Watch the best Nick Diaz interview you’ve ever seen

From his beginnings with Cesar and Ralph Gracie to his visualization techniques prior to fights, his mindset leading up to fights, his approach to boxing and so much more, you will see sides of Nick Diaz you have never seen or probably even knew existed in this half-hour introspection.

PROMMA.INFO Exclusive Interview – Ralph Gracie

“Fast Eddie” Constantine spent a few moments with one of the most well known members of the legendary Gracie family and his first instructor; Ralph Gracie.  Ralph shared his thoughts on the Diaz brothers, loyalty among students and his challenge of Roy Jones Jr. Please like & share:

Going guerrilla – in THE INFO studio with Dave Camarillo

For the first time ever PRO MMA’s (promma.info) Matt De La Rosa and “Fast” Eddie Constantine welcomed a guest into THE INFO studio and none other than famed American Kickboxing Academy coach Dave Camarillo stopped by to chat. Fight! Magazine’s Danny Acosta also joined in on the discussion as Camarillo discussed dozens of topics. The … Read more

HEROES Martial Arts opens in San Jose, CA

Ralph Gracie black belt, Alan “Gumby” Marques, opened up the doors to his new school, HEROES Martial Arts in downtown San Jose, CA.

Located on 460 South Market Street with easy access to and from Highway 280, HEROES will feature Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Judo classes inside the 4700 square foot gym.

Led by On the Mat co-founder, Marques, HEROES staff boasts San Jose State Judo coach and team captain, Chuck Jefferson as well as Iowa and Indiana wrestling coach, Scott Belzer.

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Strikeforce weigh-ins: news and notes

Promma.info’s Eddie Constantine and Matt De La Rosa were on hand at the The Hotel DeAnza to witness the Strikeforce:Destruction weigh-ins Thursday night.

The only thing colder then the San Jose weather was Joe Riggs’s attitude. Riggs’s was visibly showing the affects of a twenty plus pound weight cut and became frustrated with the athletic commission’s handling of the scale, forcing Rigg’s to strip down prior to stepping on the scale.

Another fighter noticeably shaken from cutting weight was middleweight Terry Martin. Martin was seen lying on the floor before weighing in. Immediately after he stepped off the scale Martin rushed out of the room to begin replenishing himself for tomorrow’s co-main event.

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U.S. Open XIII Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Oct.18-19 in Santa Cruz

The U.S. Open XIII Brazilian Jiu Jitsu dubbed “America’s Favorite Tournament” will be held this weekend, Oct.18-19, in Santa Cruz, CA. at the Civic Auditorium. Many schools which are also home to many great MMA fighters will be represented at the event.

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Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility with Luke Stewart

This week’s lesson took me to Fight and Fitness in San Francisco for Strikeforce welterweight Luke Stewart’s MMA/BJJ class.  Luke’s hospitality is second to none and he welcomed me to his class as if we were long time friends. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the article about Luke entitled “Got Ink?” you … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility Volume 2

This week’s lesson was simple – frequent tapping. As you will see, in the following videos, both of my sparring partners were very respectful and humble in teaching me a thing or two about humility. I want to personally thank both of them along with head instructor Kurt Osiander. First up was Yuji Uchida, Ralph … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Catching up with Kurt Osiander

“Keep your head on the inside!” Kurt Osiander shouted as two of his students were drilling their single leg takedowns during our interview. Kurt’s number one priority is sharing the knowledge of the art of Jiu-Jitsu that was given to him so many years ago. You may remember Kurt as the man who choked the … Read more

Fast Eddie’s lessons in humility with Kurt Osiander

  Welcome to the newest segment from Fast Eddie and ProMMA.  About 10 years and 30 pounds ago, I was quite active in the BJJ and MMA worlds.  Having begun my Jiu-Jitsu training at the Ralph Gracie academy in 1996, I have had the opportunity to see the evolution of the sport of MMA first … Read more