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Jonathan Lipnicki has went a long way from his days on Stuart Little and Jerry Maguire. The former child star is now a BJJ purple belt and MMA sparring partner. Jonathan Lipnicki made waves in Hollywood in the late 90's starring in movies such as Jerry Maguire and Stuart Little, but as time went on Lipnicki transitioned from geeky, unassuming child to a muscle bound BJJ player and has recently earned his BJJ purple belt. Look who I ran into #TJDillashaw pic.twitter.com/Za0UQHfedp — Jonathan Lipn read news >>

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The MMA Road Trip Project covered a lot of miles in 2014, and there were many memorable moments logged along the way. The 15,000-mile adventure drove across this great country, going coast to coast and stopping at every MMA gym that could be found along the way. While many of those moments were captured in the running journals that accompanied the different legs of the project, there are still gems in the vault that have yet to see the light of day. One of those particular magical stops occurred read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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An Oklahoma BJJ instructor is facing charges for soliciting sexual contact with a minor. Whitney Fetters, a jiu-jitsu instructor at Redline BJJ in Edmond Oklahoma, faces charges for soliciting sexual contact with a minor among others. She turned herself in to authorities on February 11 and has been suspended from working as a middle school Spanish teacher while her charges are pending. From this news report: "Oklahoma City Police say an investigation into sexual misconduct by Whitney Fetters beg read news >>

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UFC welterweight Matt Brown is being accused of assault by his BJJ coach. UFC welterweight Matt Brown is set to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 185, this March, in Dallas, Texas. But, Brown may be in some hot water right now, for a getting into a fight outside the cage. At least if the allegations leveled against him prove to be true. Recently, a dispute between Brown and his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, made its way onto the two men's Facebook pages, with Botti claiming that Brown ass read news >>

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Marcos Ratinho made headlines throughout the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) world when he proposed to his girlfriend while they were rolling during a class in the UAE. She said "yes" (possibly because the Brazilian was in full mount at the time) but as well as the impending marriage, he is also celebrating having secured a contract with ONE Championship. He is a BJJ world championship silver medalist who won numerous tournaments at both a national and international level and Ratinho, who will be comp read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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A live stream of the Gracie Nationals Submission only event starting at 6 EST/3 PST on Sunday, February 8th. UFC and WEC veteran Javi Vazquez (husband of Rose Gracie) and co-promoter of the Gracie Nationals will be facing Garry Tonon in a submission only BJJ Match. Tonon is one of the best rising prospects in US grappling, "basically the Chris Weidman to Keenan Cornelius' Jon Jones," to quote our own grappling expert T.P. Grant. He tends to be a bit of a funky grappler and likes to search for le read news >>

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Freshen up your knowledge of sixteen of the best Brazilian jiu jitsu players from around the world taking place in eight PPV matches this Saturday in Cardiff, Wales. Ben Thapa provides his stylistic analysis and predictions for each match. Wales is more than just the home of Gareth and the other Bales. There's also a rather nice Brazilian jiu jitsu invitational going on in Cardiff this Saturday. The event is the Polaris Professional Jiu Jitsu Invitational and it features eight surprisingly good read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil -- Three-time jiu-jitsu absolute world champion Marcus Almeida, as known as "Buchecha", discusses his desire to become a mixed martial artist and training at American Kickboxing Academy with UFC stars Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier, and broke down their upcoming title fights with Fabricio Werdum and Jon Jones. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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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