153 Search Results for royce gracie

May 16, 2017 10:42 am

VIDEO | BJJ instructor saves police officer from attacker

In the early days of the UFC, BJJ was believed to be the most dominant form of martial arts due to the success Royce Gracie found in the early days of the UFC using Gracie Jiu-Jitsu to dominate the early UFC tournaments while his opponents found themselves unable to comprehend what exactly Gracie was doing...

May 10, 2017 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Taekwondo black belt vs. Muay Thai champion

It’s no secret that UFC was originally formed with the intention of settling the argument of which martial art was truly the best. As we’ve stated countless times in articles, while nearly all MMA fighters today are well versed in multiple martial art disciplines, the topic of style vs style matchups in MMA is always...

Apr 17, 2017 1:41 pm

Sumo, WWE, and MMA star Akebono placed in medically induced coma following match

Alarming news has many people worried after finding out that Akebono was recently placed into a medically induced coma in Japan. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the 47-year-old combat sports star became ill and was admitted to the hospital after doing a show for the wrestling promotion DDT in Fukuoaka, south Japan. The report...

Mar 30, 2017 10:32 am

Mike Swick attempting to secure Matt Hughes fight

Earlier this month, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes was looking to potentially return to the Octagon if he felt he could win his return fight. That prompted UFC icon Royce Gracie to release a statement in which he campaigned for a rematch with Hughes, who was TKOd by Hughes at UFC...

Mar 9, 2017 7:27 am

Vitor Belfort’s proposition to new UFC owners

With the new WME-IMG UFC owners, fight fans have noticed some changes coming to the promotion since the purchase of the UFC back in 2016. For Vitor Belfort, who has been competing professionally in MMA for 21 years, with 20 of those years spent in the UFC, he has a rather interesting proposition for the...

Feb 17, 2017 9:44 am

VIDEO | Learn the origins of Fedor Emelianenko’s legendary sweater

On Saturday night, legendary Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage. He will do so opposite dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172, which will emanate from San Jose, California. Fedor, of course, is a legend for many reasons: for his tremendous grappling skill, for his incredible power, for...

Oct 21, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Famer Says He Would Have Protected Kim Kardashian From Robbers

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Hollywood megastar Kim Kardashian had been bound, gagged and robbed in a Paris hotel room. In the wake of the incident, a representative for Kardashian told E! News that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed.” Unfortunately, however, it was also confirmed that Kardashian lost something...

Jul 25, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Fighters make predictions on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is getting the rematch that has had him “obsessed” over after losing for the first time in the UFC. McGregor is getting a shot to avenge his second-round submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. Fellow fighters were asked about who they think will take the...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

Apr 8, 2016 11:57 pm

Details emerge regarding Ken Shamrock’s failed drug test

Back in February, Ken Shamrock lost to Royce Gracie via 1st round TKO in the main event of Bellator 149. Following the fight, it was revealed that Shamrock tested positive for banned substances, something he has since denied using. MMAJunkie has the statement from TDLR’s Jason DeBord: “Respondent stated he is certain the results are...

Mar 18, 2016 11:09 am

Kimbo Slice’s son, Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. makes MMA debut

Kimbo Slice simply grabs the people’s attention. In his last controversial fight with Dada 5000 where he also happened to fail a drug test at Bellator 149, Spike TV said in a press release that a card with Slice on it once again broke a Bellator record. “Bellator 149 shattered viewership records for Bellator MMA,...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 2, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | A compilation of some of the worst fouls in MMA

Check out this compilation of some of the worst fouls to take place in the sport of MMA. These are moments in MMA history that have had people talking about long after the fight. From Heath Herring’s kiss that led to a knockout before the fight even started, all the way up to Ken Shamrock...

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 18, 2016 11:09 am

VIDEO | Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson gets a rude awakening attempting to hit on this ‘girl’

[ooyala code=”JybWkyMTE6uhlznIz8gb_AbiZQK79u_g” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Check out this funny video of Josh “The Punk” Thomson attempting to hit on this “girl with really nice hair” at the Bellator 149 press conference in Houston, Texas. The little skit played out by Thomson and fellow Bellator MMA fighter Justin “The Viking” Wren shows the lighter...

Feb 17, 2016 1:00 pm

MUST SEE LOL! Brendan Schaub talks about hilarious Kimbo Slice TUF house story

Bellator 149 is quickly approaching with MMA Legends Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie meeting for a long overdue rubber match. Also, on the card will feature record-breaking draw Kimbo Slice taking on street rival Dhafir Harris, AKA “Dada 5000.” Check out this clip from the past of a hilarious story from UFC heavyweight veteran Brendan...

Feb 13, 2016 7:25 am

Michael Bisping vs. Chael Sonnen, Ken Shamrock vs. Dan Severn, Roy Jones Jr. vs. Fan

In what is likely the strangest combat sports card in the history of, well…combat sports, UR Fight is reportedly putting on a fight card that is leaving us scratching our heads. The event, which is scheduled for March 20th according to MMAWeekly will feature a grappling match between Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping, a MMA...

Feb 11, 2016 8:26 am

Ken Shamrock’s 23-year long quest for revenge

At UFC 1 back on November 12th 1993, Ken Shamrock was submitted by Royce Gracie in the semifinals of the tournament. When the two had their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 5, the fighters continued for over half an hour until the fight was declared a draw. Now, 23 years later Shamrock will get a...

Jan 28, 2016 9:46 am

WATCH! So you’re telling me there’s a chance, Kurt Angle on fighting for Bellator

Well, the chances are greater than one out of a million. Check out professional and Olympic gold wrestler Kurt Angle talk about his role with Bellator MMA and the slight possibility of the legendary wrestler stepping into the cage to fight. The 47-year-old Olympian admits that if he were to fight, it wouldn’t be against...

Jan 25, 2016 9:50 am

Bellator 149 Promo Video: When Legends Collide

On February 19th, legends will collide at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will complete the final chapter of their epic rivalry. Then, Kimbo Slice and DADA 5000 will face-off in a battle years in the making. Want to watch the event live? Tickets are on sale for this Houston...

Jan 14, 2016 12:18 pm

WATCH! Kimbo sends a HIGHLY censored message to Dada 5000

NSFW: We asked @KimboSlice​ if he had anything to say to @therealdada5000​… #Bellator149 https://t.co/fc5QYVkMJahttps://t.co/FeIzRMqgoR — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) January 12, 2016 The date for Bellator 149 is close to one month away as a card of entertaining fights will be televised on Spike on Feb. 19. Record-breaking attraction Kimbo Slice takes on nemesis Dhafir Harris, AKA...

Jan 2, 2016 7:57 am

MUST SEE! Ken Shamrock says McGregor is P4P king

While Conor McGregor is certainly a polarizing figure, there’s no debating the Irishman’s dominance inside the Octagon. Fresh off of his UFC 194 KO win over Jose Aldo, McGregor made quite the jump in the UFC’s official pound 4 pound ranking ladder. Ken Shamrock however believes that the win over Aldo cemented McGregor’s place at...