Posts Tagged ‘jiu-jitsu’

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 […]

Chad Mendes Talks Rani Yahya… Touted as one of the top featherweights in the UFC, Chad Mendes should soon get his shot at reigning champion José Aldo. First, though, he has to get past his task for this coming Saturday: he has to beat the always dangerous Rani Yahya, winner of the 2007 ADCC and […]

Rafael Mendes Interview.. The current champion of the ADCC under-66kg division and owner of the world featherweight title in Jiu-Jitsu, Rafael Mendes doesn’t want to hear about anyone usurping his throne. To this end, the Ramon Lemos-produced fighter has been hard at it in training, left his gi in the closet, and been pumping iron […]