1151 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Dec 10, 2017 6:11 am

Pros react to Brian Ortega’s submission of Cub Swanson

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the biggest test of his career: a battle with the ever-dangerous Cub Swanson. After a competitive first round, Ortega found the win he sought, locking up...

Nov 21, 2017 7:53 am

Coach Warns That Conor McGregor’s Hands are Even Better Now For MMA Return

The much-anticipated return of Conor McGregor won’t go down until April or mid-2018, but good things come to those who wait. For a long while, it seemed like it was nearly a done deal that his opponent when he returned back to the Octagon would Nate Diaz, but those talks slowly went quiet and more...

Nov 16, 2017 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives his take on possible Nate Diaz welterweight title shot

Over the last few days, there has been a tidal wave of buzz surrounding a possible welterweight title fight between champ Tyron Woodley and long-time lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UF 219. While this possible showdown has generated a flood of excitement, however, there are plenty of people who believe it’s the wrong choice, as...

Nov 6, 2017 12:28 pm

Fighter revived by CPR and defibrillator after heart stopped during fight

An MMA fighter is thankful to be alive after his heart stopped and his kidneys failed in the middle of a fight. Clovis “CJ” Hancock says that he died in the cage on Friday night during his fight againt Charlie Ontiveros at the Legacy Fighting Alliance fights in Houston, Texas. Hancock wrote the following in...

Oct 30, 2017 11:25 am

Chris Holdsworth confirms “cheater” TJ Dillashaw concussed him, implies PED use

Team Alpha Male’s Chris Holdsworth has not fought since May of 2014, when he defeated Chico Camus by unanimous decision. The reason for his prolonged absence has been a series of concussions. It has been widely speculated that these concussions were spurred on by a surprise knee from a former training partner: UFC 217’s TJ...

Oct 29, 2017 4:48 pm

Demian Maia issues statement after loss to Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Brazil with an action-packed stop in the city of Sao Paulo. In the co-main event, one of the country’s top fighters, Demian Maia, returned against surging contender Colby Covington. Despite a spirited effort, Maia ultimately came up short in this fight, giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 28, 2017 11:17 pm

Tyron Woodley responds to Colby “Cotton Fist” Covington

Colby Covington picked up the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career yesterday in Sao Paulo, defeating former title challenger Demian Maia via unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 119. The 29-year-old, Covington, turned heads during his post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier after he decided to trash the Brazilian crowd...

Oct 28, 2017 10:56 pm

UFC Fighters react to Colby Covington’s victory over Demian Maia

Colby Covington picked up the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career last night in Brazil defeating former title challenger Demian Maia via unanimous decision. After a very competitive opening round, “Chaos” was able to turn the tide in his favor in round two and continued to dominate Maia until the final horn. Following...

Oct 28, 2017 8:37 am

Dillon Danis Targets His MMA Debut for Bellator in January

Multiple weight submission grappling champion Garry Tonon has recently signed on to ONE to make his MMA debut, while the time for Dillon Danis to make his debut is drawing near. The brash young jiu jitsu black belt signed on with Bellator and is currently prepping for the steep transition. He’s not wanting to take...

Oct 27, 2017 8:23 am

Even Dillon Danis Thinks Conor McGregor Should Fight Tony Ferguson Next

Conor McGregor has his pick of anyone he’d like to fight in MMA or in boxing. For awhile, it seemed like a done deal that McGregor would come back to the UFC and fight Nate Diaz a third time, but at lightweight this time. That seemed to change after UFC 216. More and more the...

Oct 25, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Lands His First Fight Hype Video in Joe Rogan’s Place

For years, we’ve watch Joe Rogans big veiny head scream at us in video packages before UFC fight cards, hyping us up for the match-ups. It’s become a nostalgic part of the UFC experience, just like that “Face the Pain” song. This time though, Joe Rogan has been swapped out for none other than the...

Oct 19, 2017 9:39 am

Eddie Bravo Awards Tony Ferguson With a Very Special Black Belt

Just a couple of weeks ago, Tony Ferguson reached the peak of his career so far by winning the interim UFC lightweight title. He perplexed us with his talk, his training methods, and his perpetual-shade wearing. Ferguson tried to convince us he is on a different level, something that he proved at UFC 216. If...

