Video Highlights: Roger Gracie submits ‘Buchecha’ then retires

10-time IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Champion Roger Gracie hung up his belt from professional grappling competition over the weekend after submitting fellow 10-time world champion Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida at Gracie Pro in Rio de Janeiro. Buchecha has been a lot more active than Roger in recent years and at 27-years-old is eight years his junior. The two … Read more

Magana challenges Cyborg to BJJ match as online feud reaches epic level

Former Strikeforce and Invicta FC featherweight champ, Cris Cyborg and UFC strawweight Angela Magana got into an altercation this past weekend at the UFC fighters retreat when Cyborg socked her. Charges have been pressed and Cyborg could possibly even face jail time. Many in the MMA community feel that Magana got what was coming to … Read more

This Black Belt wins BJJ matches blindfolded

BJJ black belt Daniel O’Brien is taking his grappling game to the next level. The Triad Martial Arts instructor recently competed at the Kukoto Challenge and wore a blindfold during his matches. He won the first round against a Black Belt and won round 2 against a Brown Belt with an armlock. He ended up submitting … Read more

Five legends fights added to Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

The ninth annual Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, welcomes legends of the sport for the second year running, in what is set to be an epic showdown on … Read more

A closer look: Iuri Alcantara’s rolling kneebar submission of Luke Sanders at UFC 209

If you saw Luke Sanders vs. Iuri Alcantara’s fight at UFC 209, like many, you probably thought “Cool Hand” was on the verge of stopping the 36-year-old BJJ black belt and 48-fight veteran. It was a dominant first round from Sanders aside from an illegal knee that resulted in a point-deduction for the Nashville native. It … Read more

Watch this! Is Demi Lovato the next Ronda Rousey?

Pop music sensation Demi Lovato entertains fans around the world with her musical performances on the stage, but she’s also a big MMA fan, trains in various disciplines and reportedly wants to have at least one mixed martial arts fight at some point. The 24-year-old singer and actress was linked to former boyfriend and ex-UFC … Read more

Valor 40’s Roli Delgado: ‘This Won’t Be A Dull Match’

Before Roli Delgado returns to action in a grappling match against fellow Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Bryan Tidwell at Valor Fights 40 on February 11 in Nashville, the UFC vet caught up with Pro MMA Now. Simply enough, what have you been up to since MMA fans last got the opportunity to see you fight? … Read more

Transparent Jon Jones opens up about party lifestyle and redemption on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast #880

Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones has been out of the spotlight since he was forced out of his scheduled bout against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 due to testing positive for a banned substance. Now Jones opens up to Joe Rogan and is quite transparent about all the controversy, including the hit-and-run accident, … Read more

Workshop by Superhuman: Let’s make martial arts in India great again

MMA in India is at its very inception. People don’t know what MMA is and what exactly are its fundamentals. To get a clear idea about the basics of MMA and what exactly is the sport, India’s leading MMA gym, Superhuman Gym conducted a workshop on BJJ and MMA. The main objective of this seminar … Read more

Free lesson: Yoga for BJJ basic class

The benefits of a regular yoga practice are manifold. Successful athletes from a multitude of sports use the time-tested methods of yoga to help supplement their training and extend the longevity of their careers. Mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) can be very hard on the body, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints, … Read more