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MMA Daily News

Monday, May 27, 2024

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Denver, Colorado, USA

 

 

UFC 302 Countdown – Makhachev vs. Poirier: The Ultimate Showdown

Jake Paul expects ‘Hundreds of Millions’ to tune into his fight with ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson

Craig Jones Launches Highest Paying BJJ Event in History

YOUNGEST ATHLETES CURRENTLY IN THE UFC

What does Gegard Mousasi's Bellator release say about state of PFL merger?

'VanZant's Fall Off Needs To Be Studied' - Fans React To Paige VanZant Getting Dropped

Arkansas MMA fighter who doesn't believe in gravity

Martial Arts Can Improve Your Kid’s Attention Span

Most Useless Belt Promotion Ever

Paige VanZant attempts to clarify the “not a fighter” comments she made about Ben Askren

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Saturday, May 25, 2024

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ONE Friday Fights 64 Live Stream and Results

PFL Founder Insists Promotion Is 'Direct, Fair, & Reasonable' In Light Of Growing Discontent

Oleksandr Usyk hit with huge boxing suspension after historic win over Tyson Fury

GLORY 92 RESULTS

PFL releases former Bellator champion Gegard Mousasi from contract following threats of legal action

The Evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

UFC: Khalil Rountree failed drug test due to supplement company’s mistake

10 Drills That Will Increase Your Punching Power

5 Defining Moments: Wanderlei Silva

Oleksandr Usyk added to the cast of ‘The Smashing Machine’ starring The Rock

 

 

 

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Friday, May 24, 2024

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New UFC broadcast deal could result in “free” pay-per-view events

UFC merging with WWE to create ‘TKO Live Events Strategy Team

The UFC heavyweight mess – Here’s how we get out of it

UFC releases statement on Khalil Rountree Jr’s withdrawal for banned substance

DESERT ISLAND FIGHTS | PART 5

“Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship has the ‘wow’ factor like the UFC”

Son of UFC Legend Anderson Silva Will Fight Alongside Him

UFC 304 Fight Card Sees 6 New Bouts Added

ADGS: World Tour Opens The Season With A Debut Tournament In Istanbul

Hidden Jiu-Jitsu: The Genius Of Henry Akins

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Thursday, May 23, 2024

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UFC 302: Makhachev vs Poirier

ONE Championship Announces World Kickboxing Grand Prix to Take Place in 2024

Why UFC 304 in England has a Start Time of 3am BST

Latest UFC Saudi Arabia fight card

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson looks unrecognizable in first look at ‘The Smashing Machine’

PFL Europe 2: Newcastle

Pirates Cost Fury-Usyk Broadcasters $100 Million

Gordon Ryan: “I Make More Money from Jiu-Jitsu Than Most UFC Champions”

Mike Tyson’s Legacy vs. Jake Paul’s Rise In Boxing

Coach of UFC fighter arrested on child sex crime allegations

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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“100 Start Training BJJ, 40 Get The Blue Belt, <1 Get The Black Belt"

LFA Announces Full Schedule of July Events: A Look Inside

The End Of Pay-Per-View?

Armed police stormed UFC star Sean O'Malley's home after false 'swatting' report

Longest UFC Title Reigns

Stamp Fairtex Out Of June Title Defense & September Denver Fight

Fans lament ‘disgusting downfall’ of Henry Cejudo

Testosterone Supplements Can Be Dangerous. Here's Why Some Take The Risk.

Elle Brooke vs. Paige VanZant fight card, start time, full DAZN lineup

5 Things You Might Not Know About Tito Ortiz

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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UFC 304 Fight Card

10 Richest MMA Fighters in the World in 2024

Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler card takes a massive hit as failed drug test scraps huge fight on UFC 303

ROAD TO UFC RESULTS & SCORECARDS | SEASON 3: EPISODES 3 & 4

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Who Might Be Cut after UFC Fight Night 241?

Geane Herrera dead at 33: Former UFC star dies after fatal motorcycle accident

Techniques Of Saenchai To Master

The Awkward Moment a Podcaster Asked MMA Legend Mark Coleman If He Ever Took St**oids

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Monday, May 20, 2024

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‘Everyone In The Corner Believed We Were Up’

The Rise Of Celebrity Boxing Matches

BKFC Fight Night Omaha Results

ADCC Head Organizer Announces Greasing Ban

ONE Friday Fights 63 Live Stream and Results

Did Drake Curse Fury?

