1508 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Apr 9, 2014 9:01 am

Renan Barao Focused on UFC 173, Not Opposed to Moving To 145 Later

Bantamweight champion Renan Barao has certainly put in work to be one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world. With a 33-fight win streak overall and a perfect 9-0 record in the WEC/UFC, it’s easy to want to see where else he could dominate. Some speculation has been made towards a possible move to...

Apr 6, 2014 8:46 pm

Werdum: Cain Prefers Browne Fight Due To Ground Game

“Everybody knows that he doesn’t have it on the ground. He goes on the ground, he tries to stand up. He doesn’t have confidence … [Velasquez] knows when he takes me down, it’s just starting the fight on the ground. [Fighting Browne] is much better for him for sure.” “I’m confident in my stand-up, too....

Apr 3, 2014 6:47 am

Ralek Gracie ‘lost respect for Bravo as a man’

The Eddie Bravo, Gracie family mellow drama continues. On an episode of “Darce Side Radio”, Metamoris cheif Ralek Gracie was a guest where he talked about last weekend’s Metamoris 3 and the storied main event between Bravo and Royler Gracie. After Saturday night’s draw, Royce Gracie confronted Bravo. Bravo, in turn, was on a slew of...

Apr 1, 2014 7:57 am

Eddie Bravo: “Royce Gracie wants to kick my ass? How cool is that!”

The long-awaited re-match between Jiu-Jitsu legends Royler Gracie, son of renown Helio Gracie, and 10th planet jiu-jitsu’s Eddie Bravo finally took place at Metamoris 3, in Los Angeles, this past weekend (March 29, 2014). Many fans hoped for a repeat of their meeting in 2003 at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) grappling tournament, in...


Mar 31, 2014 8:36 pm

Royce Gracie : ‘Royler dominated Bravo so much’

Royce Gracie believes Royler Gracie dominated Eddie Bravo in the Metamoris 3 main event last weekend. “I wanted to talk to him for years, but never had the chance to meet him. I met him after the fight and he was there, throwing up. Royler dominated him so much, he did so much strength, that...

Mar 31, 2014 1:32 pm

Royce Gracie Confirms Spat With Bravo, Wants To Fist Fight

  Royce Gracie is ready to throw down with Eddie Bravo. Moments after Bravo and Royler Gracie took part in a thrilling, 20-minute draw at the submission-only Metamoris 3, Royce made it a point to track down Bravo back stage to give his thoughts on Bravo’s post-fight speech. First word appeared on the Underground that...

Mar 30, 2014 3:15 pm

Eddie Bravo Threatened by Royce Gracie After Metamoris 3?

BJJ promotion Metamoris put on their third event this past Saturday, which was headlined by one of the most anticipated rematches in the sport’s history: Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie II. Although the bout ended in a draw as neither competitor was able to submit the other, Bravo controlled more of the grappling exchanges throughout...

Mar 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Metamoris 3 Airs Tonight – Here’s Why The MMA Fan Can’t Miss It

For the hardcore Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan, watching Metamoris 3: Gracie vs Bravo is a no-brainer. Everyone else will probably think “What is Metamoris, and why should I watch it?” Metamoris is a submission grappling organization, founded by Ralek Gracie. Unlike traditional grappling tournament, this is done in a way that is much more spectator friendly....

Mar 29, 2014 12:28 pm

Eddie Bravo on Gracie Match: If I Beat Him Twice, It Removes All Doubt

With the upcoming rematch between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3, the jiu-jitsu world has been buzzing and wondering how the two veterans of the sport are preparing for a rematch that has been 10 years in the making. Bravo spoke with Luke Thomas from MMAFighting.com to talk about facing Royler Gracie again...

Mar 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Royler Gracie vs Eddie Bravo

The main event of Metamoris 3 is a rematch of what is considered one of the biggest upsets in submission grappling history, Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie (pictured). The two initially matched up in 2003, where the relatively unknown Bravo won via a late triangle choke over the highly touted Gracie. Eddie Bravo is a...

