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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger both picked up impressive submission victories last Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) in Los Angeles, California during the UFC 184 pay-per-view (full results here). With a couple of outstanding submissions to review, the Gracie brothers Ryron and Rener put together a "Gracie Breakdown" to explain "The Juggernaut's" choke and "Rowdy's" 14 second armbar. For complete result read news >>

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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. -- Women's MMA aficionado Robert Sargent of MMARising.com will look back at a historic weekend for the sport. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC analyst Brian Stann will discuss the latest news making headlines in the sport today. 1:45 p.m. -- UFC fighter Marion Reneau will talk about her recent win and what's next for her. 2:05 p.m. -- MMA legend Ken Shamrock will talk about agreeing to fight Kimbo Slice in Bellator read news >>

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Rener and Ryron Gracie take a closer look at Jake Ellenberger's win over Josh Koscheck and Ronda Rousey's win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184. read news >>

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In conjunction with Bellator MMA's "British Invasion" on Feb. 27, Bellator is holding a fan fest the day before at the Dave & Busters in Manchester, Connecticut. What's a "British Invasion" without some tea and crumpets? Or maybe you'd prefer beer, chicken wings, and mixed martial arts (MMA) legends. That's what Bellator MMA is offering fans this Thursday (Feb. 26, 2015) at the Dave & Busters in Manchester, Connecticut. Starting at 7 p.m. ET, fans will be able to queue up to meet MMA legends lik read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Royce Gracie, who has been busted for PEDs in the past, claims that there isn't a PED problem in MMA. "The system is working", he claims. UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie is currently working as a "brand ambassador" for Bellator, and was on hand for last week's show in Fresno. Gracie, one of the pioneers of the sport of MMA, spoke to MMA Fighting about the recent positive drug tests of top UFC stars such as Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Jon Jones, and claims that the sport doesn't have a drug pro read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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FRESNO, Calif. -- Royce Gracie does not believe mixed martial arts, the sport he helped build, has a drug problem. Despite the recent spat of positive tests -- from Anderson Silva's anabolic steroids to Jon Jones' cocaine -- Gracie would prefer to accentuate the positive: that offenders are getting caught and penalized. "It shows that the system is working," Gracie told MMAFighting.com at Bellator 133 on Friday night. "You're trying to look at the bad side, I'm looking at the good side. Instead read news >>

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Longtime coach Cesar Gracie revealed that Nick Diaz will likely fight again, despite retirement hints and a three-fight losing skid. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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It was the proverbial passing of the torch in the main event of the Gracie Nationals 2015 as Garry Tonon submitted Javier Vazquez in their no-gi match with a superb triangle choke. read news >>

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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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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Long before Kazushi Sakuraba, Waldemar Santana, aka the Black Leopard, lurked in the nightmares of the Gracie family. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The Gracie family has found success in the jiu-jitsu and MMA world for decades. But like any other family, someone chooses a different path. In 1917, Carlos Gracie met Mitsuyo Maeda in Belem, Brazil, and wanted to learn that martial art. Years later, his younger brother Helio Gracie made some adjustments, transforming it in what we call today Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Named after his grandfather, one of the most important men in the history of combat sports, Carlos Gracie Neto wanted something differ read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Apparently Nick Diaz is not planning on retiring after all. Diaz's head coach Cesar Gracie was on the MMA Hour earlier this week to discuss Stockton's favorite mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, and he indicated that fans have definitely not seen the last of Diaz inside the Octagon despite his third failed test for marijuana following UFC 183. From MMAFighting: "Let's face it. He's a fighter and he's gonna fight. It's gonna happen." "I think a guy like him is better served doing big fights, no ma read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Nick Diaz's longtime coach has little doubt the Stockton bad boy will return to the Octagon. Cesar Gracie, who has coached Diaz in Brazilian jiu-jitsu since Diaz was a teenager, told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that Diaz will "definitely" fight again. The interview with Gracie took place before it was found out that Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites in a post-fight drug test for the third time and is facing discipline from the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC). read news >>

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If history tells us anything, it's only a matter of time before Gracie gets his wish. The backlash from Anderson Silva's failed drug test prior to his showdown against Nick Diaz at last weekend's (Sat. Jan. 31, 2015) UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada, is still trickling in. This time, it's Diaz's head trainer, Cesar Gracie, chiming in by saying that "The Spider's" win over his pupil (see it) should be overturned immediately on the heels of the revelation that the Brazilian bo read news >>

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