MMA

Garry Tonon on Dillon Danis rivalry; “more than happy” to fight him in MMA or BJJ

Tensions are high between Marcelinho Garcia’s pupils and the Danaher Death Squad. The rivalry, which has been going on for a while online, reached critical status last weekend as the ADCC’s North American trials took place. After Mansher “Munch” Khera beat Oliver Taza in a final, Gordon Ryan, a teammate of Taza’s, went to greet…

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Yuri Simões on second no-gi world title, plans to move to MMA

In ten editions of the No-Gi Worlds, only one black-belt has won two adult absolute titles. Yuri Simões achieved this feat Nov. 6 in California when he defeated Murilo Santana. He also became a two-time champion in his weight class, ultra-heavyweight. In an interview with Graciemag.com, he talked about his triumph. “It was awesome,” he…

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Slow-mo: best moments from the historic UFC 205 in New York

UFC 205, held last weekend, went down in history not just for Conor McGregor becoming a champion of two weight classes simultaneously as he beat Eddie Alvarez in the main fight, but also due to the show’s numbers and for being the UFC’s first-ever event in New York. The card had many great fights, and…

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Michael Bisping retains belt; Belfort TKO’d by Mousasi at UFC 204

UFC landed in Manchester, England, with Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson headlining the 204th main installment, duking it out for the middleweight belt. England’s own Bisping came out on top, whereas, in the co-main event, Gerard Mousasi beat Vitor Belfort by TKO in round 2, placing himself in a position to get a title shot.…

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Learn from Ronaldo Jacaré a lapel choke with knee on belly

Two-time absolute BJJ champion Ronaldo Jacaré has always flaunted tons of pressure in tournaments when on top. And one of his favorite positions is the knee on belly. From there, the pressure is great, and the opponent usually opens up. That is when he passes his opponent’s lapel under the arm and adjusts, keeping the…

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Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson slated for UFC 206 rematch

UFC welterweight champ Daniel Cormier will be back in the Octagon December 10 opposite Anthony Johnson, who he has defeated once before. The fight will be a part of UFC 206, in Canada. With few interesting options in the 93kg division, the Johnson rematch became inevitable. With a devasting 14-second knockout over Glover Teixeira, Johnson…

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Neiman Gracie vs. Rudy Bears announced for Bellator 163 on Nov. 4

BJJ black-belt Neiman Gracie has a date and opponent set for his next MMA bout. The Brazilian, who trains at Renzo Gracie’s New York gym, is slated to fight at Bellator 163 on November 4, in Connecticut. Undefeated in four fights, Neiman will square off against the U.S.’s Rudy Bears, who is much more experienced,…

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Rafael Lovato Jr. to defend belt at Legacy FC 62 November 11th

World BJJ champion Rafael Lovato Jr. will defend his Legacy belt for the first time on November 11th at event No. 62, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Undefeated in MMA after his first three fights, the black-belt under Xande and Saulo Ribeiro will be putting his middleweight title on the line against the experienced Cortez Coleman, whose…

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Rizin FF: Fedor, Kron, Gabi win superfights; King Mo HW GP champion

MMA is back to Japan in great fashion. Rizin Fighting Federation held its New Year’s Eve event this Thursday in a evening of fights that featured almost everything you can think of in terms of entertainment. It had great action and serious talent on the ring, but also had its fair share of freak shows…

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Watch how Shinya Aoki beat Kazushi Sakuraba in the main event of Rizin FF – Saraba

 
Shinya Aoki and Kazushi Sakuraba fought in the main event of the first card of the new Japanese MMA promotion, Rizin FF, this Tuesday, in Saitama.
Watch how Aoki imposed his game on Sakuraba and won by TKO on the 1st round.

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