1386 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 20, 2014 12:51 pm

BJJ Gym Being Sued By UFC Over Airing Of PPV

Stronghold Crossfit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a gym located in California, has come under attack by the UFC. In court documents obtained by Combat Sports Law, the gym is being sued by Joe Hand Promotions after broadcasting UFC 145 in the gym back in 2012. It would appear they did not obtain the commercial exhibition...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Alexis Davis: ‘I can hold my own against Ronda’

“Ronda is a great fighter. I’ve been constantly working on my wrestling. They’ve improved me so much since I’ve been here. I’ve been training jiu jitsu for a long time. I’ve been training for years with black belt world champions. If I can hold my own with them, I’m sure I can hold my own...

May 1, 2014 5:44 pm

VIDEO | Royce Gracie, Eddie Bravo Altercation Caught On Tape (Trailer)

A sneak peek at the upcoming Eddie Bravo documentary, a TUFMED Films original. This project provides insight into Eddie’s historic rematch against Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3 including his unique training regimen, his music, his family, his lifestyle, and his philosophy toward jiu jitsu… Also features clips from his altercation with Royce Gracie, which TUFMED...

May 1, 2014 2:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 3 Blog

Fresh off the third episode of ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’, Atlanta’s Dhiego Lima, Team Edgar’s second pick, walks us through his first hand experience of what was seen on tonight’s show. Dhiego is one of the top prospects from this season’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series and will be blogging for BJPENN.COM each week following the...


Apr 10, 2014 10:38 am

Mark Hunt And Brendan Schaub Engage In Twitter Beef

According to our sources, the UFC has been looking to put together a heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Mark Hunt. The promotion was hoping to bring the duo to their New Zealand debut, but Hunt, still injured, was unable to accept the bout due to timing. Still though, California’s Brendan Schaub took the news...

Apr 6, 2014 7:59 pm

Kyra Gracie Eyeing Career In UFC

At 28-years old, Kyra Gracie, a multiple time world jiu jitsu and ADCC champion, is speaking out about her ambition to shift her athletic career to Mixed Martial arts. She breaks it down to MMAFighting.com: “I’m pregnant, so I won’t be able to compete this year. I’ve accomplished all my goals in jiu-jitsu. Competing at...

Apr 4, 2014 9:15 am

QUICK TWITT | Eddie Bravo Thanks Gracie Mag For Their Bias Coverage Of Metamoris 3

I don’t even know what’s going on with the Gracie family following Metamoris 3, but it’s becoming hard to be a fan. Eddie Bravo dominated his match against Royler Gracie, beating the Gracie Jiu Jitsu practitioner for the second straight time, but BJJ’s first family isn’t acknowledging that fact. Not even a little bit. It’s...

Apr 4, 2014 7:43 am

EA Sports Goes In-Depth with New UFC Submission Dynamics

From all of the teasers and releases about EA Sports UFC (set to appear this spring), we have already been able to tell a HUGE difference in its development. Graphics are slicker, moves are more exact, the character detail is more astounding. EA Sports have been trying to take the previous UFC installments to a...

Apr 2, 2014 12:16 pm

Bravo Has The Bug – Will Compete Again In Metamoris or His Own Show

  Following his dominant Metamoris 3 headliner, 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder, Eddie Bravo, has the bug to compete again and will do it when the right opportunity presents itself. “What I do from this point on is to secure the best future for my family. I want what’s coming to me, so whatever the...

Mar 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Ralek Gracie Not Interested In The Royce/Bravo Drama, Not Mad Either

Metamoris boss, Ralek Gracie, has been a busy man as of late. After all, bringing Jiu Jitsu to the masses, is no easy task. Earlier today, Metamoris 3 headliner, Eddie Bravo, stated that he thought Ralek may be mad at him and that he likely wouldn’t be welcomed back to a Metamoris card. To that,...

Mar 28, 2014 9:18 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Rafael Mendes vs Clark Gracie

Another interesting matchup at this weekend’s Metamoris 3 event is between Rafael Mendes (pictured) and Clark Gracie. Clark is a Carley Gracie Black Belt, who spawned the “Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy” meme with his omoplata win over Ken Primola in 2013. Clark has a fair amount experience at the highest levels of submission grappling, with...

Mar 28, 2014 9:03 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Dean Lister vs. Renato ‘Babalu; Sobral

Metamoris 3 features a grappling match that long-time MMA fans should take notice of. Former UFC vets Dean Lister and Renato “Babalu” Sobral (pictured) will meet in one of the six matches featured in Saturday’s anticipated BJJ event in Los Angeles. The online live PPV stream starts at 4:00pm (Pacific time) exclusively at Metamoris.com. Metamoris...

Mar 28, 2014 8:32 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Mendes vs. Chantre

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 matches with no judges, submission only. Though the bulk of the card will feature no-gi matches, the evening will get started with a gi bout...

