169 Search Results for royce gracie

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 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...

Dec 31, 2015 8:17 am

Is Fedor Bellator bound?

Earlier this morning fight fans witnessed the impressive return of Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ managed to pick up an impressive 1st round TKO win over a much larger Jaideep Singh. Of course after the bout the MMA community as well as most of Twitter went wild with talks of “Fedor’s back!” One interesting thing...

Dec 21, 2015 4:04 pm

Brutal Beginnings of the UFC: Fighting for a Generation

Fighting for a Generation re-lives the brutal early days of the UFC, when Royce Gracie and his unstoppable jiu-jitsu tore through the tournament. With the UFC on the biggest stage in MMA many of us who witnessed the early 90’s matches were truly brutal.  Heavy reform of the sport took place in the late 90’s...

Nov 25, 2015 8:29 am

Shamrock to critics: Stop age discrimination!

When Bellator announced that Ken Shamrock would be fighting Royce Gracie at Bellator 149 on February 19th, many fans rolled their eyes. Memes came out regarding the fight, joking that it would be sponsored by Life Alert, pointing out that the combined age of the two men will be 100 years old on fight night....

Nov 12, 2015 10:32 am

On This Day: UFC 1 goes down November 12th 1993

On this day 22 years ago, the UFC held their first event in Denver Colorado where Royce Gracie used his family’s Gracie Jiu-Jitsu to win an 8 man tournament. Re-live the brutal beginnings of the UFC above!

Nov 3, 2015 12:18 am

Bellator hosts another legendary Fan Fest ahead of Bellator 145 in Missouri

Another legendary Bellator Fan Fest is being held this week to tie in with their Bellator 145 event on Friday, Nov 6. MMA stars Ken Shamrock, Royce Gracie, Kimbo Slice, Tito Ortiz and light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary are set to be in attendance at the event being held at the Dave & Buster’s in...

Sep 23, 2015 12:01 am

Cyborg Dwarfs Former UFC Heavyweight/Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture

Is it the camera angle, or is the floor uneven, or is Cris Cyborg actually that much bigger than former UFC heavyweight (yes, heavyweight) and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture? The former two-division champ, Couture, was in attendance at last Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event and prior to that, the Fan Fest. He was just one...

Sep 19, 2015 6:07 am

Fedor Covers All The Hot Topics –– Talks Rousey, Mayweather And Favorite Fighter

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend, was in attendance at Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ media day. ‘The Last Emperor’ was there as a guest and a part of the Fan Fest, along with other legends like Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Frank Shamrock and Sakuraba. Fedor talked to the media, including BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage,...

Aug 18, 2015 6:21 pm

Demian Maia’s Chasing Major UFC Record

UFC submission ace Demian Maia is on a mission. The welterweight currently has seven submission finishes in the UFC. The record? Eleven. Currently there are only three fighters ahead of Maia on the list. Nate Diaz (8) Frank Mir (8) Royce Gracie (11) Maia told MMAJunkie that he’s looking to pursue that goal and be...

Jun 11, 2015 1:09 pm

Truth! Steven Seagal’s Self-Written Script Made Him Cry When He Read It

“Master” Seagal will go down in history as one of the most mysterious figures of our sport. While it’s clear that pioneers like Bruce Lee and Royce Gracie paved the way for modern day fighters, Steven Seagal still claims to have an impact on the sport. His track record speaks for itself; He has taught...

Apr 14, 2015 4:52 pm

‘UFC 1’ Veteran Passes at Age 53

If it was not for the success of the first UFC event, nobody would know who Royce Gracie, Conor McGregor or Jon Jones was. Everybody who participated at ‘UFC 1’ played an important role in the company’s future. We here at BJPENN.COM are saddened to learn about the passing of Kevin Rosier. Rosier was in...

Mar 18, 2015 2:35 pm

Opinion! Most One-Dimensional Champion In UFC History?

The MMA world is still talking about the events that took place at UFC 185, where two champions got dominated and lost their titles. Anthony Pettis lost by getting beat everywhere for twenty-five minutes and Carla Esparza lost by getting punched in the face over and over again until the referee stepped in and stopped...

Feb 26, 2015 2:23 pm

Bellator Books ‘Kimbo vs. Shamrock’, Bout Official For June In St. Louis

On October 4, 2008, a freak accident robbed the MMA world of one of the most anticipated fights in the history of the sport. On June 20, Bellator MMA will right that wrong. Street fighting legend and YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice and “The World’s Most Dangerous Man,” Ken Shamrock, have agreed to renew their rivalry...

Nov 30, 2014 3:27 pm

Firas Zahabi considers Gi “The Achilles heel of Jiu-Jitsu”

One of the oldest traditions in Jiu-Jitsu is the Gi. Royce Gracie wore it in every UFC appearance, and the Gracie Family stands by the use of the Gi in Jiu-Jitsu. Eddie Bravo on the other hand, who pioneered 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu trains practitioners strictly in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu, which has brought him criticism from the...

Nov 11, 2014 2:37 pm

NO YOU CAN’T! Wanderlei Pulled From Bellator Appearance

Earlier this week, we learned that, Wanderlei Silva had joined the anti-UFC brigade, over at Bellator, and planned an appearance, in San Diego, as part of the Bellator 131 pre-fight build up. That can’t happen. Due to prior contractual obligations, Wanderlei Silva will not be able to participate in #Bellator131‘s pre-promotion this week — Bellator...