BJ Penn Says Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘is not proficient and confident in jiujitsu’

It’s no secret that BJ Penn’s base martial art was jiu-jitsu. He used that jiu-jitsu, coupled with excellent boxing and superb takedown defense, to win UTC titles as a lightweight and a welterweight. Now, Penn is weighing in on why another former lightweight champion — Khabib Nurmagomedov — never attempted

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Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov Teaches The Mounted Triangle He Used Against Justin Gaethje

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was one of the most dominant forces MMA has ever seen. Nurmagomedov retired late last year after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, leaving the sport with a perfect 29-0 record, and he did it all with a wrestling and grappling-dominant approach. Recently, Nurmagomedov

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Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals The Details Behind The “Smesh”

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely considered one of, if not the best lightweight MMA fighter of all time, and he did it all with a brutally crushing top game. The “smesh,” as it’s commonly known, led to victories over the likes of Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Rafael

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Mason Fowler Gives a ‘Respectful Call Out’ of Georges St-Pierre

Current Submission Underground absolute champion Mason Fowler just keeps winning. And with those wins, he’ll naturally face bigger and bigger opponents. In a recent interview, Fowler was asked if he’d have any interest in a grappling match with retired UFC and MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. “That would be amazing,” Fowler

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Officially Retires, Conor McGregor Responds

For what feels like the hundredth time, (now former) UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has officially retired from MMA. Naturally, Conor McGregor couldn’t let him do that without speaking up. On Thursday, Nurmagomedov confirmed what he has been saying since his October 2020 win over Justin Gaethje: he is officially

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UFC 257 Monday Recap: What’s Next for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier?

UFC 257 was a blockbuster event. In the main event, Dustin Poirier avenged a 2014 loss to Conor McGregor, defeating him by TKO midway through the second round. And in the night’s co-main event, Michael Chandler had a spectacular UFC debut, knocking out Dan Hooker in the first round. What’s

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Is Diaz Combat Sports’ new academy the design of the future?

Custom-designed HVAC at Diaz Combat Sports may be the future of martial arts school design.  The academy’s new, $5 million facility in Vancouver, Canada, includes a specially designed, $250,000 HVAC system to protect students, staff, families and visitors against the coronavirus.  “The HVAC was already in the plans before COVID,”

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