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Are Judo And Its Techniques Any Good As A Base For MMA At All?

Sure, BJJ may be the best martial art out there – but other ones are great as well! They will teach you self-confidence and control, as well as give you something to become better in. However, all...

Why Chael Sonnen Is Wrong About Judo Effectiveness In MMA

Chael Sonnen is considered to be one of the best mixed martial artists that UFC has seen in its history. Having retired from competition, he shifted his focus to being a host of his great Podcast....

Would A Navy SEAL Be a Good MMA Fighter?

Being a Navy SEAL – a member of one of the most elite special operations forces in the world – is often seen as an epitome of being in top-notch physical and mental condition, of comanding an...

Garry Tonon’s Flying Scissor Heel Hook Finish in EBI | Kani Basami

Garry “Lion Killer” Tonon (Danaher Death Squad – Renzo Gracie HQ) is a BJJ black belt under Tom deBlass and Ricardo Almeida, currently training with the mastermind John Danaher....

The Importance of Humility and Respect in Jiu-Jitsu

At its highest levels, respect is becoming a dinosaur in combat sports. Athletes are going to greater and greater extremes to promote themselves and the matches they’re in. If you’re not saying...

Chael Sonnen on How Well Gordon Ryan Would Do in MMA

What do you think – how well would Gordon Ryan do in an MMA match? Or, in other words – how well do you think modern submission grappling works in MMA? In his „Beyond the Fight“ episode,...

Chael Sonnen On Why Greco-Roman Wrestlers Do Better in MMA Than Freestyle Wrestlers

Does it seem to you that Greco-Roman Wrestling translates better to MMA than Freestyle Wrestling does? And that the Greco-Roman wrestlers had way more success in MMA than their Freestyle...

Chael Sonnen On The Number One Mistake Wrestlers Make When Transitioning to MMA

Making a transition from any martial art and combat sport to MMA is not an easy task in the slightest, as it carries many variables that need to be taken into account in order for it to be...

Brendan Schaub: ‘BJJ Specialists Are The Worst Specialists In MMA’

In his recent Below The Belt podcast episode, Brendan Schaub – a former MMA fighter and a stand-up comedian – has spoken, amongst other things, about Kron Gracie’s recent UFC fight versus...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

The Filthy Lie Of Fundamental Techniques

What do you define as a fundamental grappling technique? For most BJJ practitioners this usually includes the arm bar, the kimura, and the triangle, usually all from guard and followed by side...

Claudio Calasans: ‘MMA Move for Challenge Not For Money’

  2015 will be a year where Claudio Calasans made history. The Atos black belt has won two major titles: The IBJJF World Championship and the ADCC Open Weight gold medal. In ADCC, Calasans came...

BJJ Interview With Ottavia Bourdain (Wife of Famous TV Chef Anthony Bourdain)

Source: our friends at GiFreak.com , check them out they’re great BJJ blue belt Ottavia Bourdain has been making a name for herself in the East Coast grappling circuit. Her husband is Anthony...

BJJ Champion Ryan Hall To Compete In MMA This Weekend

Ryan Hall is A BJJ Black Belt under 2-time world champion Felipe Costa and representative of the Marcelo Garcia Team, the 27-year-old Virginia native is an IBJJF Mundial (world), No-Gi Mundial and...

Watch Marcio “Pe De Pano” Cruz Pull Off A Reverse Triangle In MMA

BJJ World Champion, Marcio “Pe De Pano” Cruz’s Inverted Triangle Finish in MMA from this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Guards In MMA

Bleacher report put up the list. The only guy missing is Minotauro IMO. Check it out. Source: Bleacherreport.com Few fighters have what Eddie Bravo refers to as “the third option”—the ability...