On 16th August, UFC is going to host one of the biggest matches in MMA History. Rematches are always interesting, but a rubber match is a hell of excitement and hype. Yes, we are talking about UFC 252 where two Heavyweights will come face to face for the third time in two years. We are talking about Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic who will fight for the Heavyweight title. The most exciting thing about this bout is, both have knocked each other out in the last 2 meetings. In the first fight at UFC 226, DC knocked Stipe with his lethal punches in 1st round; Moicic took revenge at UFC 241 where he knocked Cormier out in 4th round and became the undisputed heavyweight champion of UFC. At UFC 252, a rubber match between these fighters will decide if Moicic can retain his title or Daniel Cormier is more deadly.
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a great martial art which grows in popularity. It is a well-known self defense art, commonly seen during UFC fights. Many people choose to train martial arts because of its powerful techniques on the ground. If you are new to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu or simply curious about this martial art, here are some of the popular BJJ workouts done during classes. BJJ Workout – Shrimping Shrimping – this exercise is used to develop hip movement. It’s an excellent BJJ workout to focus on strengthening muscles used when an opponent is pinning you down to the mat. How to Shrimp: Start by laying on your back. Get your feet planted and arms ready to create frames. Do not allow your head to rest on the mat in this position. Your elbows should rest tightly against your ribs and allow focus on your hips. From this position, lift your hips
For any person who does not train martial arts may believe that Judo and Jiu-Jitsu are the same thing. In fact, every time you mention you do either Judo or Jiu-jitsu they will start confusing it with karate or kung fu! The stories like that are endless, but now we will show the difference between those two. Judo In 19th century a young man called Kano Jigoro Shihan practiced Jiu Jitsu in Japan. He was a highly skilled in his training, and later on he decided to filter and condense the techniques he learned from jiu-jitsu and create his own style of jiu-jitsu. He called it “Kano Jujitsu”In his new style, he focused more on throws, trips and joint locks. Additionally, he would enhance some of the techniques to be more technical and safer. The idea was that anyone of any size, even smaller practitioners like Jigoro was himself, could
As you enter the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will notice that other students around the gym wear certain belts colours. In this article, we will discuss the adult’s BJJ belt system, which is quite simple White Belt / Adults Beginner Belt As an adult, when you first start Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will be given a white belt. All those students you see with white belts are beginners in this martial art. Depending on how often you train and how well you progress, you can move onto the next belt colour within 2 years or less – that would be the average, but again it all depends on many things. You need to understand the basics of certain positions, including: Common Guards – Closed guard, open guard, half guard, butterfly guard etc. Common submissions – armbar, Americana, rear naked chokes, triangle chokes etc. knee passing basic sweeps common
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Rickson Gracie, the living legend of the legendary jiu-jitsu family. His name should be invictus Gracie, since the champion has never lost a fight in his career. The master of wrestling surprises in his tranquility and peace of mind. Rickson Gracie is a 9th-degree red belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Back between 1980s and 1990s he was believed to be the best fighter in mixed martial arts. He received his black belt at the age of 18. The champion stands with 11 wins and 0 losses. All wins were completed with a submissions, 7 wins with rear-naked chokes, 2 wins with armbars and 2 wins with punches. All matches occurred between 1980 and 2000 One of the most classic fights of his was against Rei Zulu, back in 1980. Rickson weighed in 80kg (176lb) and Zulu weighed in 91kg (200lb). This one was an anything goes fight night and you can watch it