Posts Tagged ‘gracie’

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu birth.. When the days of the Samurai came to an end, the gun replaced the sword, and new sportive ways to practice martial arts were developed. Eventually, in Japan many different variations of Jiu-Jitsu took shape, including Karate, Aikido, and Judo. But these arts were missing essential pieces of what the complete art […]

Catch Wrestling… Catch Wrestling or Catch as Catch Can is a form of martial arts formed in Great Britian but the history of Catch Wrestling can be traced back toPankration – according to Billy Robinson. Pankration – was a martial art introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu match? Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal barely got his throne warm before Rafael ‘Feijao” Cavalcante stormed his castle. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu The “King” was only king for four months before he was forced to hand over his light-heavyweight championship belt following a disappointing August 2010 loss – the first of his career. Brazilian […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu The Atos ADCC 2011 training camp in São José dos Campos, São Paulo state, was graced with an illustrious visitor. Kyra Gracie, another competitor to vie for top spot at the late September grappling tournament in Nottingham, showed up in São Paulo and spent a week training with Rafael and Guilherme Mendes and […]

UFC 133 Rashad Evans vs Tito Ortiz.. PHILADELPHIA — Rashad Evans spent 14 months outside the Octagon before the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ( UFC )  return to Philadelphia on Saturday, so it would have been reasonable to expect some signs of ring rust. “If that was ring rust,” UFC president Dana White said, “it’s gonna […]

From the 2006 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships. At the Tijuaca Tenis Clube. Superheavy Weight Fight. Black Belt. Roger Gracie vs Rodrigo Cavaca Brazilian Jiu jitsu

If you think Brazilian jiu jitsu is all about leverage…AND…that you shouldn’t use strength, then you are missing out on a HUGE invisible element of BJJ. Here’s the story… Way back in the day, the geeky scientist Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and I can move the earth.” And then a few […]

Roger Gracie vs Fernando ” Terere ” Augusto is one of the great Brazilian Jiu Jitsu matches of all times. In this brazilian jiu jitsu match Terere, after performing an explosive takedown, passes roger gracie’s guard in an unusual fashion. The butt-flop pass. Demonstrated in the brazilian jiu jitsu video; Terere is only able to […]

Nick Diaz no boxing The man prepared to promote a Nick Diaz (25-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) boxing contest now says the Strikeforce welterweight champion will not be entering the squared circle other wise known as the boxing ring anytime soon. Don Chargin today announced via press release that Diaz has determined it’s in his “best interest to […]

2011 ADCC will feature two Masters Matches This year’s ADCC will feature many great bouts including superfights.  The main superfight will be Braulio Estima against the former world champion turned mixed martial artist Ronaldo “Jacare” de Souza.  This is an intriguing match up as Jacare hasn’t competed in a submission grappling tournament in a few […]