Breaking: Gordon Ryan to Make ONE Championship Grappling Debut Against Shinya Aoki

Top pound-for-pound grappler Gordon Ryan is set to make his ONE Championship debut. On August 27, Ryan will square off with submission specialist and longtime MMA veteran Shinya Aoki in an open-weight grappling match. News of the bout was first reported by Marcel Dorff of MMADNA. In March, ONE Championship

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Video: Kayla Harrison Destroys Her First Opponent of 2021 in Just Over a Minute

Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison is continuing her streak of domination in MMA. On Thursday night at PFL #3, Harrison squared off with Mariana Morais, her first opponent of 2021, and finished the fight quickly and brutally. Watch video of Harrison’s ground-and-pound TKO victory below. View this post

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Nick Diaz Teams Up With Stripchat to Teach Self Defense to Adult Cam Girls

Here’s a sentence you definitely didn’t expect to read today: MMA legend Nick Diaz has partnered with porn website Stripchat to teach self defense techniques to adult cam girls. Diaz posted about the deal on his Instagram, and MMAJunkie provided additional details. View this post on Instagram A post shared

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SUG 23 Features Mason Fowler Title Defense, Carlos Condit vs. Jake Ellenberger

Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground (SUG) returns on May 23 with an event featuring tag team jiu-jitsu, a women’s number one contender bout, a match-up between MMA and UFC veterans Carlos Condit and Jake Ellenberger, and SUG champion Mason Fowler defending his title against Kyle Chambers. View this post on Instagram

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Mikey Musumeci Returns to No-Gi Competition, Will Face Lucas Pinheiro at WNO

It looks like Mikey Musumeci’s move to no-gi competition might stick. Musumeci is scheduled to face no-gi Pans champion Lucas Pinheiro at Who’s Number One (WNO) on May 28. FloGrappling announced the match. View this post on Instagram A post shared by FloGrappling (@flograppling) This match comes just a couple

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Pat Downey to Compete in Third Coast Grappling Middleweight Grand Prix

Controversial amateur wrestler Pat Downey is once again diving into the deep end of submission grappling. On June 19, Downey will compete in the Third Coast Grappling Middleweight Grand Prix alongside some of the best no-gi jiu-jitsu competitors on the planet. The promotion announced Downey’s participation in the tournament on

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High Rollerz Announces ‘Cops vs. Stonerz’ Jiu-Jitsu Competition

High Rollerz might be the most unique jiu-jitsu promotion in the world. The cannabis-focused events see grapplers smoking marijuana immediately prior to competing, with winners taking home up to a pound of legal weed as a prize. Recently, High Rollerz announced a new type of event: cops versus smokers. The

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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