LOL: The dancing Royce Gracie black belt burger kicking champion of Norway has to be seen

I thought this was a joke. I honestly thought this was a joke. Who knows it may be an elaborate one. So the performer in this clip is advertised as a seventh Dan karate black belt and also a Royce Gracie Brazilian jujitsu black belt. The strange part is that he looks like he’s doing … Read more

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

Evolution of UFC: From the 90s to the Present Day

UFC: The History of Success You may find it hard to believe but unlike many less successful mixed martial arts projects, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was conceived as a one-time event. Nobody thought that the first UFC tournament would give rise to a new sport and change society’s perception of martial arts.  Since ancient … Read more

Charles Oliveira looking for historic submission win at UFC Fight Night 137

UFC lightweight standout Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira (23-8, 1 NC) will be fighting returning UFC vet Christos Giagos (15-6) on Sept. 22 when the two face-off at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Oliveira’s manager, Wade Hampel of Big Fight Management, confirmed the matchup with Pro MMA Now this week. The bout is … Read more

UFC: Elimination tournaments to return after long absence?

The wants and needs of fans is always the number one consideration when it comes to any event. It is, after all, the fans that purchase the tickets and viewing passes for pay-per-view events, and enable the UFC to continue indefinitely as the definitive institution of mixed martial arts. Regardless, UFC fans of an older … Read more

Rousey to McGregor: Why fans turn on heroes

Tito Ortiz was the man back in the day. His entrance at UFC 40 was pretty much the first big time production for a UFC athlete up to that point and it was the big fight feel, chill inducing moment that defined an MMA generation. He stepped in to the cage a hero as the … Read more

Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie live results and round-by-round updates

Hmmmm. So. Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie are fighting tonight and no, it’s not 1993. The two middle-aged MMA veterans will go head-to-head in a Masters division main event matchup at Bellator 149 taking place this evening from the Toyota Center in Houston. The main card will broadcast live on Spike, with prelims streaming on … Read more