Who Are The Best Black Belt MMA Fighters In The World

In mixed martial arts, most fighters know Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. While every MMA gym offers BJJ, few actually become a BJJ black belt. For the most part, it’s not for a lack of skill, but rather impracticality. MMA fighters need to dedicate time to mastering not just grappling, but striking as well. Splitting time between … Read more

Bro: Despite missing weight three times we will still see Dern at strawweight

Things that make you go WTF. Mackenzie Dern may stay at strawweight… In three out of seven fights Mackenzie Dern has missed weight and one of those times was by an unforgivable seven pounds. To any normal person that would be a warning sign and a mandatory move to a higher weight class enforced by … Read more

Mackenzie Dern makes baffling choice to stay at strawweight after weight fails

Mackenzie Dern is skilled at two things. Fighting skill and occasionally missing weight. In her last attempt to make the 115 pound limit of strawweight she missed the mark by 7 pounds. That is an astounding misstep and an oddly impressive achievement to weigh in that far over the limit. The UFC asked her to … Read more

Shinya Aoki vs. Kron Gracie headline Metamoris II

Metamoris 2

Last year’s Metamoris event was a huge success. ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) was on the scene and brought back interviews with all the stars. As promised, the pro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu invitational is returning with another stacked card.