1318 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 9, 2012 12:17 pm

Fan Driven Fighter Platform Helps Fighters Get Noticed

Global Proving Ground (GPG) is proud to announce the official launch of their unique fan driven fighter platform. The GPG platform enables combat sports athletes with diverse fight backgrounds to showcase their skills on a global stage. Skilled fighters on every continent have the opportunity to get noticed and build an International fan base. According...

Aug 6, 2012 7:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Firas Zahabi Talks To BJPenn.Com About FundAFighter

As a trainer to some of the top mixed martial artists in the world, Firas Zahabi has more than hands full most of the time. Add raising a family on top of that and it’s enough to make your head spin. Tri-Star gym is home of the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, top welterweight...


Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am

BIO

Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jul 31, 2012 9:07 am

Ricardo Arona Talks Return To MMA | "It’s Just A Matter Of Time." | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Ricardo Arona comments in an interview with TATAME. Arona talks about returning to MMA as well as opening his own Mixed Martial Arts gym. Arona has been out of action for some time now, in his last bout he defeated Marvin Eastman back in September 2009. He talks about his time away...

Jul 30, 2012 2:13 am

Roger Gracie Open To Bout With Tim Kennedy | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie is one of the best submission grappler’s in the world if not the best. However one man who would disagree with this statement is Tim Kennedy who offered a challenge via his official Twitter account. I read @cokersf said @rogergracie was the best grappler in...

Jul 24, 2012 5:30 am

Open Casting Call for Fighters July 26 in Myrtle Beach | MMA NEWS

Global Proving Ground (GPG), a new revolutionary platform that enables combat sports athletes to showcase their skills on a global level, announced today that additional casting calls will be held both in the U.S. and abroad for the GPG related reality show project. All experienced fighters with a combat sports background are welcome. The next...

Jul 23, 2012 10:10 am

InvictaFC.com To Stream Entire Baszler vs. McMann Women’s MMA Event Live, Free Of Charge This Saturday | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Returning to the Invicta FC broadcast booth to call...

Jul 20, 2012 10:33 am

Magalhaes Believes He Can Submit Jon Jones

“The reason why I wanted to return to the UFC was to prove that I can fight with the best, so I’ll never refuse a fight. I believe that Igor would become a Top 10 with one more win because it would be his fourth in a row – but that’s not gonna happen. I...

Jul 17, 2012 9:39 am

Vitor Belfort Looking For A Piece Of Chris Weidman | UFC NEWS

“(Chris) Weidman, or the winner of the Cuban vs. (Tim) Boetsch. I’m waiting for my confirmation on the Rio card, see who’s gonna be my opponent. Nobody send me anything yet. I believe I’ll get an answer on that next week. Muñoz has no guard, he’s not a jiu-jitsu fighter. That’s a wrestler vs. wrestler...

Jul 5, 2012 1:17 am

Vinny Magalhães Says Sonnen “Can Submit Anderson This Time” | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Vinny Magalhães in an an interview with TATAME. The ADCC Champion was recruited by Chael Sonnen in order to develop Sonnen’s Jiu-Jitsu skills for the rematch with Anderson Silva at UFC 148. Magalhães admits he has received a lot of criticism from his fellow Brazilians for helping Sonnen. He also said in...

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...

Jun 28, 2012 11:49 am

Faber Thinks He's Faced Tougher Guys Than Barao | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber (26-5) recently spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming interim bantamweight title fight with Renan Barao (28-1, 1 NC). The two will fight in the main event of UFC 149 to determine who gets the next shot at the undisputed title when the winner goes on to face Dominick Cruz once the champ...

Jun 27, 2012 3:41 am

Quick Twitt | Joe Rogan Awarded BJJ Black Belt | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC commentator Joe Rogan has been awarded his 10th Planet Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt by Eddie Bravo. The news comes directly from Eddie Bravo’s Twitter account. Joe Rogan also tweeted the following messages from his account @JoeRogan “Thank you all for the kind words re: the black belt. It’s a real honor,...

Jun 18, 2012 9:54 am

Condit Suggests Link Between Past Steroid Use And Low Testosterone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Carlos Condit in an interview with Gracie Mag Condit discusses topics such as his next opponent, Nick Diaz, Georges St-Pierre, TRT and Jiu-Jitsu. “I think it’s a slippery slope, you know what I mean? You let guys start using testosterone and it’s … where does it end? You know what I mean?...

Jun 18, 2012 9:21 am

NEW THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER BRAZIL MIDDLEWEIGHT FINAL ANNOUNCED FOR UFC 147

The first-ever middleweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil will now be decided in a three round bout between Cezar Mutante and Serginho (Sergio) Moraes at UFC® 147: Silva vs. Franklin II, on June 23, at the Mineirinho Arena, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Moraes, a semifinalist of the first international edition of the UFC’s reality...

Jun 16, 2012 2:31 pm

Video | Nate Marquardt Talks About Upcoming Fight With Tyron Woodley | MMA NEWS

Nate Marquardt discusses his upcoming fight with undefeated Tyron Woodley for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Title. “Tyron is a very tough guy. He’s undefeated in 10 fights. Earlier in his career he had all finishes; he was able to knock out or submit his opponents. He’s recently faced some tougher guys and went the distance...

Jun 4, 2012 9:10 am

Cris Cyborg Calls Out Ronda Rousey, Says She Has Man Parts | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis After winning gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Ronda Rousey was called out by none other than suspended Strikeforce fighter Cris Cyborg. Cyborg took to Twitter, posting an alleged photoshopped image of Gina Carano looking bloody and bruised. Following that post, Cyborg tweeted Rousey saying “You’re next Rousey: you have a d*ck,...

Jun 4, 2012 5:51 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 11 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister This weeks episode starts with the coaches walking on to soccer fields for the coaches challenge. In the challenge each coach will have ten opportunies to score past the opposing coach from the penalty spot, the coach with most goals wins. The winner of the coaches challenge will leave with R$45,000 (approximately...