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  • 11 days ago
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If the success of Eddie Bravo over Royler Gracie and Josh Barnett over Dean Lister at Metamoris have taught us anything, it's not that jiu-jitsu is a weak or overrated art. It's that, like all forms of grappling, it has its own seat of weaknesses. In a pure jiu-jitsu competition, particularly in the gi, such foibles aren't readily apparent. But tinker with the rules, expand the margins of what's allowed and alternative forms of grappling (or uncommon ideas even within jiu-jitsu) begin to demonst read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, England, Japan, China, New Zealand, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Australia and now Mexico. For the first time in 288 events, the UFC will finally make its way south of the border for UFC 180. Realizing what kind of a market awaits them, Dana White and friends are making sure to pull out all the stops to ensure they make their November trip a fruitful one. White told the media in Mexico City: It's huge, obviously for us, but als read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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With so many moving parts in play, luck can have a huge role in the success or failure of a mixed martial arts fighter. Think about all the things that have to line up. You have to avoid injuries. You need to link up with the right training camp. You need favorable opponents. You need a functional promotion. You need good management. You need to stay strong against distractions and diversions. And this is to say nothing about the, you know, actual fight. Here are five fighters who, for some comb read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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If success in MMA hinges greatly on hard work and dedication, it seems almost farcical to assume that good fortune plays a major role in the outcome of any high-profile fight. But for some, like the fighters on this countdown, their careers were made or salvaged because of providential breaks. In the most opportunistic instances, these fighters enjoyed lopsided matchups, benefited from favorable calls from judges or referees or received forgiveness for typically unforgivable offenses. Here's a g read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Chas Skelly once sat on the sidelines for more than two years. But it may have been the best thing that ever happened to his fighting career.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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  • a month ago
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Jon Jones went under the knife for the first time in his career on Thursday, and from all indications, it was a success.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With the success of fighters like Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson, and Cathal Pendred, SBG Ireland has put itself on the MMA map in a big way. But how did a little gym in Dublin suddenly become an international powerhouse?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following the success of the inaugural Eddie Bravo Invitational, the 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu creator has announced that the Eddie Bravo Invitational 2 will take place on Oct. 10 in Hollywood, Calif. read news >>

  • a month ago
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There was a time when it seemed every step of Cub Swanson’s MMA career was shadowed by an injury. Broken hands, broken jaw, a broken face – there aren’t too many wounds the UFC featherweight hasn’t endured.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Having started all four years for the BYU Cougars in college football, Jan Jorgensen plans to apply playing at such a high level to capturing the RFA heavyweight championship. read news >>

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