Archive: Judo

Nov 3, 2014 8:30 am

UFC Set To Be Head Sponsor For 2015 British Open Judo Championship

The UFC will officially serve as the head sponsor for the 2015 British open Judo championships on July 12th of 2015 at Wembley Arena in London. UFC Chief Global Brand Officer Gary Cook spoke to MMAJunkie about the sponsorship saying: “The 2015 British Open Judo Championships will be a fantastic event and an important stage...

Sep 27, 2014 9:07 am

Romero Overlooked Wrestling For Judo As A Kid

Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero admitted that as a child, he wanted to do Judo because he liked the uniform better. The uniform he’s talking about is the Gi, as opposed to the wrestling singlet. Ahead of his bout against Tim Kennedy tonight at UFC 178 he spoke to MMAjunkie Radio about growing up...

Sep 15, 2014 6:42 pm

Devastating Superhuman Judo Throw

In this video we see arguably one of the most devastating Judo throws we’ve ever seen. Check it out: Post by BJJ Video Vault.

Sep 10, 2014 5:31 am

Judo Gene LeBell Helps Kimmel Prank His Aunt

Jimmy has pulled so many pranks on Aunt Chippy that at at this point he’s always worried that she’ll catch on. So he sent his cousin Sal to mess with her where she would least expect it – her weekly ceramics class in Las Vegas.

Aug 25, 2014 9:52 am

Rousey Slams Haters Who Want Her To Grapple: Pay Me Like The UFC Does

Ronda Rousey had said that she can beat any female grappler our there in gi or no-gi BJJ. That statement sparked some controversy, which was then followed up by much criticism for the 135 pound champion, who people said should back up the statement and compete in grappling matches. Rousey spoke with BloodyElbow about a...

Jul 14, 2014 8:24 am

Ronda Rousy Brutally Throws Opponent In Jiu-Jitsu Competition

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey posted the following video to her Instagram of her competing in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament back in 2009 where we can see Ronda using her Judo skills to throw her opponent, who unsuccessfully tries to pull guard.

Jun 24, 2014 8:37 am

Rousey Out To ‘Prove A Good Point’ Against Davis

Ronda Rousey is a perfect 9-0 in her professional MMA career, the Olympic Judoka is now preparing for her upcoming fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th, and she has something to prove. Rousey joined The Great MMA Debate on Fox Sports to talk about how she wants to prove Jiu-Jitsu practitioners...

Jun 11, 2014 5:08 am

Ronda Rousey Shows Dominance In Latest Training Clips

Ronda Rousey uploaded some more impressive videos of herself practicing Judo throws to her official Instagram yesterday. The fame bantamweight champion is preparing for her UFC 175 bout against Alexis Davis. Check them out below.

Jun 11, 2014 4:59 am

Ronda Rousey Drills Impressive Judo Throws – WOW!

Ronda Rousey worked on some Judo throws today as well as some JiuJitsu, and showed doubters exactly why she was not only the bronze medalist in the 2008 Olympic games, but why she’s the best WMMA fighter on the planet. Check out the videos below.

Jan 3, 2014 6:36 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey’s Former Coach & Teammate Show How To Defend Her Armbar

Apparently current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has burnt some bridges. Her former judo coach and four-time Olympian Jimmy Pedro released a video showing how to defend Rousey’s signature armbar. Also in the video is Rousey’s former teammate and Olympian Travis Stevens. The story is not clear, and the reasons have not been discussed,...