Archive: Jiu-Jitsu

Nov 17, 2014 5:48 pm

Ralek Gracie Talks All Things Metamoris – Exclusive

When a Gracie speaks, it’s usually a good idea to listen. Lucky for BJPenn.com Radio host Anton Skoro he had not one but two members of the Gracie family on the most recent show this past Sunday. Both Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie stopped by to talk all things Metamoris. Ralek was up first, check...

Jul 8, 2014 7:49 am

Shaquille O’Neal Hitting Mitts

NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal is a big fan of the UFC, and has been campaigning for a fight against Jose Canseco for a while now. However, recently Shaq posted a picture of himself after Jiu-Jitsu training at a Gracie Academy. Now it looks like Shaq is working on the standup part of his game with...

Mar 28, 2014 10:21 am

VIDEO | Jiu Jitsu Demonstration from the Year 1919

Alright, who’s ready for a history lesson? In the video above, we see Viking Cronholm; A man who introduced the Japanese Martial Art of Jiu Jitsu to Sweden, in the early 20th century. The video, taken in Sweden, demonstrates a few simple techniques used in the art of self defense. Cronholm boxed in his spare...

Dec 17, 2013 8:19 am

TriStar coach Firas Zahabi Happy To See ‘GSP Enjoying Life Again’

Georges St-Pierre hasn’t been the same. Not in a long time. Most hardcore fans can see it. Every fight that goes by, GSP seems more and more stressed; more overworked; more on-edge. He’s a perfectionist. Constantly training with the best of the best, in the fields that they excel at. Gymnastics, wrestling, power-lifting, track and...

Dec 13, 2013 8:01 am

Fabricio Werdum Willing To Wait For Champ Cain Velasquez’s Recovery

Although UFC President Dana White has planned otherwise, Fabricio Werdum has the intention to wait until UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recovers from his shoulder surgery before he  fights. According to Werdum, it is up to him whether or not he fights in the interim before Velasquez recovers. “They told me it’s my decision,” Werdum...

Nov 26, 2013 8:56 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Phillipe Nover Set For Dec. 1 Showdown

Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight contender will face Phillipe Nover in a grappling contest. Madison Square Garden, the arena that has been long coveted by the UFC, will host the annual Grapple at the Garden, where some of the best grapplers in America and abroad will compete. “After attending Grapple at...

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...

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...

Mar 11, 2013 11:16 am

Lloyd Irvin Terminates Affiliate Program | MMA NEWS

Lloyd Irvin posted through Facebook that he has officially terminated his affiliate program in the effort to protect many school associated with his name from harassment and abuse.  This comes after allegations of sexual harassment against Irvin and of rape against some of his students. More recently, many of Irvin’s high-level athletes have been distancing...

Sep 7, 2012 1:21 pm

Renzo Gracie MMA Legend and Crime Fighter Extraordinare | MMA News

Jiu Jitsu and MMA royalty Renzo Gracie shows his multi-tasking skills by fighting crime and posting the play by play action on twitter.  Read below                                 Follow Renzo Gracie and his crime fighting adventures on twitter.    

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

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,...