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  • 28 days ago
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Rickson Gracie, one of the greatest names in jiu-jitsu and vale tudo history, is a fan of Metamoris. The legendary Gracie, who is undefeated in MMA and jiu-jitsu matches, was always critical of what jiu-jitsu has become over the years, with the change of rules and the way BJJ fighters compete today. With submission-only 20-minute matches, Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie got his attention. "I think it’s a progressive idea," Rickson Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Metamoris tries, by removing the rul read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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A new fighting promotion with some noteworthy names behind it is set to debut in February in Japan, and the rules are pretty unique to say the least. Is the world ready for a new Japanese fighting promotion? Well, it's getting one. And while it's not even really MMA, the names involved and the crazy rules (along with a major TV deal) means that it should get some eyes on it right away. It's called "Ganryujima", and Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer newsletter (subscription required) shared a lot read news >>

  • a month ago
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I've been thinking about championships lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about championships and how, given the multiple injuries suffered by UFC title-holders in recent years, we are nearing a time when the Ultimate Fighting Championship should create set-in-stone rules on how to deal with champions who are on the shelf for an extended period of time. Call it the Dominick Cruz Rule. It is no fun, the idea of stripping a champion of the belt he fairly won. And I don't make this sugge read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight competitor Stephan Bonnar explains why Tito Ortiz is costing him money in the stock market. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC announced on Monday that Charles Rosa will step in to face Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 53 after the SMMAF ruled Taylor Lapilus an unsuitable opponent. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Veteran UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has a new opponent for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 card.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In an effort to move away from unsanctioned events involving adolescents, the California State Athletic Commission approved the United States Fight League to oversee and regulate youth Pankration statewide. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Want to know what’s real and what’s not when it comes to the rules and safety measures of UFC worldwide? Nobody knows about that more than Marc Ratner. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Rickson Gracie has started a new federation with a new set of competition rules, some of it includes some changes worthy of praise, but does BJJ need more change? Rickson Gracie has recently been doing a press tour pumping up his Jiu Jitsu Global Federation, a new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organization he created. Rickson has attempted to create competitions and organizations in the past, always with an eye towards experimentation with rules to little success, and sometimes to the derision of grappler read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In another two-event week for the UFC, this time, maybe things are all right. Or so says Ben Fowlkes, MMAjunkie and USA TODAY’s MMA columnist.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Notable MMA coach Ray Longo discussed his team’s two victories this week, including Chris Weidman’s “brawling” victory over Lyoto Machida. He also explained his stance on Vitor Belfort and what it would take for the Brazilian to face Weidman in the octagon. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"What do we stand for?" With his thrilling unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida at the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (July 5, 2014) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it again here), middleweight champion Chris Weidman will move on to the next challenger in the crowded 185-pound division. Assuming he can get pardoned by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), that challenger will be Vitor Belfort. Weidman will fight "The Phenom" any day of the week, accordin read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Ray Longo talks about Chris Weidman defending his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on Saturday, Eddie Gordon winning TUF 19 on Sunday, Weidman's health, Vitor Belfort, and more. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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When Pride Fighting Championships was an active organization, their rules for fighting on the ground were a little different than the Unified Rules that we know today. In Pride, fighters were able to use kicks and knees to grounded opponents. That changes the dynamic of the ground game and submissions. Positions like side control and north-south can be very dangerous on defense, but you have more tools to use on offense. Those strikes can open up submission opportunities, and some of these guys read news >>

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