gets in some jiu-jitsu at Kenny Florian’s training center. UFC lightweight...