Archive: metamoris

Aug 6, 2014 5:01 am

Sonnen Asked Randy Couture To Fill In At Metamoris 4

Chael Sonnen had moved on from MMA and was set to face Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 this Saturday, all seemed right with the world (sort of). That is until the NSAC decided to step in and try to block Sonnen from competing at the event, saying Metamoris fell under his MMA suspension, and threatened...

Aug 4, 2014 11:34 am

BREAKING: NSAC Attempting To Block Sonnen From Competing At Metamoris

Last month the NSAC suspended Chael Sonnen for two years after two failed drug tests. However the NSAC never barred Sonnen from competing in his grappling match against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 later this month. Today news has surfaced that the NSAC is attempting to block Chael Sonnen from competing in his headlining match...

Jul 31, 2014 5:20 am

Wand Says ‘Give Me Sonnen In Metamoris’

“I think him and Belfort are just the two good fights that have a reason to happen for me. This is bad for everyone, bad for him, bad for me, bad for the fans who want so much that fight. But I’m gonna (be) waiting for him. He (Chael Sonnen) has just one way to...

Jul 28, 2014 8:10 pm

Ralek Gracie Believes Steroids Don’t Help In JiuJitsu

Gracie JiuJitsu expert and Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie joined Bas Ruten and Kenny Rice to explain why he is going to let Chael Sonnen fight at Metamoris 4 next month, and how steroids don’t play a factor in JiuJitsu. What do you think PENNation? Would steroids help in a grappling match? Sound off in the...

Jul 18, 2014 5:04 am

Bravo Squashes Beef With Metamoris Boss Ralek Gracie

Metamoris 3 headliner Eddie Bravo had a rift with the Gracie clan following his main event against Royler Gracie. While both sides (outside of Royce Gracie) kept things professional, the air’s been thick. In a recent interview with sherdog.com Eddie explained how both sides are now moving forward in a positive way. Check it: “I...

Jul 15, 2014 8:50 am

Ralek Gracie Comments On Kenny Florian Competing At Metamoris

There have been rumors swirling that Kenny Florian would be competing in a secret match at Metamoris 4 in August. However Ralek Gracie, the founder of Metamoris spoke with MMAFighting.com to comment about the rumors, saying that they were not true and Florian would not be competing at the event. The full card is as...

Jul 14, 2014 6:06 pm

Metamoris 4 Countdown: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

After his retirement from MMA, it was announced Chael Sonnen would headline Metamoris 4 against Andre Galvao. To get you ready for the event, check out this promotional video: “I told these guys a week ago, I said I have no belt in Jiu-Jitsu – within in a week I need to be a black...

Jul 14, 2014 3:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Must Testify Under Oath At NSAC Hearing

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing troubles with the NSAC continue. After an initial hearing, it was announced that Sonnen would have a hearing at a later date, where he could formally appeal his suspension. Today the Nevada Deputy Attorney General spoke to MMAJunkie.com about the situation via email. “Mr. Sonnen must personally appear and testify under oath...

Jun 24, 2014 2:45 pm

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris Is A ‘Perfect Fit’ For Chael Sonnen

Metamoris President Ralek Gracie spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about Chael Sonnen’s upcoming grappling match against Andre Galvo at Metamoris 4 in August which takes place in Los Angeles California. “I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an interesting way for him to...

Jun 24, 2014 2:06 pm

Metamoris To Be Added To UFC Fight Pass?

UFC President Dana White spoke to MMA-In-Asia.com while on his tour of Europe promoting UFC Macau in August about the possibility of Metamoris being added to UFC Fight Pass. “Absolutely, Metamoris is something we’d look at for Fight Pass,” Dana White exclaimed as he spoke to MMA-in-Asia, “I think people are going to be absolutely...

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Barnett Fires Back At Bigfoot, F*** Him

Josh Barnett joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Antonio Bigfoot Silva calling him out and how he isn’t willing to give Bigfoot the privilege of being in the cage with him. “I don’t really care (about Silva),” Barnett explained. “Here’s the thing, if you really didn’t like somebody, most people...

Jun 23, 2014 5:18 pm

Josh Barnett: “I Want To Fight Everybody”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett spoke with MMAMania.com at Glory 17: Last Man Standing this past weekend to catch up and talk about “The Warmaster’s” future with the UFC, why he called out Junior Dos Santos, and his upcoming Metamoris match against Dean Lister. “I want to fight everybody, but honestly, it was my...

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...

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 2, 2014 10:37 am

Bravo On The Metamoris 3 Gi Pants That Almost Started A Lawsuit

“I always wear gi pants when I train. It helps with my game. It’s harder to pull your leg out when it’s locked down with gi pants. There was a whole big scandal over the pants. I asked to wear pants specifically, because in the rules it says all no-gi competitors must wear a rash...

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 31, 2014 8:36 pm

Royce Gracie : ‘Royler dominated Bravo so much’

Royce Gracie believes Royler Gracie dominated Eddie Bravo in the Metamoris 3 main event last weekend. “I wanted to talk to him for years, but never had the chance to meet him. I met him after the fight and he was there, throwing up. Royler dominated him so much, he did so much strength, that...

Mar 31, 2014 8:12 pm

Bravo Says No Word From Metamoris Boss, Doesn’t Think He’s Welcome Back

Last weekend in Los Angeles, Eddie Bravo, headlined Metamoris 3 opposite Royler Gracie and performed very well. The world is still buzzing about it, but despite his remarkable performance, Eddie has yet to hear from the Metamoris Boss, Ralek Gracie. In his interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ he explained: “No, you know what, I don’t...

Mar 31, 2014 4:46 am

PHOTO | Vinny Magalhaes’ Nasty Staph Infection, Not For The Weak *Graphic*

Last night, 30-minutes prior to his scheduled match at Metamoris 3, UFC veteran, Vinny Magalhaes, withdrew from the contest with a nasty staph infection. Keenan Cornelious, Vinny’s original opponent, was put into a last-minute bout against Kevin Casey. Keenan won. Vinny’s bout-cancelling staph infection is gruesome. Check it: It looks a lot better today. Thoughts?...

Mar 30, 2014 9:16 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 9:09 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Rafael Mendes vs. Clark Gracie Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 9:03 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Keenan Cornelius vs. Kevin Casey Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 8:55 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Dean Lister vs. Renato “Babalu” Sobral Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 8:38 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Gui Mendes vs. Samir Chantre Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 29, 2014 5:59 pm

Kevin Casey In As Last Minute Replacement, Faces Keenan Cornelius Next At Metamoris 3

On just 30-minutes notice, TUF veteran and Rickson Gracie Blackbelt, Kevin Casey, agreed to step in opposite Keenan Cornelius at tonight’s Metamoris 3 event. It’s not too late to catch the live stream (HERE), but if you can’t here’s our live results thread: Vinny Magalhaes was forced out of his bout with a severe staph...

Mar 29, 2014 5:35 pm

BREAKING: Vinny Magalhaes Out Of Metamoris 3

Unfortunately for Metamoris 3 spectators, Vinny Magalhaes was forced out of his bout against Keenan Corneliues and is currently hospitalized with a nasty infection. There’s still plenty of intrigue tonight, including the main event between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie. You can catch the stream HERE. He took to twitter just moments ago with the...