The debut episode of “UFC 177 Embedded” underscores the different approaches UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and challenger Renan Barao are taking to Saturday’s pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Champ TJ Dillashaw endures a strong earthquake, centered just an hour away from his home, while Barao goes low-tech to fine tune his skills. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 177, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead of this weekend's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Watch the Bantamweight champion of the world react to the recent earthquake in nearby Napa Valley and adjust to life as a UFC champion, while the former champion prepares to reclaim his world title with an old schoo read news >>
Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>
A cross post from Aaron Kampe, aka WrestleJitsu, on how to increase your training efficiency. Article originally posted on Wrestlejitsu by Bloody Elbow Technique Team member Aaron Kampe, aka "Wrestlejitsu".
I'm no black belt world champion, and I'm guessing you aren't either. I can't devote my entire life to BJJ, so statistically the chances of me becoming one are quite low. I do however train 3-4 times a week, as well as doing jiu jitsu based workouts with similar frequency. If you have a job, read news >>
At 13 years old, Gunnar Nelson started training in Goju-Ryu karate. Two years later, he won the Icelandic Juvenile Kumite Championship title. That explains his Lyoto Machida-like stance inside the Octagon.
At 17 years old, the Icelandic fighter stopped his karate training to focus all of his attention on Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Three years later, Nelson earned his black belt from Renzo Gracie.
That explains his nine submission victories, three of which came against UFC-level talent.
So, just how go read news >>
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"The Pitbull" was able to get medically cleared, but this can't be good for Overeem's reputation, which is currently on life support. The hits keep on coming for Alistair Overeem.
Not long after former Blackzilian teammate Anthony Johnson accused "The Reem" of purposely hurting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones during training, Andrei Arlovski has come out and pretty much confirmed "Rumble's" claims.
Speaking to SportsRu (via Bloody Elbow), Arlovski says t read news >>
UFC lightweight contender T.J. Grant, whose title hopes were delayed when he suffered a concussion during a 2013 training session, could return to the cage as soon as this fall.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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 >>
While it take intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you into the cage is a key talent, as well. See what the fighters of UFC Fight Night 47 went with as their backing tracks.Filed under: (...) read news >>
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Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is no fan of ex-Strikeforce/K-1 champ Alistair Overeem, largely since he believes "The Demolition Man" would intentionally hurt people in training. Speaking with Fighters Only magazine, "Rumble" said he isn't surprised "The Reem" is the one who hurt 205-pound champ Jon Jones in training, also noting he'd make one more trip to heavyweight to settle the grudge with Overeem. Greg Jackson says it wasn't on purpose, but I know the man and when h read news >>