Search Results For "BJJ"

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Rafael Lovato BJJ journey started before birth
Rafael Lovato BJJ journey started before birth
Of all the medals won by Americans at the Black Belt level of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships, nearly half have been won by one man: Rafael Lovato Jr.
04/08/2013
How Eddie Bravo balances BJJ, fatherhood, and chemtrails
How Eddie Bravo balances BJJ, fatherhood, and chemtrails
How to manage having a child, while being an instructor and musician, owning businesses, doing podcasts, following chemtrails, and still partying “The iPhone 5!”
04/02/2013
Dave Camarillo: BJJ smarter, Judo tougher
Dave Camarillo: BJJ smarter, Judo tougher
For me, BJJ is that cool, collected, intelligent brother, and Judo is the older, meaner, tougher brother who will bully the bullies.
03/27/2013
Benson Henderson and his mom enter BJJ tourney
Benson Henderson and his mom enter BJJ tourney
"This 4’9?, 50+ year old Korean lady inspires the crap outta me everyday," tweeted Benson Henderson. "Earned herself a standing ovation and bronze medal too."
03/13/2013
Gonzaga not impressed with level of BJJ in UFC's heavyweight division
Gonzaga not impressed with level of BJJ in UFC's heavyweight division
Gabriel Gonzaga: Every single different division has a really high level black belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu showing their skills there except heavyweights..."
03/04/2013
Nelson: A BJJ black belt 'doesn't mean anything'
Nelson: A BJJ black belt 'doesn't mean anything'
Gunnar Nelson does not trumpet this accomplishment. In fact, he downplays it. A black belt "doesn't mean anything," he says. The meaning is in the journey.
02/14/2013 mmafighting.com
Josh Barnett: BJJ NOT a fight, boxing is 1/3 of a fight
Josh Barnett: BJJ NOT a fight, boxing is 1/3 of a fight
"Overheard "How many fights did you have today?" The answer is none," said Josh Barnett. "You've had zero fights today. Doing BJJ is NOT a fight."
01/28/2013
Breakdown of the Toe Hold for BJJ and MMA
Breakdown of the Toe Hold for BJJ and MMA
This Underground Blog piece dives into the details of what is now the most powerful leg lock in the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation - the Toe Hold.
12/21/2012
Relson Gracie: If you don't know self-defense, you don't know BJJ
Relson Gracie: If you don't know self-defense, you don't know BJJ
"Helio Gracie Jiu-Jitsu - that's the only source in Brazil right now to teach self-defense," explains Relson Gracie. "You don't know self-defense, you don't know Jiu-Jitsu."
12/12/2012 connectionrio
BJJ great Ryan Hall returning to MMA this weekend
BJJ great Ryan Hall returning to MMA this weekend
Ryan Hall, originator of the 50/50 Guard, and IBJJF Mundial, No-Gi Mundial and European champion is fighting MMA in Montreal this weekend.
11/26/2012 mm-eh.ca
Lloyd Irvin: I am Rosa Parks on the IBJJF bus
Lloyd Irvin: I am Rosa Parks on the IBJJF bus
"It's time for a change," says Lloyd Irvin. "There is a "good ole' boy" network within the ranks of the ibjjf refs and this network needs to be broken up."
11/26/2012 The Underground
Obama matching White House color to BJJ belt
Obama matching White House color to BJJ belt
In President Obama's state of the MMA union speech, he promises to match the color of The White House to the color of his belt as he progresses in BJJ.
10/12/2012 mycombatchannel
Dave Herman: 'We all know BJJ doesn't work'
Dave Herman: 'We all know BJJ doesn't work'
"He's won 20 fights by submission, but we all know BJJ doesn't work," said Dave Herman. "It's useless. Wrestling means you don't need to worry about jiu-jitsu."
10/11/2012 fightline.com
'The Simpsons' takes a jab at BJJ
'The Simpsons' takes a jab at BJJ
The Simpsons has been a part of television for the last 20 years and it continually draws inspiration from everywhere, and sometimes even something the UG would enjoy.
10/09/2012 youtube.com
MMA bases: Wrestling, BJJ, Muay Thai... and Gymnastics?
MMA bases: Wrestling, BJJ, Muay Thai... and Gymnastics?
"Gymnasts are the best athletes in the world," said Georges St-Pierre recently, and UG Blogger Ty Robinson argues that it would be a great base for MMA.
07/03/2012 The Underground
The Self-Taught Champion - Fact or Fiction?
The Self-Taught Champion - Fact or Fiction?
How I was able to defeat BJJ Black Belt World Champions such as Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu, Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro, Rafael Lovato Jr., and Rener Gracie.
07/03/2012 The Underground
Joe Rogan awarded his black belt by Eddie Bravo
Joe Rogan awarded his black belt by Eddie Bravo
After 16 years in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a lifetime in martial arts, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was awarded his black belt in BJJ by 10th Planet BJJ founder Eddie Bravo.
06/28/2012 twitter
This Fighting Life: Casey McEachern
This Fighting Life: Casey McEachern
In a guest blog, This Fighting Life, writer DeLeon DeMicoli profiles San Fransisco cupcake entrepreneur and grappling competitor Casey McEachern.
06/27/2012 The Underground
Purple belt comes to woman's defense in DC, bad guy taps, twice
Purple belt comes to woman's defense in DC, bad guy taps, twice
BJJ purple belt and Judo brown belt Devin Crime shows technique and grace under fire as he comes to the defense of a woman being hit on the streets of DC.
06/26/2012 jukeboxdc
Rener Gracie beats purple belt, with no hands
Rener Gracie beats purple belt, with no hands
Rener Gracie, son of UFC founder Rorion Gracie rolls with a purple belt, with his hands tied, inspired by an open challenge once made in Brazil by his grandfather Helio.
06/26/2012 gracieacademy
Disabled grappler wins the crowd in Brazil
Disabled grappler wins the crowd in Brazil
Two purple belts, one with a disability, perhaps Cerebral Palsy, compete in a BJJ tournament in Brazil. Disabled competitor does not win, but the universe does.
06/21/2012 bloodyelbow.com
Rickson: Pure BJJ not enough for MMA
Rickson: Pure BJJ not enough for MMA
To Rickson Gracie, the greatest BJJ player ever, a great part of Jiu-Jitsu lessons used at gyms and big Jiu-Jitsu tournaments are useless in MMA.
06/06/2012 tatame.com
Galvao DQed from Mundials
Galvao DQed from Mundials
2,642 competitors including 357 black belts have entered the 17th Mundials of the modern era, which looks to have surpassed even last year’s stellar competitor list.
06/02/2012 The Underground
BJJ Training Tips from Galvao & Fredson Paixao
BJJ Training Tips from Galvao & Fredson Paixao
I cover some of the major similarities that these amazing champions use – which might be adopted by any BJJ athlete looking to take his or her game to the next level.
06/01/2012 The Underground
Dave Herman: BJJ is still 'pretty much a waste of time'
Dave Herman: BJJ is still 'pretty much a waste of time'
At the UFC 115 press conference middleweight Dave Herman upset a lot of BJJ enthusiasts by saying that BJJ was useless for MMA. Today, he still sticks to that point of view.
05/24/2012 mmasucka.com