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The BJJ Scout's Metamoris 5 preview so perfectly captured a shift in the MMA metagame it demanded to be included in our series. Metamoris 5 is tonight and the BJJ Scout put out a fantastic video breaking down the main event of Renzo Gracie vs Kazushi Sakuraba. In the video the BJJ Scout the clash of styles between Renzo and Sakuraba as jiu jitsu vs catch wrestling, but also frames in term of the evolution of MMA grappling. Sakuraba was a catch wrestler but learned how jiu jitsu fighters fought b read news >>

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Rory MacDonald will face the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the UFC title in 2015, but he won’t sit and wait for his next MMA fight. The UFC welterweight contender is set to challenge grappling wizard J.T. Torres at Metamoris 5 in Long Beach on Nov. 22, and Torres wants to ruin MacDonald’s perfect year. Torres, who fought to a draw with Victor Estima at Metamoris 2, wasn’t expecting to face MacDonald at the upcoming Metamoris event. "I was a little surprised when Metamoris offer read news >>

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In the lead up to Meamtois 5, T.P. Grant highlights a breakdown video by BJJ Scout of Metamoris competitor Garry Tonon, who has a funky grappling that that MMA fans will love. This Saturday Metamoris 5 will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center starting up at 5pm/2pm EST/PST, headlined by a rematch of Pride classic between Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba. This match sits atop a solid night of grappling, despite it being hit by the injury bug about as hard as a UFC event. The event will s read news >>

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BJJ superstar and Titan FC light heavyweight champion, Vinny Magalhaes discusses the unorthodox way Metamoris found his last minute opponent to replace injured Kevin Casey and the resurgence of Extreme Couture. When Kevin Casey ended up in the hospital this past week for emergency surgery due to a blood clot in his leg, Metamoris head, Ralek Gracie was left in a quandary to replace him on such short notice. Casey was scheduled to take on jiu-jitsu ace and Titan FC light heavyweight champion, Vin read news >>

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As his Friday bout against Jake Matthews approaches, Vagner Rocha chuckles when asked about the size advantage the Aussie powerhouse may have on him come fight night. read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his one-of-a-kind perspective, modestly, to his most recent silver medal win at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world championships and life. Up to and including associated MMA chatter, the debunking of the nudity-outrage axis and more, but mostly for BJJ heads only this week. read news >>

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Women's BJJ world champion, Gabi Garcia has her MMA debut planned against... a bantamweight? Gabi Garcia is one of the biggest stars of women's Jiu Jitsu. And while there's a literal side to that (she's 6'2" and 235 lbs of muscle), she's also a six time BJJ world champion and two time ADCC champion, with numerous Brazilian-National, Pan American, no-gi, and other grappling titles. Recently, however, she's talked of a growing feeling of listlessness in her BJJ career. Back in July of last year, s read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight Page makes it three in a row, and UFC/TUF veterans Jesse Ronson and Martin Stapleton look to rebound from recent losses. That, plus the developing MMA career of ADCC champion Michelle Nicolini and action from the old school with Jutaro Nakao, in this week's BtO. At Legacy FC 36 last Friday, Damacio Page (19-9, 0-3 UFC 3-2 WEC) cemented his place as the organization's flyweight champion with an eye-popping KO of Brian Hall (7-4-0) in the first. Hall stunned Page right out read news >>

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Bruno Pucci is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt and No Gi Grappling World Champion who made an explosive start to his mixed martial arts (MMA) career with three straight submission wins, but discovered the hard way that competing inside the cage is very different to being on the mat after he was knocked out in his most recent fight. The Brazilian was on the receiving end of a brutal overhand right followed by a soccer kick from Major Overall at ONE FC: "Honor & Glory" but he will be making read news >>

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Former UFC top contender Chael Sonnen was promoted to purple belt in jiu jitsu. Multiple-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has been working on his jiujitsu lately after a lengthy ban from mixed martial arts competition, and 'the American Gangster' recently got promoted and earned his purple belt. Check out the series of tweets from the polarizing figure: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014 B read news >>

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T.P. Grant does his best Coach Mike impression as he breaks down the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling credentials of UFC Middleweight contender Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza. The UFC and MMA promotions in general love to throw around credentials, titles, and awards won by their fighters. When it comes to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling it is easy to get lost in all the acronyms: IBJJF, CBJJ, NAGA, ADCC... it just seems to go on and on. And then doesn't even address belt colors, degrees on read news >>

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Another Titan FC main event, another UFC veteran and BJJ black belt opponent and another easy victory for Mike Ricci. read news >>

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The BJJ ace said that he is having his "ass kicked" in the process of learning Muay Thai since he began to practice a month ago. Four time world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Rodolfo Vieira thinks about moving to compete at MMA but not any time soon. The 24-year-old BJJ practitioner has started to train Muay Thai to have a striking base when making the transition - and is taking some beatings in the process, as he told Tatame.com.br. "I've been thinking about it but it's too soon. I've been trai read news >>

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In this guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis we look at some of the catch wrestling techniques that Josh Barnett used to submit Dean Lister at Metamoris 4. This is a guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis.Metamoris 4 took place on Saturday, August 9th, 2014. In the headlining bout, Andre Galvao finished Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke as expected. What amazed most of us BJJ practitioners though, is how Josh Barnett managed to submit Dean Lister with less than 10 second read news >>

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