Why Mark Zuckerberg Trains In BJJ And MMA

Gabi Garcia MMA Comeback Cancelled

Rampage Jackson Makes Fun of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

 

 

 

MMA Daily News

Sunday, May 19, 2024

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UFC Fight Night Results & Highlights

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk Results

Matches to Make After UFC Fight Night 241

K-1's America Expansion in Jeopardy

UFC 2024 post-fight bonus winners

Piera Rodriguez Disqualified After Intentionally Headbutting Opponent At UFC

Tyson Fury issues statement following loss to Oleksandr Usyk

GLORY Light Heavyweight Grand Prix on June 8 Announced

Actor Terry Crews challenges UFC icon Anderson Silva

Introduction To The Ruotolotine Choke

 

 

 

PANCRASE NEWS - Prof. James Wright Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt Pancrase MMA

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA

 

 

Professor James Wright has recently achieved the remarkable milestone of being promoted to the 5th Degree Black Belt in Pancrase Mixed Martial Arts. With a career spanning over three decades, Professor Wright is a seasoned professional in the field of martial arts, possessing extensive training, coaching, and instructional experience. He has been an influential figure in Pancrase MMA for close to 20 years, and his exceptional achievements were recognized by his induction into the World Karate Union Black Belt Hall of Fame.

 

Aside from his latest accolade, Professor Wright holds numerous other black belt degrees across a range of martial arts. In mixed martial arts, he is a Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. In traditional martial arts, he has achieved a 6th Degree in Fudozen Shorinji Kempo, as well as a 2nd Degree in Go Ju Ryu, and 1st Dan in Goshin Jutsu Yudansha Kai, Shotokan, and Tae Kwon Do. Additionally, he is a Black Belt Instructor in Combative Arts, with credentials as a Marine Corps Line Training expert, Close Combat Instructor, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program expert, and Kru in Black Tiger Muay Thai.

 

Professor Wright owns and operates Martial Arts & More located in Jacksonville, NC.

 

Congratulations on behalf of the Pancrase Promotions Committee - Will Hendricks Commissioner.

 

 

 

PANCRASE NEWS -  Micah Stockton Awarded Pancrase MMA Black Belt

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA

 

 

Professor James Wright (Pancrase MMA - Martial Arts & More, Jacksonville, NC) has promoted long-time student and fighter Micah Stockton to Black Belt of Pancrase MMA.


Prof. Wright said, "
Micah earned his blue belt at my school about 15 years ago. Since then he has won dozens of tournaments at each BJJ rank from white belt to Black Belt. He has over 50 MMA fights winning multiple title belts"

 

Congratulations on behalf of the Pancrase Promotions Committee - Will Hendricks Commissioner.

 

 

 

 

PANCRASE USA MMA:  New Black Belt Degree & Belt Rank Promotions

Monday February 01, 2021

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA

 

Pancrase MMA is pleased to announce three new Black Belt degree recipients and several belt rank promotions that were awarded at the "Warrior Weekend Seminar Series" held in Jacksonville, N.C., on January 23,23, 24, 2021.

 

Special congratulations to those promoted in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Pancrase MMA and to those with dual promotions.

 


NEW Black Belts in Pancrase MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu:


 

Bryson “Alexander” Morgan - PANCRASE MMA Black Belt 1st Degree/BJJ Blackbelt
• Started wrestling at age 12
• Wrestled for Naval Academy and alternate for the Marine Wrestling Team
• Boxed for the Naval Academy
• Started the Navy Jiu Jitsu program
• Black Belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
• Army Martial Art Instructor certification at Ft. Leonard Wood
• 2-0-0 Amateur MMA record
• 2-0-1 Muay Thai record
• Military police officer, Specialist and instructor in close quarters tactics, close quarters combat, special reaction teams, non-lethal weapons, riot control, weapons handling, small arms implementation, battlefield planning and Heavy weapons integration
• BJJ Black Belt
 

 


Bradley Desir - Pancrase MMA Black Belt 1st Degree/BJJ Black Belt

 (Prof. Wright, "Started with me 16 years ago and has been training and competing since".)
• Fight labs 185lbs champion
• 185lb North Carolina state champion
• Onslaught fight promotions 170lb champion
• 2011 fight nerd east coast rookie of the year
• Starred in feature film New York MMA
• 3 time Ring of Combat lightweight champion
• Featured in ESPN magazine Bellator veteran
• Muay Thai kru
• Bjj blackbelt Pancrase blackbelt.
 

 


Pancrase MMA Black Belt 1st Degree

Derrick Lambert
• 22 years of boxing
• Professional boxer
• Professional mixed martial artists
• Owns and runs Advantage martial arts gym for over 10 years
 

 


 

Pancrase MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt Rank Promotions:

 

 


Brett Summers – Brown Belt Pancrase MMA & BJJ

 

 


Aaron Klein-Purple Belt Pancrase MMA

 

 


Gustavo Duarte-Purple Belt Pancrase MMA

 

 


Thomas Grady - Dual Promotion Pancrase MMA/BJJ

 

 


Carlos Malagon BJJ Blue Belt - Promoted to Blue Belt Pancrase MMA
 

 

Congratulations to our new Black Belt degree and belt rank recipeants.   Your hard work and dedication to training are an example and inspiration to all.   A special thanks to the Professors that made it happen during these difficult times. 

