Rose Namajunas is finally ready to get back into the Octagon. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Namajunas will defend her UFC women’s strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil on May 11th.
Most students of Jiu Jitsu are told from their first class the relationship between position and submission - position first and submission follows.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and recent title challenger Derrick Lewis are expected to fight in the main event of the promotion’s debut show in Wichita, Kansas.
Conor McGregor wants to set up a mixed martial arts ‘exhibition’ with someone before this summer, according to a tweet that the Irishman posted in the early hours of Monday morning.
Check out the fight card for the first UFC on ESPN show on February 17th, headlined by heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou.
Tyron Woodley set to defend title vs. Kamaru Usman – not Colby Covington – at UFC 235.
Finally, the UFC welterweight title picture is clear – and champion Tyron Woodley will get to defend, after all.
After weeks of trash talk and finger pointing on social media between Woodley, Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman, it’s Woodley and Usman who have won out in the end.
Former champ Cody Garbrandt returns against Pedro Munoz at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas.
Already stacked UFC 235 event got another intriguing bout added which is set to take place March 2, 2019, from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday night ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt returns to Octagon against Pedro Munhoz.
It looks like Jon Jones will be defending his light heavyweight title against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 in Las Vegas.
A trilogy bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have to wait.
TMZ Sports reported that Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on March 2nd. The bout is expected to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, but ‘Bones’ will have to apply for a license from the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) before being given clearance to fight.
Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner are going to fight on January 19.
"I am not making a prediction, but my goal is to knock out Broner," said Pacquiao. "I am looking for a knockout against Broner. I have to maximize the opportunity. That's the kind of approach fans are looking to see." The 40-year-old Filipino legend and eight-division world champion will face the 29-year-old four-division titleholder at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It has the advantage of being boxing's first big event of 2019.
So often I hear people in Jiu Jitsu talk about THE triangle stranglehold and it is very clear they are talking about the FRONT triangle (the most common version of the triangle in BJJ).
There are FIVE main versions of the triangle:
- FRONT (Omote sankaku)
- REAR (Ushiro sankaku)
- OPPOSITE (Hantai sankaku)
- SIDE (Yoko sankaku)
- REVERSE (Gyaku sankaku)
Chad Mendes is reportedly hanging his mma gloves after his TKO loss to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 232 on Saturday.
Jon Jones finishes Alexander Gustafsson, claims vacant UFC light heavyweight belt. Amanda Nunes wins UFC featherweight title in electrifying upset of Cris Cyborg.