1508 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Jan 16, 2017 8:46 am

Amanda Nunes on why she wants to fight for a second belt: Conor McGregor did it

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes made headlines by calling for a shot at the winner of Holly Holm and Germaine De Randamie’s inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which is scheduled for the main event of UFC 208 on February 11. The champ made this call on Twitter. I'm ready to make wmma...

Dec 30, 2016 6:45 am

Amanda Nunes on Ronda Rousey: I will submit her if she takes me to the ground

Tonight, in the main event of the massively hyped UFC 207, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her title against returning former champion and MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. In advance of this fight, Nunes is perceived to be the stronger woman on the feet, while Rousey is believed to have the edge on...


Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 5, 2016 6:58 am

Gray Maynard blasts Ryan Hall after loss

Last Saturday, on the undercard of the latest Ultimate Fighter finale, jiu jitsu ace Ryan Hall captured a decision win over former UFC lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard. It was undoubtedly the biggest win of the grappling specialist’s mixed martial arts career. The way Hall achieved that win, however, was rather polarizing. While there are...

Nov 25, 2016 7:23 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s BJJ coach Dillon Danis nearly brawls at ADCC trials

It looks like Dillon Danis isn’t just the teacher in his newly established association with UFC superstar Conor McGregor. It appears as if the Marcelo Garcia black belt phenom that was brought in to help “The Notorious” with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu for the UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz is also learning a bit from...

Nov 21, 2016 12:11 pm

VIDEO | BJJ instructor makes student cry with awesome belt promotion

This BJJ instructor decided to promote his student to a bluebelt in a fairly unique way, and we loved her reaction at the end!credit: White Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Posted by Craziest Sports Fights on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 For those that train in any martial art, they know the feeling of accomplishment when they...

Nov 18, 2016 5:16 pm

Cris Cyborg reflects after nearly four years since testing positive for stanozolol steroid

In December of 2012, Cris Cyborg was hit with the most devastating blow of her professional MMA career. After needing just 16 seconds to TKO Hiroko Yamanaka at the Strikeforce – Melendez vs. Masvidal event, Cyborg found out soon after her fight that she tested positive for the steroid stanozolol. The California State Athletic Commission...

Nov 11, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Japanese Legend Shinya Aoki Gets TKO’d At One Championship: Defending Honor

Folayang stuffed a takedown early in R3 and smashed Aoki with a knee to the face. Shades of the 2nd Sakurai fight. And NEW pic.twitter.com/aLYhaXj4uu — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) November 11, 2016 Now that Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks and Gilbert Melendez are all members of the UFC roster, Shinya Aoki stands out as one of the...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Oct 25, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Bodybuilder gets beat down by BJJ black belt for your entertainment

The entertainment that the Internet brings is seemingly endless. Here, we take a look at some viral videos from YouTube account Rambo Cuztha Gunz. Gunz creates videos for the sake of your entertainment and is willing to take a beating for it. Gunz has a humorous bio for his social media accounts. His YouTube bio...

Oct 7, 2016 9:34 am

Conor McGregor’s BJJ Coach Dillon Danis Calls Out the Entire UFC Roster

Though Dillon Danis has been a huge name in the BJJ community for some time, he’s recently gained a good deal of notoriety in the MMA world too. That notoriety can be attributed to the role he played in Conor McGregor’s preparation for UFC 202, where the Irishman would look to avenge an early 2016...

Oct 3, 2016 11:29 am

Eddie Alvarez on Conor McGregor: “I’ve Never Felt So Unthreatened By Another Man”

As Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor’s anticipated UFC 205 lightweight title fight draws ever closer, both parties continue to dish out the trash talk. On today’s episode of The MMA Hour, Eddie Alvarez plated the latest steaming servings of trash talk, re-upping on his previous claims that McGregor would be the easiest opponent of his...

Sep 14, 2016 3:33 pm

PHOTO | UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer goes topless in Hawaii

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer is one of the most familiar faces with the UFC. The Octagon babe made her UFC debut at UFC 125, back in 2011, which was headlined by Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Palmer grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and gives some insight into the beginnings of her career on...

Sep 14, 2016 11:33 am

Duke Roufus: ‘I believe Punk will fight again’

With the dust now settled following CM Punk’s disastrous UFC debut on Saturday night, speculation is running rampant over whether or not the former WWE superstar will continue a career in MMA. While UFC president Dana White seemed adamant about CM Punk’s next fight not taking place in the UFC, Punk’s head coach, Duke Roufus, believes we...

Sep 14, 2016 11:31 am

Nick the Tooth Explains why He Left Lookin’ for a Fight

Lookin’ for a Fight, which follows UFC President Dana White, former UFC welterweight champ Matt Serra, and MMA personality Nick “The Tooth” Gullo around the continent as they track down rising MMA talent, has become incredibly popular over the last year. Unfortunately, the show has recently taken a bit of a hit, as The Tooth...

Sep 9, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Ray Longo Says Chris Weidman Will Fight “Jacare” or Yoel Romero in NYC

Earlier this week, rumors began to swirl that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in NYC this November 12. When Romero posted a photo of himself signing a contract (which he has since deleted), these rumors only gained credibility. On the latest episode of Jon Anik and...

Sep 7, 2016 6:36 am

JDS on professional boxing: “That would be my paradise!”

Not many fighters have better hands than Junior ‘Cigano’ dos Santos. The Brazilian slugger has 12 knockout victories to his name, and has put down some of the heavyweight division’s best with his hands alone. ‘Cigano’ blasted on to the scene with an uppercut knockout of eventual champion Fabricio Werdum, and showed off his slick...

Sep 6, 2016 10:18 am

Duke Roufus wants Holloway next in NYC on anniversary of Pettis’ father’s death

Anthony Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus has an idea for ‘Showtime’s’ next featherweight fight, and it’s none other than Max Holloway. Roufus spoke to ESPN’s ‘5 Rounds Podcast’ on Wednesday, explaining his decision to call out Holloway given the current landscape of the featherweight division. “I believe Frankie [Edgar] is going to fight Dennis Bermudez — it’s...

Sep 4, 2016 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Is Mackenzie Dern the hottest woman in MMA?

The number one female black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu could very well be the hottest woman in MMA as well. Mackenzie Dern, the 23-year-old submission phenom, posted a video of herself on Instagram showing her in more than just fighting shape. #flashbackfriday wishing I was at the beach again! 😥😁☀️🌊😍 A video posted by...

Sep 2, 2016 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Flashback Friday: Watch Mickey Gall in a No Gi Grappling Match

Back in 2014, during the pay-per-view portion of UFC 181, it was announced that WWE superstar CM Punk would be making the jump to MMA as a member of the UFC roster. And though it was immediately made clear that Punk had no real martial arts experience, we were led to believe that spent at...

Aug 29, 2016 7:58 pm

Exclusive Video | Real Quick With Mike Swick Episode 5 – Minotauro Nogueira and Rafael Cavalcante

[ooyala code=”dwdmVsNTE6fedqLe3GvmKKAhPUD4S190″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″] BJPENN.COM has teamed up with UFC Veteran Mike “Quick” Swick to give you an inside look at what it’s like at AKA Thailand. In this exclusive episode of “Real Quick with Mike Swick,” former UFC heavyweight champion Minotauro Nogueira pays a visit to the gym and shows off his...