Oct 17, 2017 12:22 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima Want These MMA Techniques Legalized

Rory MacDonald has moved on from the UFC and has set his sites on Bellator gold. In January, he’ll take on their welterweight champion Douglas Lima in January. Both fighters sat down and were asked questions ahead of their encounter about a wide variety of subjects. Asking fighters about what they’d do during a zombie...

Oct 12, 2017 12:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo on pupil Tony Ferguson fighting Conor McGregor: It’s 99%

Now that Tony Ferguson is the UFC interim lightweight champion, pretty much everybody wants to see him take on undisputed lightweight champion Conor McGregor. That, of course, includes long-time Tony Ferguson trainer Eddie Bravo. Speaking on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, 10th Planet jiu jitsu founder Eddie Bravo weighed in on a fight...

Oct 11, 2017 2:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep.53 // Eddie Bravo | Mark Godbeer | Duane Ludwig

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more great guests for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- Joining us live to start the show is the one and only Eddie Bravo. With Tony Ferguson’s win against Kevin Lee to capture the interim lightweight title over the weekend, Eddie will be giving us his analysis on the...

Oct 9, 2017 10:01 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Clark Gracie

This week with Dr. Pete – Clark Gracie – BJJ Watch Clark Gracie show one of his famous omoplata set ups and finishes. Clark is the son of 9th degree red belt and undefeated vale tudo and jiu jitsu legend Carley Gracie (carleygracie.com) He is the grandson of Carlos Gracie, the founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu....

Sep 14, 2017 11:13 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – The Easiest Triangle in History

Last week Dr.Pete was able to get in some 1 on 1 time with world famous BJJ champion Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in Torrance, California. In last weeks video Rener Gracie touched on how critical it is to establish and manage posture control of your opponent. “Whoever owns the posture in the closed guard,...

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 am

Another notable MMA fighter is headed to the boxing ring

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s headline-dominating August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have sparked a mass exodus of MMA fighters to the boxing ring. MMA fighters testing their hands in the ring is not a new phenomenon, of course, but the trend seems to have been thrust into overdrive in the...

Sep 12, 2017 9:13 am

Learn, Teach, Heal with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – Closed Guard Posture Control

This week, Dr. Pete hit the mats with Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in sun-soaked Torrance, California. Rener Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu jitsu co founder Helio Gracie, and the son of UFC co creator Rorion Gracie. As the head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Gracie University, he...

Sep 7, 2017 3:20 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Had No Idea Who Darren Till Was When He Accepted the Fight

If you didn’t know better, one look at Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s Instagram would make you think his MMA training consists of taking wakeboards off of sweet jumps and cold beer at the lake. Don’t worry, he takes time out for his muay thai and jiu jitsu and it shows. This dude ran off an eight...

Sep 5, 2017 4:47 pm

Scott Coker Thinks Mayweather vs McGregor in MMA is Bigger Than the Boxing Match

Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather was one of the biggest fights of all time. Depending on which numbers you’ve seen. it either outperformed Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao or raked in just underneath it. The UFC lightweight champion made a ton of money, of course not as much as Mayweather, and Showtime definitely made a fortune....

Aug 19, 2017 1:08 pm

AJ Agazarm Gets Object Thrown at Him After Winning at Polaris 5

Something happened a couple of years ago; grappling got really exciting. To jiu jitsu nerds or people who sleep in their rash guards like pajamas, grappling has always been exciting, but a movement started happening that bridged the gap between the casual and hardcore fanbase. Polaris Professional was one of the tournaments — like Metamoris or...

Jul 30, 2017 6:17 pm

Demian Maia discusses his future after loss to Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia finally got his long-awaited welterweight title shot. His chance came against talented champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia and his many fans, Woodley was simply the better man on fight night. Of the 21 takedowns Maia attempted, not one...

Jul 30, 2017 1:21 pm

Tyron Woodley issues statement after Maia win, admits to mid-fight shoulder injury

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley attempted his third title defense against Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia. Though the fight was an undeniably slow one, Woodley successfully defended his welterweight crown, stopping all 21 of Maia’s attempted takedowns en route to a unanimous decision...

Jul 6, 2017 2:14 pm

Tyron Woodley: I have no problem taking Demian Maia down on my terms

This August 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the third time opposite Brazilian jiu jitsu cognoscente Demian Maia. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Woodley gave his take on this matchup with the talented BJJ specialist, and how he plans to...