On Saturday, Metamoris brought some of the very best grapplers and put them under one roof. Chael Sonnen vs Andre Galvao was the main event while Dean Lister vs Josh Barnett for the Metamoris Heavyweight title served as the co-main event. The night ended woth three submissions and three draws. Gary Tonon came storming out … Read more
Submission only grappling goes down tonight in Los Angeles with Metamoris 4. Despite a price increase to $30 for the PPV – and they don’t take PayPal, and despite they aren’t credentialing media to cover the event live, we went ahead and popped down the money so you won’t have to if that is your … Read more
Chael Sonnen and the majority of the people following the circus surrounding him recently had to have thought that he got off pretty easy following his most recent Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. He had to reimburse the cost of his testing and expenses related in bringing in a doctor as well as agreeing to … Read more
What happens when you take one of Jiu Jitsu’s best ever and match him against one of the most dominant wrestlers in UFC history… well, you get the Metamoris 4 main event of course… between Andre Galvao and Chael Sonnen. Sonnen may be banned from MMA, but there are no restrictions on TRT or any … Read more
Metamoris Founder Ralek Gracie has released the following statement regarding Chael Sonnen, his recent failed drug tests, and his participation in the upcoming Metamoris 4 event being held August 9th in L.A. Sonnen’s involvement in the event is (was?) quite a boon for the grappling community, and it would definitely suck for the promotion to … Read more
We reported that former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen failed a drug test a couple of weeks ago, testing positive for anastrozole and clomiphene. However, Sonnen is back in the news again for another failed drug test according to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani: Chael Sonnen tested positive for four banned substances earlier this month in a second random … Read more
Metamoris continues to elevate the world of grappling by putting on intriguing matches people want to see. For their upcoming event on Aug. 9 in Los Angeles, the organization is bringing in none other than Chael P. Sonnen, hot off his UFC exodus. Sonnen will face BJJ god Andre Galvao, 3rd degree black belt and … Read more
Watch as 12 of the world’s top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialists face off at Metamoris where there are no points, a 20-minute time limit and the only way to win is by submission.
ProMMAnow.com talks with Strikeforce veteran and 2011 Abu Dhabi champion Andre Galvao after going the distance with Ryron Gracie at the Metamoris Pro Invitational.
Ryron Gracie talks with ProMMAnow.com about his philosophy of “keep it playful”, why he considers going the distance with Galvao a victory and why getting submitted can be positive.