Matt Hughes already grappling again after life-threatening wreck (VIDEO)

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes can’t be held down. The 43-year-old Illinois native was involved in a near-fatal train collision with his vehicle on June 16. When medics arrived on the scene he was unconscious and remained minimally responsive for days afterward. But a fighter fights and that’s just what the champ has been … 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

Former UFC stars Joe Riggs & Cody McKenzie compete in Bare Knuckle Boxing Championship; Riggs wins title, McKenzie…

With 42 wins on his MMA record, UFC vet and former WEC middleweight champ Joe “Diesel” Riggs has finished 21 opponents by knockout and 16 by submission. In MMA fights he’s won, he’s only gone to decision four times. He’s an old school scrapper who had his first recorded pro MMA fight back in 2001. … Read more

Bryan Tidwell Talks Valor 40 BJJ Bout: ‘It’s Going To Be Exciting’

Before Bryan Tidwell grapples fellow Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Roli Delgado at Valor Fights 40 on Saturday night in Nashville, LIVE on FloCombat, he sat down with ProMMANow.com. How were you introduced to Brazilian jiu-jitsu in the first place? Really, I don’t know (laughs), but when I was younger I remember hearing that jiu-jitsu is … 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

UFC fighter gets oil-checked in the Octagon

The much-dreaded “oil check” is an old wrestling/grappling move where one competitor actually penetrates his opponent’s rear-end with a finger(s) during the match. The rarely seen move made a big stage appearance at UFC 122 in 2010 when Krzysztof Soszynski went to third base with fellow light heavyweight Goran Reljic inside the Octagon. Krzysztof ended up winning … 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

Kayla Harrison: The Best Female Grappler On The Planet

It is without question that Kayla Harrison is one of the best female grapplers on the planet. The question is, “Is Kayla Harrison The Best Female Grappler On The Planet?” There are many who will make the argument that, as a 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, she most certainly is.  There are many grappling sports that … Read more

Technique Tuesday: Wolfman rolls with Chael P. — motherf**kin — Sonnen (VIDEO)

Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore is a hero of mine. He is dammit I don’t give a f*ck what you say. Show me someone who puts out more mixed martial arts technique videos than Wolfman. This guy has no big budget or crew following him around, yet he travels the world training with the best and … Read more

‘Metamoris 6: Barnett vs. Gracie’ live results and updates

Metamoris will hold its sixth event somewhere tonight in Los Angeles, Calif. The venue is secretive-ish and not open to the public. It will be a private grappling affair with spectators only allowed via online Pay-Per-View. $29.99 is what you’ll pay if you order it. Luckily for you, we can just give you the results … Read more