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Zach Makovsky: The Goal is the Belt
Makovsky's home base is in Philadelphia working with Martinez BJJ, Drexel University's wrestling team, Stay Fly Muay Thai and striking coach Ricky Lee. Outside of “The City of Brotherly Love,” Makosky makes weekly trips to train with Garcia and Phil …
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Gi Vs No Gi – The Classic Mixed Martial Arts Debate
In my final article on the deserves of Judo and BJJ, I alluded to the basic “Gi vs. No Gi” debate. I'm positive that each MMA and BJJ website on the internet has skilled a number of postings on this matter and while skilled practitioners of “alive …
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Where have the jiu jitsu fighters gone?
Fabricio Werdum, the Interim Heavyweight Champion, is the only fighter from Sport Jiu Jitsu to have UFC gold around his waist. Meanwhile six current UFC champions hail from the ranks American folk-style wrestling. T.P. Grant takes a deeper look on why …
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UFC, Bellator fighters defeated at Copa Podio
Copa Podio, one of the top jiu-jitsu promotions in Brazil, featured a one-night heavyweight grand prix Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, and UFC veterans Vinny Magalhaes and Delson Heleno came up short. Both Magalhaes and Heleno won two out of three …
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Chael Sonnen on Metamoris 6 being closed to the public: 'This is a risky move'
Sonnen, who has always been known for his wrestling pedigree, does own four career victories by submission, and has also been training in jiu-jitsu for some time now. He was awarded his purple belt last September under Fabiano Scherner, who heads the …
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Moss tops jiu-jitsu world again
The Little Boss is a two-time jiu-jitsu world champion. Liam Moss of Kamloops claimed gold in the juvenile (16- to 18-year-old), 61.5-kilogram blue-belt division at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championships, which wrapped up on April 22 …
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MMA's Most Powerful Tool: The Jiu Jitsu Effect
But other sports, such as wrestling, judo, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu follow the reverse position. These are fights without strikes. While this isn't always as visually appealing, especially to the casual viewer, it has very specific advantages. Fighters …
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Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Partners with The Angel Band Project to Help
Seeking to return the martial arts to its roots in self-defense, Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's schools sought out an unlikely partner during the month of April: the Angel Band Project, whose mission is to help victims of sexual violence find healing …
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Kon Hui Quek becomes Singapore's first jiu jitsu world champion
It is understood that although a Singaporean has won in the World Jiu Jitsu Championship – a separate tournament organised by the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) – the tournament is considered a non-professional event as it does …
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Bobby Emmons' “White Trash BJJ No Gi Invitational” features MMA vets aplenty
Putting together grappling tournaments seems to be a bit easier than matchmaking a MMA card. That's exactly what professional fighter and noted grappler Bobby “White Trash BJJ” Emmons has done, as his upcoming “White Trash BJJ No Gi Invitational” …
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Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiujitsu Championship: What you need to know
In a nutshell From Monday until Saturday, more than 4,000 competitors will gather at the IPIC Arena at the Zayed Sports City for the Abu Dhabi Children's World Cup and the seventh World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championships. On TV Follow the action live …
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Almeida begins Jiu Jitsu Championship with a bang
Emirati hope Faisal Al Ketbi made a decent debut in the Black Belt and just about missed out on a medal in the Male Black Adult 95kg category. Five-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion and seven-time World Cup champion Rodolfo Vieira couldn't defend …
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Your Club Submit 2 Success/Urban Gurillaz BJJ
Tell us about your club: Submit 2 Success is a non profit healthy lifestyle and fitness social project using the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and No Gi Submission Grappling as means of delivery. The concept comes from Brazilian social programmes …
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UFC 1 vet and BJJ legend Royce Gracie claims to have "lost respect" for Conor
Say what you will about Conor McGregor but he's certainly not flying under the radar. The fight-hyping high jinks of The Notorious has divided opinion among the entire MMA community with some loving his brash trash-talk and others condemning his …
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BJJ world champion: ‘Rockhold can do really well at BJJ competitions’
“I trained with Luke and he is a high-level Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt, not only in MMA”, he told Tatame. “If he fought in jiu-jitsu competitions, he would do really well, because he has a very straight forward game and he’s a finisher. He was a …
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BJJ Champ “Buchecha” Weighs in on Luke Rockhold’s Ground Game
If you’re sick of hearing about how good Luke Rockhold is, since he took out Lyoto Machida in memorable fashion at UFC on FOX 15, then you might want to skip this post. Yes, thanks to what Rockhold has showcased in his last four outings, the ‘he’s that …
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Coach: Jon Jones is still a white belt in jiu jitsu because he needs to ‘put
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has submitted some very good fighters in the UFC – Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfort would be two of them. Both of those guys have black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Jones? He’s still a white belt, believe it or not.
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Cornelius wins K BJJ prize: Marianas Open jiu-jitsu tournament brings the
Tap out: Keenan Cornelius attempts a choke hold on Michael Fowler, making him tap out during the black belt absolute division championship match of the Marianas Open Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament yesterday at the Father Duenas Memorial School's …
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Jon Jones Ready for an Upgrade in BJJ Belt
"Bones even fully relocated from New York to Albuquerque, where he previously only traveled to for camp, to dedicate himself completely to his career and to perfecting the one aspect of his game—the BJJ—that he considered his weakness. At Jackson's …
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Local jiu jitsu students find success
Twin brothers Keyrie Verdell, left, and Kyle Verdell practice their moves in front of Oliver Miller, owner of Miller’s Martial Arts and MMA in Columbus. Miller and instructor Claude Long have started offering Brazilian jiu jitsu training at the …
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