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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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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It’s a done deal. Roger Gracie has signed a multi-fight deal with One FC on Thursday and is expected to make his promotional debut later this year. The former UFC middleweight, who will return to the light heavyweight division for his next MMA bouts, informed MMAFighting.com on Thursday morning. "I just signed with One FC," Gracie said. He has yet to negotiate his first bout under the One FC banner, but he’s happy with the deal he’s got. "I had given up in fighting MMA, decided to go back to jiu read news >>

  • a month ago
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Super search engine and mass media giant, Google is now offering in-house BJJ lessons for its emplyees. There are thousands of people that work for Google around the globe, but if you're one of the privileged few that gets to work out of their corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, there's another reason to be counting your lucky stars. In addition to free healthy meals for its staff, ping pong and a variety of other amazing perks, Google has just added Brazilian jiu-jitsu lessons t read news >>

  • a month ago
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The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization. Strikeforce and UFC vet Roger Gracie opened up to Brazilian outlet Opovo about Zuffa and explains his perspective on leaving the organization. Translation by Fernando Arbex. "I'm with a deal almost closed and in the next few days I'll announce my return to MMA. I should be back still in this year, we got everything settled and soon everybody will know where read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rafael Lovato Jr. has an opponent for his first MMA bout. The second non-Brazilian to ever win a jiu-jitsu world championship in the black belt in 2007, Lovato is set to battle Canaan Grigsby in a middleweight bout at the Legacy FC 35 card, scheduled for Sept. 6 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa. Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard told to MMAFighting.com Monday. Lovato (0-0), a black belt under Carlos "Soneca" Machado, won multiple major titles in jiu-jitsu, including the World and World NoGi Champions read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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T.P. Grant takes a look at the new e-book "Mastering the Crucifix" by BJJ black belt Matt Kirtley, aka Aesopian, and Marshal D. Carper, which features a new format for technique e-books. This summer I've been spending my Saturdays getting some extra mat time doing a couple hours of Sambo, getting a different perspective on grappling. It has been fantastic fun and I highly recommend cross training in Sambo to every BJJ guy I know who can still stand to hear me babble on about it. I've found the g read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Spider Guard, De La Riva Guard, Butterfly Guard, 50/50 Guard, Reverse De La Riva Guard, Spider Riva, Worm Guard, man the open guard can be confusing. Black Belt Adem Redzovic breaks down the open guard into 6 basic principles that you can immediately apply to your own game. read news >>

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