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Why Metamoris needs winners

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Over the weekend Eddie Bravo vs Royler Gracie headlined a night of high level Jiu Jitsu action at Metamoris 3. Here are the results from the card: Eddie Bravo vs Royler Gracie = Draw Clark Gracie vs Rafael Mendes = ... Read More »

Metamoris 3: Did Eddie Bravo outshine Royler Gracie in the rematch?

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The Metamoris submission only jiu-jitsu event took place on Saturday night and featured many of the world's best grapplers. However, one of the most anticipated rematches in grappling history took place in the main event win Royler Gracie looked to avenge a previous defeat to Eddie Bravo which took place in 2003 at the ADCC submission wrestling championships. Read More »

Metamoris 3 live results

Metamoris 3

Metamoris 3 is going down today in Los Angeles and features the highly anticipated rematch between Royler Gracie and Eddie Bravo. It's all BJJ, submissions only, 20 minute time limit, no rounds, no points. There are six matches in all between some of the world's top submission artists and the action kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT - local time). We will have the live results as they happen. Read More »

Video: Metamoris 3 official trailer

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Some of the elite jiu jitsu players in the game will gather to test their skills this weekend at Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles for Metamoris 3. No judges, no points and only the best is how the event is being sold. The featured attraction will be the rematch between 10th Planet's own Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie. Read More »

Batista talks MMA, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and his return to WWE | VIDEO

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After breaking his back and having surgery, Batista, through his friendship with Nick Diaz, began training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and even dabbled in mixed martial arts for a time. He actually had one pro fight, defeating Vince Lucero via first round TKO in 2012. Now listen in as "The Animal", now 45-years-old, talks about his return to the WWE and his desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion. Read More »

Video | Eddie Bravo to meet Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3

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He jiu jitsu world was shocked in 2003 when Eddie Bravo did the unthinkable and submitted Royler Gracie at the ADCC. Some say it was a fluke and some people stand by Bravo as a testament to his skills Now, 11 years later, they will meet at Metamoris 3 to settle it. Bravo has went on to establish one of the most recognized systems in the world with his 10 Planet Jiu Jitsu brand. Both men are older and wiser in the business and the anticipation is already growing for the event. Read More »

2012 Miss USA Whitney Miller wins her first BJJ tournament | VIDEO

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In 2012 Whitney Miller won Miss Texas and Miss United States. Nowadays Miller has traded in her tiara for a gi and recently won her very first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in gi and won silver in no-gi. Check out this video of the ONNIT-sponsored former beauty queen as she talks about why she decided to start competing in grappling, how her family reacted, and then watch her perform on the mats. Read More »

Gracie Bullyproof and the transformation of Austin McDaniel

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As a parent this might be one of the most important videos you ever see. If your child has suffered at the hands of a bully, there are answers. Austin McDaniel is a 14-year-old boy from Indiana who loves video games and electric guitar. He's a good student with loving parents. In September 2012, Austin was assaulted at school in front of his peers by a bully who choked him from behind and ultimately knocked him out with punches. The whole thing was caught on tape. Read More »

Breakdown of Michael Chiesa’s BJJ game

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TUF 15 winner and undefeated UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa is known for many things; his heart, his unorthodox striking, and most of all that his father died while he was in the Ultimate Fighter house. Today I’m going to break down one of the most lethal aspects of his game, his submission game. Read More »

Braulio Estima interview at Metamoris 2 *VIDEO*

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ProMMAnow.com reporter Daniel Theodore caught up with BJJ legend Braulio Estima following his match with Rodolfo Vieira at Metamoris 2 which went the distance. Estima has been focusing on MMA the past couple of years and won his pro debut with a first round submission over Chris Holland at Titan FC 24 last August. Estima shared his thoughts on his performance against Vieira, talked about when he might return to the MMA cage and explained some new techniques he has been working on. Read More »

Independent MMA Link Club: Transgender MMA, BJJ in Abu Dhabi, Shock’n'Awe 13 results, XFC tryouts winner and more

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This week's Independent MMA Link Club features Alyssa Vaszquez talking about her fight with transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox, results from Shock'n'Awe 13 in the U.K., the winner of the recent XFC tryouts, thoughts on the point-fighting trend in MMA, an interview with ONE FC's Ronald Low and a complete breakdown of the BJJ/Abu Dhabi connection. Read More »

Royal vision that led to growth of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Abu Dhabi and the World

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi with the most accomplished UAE Jiu-Jitsu Fighter, Faisal Al Ketbi -- Photo courtesy Sport360.com

A seven-month process hosted over six continents to qualify for the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Abu Dhabi next month ended last week in Gramado, Brazil. San Diego was one of the host cities to the trials not that long ago. That the southern California city is one of the host sites is entirely fitting. It was there, while watching an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view telecast almost two decades ago, that Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed conceived the idea that changed the landscape of grappling arts forever. Read More »

An interview with one of the country’s best Strength & Conditioning Coaches: Nate ‘The Great’ Hoffmeister

Strength and Conditioning Coach Nate Hoffmeister

Nate Hoffmeister lives in Knoxville, Tenn. but the effects of his work are seen all over the country. He is the head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the powerhouse school Christian Academy of Knoxville - which seem to be piling state and national titles on top of each other so quick it would make your head spin. He is also the Strength & Conditioning Coach for UFC fighters Ovince Saint Preux and Rafaello Oliveira. He is a mastermind when it comes to Strength & Conditioning and he is a behind-the-scenes staple for many, many athletes at the highest level (UFC, NFL, NBA, etc.). Read More »

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