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May 1, 2014 5:18 pm

Six Confirmed For BattleGround MMA’s One-Night, Eight-Man Tournament

BattleGrounds MMA, the upstart Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion headed by Olympic wrestling legend Kenny Monday, announced today that it has signed the first six competitors for O.N.E., its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award the winner a grand prize of $50,000 on Friday, June 27 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Tickets for the event, which will...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Apr 19, 2014 10:56 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Pre-Fight Preview

A world title shot is on the line as Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Fabricio Werdum matches wits and fists with Hawaiian knockout artist Travis Browne in a five-round heavyweight showdown. Watch FOX UFC Saturday live Saturday, April 19 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.

Apr 18, 2014 6:05 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms His Bear Wrestling Past

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday on the UFC on FOX 11 preliminary card. A video surfaced on the internet a few months ago that apparently featured a then nine-year-old Nurmagomedov wrestling a bear cub. During a recent interview with Combate.com, the UFC lightweight confirmed his involvement in the bizarre...

Apr 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White: Kennedy Not a Crowd Pleaser but Dominant

Tim Kennedy’s performance didn’t blow the roof of Quebec’s Colisse Pepsi but it was effective enough for a convincing win. At Wednesday night’s TUF Nations finale, it was Kennedy who grinded his way through to a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. In the post-fight media scrum, UFC president Dana White echoed those sentiments. “It wasn’t...

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...