Mar 11, 2014 10:46 am

Grappler Vomits & Submits After Opponent Farts In His Face | UPDATED

After his opponent passes gas during a match, this grappling competitor loses his lunch and is forced to submit in the process. Hit play and enjoy! UPDATE: The man who gassed his way to victory is 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu grappler, Travis Newaza. The video seen above is during the finals match, granting him the...

Feb 20, 2014 11:01 am

Julianna Pena picks Sara McMann over Ronda Rousey at UFC 170

The first ever women’s Ultimate Fighter Winner Julianna Pena is picking challenger Sara McMann to defeat rating UFC champion Ronda Rousey at this weekend’s UFC 170 event. Pena announced her main event pick in a recent interview with MMAFighting.com: “‘Wrestling beats Judo every singe time.’ I think if there’s a wrestler out there to do it Sara McMann is the one...

Feb 10, 2014 5:45 pm

VIDEO | 10 Never Before Seen Gracie Challenge Fights That Pre-Date The UFC

At the birth place of the UFC, the Torrance California Gracie Academy played host to Mixed Bouts we now call, ‘Gracie Challenges’. In an attempt to prove that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was the best martial art, they would open up their doors in Torrance and take on all-comers. Recently the new generation of Gracies have...

Feb 7, 2014 11:30 am

Thiago Silva Held Without Bond Following Hearing – Charges Reduced From Attempted Murder

UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva appeared before Judge John Hurley today to answer for the charges stemming from his arrest yesterday evening (Feb. 6). As you probably already know, Thiago Silva was arrested last night following a police stand-off at his Florida home. As we reported earlier, the UFC light heavyweight fighter is apparently having marital...

Feb 7, 2014 8:00 am

PHOTO | The Man Who Drove Thiago Silva Over The Edge & Had Alleged Affair With Wife

Thiago Silva is currently in custody, facing multiple violent charges for an armed tirade inside a jiu jitsu academy. The Brazilian slugger, who was scheduled to fight at UFC 171, was apparently living with a two-timing wife. The man responsible for Mrs. Silva’s infidelities, is reportedly, Pablo Popovitch (pictured), owner of an American Top Team...

Feb 7, 2014 6:27 am

Following Arrest, Thiago Silva Faces Multiple Charges, Including Attempted Murder

We’re going to be talking about this for days, so grab your popcorn. As everyone is well aware, Thiago Silva, was arrested last night following a police stand-off at his Florida, home. As we reported earlier, the UFC light-heavyweight fighter is having marital problems, including issues with famed jiu jitsu coach, Pablo Popovitch. We got...

Feb 7, 2014 6:12 am

PHOTO | Thiago Silva’s Mug Shot

Last night, BJPENN.COM, broke some troubling news about top UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva. He was arrested after a public dispute with a gun, following rumors of his wife cheating on him with Jiu Jitsu coach, Pablo Popovitch. Now we have the mug shot. More to come as it unravels. Stay Tuned to BJPENN.COM. Want more...

Feb 6, 2014 5:57 am

The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia Episode 4 recap

by Daneul Summers We open this week’s episode with a discussion between Team Australia and team Canada’s Nordine Taleb in which the Aussies inform Nordine that they can hear everything that the Canadians have been saying in the house. Including their desire to go undefeated against the Australians. Nordine agrees that that is in fact...

Jan 29, 2014 2:14 pm

CM Punk Leaves WWE, Could Begin MMA Career

Professional wrestler CM Punk (above) reportedly left the World Wrestling Entertainment this week, which some think may kick-start his MMA career.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA While many have been speculating on former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA and the UFC, it seems that another candidate has emerged to potentially make the...

Jan 16, 2014 8:53 pm

CALL TO ACTION | Fund To Help the Zingano Family

Donations are being accepted online to help the Zingano family cover expenses after Mauricio Zingano, Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt and husband to UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano (above), committed suicide Monday night.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA BJPENN.COM wants to call on all the members of Penn Nation to help out UFC fighter,...

Jan 15, 2014 9:45 pm

Registration Open For Gracie Nationals Los Angeles

Just a quick reminder for our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors. Registration is now open for the January 25-26 event, which is taking place at this year’s Fit Expo in Los Angeles, California. For more information, or to register visit, Gracietournaments.com

Jan 15, 2014 6:27 am

Texas BJJ Gym Owner Arrested for Sexual Assault of Underage Student

The 23-year-old owner of the BQuick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school in Stephenville, Texas was arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old student.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Police arrested Samuel David Lewis, the 23-year-old owner of BQuick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Stephenville Texas, on Monday and charged him with the sexual...

Jan 14, 2014 6:23 am

Miss U.S.A. 2012 Trades Up Gown And Tiara For Gi & MMA Gloves

Its not everyday you hear of a national beauty queen trading in her gown for a gi and a pair of MMA gloves! Thats why I’m doing this! Learn a little about me on a candid level, why I (Whitney Miller) decided to embark on this new journey, how my family reacted when I told...