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
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
We told you about the upcoming documentary, “The History of Submission Fighting” due out in Fall 2015. Now we’ve got the trailer and I think you will be pleased with what you see. “To make another man submit to your will, it truly is the king’s sport,” says Bruce Buffer in this trailer for the … Read more
Pro MMA Now friend Mohammed Al Hosani aka “Mohammed Rogan” (he got that nickname as the first Arabic UFC commentator during the promotion’s first event in Abu Dhabi) has teamed up with Bobby Razak to do a documentary on the history of submission fighting from ancient times up until present day ADCC. Here’s the press release about the … Read more
At UFC 112 Renzo Gracie met Matt Huges in a fight that saw him finished in the third round. Four years have passed and the two will meet again. This time however, it will be under more favorable circumstances for Gracie. Confirmed super fight for the ADCC 2015 My brother @matthughes9x always a honor … Read more
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.
The Arnold Grappling Championships are expected to grow bigger and better in 2012 as The World Grappling Circuit manages the popular event for the first time. The WGC runs grappling at the Europa Supershow in Dallas and several other large events. The Arnold Grappling Championships will be held March 2-3 in Columbus, Ohio, with all Gi divisions to be held on Saturday, March 2 and all no-Gi divisions set for Sunday, March 3.
BJJ black belt Dennis Asche keeps us informed about life as a martial artist living in the birthplace of modern MMA. If you have ever dreamed about traveling to Brazil to train, this blog is for you!
On Saturday, grappling all-star Robert Drysdale continued his undefeated run in MMA. He defeated Mike Nickels, a veteran of the third season of The Ultimate Fighter.