ONE Championship is slowly growing in to a global powerhouse. With former UFC mega star Rich Franklin as a front man and some high quality promotional videos along with engaging web content it is not surprising. In their latest highlights video we see some of the best submissions the organization has produced.
If you saw Luke Sanders vs. Iuri Alcantara’s fight at UFC 209, like many, you probably thought “Cool Hand” was on the verge of stopping the 36-year-old BJJ black belt and 48-fight veteran. It was a dominant first round from Sanders aside from an illegal knee that resulted in a point-deduction for the Nashville native. It … Read more
We’ve seen plenty of gameplay from the EA Sports UFC video game so far. But now take a look at how submissions will work; how to submit your opponent, and how to defend submission attempts. Watch as UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey tries out her infamous arm bar on her arch rival Miesha Tate. … Read more
It’s round 1, I’m not too sweaty yet and find myself trying to lock up an inverted triangle. But as I try to switch to a scissors lock/armbar, my opponent starts to stand up. Looking back, that’s when I should’ve let go, but hindsight is 20/20 as they say. Now look at me, I’m a … Read more
It took Jessica “Evil” Eye (9-1) just :58 seconds to submit Bellator strawweight women’s champ Zoila Frausto Gurgel (12-2) with a standing arm triangle choke at Bellator 83 back in December.
Speaking with ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com), Jessica explained what the win meant to her:
“It was the greatest moment of my life. I feel like people finally gave me the respect that I deserve after I got that. And I think that people think that I didn’t have a submission game, so it kind of shut them up. Zoila kind of fell right into it too, and the height advantage that I had over her really made it a lot easier for me to get it.”
ProMMAnow.com wants to hear from you, the mixed martial arts fan. We want you to tell us those fighters who impress you most.
Now that BJJ black belt Kenny Florian has retired from active competition from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he has more time to do things like show you how to do a one-arm guillotine choke from half guard. ProMMAnow.com’s own Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore assists Mr. Florian with the demonstration.
In this week’s “technique of the week” BJJ black belt and ADCC champion Jeff Monson is going to show you how to do a kimura from side control “Snowman” style.
We have seen several memorable instances throughout MMA history of injuries that occurred when fighters refused to tap out. This one ranks up there right at the top as one of the worst.
John Buhl and Richard Anderson Mann are back for the second episode of the MMA Outsider Podcast.