Archive: BJJ

Sep 24, 2013 11:20 pm

10th Planet Chicago Seminar with “Slick” Rick Marshall

A no gi jiu jitsu seminar is headed your way on Saturday, September 28th from 12-3pm at 10th Planet Chicago. Join 10th Planet brown belt under Eddie Bravo, and 10th Planet Costa Mesa instructor “Slick” Rick Marshall as he shares his knowledge of the 10th Planet system. For more information check out the 10th Planet...

Sep 19, 2013 10:34 am

Royce Gracie: Kyra Is Better Than Ronda Rousey

“Kyra has talent, is tough, she only needs the discipline to train (MMA). It’s always a pleasure to watch a Gracie winning. We were born fighting. She has the whole package. She has more submissions, is more used to competition. (Ronda Rousey) is good, she knows what she’s doing. (But) Kyra’s jiu-jitsu is better, with...

Sep 10, 2013 10:29 am

VIDEO: Ask a BJJ Black Belt Special Edition: Epic No-Gi Rant!

In the latest edition of Ask a BJJ Black Belt, Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor Brian Jones unloads on no gi practitioners. Jones fires away at everything from belts, BJJ lineage and history, and no gi in general. This is a must listen if you practice jiu jitsu. Brian Jones has been studying martial...

Aug 6, 2013 12:30 pm

SERIES: Ask a BJJ Black Belt #1

BJPenn.com is starting a new series. In this series we will be asking Gracie BJJ Black Belt Brian Jones some questions we want to hear the answers to. Here is the first part in the series with Dr. Brian Jones. What are the main differences between jiu-jitsu for self-defense and jiu-jitsu for MMA? The fundamental...

May 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Interview: BJ Penn On What May Have Changed Him As A Fighter

By JAKE CHASTAIN | All of us here at BJPenn.com understand and realize how amazing of an athlete BJ Penn really is. Aside from The Prodigy’s athleticism and skills inside the UFC cage the man is a living legend in the fight world because of the passion and love he has for martial arts. After...

Apr 16, 2013 9:38 am

Metamoris Pro II Invitational Announces Aoki vs. Gracie Main Event

Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie announces the Metamoris Pro Jiu Jitsu Invitational II, staged live in Los Angeles at the historic Pauley Pavilion on June 9th and broadcast online via stunning HD live stream. The second event in the promotion’s history returns with another blockbuster card featuring six matches contested by world-class practitioners of Brazilian Jiu...

Mar 9, 2013 8:53 am

VIDEO: Black Belt Punks Alan Belcher’s Academy As A White Belt | UFC NEWS

BJJ Black belt Alex Vamos of Vamos Bros MMA on Long Island, New York checks into Alan Belcher MMA Club on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi. Mikey Triangles does not let his class know who Alex is. Alex is disguised as a white belt with an 8 month background in kung-fu and smashes everyone....

Jun 9, 2012 10:17 am

Rickson Gracie Feels Only 30 Percent Of Jiu-Jitsu Is Effective In MMA

By Jamie McAllister Rickson Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie talks about the evolution of MMA and feels pure Jiu-Jitsu alone now in the sport just does not cut it any more. “No, things have changed. Nowadays the rules impose a rhythm to the bout, conditioning and a game plan which imposes Jiu-Jitsu to...

May 17, 2012 12:13 am

Cesar Gracie Still Wants Diaz vs. Estima BJJ Match To Go Ahead In Future

By Jamie McAllister Cesar Gracie comments to MMAFighting. Gracie comments on the Diaz vs. Estima BJJ match and would still like to see it happen. “Right now, Nick is dealing with all this NSAC stuff, and it’s like they’re coming at him double-barreled, because he had the audacity to challenge them in court and everything,...

May 16, 2012 1:48 pm

Braulio Estima fires back at Cesar Gracie | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Braulio Estima, the man Nick Diaz was supposed to fight (key words supposed to) in a BJJ superfight this past weekend, fired back at Cesar Gracie today via Twitter. Since Nick skipped the fight, nobody has heard from him, and it appears that he is hiding from the public eye, leaving coach...