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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Sakuraba Teaches The Moves He Used Against Royce Gracie

20 years ago, Kazushi Sakuraba defeated Royce Gracie in the longest fight in MMA History. The bout lasted an incredible 90 Minutes! Kazushi Sakuraba, a professional wrestler who derived his...

More Footage Emerges of Ronda Rousey & BJ Penn Rolling & Doing Judo Randori

This documentary of BJ Penn showcases his whole career. You can also see more footage of former UFC Women’s Bantamweight & bronze medal Judo Olympian Champion Ronda Rousey rolling in the Gi...

High Percentage Single Leg Takedown That Anybody Can Do

As we all know, the single leg is one of the most basic and high percentage takedowns in jiu jitsu. Whether youʼre standing on the ground, you need to incorporate the single leg takedown into your...

Caio Terra: ‘You Cannot Learn Jiu-Jitsu by Yourself. You Need Someone to Guide You’

Fightinglifestyleuae.com caught up with 9 time world champion Caio Terra during his visit to Pride Fitness Centre and SAS team in Dubai UAE for a one week training program. During this time we caught...

Jean Jacques Machado: ‘The Belt Cannot Be the Goal’

Jean Jacques Machado shares his philosophy of Jiu Jitsu. What’s more important than belt ranks, and how obstacles can be a motivation to become better… because in Jiu Jitsu, you will...

The Art of the Breakfall, on Concrete

Breakfalling is a fantastic thing to manage if you do judo where it is essential to protect yourself when you are falling from a throw. Japanese ukemi (also known as break falling or ‘receiving...

Funny Video of BJJ Practitioner Grappling with Pitbull Draws Hateful Comments from Non Grapplers

BJJ blue belt Gene Cook grapples with his very well well trained Pitbulls in this funny video. The BJJ community seems to love it as it’s obvious that it’s all in good fun and the dogs...

Watch: Ronda Rousey Rolls with BJ Penn in the Gi

Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight & bronze medal Judo Olympian Champion Ronda Rousey rolled in the Gi with 2001 BJJ world champion & UFC Lightweight and Welterweight Champion BJ Penn at Art...

Super Intense Roll Between Brothers Renzo & Ryan Gracie (RIP)

From the documentary Renzo Gracie Legacy. Renzo Gracie rolls with his younger brother Ryan Gracie (RIP) as he prepares for a fight in Pride in Japan. Note the intensity of the roll.    

10 High Percentage Set Up For The Kimura Trap

Kimura trap system is widely credited to David Avellan, ADCC bronze medalist and a man of many other accomplishments! The kimura trap system is designed as a powerful submission system that counters...

This is Why The Diving Kimura is a Better Option Than The Rolling Kimura

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis Humphries, Amaury...

The Legend Masahiko Kimura Teaches A Rolling Kimura Set Up

Kimura (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), chicken wing/double wrist lock (catch wrestling), or reverse keylock are terms used to specify a medial keylock known in judo as gyaku ude-garami (reverse arm...

Building Your Whole Grappling Game Around The Kimura Trap System

There are certain names in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that go hand-in-hand with Mixed Martial Arts.  One of those names happens to be David Avellan.  A former MMA fighter himself, Avellan has...

5x World Champ Bernardo Faria: 3 Ways To Avoid Getting Your Guard Passed

Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to check out Bernardo’s...

The Easiest Takedown For BJJ Players by Bernardo Faria

Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to check out Bernardo’s...

How To Do The Infamous ‘McKenzietine’ Guillotine

Cody McKenzie is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Welterweight division of World Series of Fighting.  He is well known for submitting opponents with a modified...

Dean Lister Teaches ‘Ugly Girl, Pretty Girl Leglock’

The Legendary Grappler, Dean Lister from Victory MMA in San Diego USA, in this video explains his Pretty Girl, Ugly Girl concept for attacking the leglock. Dean Lister is an American mixed martial...

Standup Comedian Makes Hilarious Sketch on How Jiu-Jitsu Relieves Stress

Jonathan McBride, a standup comedian in New York made a funny video on how Jiu-Jitsu relieves stress. McBride trains at Silver Fox BJJ in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, a Renzo Gracie affiliated school....

Japanese Comedian’s Hilarious Impersonation Of Rickson Gracie

  We all know that Rickson Gracie is very popular in Japan from his past fights in Japan Vale Tudo and the first editions of Pride. Check out this hilarious impersonation that this Japanese...

Pressure: This Is Why It Works In BJJ

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...

A Thief Was Caught Trying To Steal A Van At A Jiu-Jitsu Tournament In Brazil

A thief was caught trying to steal a van at a Jiu-Jitsu championship in Brazil. Watch what happens:   Thank you our friends from http://www.surfjiu.com.br/ for sending us the video.  

Selfie Stick Self Defense Being Taught by Martial Arts School

Learning how to fight with the popular picture-taking device could help tourists fend off potential pickpockets according to the a self defense school in Russia. Forget ninja stars or nunchakus as...

Perfect Posture To Keep You Safe From Submissions From Henry Akins

  Henry shows some game changing concepts on the importance of proper posture when in your opponent’s guard. He emphasises the use of hips much more than arms. For him, proper posture will...

Flashback: 17 yr Old Nate Diaz in Unsanctioned Fight With Grown Man

Check out this unsanctioned Vale Tudo fight from 2002 with Nate Diaz still in his teens fighting a grown man. Nate and his older brother Nick started their career fighting in these underground events...