Mar 28, 2014 8:31 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Maxwell vs. Roberts

Two different styles but a similar mindset. Zak Maxwell (pictured) and Sean Roberts will meet in the second match of the night at Saturday’s Metamoris 3. Metamoris 3 goes down on Saturday in Los Angeles. The online live PPV stream starts at 4:00pm (Pacific time) exclusively at Metamoris.com.The event will feature six, 20-minute Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Mar 27, 2014 7:29 pm

Filming Complete For ‘The Rise of BJ Penn’ Documentary – Releases This Fall On FOX

ReelTime Rentals, Inc (otc pink:RLTR) (pinksheets:RLTR) announced today the completion of filming of “The Rise of B.J. Penn” a documentary feature, featuring [former] Mixed Marital Arts lightweight champion B. J. Penn. The program profiles how he grew, became a champion, and a true hero to his home town Hilo Hawaii. Included are special never before...

Mar 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Mark Munoz On Gegard Mousasi: ‘I’m going to light him up’

On May 31, Mark Munoz headlines UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, opposite, Gegard Mousasi. Both men are top middleweight contenders, and both are coming off losses to Lyoto Machida. The winner moves forward and etches himself one-step closer to a title shot, and Munoz told ‘UFC Tonight’, that it is he, who will be...

Mar 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Nelson Gives ‘Nog’ Grappling Edge But Says He Hits Harder

Last night on FOX Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’, Roy Nelson, stopped by to discuss his upcoming headliner against Minotauro Nogueira. The two heavyweights face-off on April 11 from Abu Dhabi exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s what ‘Big Country’ told the panel during his stint on last night’s show: Roy Nelson on his training camp...

Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am

Pablo Popovitch Claims Ex-Wife Provoked Thiago Silva’s Crazy Violence Spree

More news to add to the Thiago Silva scandal as someone new has been added into the circle of events. Apparently, Fabianna Popovitch, ex-wife of Pablo Popovitch, has been manipulating both sides of the twisted events. Pablo Popovitch of course being the aim of Silva’s anger and frustration as Pablo and Thiasa Silva (Thiago’s separated...

Mar 6, 2014 12:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Prospect Watch: Sanchez to Showcase in RFA 13 Co-Main

A blue chip wrestler with wicked submission skills meshed with a thirst to learn more and more. A certain UFC middleweight champion from Long Island has already shown this as a blueprint to the ultimate in success in mixed martial arts. Andrew Sanchez is building similar blocks necessary to just get a whiff of such...

Feb 27, 2014 11:37 am

Matt Serra: ‘Weidman Will Break Belfort Before The Final Bell’

“The second Chris walked through my doors, I’ve never seen a wrestler transition to jiu-jitsu so smoothly. Longo got him in some sparring and he was just a natural and a freak and a good one. Me and Ray talked about it often and early on with his training. We knew this kid had the...

Feb 26, 2014 8:15 am

Thiago Silva’s Bond Hearing Set For Next Week

  Next week, Thiago Silva will have one of the most important meetings of his life.   If I had said that sentence just a month ago, you would probably assume I meant a meeting with Dana White, to discuss some big-fight opportunity coming Silva’s way. But unfortunately for Silva, that’s not the case – the...

Feb 21, 2014 7:22 pm

Dan Hardy joins UFC Fight Pass as Color Commentator

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy – the popular and charismatic former UFC welterweight title contender – will serve as the color commentator for six UFC Fight Night events to be screened exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization announced on Friday. Known for his punching power, punk rock Mohawk hairstyle and quick wit,...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Damm Siblings want to be the first brother/sister duo in the UFC

UFC lightweight Rodrigo Damm (12-6 MMA, 3-1 UFC) now has back-to-back wins, this after scoring a unanimous decision victory over Ivan Jorge at last weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night 36’ event. After the win, Rodrigo was rewarded with a new 3-fight contract from the UFC. With the good news, Rodrigo now plans to focus his energy on...

Feb 18, 2014 9:31 am

Matt Serra Says He Would Make A UFC Return For Hughes Rematch

Matt Serra has had his ups and down in his career, but his ups have stuck around in fight fan’s memories. Namely, the first round knock out of Georges St-Pierre back at UFC 69. And though Serra is now retired and spending his time very wisely as he runs his jiujitsu school and aides in...

Feb 18, 2014 7:44 am

Rafael dos Anjos Coach: Nurmagomedov is the Russian version of Chael Sonnen

It was recently announced that top lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Khabib Nurmagomedov will square off at the upcoming UFC on FOX 11 event in Orlando, Florida this April. According to dos Anjos coach Rafael Cordeiro, Nurmagomedov needs a lesson in respect, especially in regards to the sport of jiu-jitsu, as he told Sherdog.com in a...