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BJJ Kids Protect Their Deaf Teammate From Bullying (Peru)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is so much more than “just” a martial art… It’s a way of life that builds character – especially for the young ones. One such, bright example, comes...

Javier Mendez: “Khabib Has Never Been Submitted In MMA Sparring”

Image Credits: Javier Mendez Instagram It’s more than well-known that Khabib Nurmagomedov was, and continues to be, a force of nature… But not a lot of people truly understand just how...

Danielle Kelly: “Submission Grappling Could Be On The Level Where MMA Is”

Danielle Kelly is now one of the best-known female submission grappling athletes; success which she’s most recently earned by submitting world Sambo champion Mariia Molchanova. At ONE on Prime...

Jason David Frank, Former MMA Fighter & “Power Rangers” Star, Dies At 49

Jason David Frank, American actor best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the original Power Rangers, has passed away at age 49. Reports indicate that it was a suicide. Frank appeared in 123...

New UFC Champ Alex Pereira Promoted to BJJ Brown Belt Despite Never Having Submitted Anyone in MMA

UFC middleweight champion Brazilian striker Alex Pereira has just been promoted to brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, according to social media journalist Ariel Helwani. Helwani wrote: “Last night,...

MMA Fighter Arrested After Murdering Wife & Being Filmed Transporting the Body

Former MMA fighter Luis Paulo Lima Santos was arrested last Thursday for the murder of his wife Elida Ferreira. He reportedly had lunch with his mother-in-law after committing the crime, according to...

Zion Clark, Wrestler Born Without Legs, Looking Forward To Making His MMA Debut

Zion Clark is probably one of the most inspiring people you can meet. Born without legs, the Ohio native is well-known for his wrestling accomplishments – as well as for being “the...

MMA Fighter Finishes Opponent with a Rolling Ninja Choke

The ninja choke is a BJJ strangle, usually done from the side control position or north south position. The fact that this submission is applied from a top pin makes it a safe technique to use. It...

Cris Cyborg’s First MMA Loss Was To Rare Double Knee Bar Submission

Former UFC and Invicta world champion Cristiane Justino aka Cyborg was promoted to black belt in BJJ by the legendary Rubens Cobrinha Charles late last year. Cyborg has been training BJJ and...

“Khabib Doesn’t Know Tired” – Belal Muhammad On Being Coached By Khabib Nurmagomedov

Belal Muhammad defeated Sean Brady via TKO at UFC 280 prelims… And it’s been more than an earned win, as he has had to undergo a grueling training regime under coach Khabib...

Leo Sammarelli: Partially Paralyzed BJJ Athlete That Competes Against Non-Disabled Athletes

Leo Sammarelli was an aspiring boxer and MMA fighter, before an accident paralyzed him from the waist down. However, unwilling to give up martial arts, Sammarelli today competes in Jiu-Jitsu…...

MMA vs. BJJ: What Are The Differences?

There is a sport for everyone, whether you wish to participate in a sport, or if you wish to find a new sport that tickles your fancy as you watch it, or even just for the betting action and sports...

From Pankration To Modern MMA

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Is MMA the Most Exciting Sport in the World?

Why MMA is the Most Exciting Sport in the World MMA has quickly grown into one of the most popular and most watched sports in the world. From Japan to South Africa, Brazil, and Las Vegas, millions of...

What’s It Like To Be Coached By Khabib Nurmagomedov? Belal Muhammad Explains

If you want to become the best, then you’ve got to spend time with the best. You have to learn from them, listen to their advice and apply it; and, if you’re a martial artist, then you...

Antonio Inoki, Wrestling Legend Who Faced Muhammad Ali, Passes Away

Antonio Inoki, the Japanese professional wrestling legend and mixed martial arts pioneer, has passed away. As confirmed by Yahoo Japan, he died at the age of 79 years old, after a battle with health...

Mackenzie Dern: “Charles Oliveira Has The Best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA”

Mackenzie Dern is a UFC strawweight athlete and a multiple time BJJ world champion. So, it’s safe to say that she has a lot of knowledge when it comes to utilizing Jiu-Jitsu for mixed martial...

Khabib Nurmagomedov & Muhammad Mokaev Speak Up Against Russian Mobilization

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Muhammad Mokaev, and several other MMA fighters have spoken up against the recently announced Russian mobilization of men to fight in the war in Ukraine. This is Russia’s...

Dana White Credits Joe Rogan For Helping People “Understand” Ground Game in MMA

Joe Rogan is one of the people who are most responsible for the popularization of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His voice reaches millions of people – and one of the things he likes talking most about...

Firas Zahabi: “PED Use Is Worse in BJJ Than in MMA. Some Blue Belts Are Jacked Out Of Their Minds”

PED use in the Jiu-Jitsu is extremely widespread according the famed MMA and BJJ instructor Firas Zahabi, and no just at the elite level. Zahabi was recently a guest on the popular youtube channel...

[Watch] MMA Referee Shoots A Takedown To Stop The Fight

Being a mixed martial arts (MMA) referee isn’t always a glamorous job. Whenever you get something right, it’s just you doing your job… But whenever you make a mistake, you’ll...

10 Craziest Finishes In MMA History

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Joe Rogan, BJJ & UFC Pros Judge Mark Zuckerberg’s MMA Training Performance

Facebook c0-founder Mark Zuckerberg was recently a guest on Joe Rogan‘s mega-popular podcast: ‘The Joe Rogan Experience.’ In one of the most interesting parts of the interviews, he told Rogan...

MMA Event Hosts Gun & Knife Disarm Demonstration. Seems Legit

Some MMA promotions such as ONE Championship take a unique approach by including submission grappling, and Muay Thai matches during the MMA events but this Brazilian MMA organization has taken it to...