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Get motivated for Jiu-Jitsu training with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum

SHARE THIS NEWS Watch the new UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum in this 2012 video when he was coming back to the UFC. Three years later, he has achieved all the goals he talks about in this video. SET OBJECTIVES, FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS IN JIU-JITSU Besides getting a glimpse of part of Fabricio Werdum’s training,…

Christian Uflacker of GMA Uflacker Academy signs with ONE Championship

SHARE THIS NEWS ONE Championship is Asia’s biggest MMA organization and our GMA member Christian Uflacker is now one of their newest fighters. The 170-pound division welcomes the 5-0 pro where Ben Askren currently holds the belt. Uflacker has not fought since 2012 due to a injury to his face as well as becoming more…

Remember Nick Diaz’s armbar against Cyborg in the Strikeforce

SHARE THIS NEWSAnderson Silva’s opponent at UFC 183, which is schedule to January 2015, Nick Diaz does not only have a great boxing, but he is also a master finisher. The black belt under Cesar Gracie has eight wins by submissions, including a beautiful gogoplata over Takanori Gomi. In the video below, we recall how…

Video: 4 years ago, Werdum shocked the world submitting Fedor Emelianenko

SHARE THIS NEWSJune 26, 2010. A triangle, one classic Jiu-Jitsu submission, put one of his prestigious pupils definitely in the hall of fame of great MMA athletes. Some say that to become a legend, you have to defeat a legend. And that’s what Fabricio Werdum did in the Strikeforce, submitting the infamous Fedor Emelianenko. Remember,…

Learn about being a complete fighter from Roger Gracie on his birthday

SHARE THIS NEWSToday the legendary Roger Gracie turns thirty-two. His knowledge, poise and style dominated for years on the mats at the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. And while he may not be present in the championships in recent years, his skills can admired in the octagon instead as a professional MMA fighter in Strikeforce and…

Roger Gracie: ‘I didn’t achieve all I did in BJJ only with victories’

SHARE THIS NEWSWithout renewing his contract with the UFC after a decision loss to Tim Kennedy last July 6, Roger Gracie, 31, is closer to One FC, an organization based in Singapore. He, who had a good first round before losing stamina following a 15 kg drop in weight for the bout, should now return…

SHARE THIS NEWS Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will tangle once again when they put on the co-event at UFC 168 this December. While you’re waiting for that, check out how Rousey finished off Tate in their first match – a first-round armbar finish.   [highlight]Last chance: Get a FREE Vulkan Pro Light Gi with…

Cyborg ready for Coenen’s ground game: ‘If we’re on the ground, why not submit her?’

SHARE THIS NEWSCris Cyborg is considered by many to be the greatest female MMA fighter of all time. That stems from a record containing 13 bouts and 11 wins, as well as her aggressive game inside the cage that has so far resulting in 9 opponents being knocked out. The Brazilian athlete from Curitiba was a…

Braga Neto relies on Jiu-Jitsu before UFC debut, but doesn’t want comparisons with other stars

SHARE THIS NEWS From Jiu-Jitsu champion to UFC fighter. This path traced by the beasts of the gentle art to the largest MMA organization in the world is becoming common place. But fleeing from labels, Antonio Braga Neto didn’t put his black belt aside to join the UFC, but prefers to distance his image from…

Former champion Josh Barnett returns to the UFC after 11 years

SHARE THIS NEWSFormer heavyweight champion Josh Barnett is back in the UFC. The last time the Jiu-Jitsu black belt stepped into the cage was in January this year, when he beat Nandor Guelmino, at Strikeforce. In 2002, the American felt what it’s like to have the title of “most feared man in the world” by…

Cris Cyborg to fight for belt against Marloes Coenen in Invicta FC 6

SHARE THIS NEWSCristiane “Cyborg” Santos is known as one of the best women in MMA. Only 27 years old and a record of 11-1, 1 N.C., the athlete went over a year without fighting after a fight against Hiroko Yamanaka. At the time, Santos was holding the Strikeforce featherweight belt and knocked out the Japanese…

UFC on Fox 7’s Lorenz Larkin looking to prove Strikeforce wasn’t a ‘feeder league’

SHARE THIS NEWS When he steps off the plane for the location of his fight, Lorenz Larkin likes to be at a certain weight. Two hundred pounds or below and all is good for the middleweight. Earlier this week, he and his team landed in San Jose and the fighter was right on track, weighing…

See the Seminar Taught by UFC Aces in Manaus

SHARE THIS NEWSWith the backing of Mayor Arthur Virgílio, yesterday the city of Manaus hosted a seminar that drew UFC and Jiu-Jitsu fans in droves to the capital of the State of Amazonas, Brazil. There at Sesi Gymnasium were 150 people who shrugged off the stormy weather and lapped up the lessons taught by fighting…

The Jiu-Jitsu Spar between Gui Mendes and Luke Rockhold

SHARE THIS NEWSThese days, three-time world champion Guilherme Mendes teaches class alongside his brother Rafael in Costa Mesa, California. While training for the 2013 season, Gui Mendes was paid a visit by Luke Rockhold (10w, 1l), the champion of now-defunct MMA promotion Strikeforce, and ended up having a curious and plenty instructive roll. Note how…

UFC-Bound Roger Gracie Nearly Slipped Off Strikeforce Finale

SHARE THIS NEWSA London-based Jiu-Jitsu professor, Roger Gracie is going through a special moment in life. Having signed with the UFC in January, the 31-year-old middleweight has two months to go until the birth of his first daughter, Maya. In the meantime, Roger is planning his routine for a new stage in his career: the…

Dana White Warns Ryan Couture: ‘Your Dad Can’t Corner You, Can’t Even Buy Tickets’

SHARE THIS NEWSRandy Couture’s departure from the UFC wasn’t the smoothest for the Hall of Famer. Besides the haranguing he got from Dana White after announcing that he will be coaching rival promotion Bellator’s new reality show, the former heavyweight champion is forbidden from cornering his son, Ryan Couture, who was just picked up by…