Brilliant finishes #1: Rickson Gracie defeats Masakatsu Funaki

In the first of our brilliant finishes series of videos we bring to you Rickson Gracie defeating Masakatsu Funaki. The reason this is brilliant is that despite having full mount and raining punches on a helpless Funaki, Gracie grabs his opponent’s arm, locks it in place, and continues his assault. Too many young fighters today would just sit there and punch through the defense until it was stopped. Rickson shows them that there is always a better move and ensures that the end comes sooner than later.

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Internal Martial Arts Series #1

In this series we’ll be sharing different training techniques or ideas to break the mold of what an MMA fighter is or is not. After spending nearly a decade covering MMA intensely, it is my opinion that the internal aspect of martial arts is largely neglected by the MMA media. If it is covered, it’s … Read more

Eddie Bravo demonstrates Rubber Guard to Rickson Gracie | VIDEO

Called the “greatest of all the Gracies,” Rickson Gracie was on Joe Rogan’s podcast on Monday along with rubber guard master Eddie Bravo. Following their nearly three-hour discussion about Rickson’s new Jiu Jitsu Global Federation, old fight stories, surfing, marijuana as a performance enhancer, and much more, Eddie demonstrated the rubber guard for Rickson first … Read more

Watch Rickson Gracie and Eddie Bravo on Joe Rogan Podcast | VIDEO

Rickson Gracie, legendary Vale Tudo and Pride veteran, and son of Helio Gracie, was on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast this week. 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo was also a guest. Three iconic figures of martial arts in one place, for one podcast, for nearly three hours, talking Rickson’s new Jiiu Jitsu Global Federation, yoga, fighting … Read more

Rickson Gracie set to launch Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation

After much speculation, Rickson Gracie finally has a set date for his Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation. The Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation’s debut will come on July 18, 2014. Very little details about the Federation are known so the rest is a mystery; however one interesting detail has emerged. Rickson Gracie plans on tweaking the current Jiu-Jitsu rule … Read more

Roufusport announces addition of world class Brazilian jiu-jitsu coaches

(Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA): Roufusport is proud to announce the addition of two world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu professors to its already impressive staff of trainers. Luiz Claudio and Thiago Veiga run the well-respected LCCT Combat Team, and are now dispersing their considerable grappling wisdom to the Roufusport fight team. Check out the photo above of Luiz … Read more