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Demian Maia Could Be the Next UFC Champ Without Ever Throwing a Punch

Coming off a big win against a very tough Jorge Masvidal, Demian Maia finds himself in that elite “title shot” conversation. While many fans of the UFC are enamored with the striking and highlight knockouts, Demian Maia’s climb back to the top contender spot is largely due to to his world class Jiu Jitsu game.

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What happens when a GIRL fights in the BOYS Jiu Jitsu division?

Add this to the list of things we love. There is a reason Jiu Jitsu is one of the most practical martial arts in the world. It allows you to neutralize a stronger opponent through leverage and technique. Props to this young beast, whoever she is!

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Video: Vitor Ribeiro defeats Kenny Florian at Abu Dhabi World Championships

Vitor Shaolin vs. Kenny Florian World Pro 2017

Kenny Florian retired from professional fighting over five years ago. The TUF Season 1 competitor can be seen regularly doing commentary work for FOX Sports, but this last weekend, Florian was competing in the Abu Dhabi World Championships. Read More

The Living Legend: Rigan Machado

Rigan Machado, 1 of 5 brothers, was born on the 2nd of July 1966 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Today he is an 8th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlos Gracie Jr. Having notable accomplishments under his belt, such as the 1996 & 1997 Weight and Absolute Pan American Championship. He also holds a record for winning 19 matches in one day by submissions. It’s no wonder he is so highly admired in the sport alongside legends like B.J Penn who says about Machado, “He is one of the best grapplers on the planet.”

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