This section of the website is devoted to Brazilian martial arts such as, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Capoeira, mixed martial arts (MMA), vale tudo, and all things related to Brazilian martial arts.
Below you will find information on Brazilian MMA fighters, fight videos, info on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and UFC events and results.
Recent Brazilian Martial Arts Posts
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger person by using leverage and proper technique most notably by applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat the other person. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training can be used for sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi) and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition or self defense.
Capoeira: One of the many attractions you might find on the beaches throughout Brazil, especially in the state of Bahia is the sight of two acrobatic men or woman doing highkicks, quick leg sweeps and flips in the martial art of Capoeira. Capoeira is basically a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, dance, and music into a a game or some sort of performance.
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Brazilian MMA Fighters
Born in Sao Paulo Brazil, on April 14, 1975, Anderson Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. He is the current UFC Middleweight Champion. He is the longest reigning champion in the UFC and holds the record for the longest winning streak in UFC history. He has been claimed the greatest pound for pound fighter in the history of Mixed Martial Arts.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1966, Royce Gracie is a former mixed martial artist, a UFC Hall of Famer and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Gracie popularized Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and revolutionized mixed martial arts. He is a legend and pioneer in the sport of mixed martial arts, he is widely considered to be the most influential figure in the history of MMA.
Check back soon for additiononal Brazilian MMA fighter profiles.
UFC Events In Brazil
UFC 134 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – August 27, 2011 – Check out the Brazilians fighting in this event and the results.
UFC 147 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil – June 23, 2012 – Check out the Brazilians fighting in this event and the results.
Read The Latest Brazilian MMA News
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Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen 2 results
The long anticipated rematch of Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen 2 finally took place on July 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.
The main event was a highly … [Read More]
Brazilian MMA Fighter Junior dos Santos Becomes Heavyweight Champ
In case you missed the big fight last night that took place in Anaheim, California between Brazilian Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez, here are the … [Read More]
The UFC Returns To Brazil On August 27th
THE UFC RETURNS TO THE CRADLE OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FOR FIRST EVENT IN BRAZIL IN OVER 12 YEARS. UFC Event Saturday, August 27, 2011 live from HSBC Arena…. [Read More]
Royce Gracie Looking to Fight One More Time at UFC 134 in Brazil
Royce Gracie is trying to get one more fight in his home country of Brazil, when Rio de Janeiro hosts UFC 134 on August 27, 2011, and he’s asking for a … [Read More]