UFC

  • Mickey Gall; Throwback Jiu-Jitsu

    To say that the effect that UFC 1 had on the martial arts landscape was “groundbreaking”, would still feel like a mild understatement. To buy into the mantra of all of the martial arts that always claimed to be effective towards bigger and badder opponents is one thing. But...
  • She’s Back! The Triple Bump With Cyborg

    Born Cristiane Justino Venâncio, she is better known as Cris Cyborg, or just “Cyborg”. That is the name that she has found most of her fame with and for good reason.  Cristiane’s fighting style is every bit how you would imagine a Cyberdyne Systems’ Cybernetic Organism Model 101 to...
  • BJ Penn: The Prodigy on Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, and Life

    If you’ve followed MMA or the UFC in the last few decades then you definitely have heard the name BJ Penn. BJ Penn became a household name to combat sports fans through this meteoric career in the UFC. But before that, BJ became “The Prodigy” through jiu-jitsu and his...
  • Demian Maia Will Fight Woodley for the UFC Title; Learn Jiu-Jitsu From Him

    Demian Maia will finally get the chance he worked so hard for. On July 29, the Brazilian will step into the octagon to fight Tyron Woodley for the UFC undisputed welterweight title. Regarded as the fighter with the best Jiu-Jitsu in the entire MMA universe, Maia will finally get...
  • Anderson Silva Teaches the Standing Arm-Triangle

    This is a handy move worth learning should you ever find yourself in a stand-up situation in close quarters, or in an MMA match. The clinch is a fundamental position in Muay Thai. Although most would opt to throw knees or elbows, Anderson...
  • Tito Ortiz Gives a Farewell to MMA Jiu-Jitsu Style

    Bellator 170, the Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles CA set the scene for the final appearance of UFC hall of famer and MMA legend Tito Ortiz.  In a main event that pitted two competitors with a shared history on the wrestling mats, it was jiu-jitsu that shared the spotlight and sent...
  • Watch: Marcelo Garcia Rolling With UFC Champ Tyron Woodley

    One of the greatest Jiu-Jitsu competitors of all times, Marcelo Garcia is always welcoming illustrious guests in his NYC academy. The latest drop in was UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley. They shared the mat as Woodley prepares for his first title defense, November 12, at UFC 205, at the...
  • World Champion Talita Nogueira to Make Bellator MMA Debut on November 4

    More than two years after signing with Bellator MMA, black belt world champion Talita Nogueira will finally make her debut in the organization. She signed with the American event in 2014, but a serious knee injury that required surgery and a long recovery process delayed her first appearance. Talita...
  • Break the opponent’s grip and finish the armbar just like Ronda Rousey

    Ronda Rousey needs no introduction, but we’ll do it anyway. A judo olympic bronze medalist and possible MMA’s biggest star ever, Rousey has been away for almost a year now, since she lost the UFC bantamweight title to Holly Holm, in 2015. Ronda was on the cover of Jiu-Jitsu...
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