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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 >>

  • 11 days ago
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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 >>

  • 23 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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