1345 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jun 16, 2012 2:29 pm

Roger Gracie Talks About The Transition From Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie currently (4-1) in MMA comments on the transition between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. “You have many good black belts, world champion who rely their game on the gi. You can have a good transition or not.” “I can be wrong, but Romulo...


Jun 9, 2012 10:17 am

Rickson Gracie Feels Only 30 Percent Of Jiu-Jitsu Is Effective In MMA

By Jamie McAllister Rickson Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie talks about the evolution of MMA and feels pure Jiu-Jitsu alone now in the sport just does not cut it any more. “No, things have changed. Nowadays the rules impose a rhythm to the bout, conditioning and a game plan which imposes Jiu-Jitsu to...

Aug 18, 2016 6:53 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor “I’m here to whoop people for truck loads of cash!”

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor showed up almost half an hour late for yesterday’s UFC 202 press conference in Las Vegas. However, after the brash Irish superstar arrived, it took mere minutes for things to get heated between himself and Nate Diaz. “Mystic Mac” issued the following statement “bring the clinch, bring the jiu jitsu,...

Jun 17, 2016 10:46 am

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson recalls the moment he decided to do MMA

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was 57-0 prior to making the jump to professional MMA. Now, with a 12-1 professional MMA record which includes a 1st round TKO win over former champion Johny Hendricks, Thompson is preparing for his #1 contender scrap with Rory MacDonald. Ahead of the fight, Thompson spoke to the BrisbaneTimes to recall the...

Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Mar 28, 2016 4:18 pm

Renzo Gracie: GSP is coming back for sure!

According to mixed martial arts veteran Renzo Gracie the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is imminent. The Brazilian jiu jitsu specialist recently sat down with Ariel Helwani on the latest edition The MMA Hour, where he stated that “GSP” is 100% healthy and will return to the octagon ‘for sure’. His...

Mar 14, 2016 6:42 pm

Matt Serra to Conor McGregor: Take a nap like a man!

“Not being a cock, but look at Conor. All the shit you talked, take a nap, man. It’s not like your arm was about to break. I understand you want your career and if it was a kneebar, you’ll be out for six months, but dude, if worst comes to worst, you’ll think you’re in...

Mar 2, 2016 9:14 am

Coach Mike Winklejohn gives his prediction on Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is set to defend her belt for the first time this Saturday against top contender Miesha Tate. In preparation for the title fight, Holm has been working with long-time coach Mike Winklejohn of the JacksonWink MMA Academy. Coach Wink was a guest on the MMA Hour this week and...

Dec 7, 2015 12:58 pm

Michael “The Count” Bisping Video: “I will take him down and use some good old GNP”

  Michael “The Count” Bisping is back on track after two straight wins in the 185 division.  CB Dollaway and Thales Leites suffered defeat by the hands of Bisping via decision in both occasions. “The Count” (27-7 MMA) had two losses in 2014 against Tim Kennedy and Luke Rockhold. Bisping interviewed with submissionradio: “I always...

Dec 4, 2015 10:56 am

PHOTO | Check out a shredded little 6-year-old Sage Northcutt!

During the UFC Fight Pass Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1, UFC lightweight Sage Northcutt takes everyone into his trophy room. The rising star shows some of his past accomplishments that he and his sister achieved growing up. Northcutt says that he started drinking protein shakes when he was about 4 or 5-years-old when he...

Nov 25, 2015 4:58 pm

Joe Rogan vs Cris Cyborg: Cyborg Warfare

  Joe Rogan understands fighting. He received his black belt in Taekwondo at 15. At 20, he started judo and received his blue belt after one year of training. Rogan started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlson Gracie roughly twenty years ago. He also has a black belt from Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu gym. Rogan...

Nov 25, 2015 12:17 pm

WATCH! The story of Conor McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh of Straight Blast Gym

project1of6: John Kavanagh from Form Dublin on Vimeo. Check out this profile by Form Dublin of John Kavanagh, head coach of UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor at the Straight Blast Gym in Ireland. Kavanagh, Irelands first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, and first MMA fighter in the cage talks about his childhood and how...

Nov 20, 2015 8:19 am

WOW! Meet the Victoria’s Secret model that trains Muay Thai

Training hard!!! Thanks all the trainers at @sitsongpeenongphuket for teaching me all these good techniques , thanks mama for the video @instabutterrr !!! #Nu #sittongpeenong #MuayThai #muaythaigirls #thailand2015 #yokkao @yodvisanu_nu A video posted by GracieCarvalho (@graciecarvalhoofficial) on Aug 14, 2015 at 10:18am PDT Love me some Elbows 🔪🔪🔪 , if you guys ever want to...

Nov 10, 2015 10:00 am

BJJ brown belt plans to roll 24 hours at Renzo Gracie Latham to fight cancer

47-year-old Richard Harris is planning for the longest martial arts training session of his life. The Bruno Tostes Jiu Jitsu brown belt is planning to do a 24-hour training session from 8 a.m. Nov. 21 to 8 a.m. Nov 22 at Renzo Gracie Latham in New York to raise awareness and fundraise to choke out...

Oct 15, 2015 10:54 am

Sage Thread Of The Day — Kicking It With Rory Mac

UFC newcomer Sage Northcutt is currently the talk of the MMA town. The lightweight fighter is currently 6-0 in professional MMA and is coming off of his UFC debut, where he took out Francisco Trevino in only 57 seconds. After that fight Northcutt traveled to Canada and is currently working with Tristar, the gym where...

Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 16, 2015 12:26 pm

Joel Tudor Continues Tirade Against Slater, Who Takes It In MMA?

Joel Tudor and Kelly Slater have two big things in common, they’re known for surfing and for BJJ. The difference is that Tudor is a BJJ black belt, while Slater, who hasn’t put as much time into the sport is a blue belt. Well, according to Tudor, he’s actually not a blue belt and shouldn’t...