Jon Jones Announces Grappling Match Against Jake Hager

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to compete for the first time in nearly two years, but it won’t be in an MMA fight. On Saturday, Jones announced announced that he will be facing Bellator MMA heavyweight fighter and AEW professional wrestling star Jake Hager (AKA Jack

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Gilbert Burns Awards BJJ Black Belt to Undefeated Bellator Heavyweight Steve Mowry

Steve Mowry is a problem for the heavyweight division. At a tower 6’8″, Mowry sports a perfect 10-0 professional MMA record, which is supported by his 6-0 amateur record. On Wednesday, Mowry announced that he had leveled-up in jiu-jitsu, and had been awarded his black belt by Gilbert Burns. View

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Former UFC Champion Rashad Evans Set To Make Combat Jiu-Jitsu Debut

The upcoming Combat Jiu-Jitsu (CJJ) Worlds event has added another UFC legend. First, CJJ founder Eddie Bravo announced that former UFC title challenger and longtime MMA fan-favorite Donald Cerrone would soon be making his CJJ debut. On Friday, the promotion announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will

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Full Match: Mica Galvao Submits Levi Jones-Leary in Under 2 Minutes at ADWPJJC

The Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships (ADWPJJC) are well under way, as elite gi competitors went head to head in the main brackets today. Of note, 18-year old phenom Mica Galvao picked up one of the most impressive wins of his young career when he submitted accomplished Unity

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Grapplefest 10 Features Ruotolo Brothers, Dante Leon vs. Oliver Taza

Grapplefest 10 is scheduled for Saturday, November 20, live from Liverpool, England, and the card features a number of elite competitors. In the main event, no-gi world champion Dante Leon will face ADCC trials winner Oliver Taza in a match that should produce fireworks. And elsewhere on the card, both

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Paulo Miyao vs. Ashley Williams Scheduled for Polaris 18

Top European competitor Ashley Williams is already a three-division Polaris no-gi champion. At Polaris 18 on November 27, Williams will look to add to his trophy case when he takes on veteran berimbolo specialist Paulo Miyao in a submission-only gi match. View this post on Instagram A post shared by

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Video: Dean Lister and Mikey Musumeci Discuss The “Mikey Lock”

In October, Mikey Musumeci captured the inaugural Who’s Number One (WNO) bantamweight championship when he submitted Richard Alarcon using a modified heel hook. Instantly, the submission was dubbed the “Mikey lock” by Musumeci and fans, with Musumeci claiming to have invented a lock that would revolutionize leg locks. Of course,

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IBJJF Grand Prix Results and Highlights: Tainan Dalpra, Victor Hugo Win $20K

On Saturday, November 13 at the IBJJF’s Jiu-Jitsu Con, eight elite jiu-jitsu players — four middleweights and four heavyweights — competed in mini tournaments, each with a $20,000 purse on the line. Rookie black belt Tainan Dalpra took home the gold at middleweight, while Victor Hugo won the heavyweight division.

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Raw Grappling 1 Results and Highlights: Yuri Simoes Wins 8-Man Grand Prix

On Sunday, November 14, Raw Grappling Championships held its inaugural event, live from London. The card was filled with elite talent from around the world, and featured an eight-man, submission-only grand prix, as well as a pair of superfights. The grand prix saw ADCC champion Yuri Simoes impose his top

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