 

Will Hendricks

Commissioner

 

 

 

 

 

PANCRASE MMA News - Hill Brothers Join Pancrase

Thursday October 03, 2019

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO

 

 

 

Pancrase USA welcomes Professors Ron and James Hill of SUDA International Training Center in Plainfield, Illinois.  The Hill brothers have more the seventy years combined experience in several martial arts and hold many blackbelt degrees including 4th dan ranking in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under our own Pancrase Grandmaster Ricardo Murgel.

 


Here is a sampling of their many accomplishments:

 

Sport USA National team coaches
(PANKRATION, GRAPPLING in 2009, HAND TO HAND FIGHTING HSIF, COMBAT SAMBO, SAMBO, JJIF JIU-JITSU/JU-JITSU, LETHWEI

22 Time USA National Team coaches

HEADS OF PANKRATION USA/USASA UNDER UNITED WORLD WRESTLING

HEAD OF PAN-AMERICAN PANKRATION UNDER UNITED WORLD WRESTLING

World Champion 1ST PLACE OVERALL coaches (PANKRATION) UWW/FILA2009

TEAM 3RD PLACE OVERALL 2010 World UWW/FILA PANKRATION

2010 1ST WORLD COMBAT GAMES COACHES PANKRATION

2011 HSIF HAND TO HAND
3RD PLACE TEAM OVERALL COACHES

2012 USA SAMBO
3RD PLACE TEAM OVERALL
PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Prof. RON HILL
7TH DAN PANKRATION (WPDR)
7TH DAN KENSHINKAN FSA
4TH DEGREE BJJ (UNION)
and others

Prof. JAMES HILL
6TH DAN PANKRATION (WPDR)
6TH DAN KENSHINKAN FSA
4TH DEGREE BJJ (UNION)

 

SUDA International Training Center

13731 S. ROUTE 30 STE 109, PLAINFIELD. IL

 

 

 

 

 

PANCRASE MMA NEWS - Ricardo Murgel Receives 9th Degree BJJ Red Belt

Sunday September 01, 2019

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


 

Grand Master Alvaro Barreto (left) promoting Ricardo Murgel (right)

 

 

Congratulations to Ricardo Murgel (highest ranking practitioner of Pancrase Mixed Martial Arts) for his recent promotion to GRAND MASTER -  9th degree Red Belt of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

 

This highest of honors is only bestowed upon a few extraordinary individuals and reflects a life-time of devotion to the knowledge, practice, teaching and betterment of the martial arts.

 

In recognition of a true living legend who deserved this award many years ago.

 

 

Will Hendricks - Pancrase USA

 

 

 

 

PANCRASE NEWS - Professor James Wright Hosts Fundraiser

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO

By Prof. Jerry Roeder

 

 

 

Pancrase Prof. Jim Wright (Martial Arts And More)  recently hosted a fundraiser for UFC vet Justin Wren's Fight for the Forgotten. Professor Wright has raised thousands of dollars to help Wren bring land and clean drinking water to the Pygmies.

 

 

 

 

PANCRASE NEWS - CXMMA International LLC/Pancrase Black Belt Promotion

Tuesday December 25, 2018

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO

By: Prof. E. Watson

 

 

 

CXMMA would like to Congratulate Pro MMA Fighter Ryan Sutton on His promotion to Pancrase Black Belt to be effective as of 12 Dec 2018. Here are some of his Accomplishments that made it easy for us to award him his black belt.


Wrestling: High school Greco All American and nationally ranked from Sophomore to Senior year. Over 100 Varsity wins and won every tournament under the sun

 

College: NJCAA All American (ranked only below Jon Jones- even tho he became academically ineligible for nationals)
NCAA Division 1 starter
NAIA All American
3x USA University Greco All American
MMA: every professional win by submission.
2 x Revgear submission of the night winner
Undefeated in submission grappling matches with wins over Strikeforce, Belllator, and UFC veterans/active competitors

 

 

 

PANCRASE NEWS - Pancrase Black Belt Enrique Watson and his team are tearing up the tournament competition!

Tuesday December 25, 2018

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO

 

 

  

 

Professor Enrique Watson reports:

"Today our team went to do battle as a team and came home with everything but the kitchen sink!, I am so proud of all our teammates, our kids took second as kidsteam over all, an we took 1st place for the second year in a row as Academy Gi and No Gi, all of our teammates made podium and I was able to secure all 4 Gold medals in the adult Gi weight division, and Open, and the Adult No Gi weight and Open division,. This was a special win as this is my last competition as the head coach as CXBJJ Iwakuni Japan. I Pass the Helm to Proffesor Shinji Morito as the new CXBJJ Iwakuni Head Instructor. I want to thank all of our CXMMA family from MO to NC to Japan, our team will continue to lead the way for years to come! Osss and Semper Fidelis."

 

 

 

 

 

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