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MMA Daily News

Friday, July 12, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



2024 PFL MENA 2 Results & Highlights

UFC on ESPN 59 Weigh-In Results – Cortez vs Namajunas

Haruka Hasegawa vs Emi Fujino Title Bout Announced For Pancrase 347

Most Hated Grapplers in Jiu-Jitsu History

Former UFC champions Quinton Jackson and Rashad Evans targeting November rematch in boxing

Joe Rogan Discusses Jon Jones PED Accusations

Shocking footage emerges of UFC icon Nam Phan’s speech deterioration

'I Quit MMA to Photograph Conor McGregor

Why is Aikido Disliked by BJJ and MMA Practitioners?

10 Pull-Back Combinations For Boxing




MMA Daily News

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC on ESPN 59 pre-event facts

PFL officially launches PFL Africa with Francis Ngannou as chairman

‘The fix was in’… Joe Rogan on Francis Ngannou’s divisive boxing debut against ‘The Gypsy King’

Combate Global Presents ‘Mexico vs. Japan II’ Live on Fuse

KSW 97 in Tarnów: A Royal Division Bout

Nate Diaz’s coach explains why the UFC should make the trilogy fight with Conor McGregor

Jake Paul wants PFL fight against Mike Perry after boxing match

UFC on ESPN 59 Prelims

PFL fight cards: Full main card lineups set for 2024 playoffs in August

Roger Gracie Weighs In On The ADCC & CJI Rivalry




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA




Main Cards Finalized for PFL Postseason

Khamzat Chimaev's team issues apology for SMASH meme coin scam

UFC on ESPN 59: How to watch Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez, start time, Denver fight card

Ryan Garcia accused of breaking into and destroying his ex’s home

Fans claim Conor McGregor never fights in UFC again

UFC Champion Demetrious Johnson Explains Why MMA Is ‘So Much Easier’ Than Jiu-Jitsu

Ivanka Trump: “My Whole Family & Myself Train Jiu-Jitsu”

Tips And Tricks To Get Out From The Corner Ring Ropes In Muay Thai

UFC commentator Joe Rogan announces 'Burn the Boats' live Netflix comedy special




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, July 09, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Dana White reveals story of ‘full-blown war’ around potential billion-dollar deal

The UFC has revealed their official Top 5 fights and fighters of 2024

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal medical suspensions

ADXC 5 to feature Urijah Faber vs. Bibiano Fernandes, Chad Mendes vs. Kevin Lee

Marc Goddard Claims MMA Judging Is Better Than It’s Ever Been

Cesar Gracie 'Not Involved' with Nick Diaz’s Camp for UFC Abu Dhabi Bout

Popular streamer IShowSpeed involved in street fight

Jamal Ben Saddik Arrested for Kidnapping and Assault Just Days After Prison Sentencing

OKTAGON Owner Pavol Neruda: Breaking Records and Making MMA History

Michelle Waterson-Gomez feels she retired from MMA at the perfect time




MMA Daily News

Monday, July 08, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC boss Dana White denies promotion is a ‘Monopoly’ amid criticism

Jorge Masvidal Calls For Nate Diaz Trilogy In ‘Neutral’ Location

Study Reveals No Stroke Risk From BJJ Chokes

Watch LFA's best fight finishes from June 2024

Jake Paul responds to Nate Diaz's callout: 'You're a hoe who ducked my PFL $15M MMA offer'

PFL MENA Another Vital Extension of Focus on Global Success

Demetrious Johnson: “MMA is So Much Easier Than Jiu-Jitsu”

Some Headgear Substantially Increases Rotational Acceleration To Its Users

Conor McGregor wins huge £1.2MILLION bet

GLORY 94 Antwerp: Rajabzadeh vs Latescu




MMA Daily News

Sunday, July 07, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal Results & Highlights

Official Results for LFA 187: Brazil vs. Latin America

ONE Friday Fights 69 Live Stream and Results

Tailor Jiu-Jitsu to your Body Type by Renzo Gracie

2024 half-year UFC awards and storylines with Megan Olivi and Mike Bohn

Ryan Garcia issues lengthy apology, announces he’s entering rehab

Rug Pull? Khamzat Accused Of Crypto Scam

Frequently Asked Questions About Muay Thai

Successful BJJ Competitors All Have These 5 Habits

Chael Sonnen Claims a Hacker Was Behind His Brutal Comments About Dana White, Conor McGregor, and Others




MMA Daily News

Saturday, July 06, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal weigh ins video

Conor McGregor looks ready for UFC return as new footage surfaces

Jon Jones confirms date and venue for UFC comeback against Stipe Miocic

Khabib Nurmagomedov Reportedly Flees Russia – Amid $3 Million Tax Debt Controversy

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: 'I would come out of my retirement' if UFC created women's BMF belt

Ryan Garcia expelled by WBC after racist and Islamophobic rant

BJJ World Champions Should Only Be At Black Belt

Dmitry Bivol’s Style Of Boxing

UFC Denver Gets Joshua Van vs. Charles Johnson

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu And Law Enforcement: Training Officers In Ground Control




MMA Daily News

Friday, July 05, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



LFA 190: Chapolin vs. Siqueira – A Flyweight Title Unification Fight

ONE Fight Night 23 ‘Ok vs. Rasulov’ Play-by-Play & Results

UFC 305 fight card, start time, date and location

UFC owner Ari Emanuel sounds off on Joe Biden and Donald Trump following Presidential debate

Sergio Batarelli and the Legendary IVC

The Oldest Martial Arts In The World

The Current Boogeymen And Women Of The UFC?

‘Big’ John McCarthy Slams Influencer Who Disrespected Nate Diaz

Jones Confirms MMA Magic: ‘This Stuff Is Very Real’

Jiu-jitsu purple belt takes down thief who tries to grab his phone




MMA Daily News

Thursday, July 04, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC Vegas 94: Lemos vs. Jandiroba – A Strawweight Showdown

ONE Fight Night 23: Full card and how to watch

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal: Final Press Conference

UFC star claims he was kicked out of T-Mobile Arena

Nate Diaz defends Dana White against critics of UFC fighter pay

Who is Jon Jones?

Top 6 Fake Martial Artists of All-Time

BYB 31 Stockyard Brawl Sept 21 in Denver

The 11 Greatest Russian MMA Fighters Ever

Muay Thai Elbow Strikes




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, July 03, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC Star Accuses Opponent Of Cheating In The Aftermath Of UFC 303

Dana White Will Possibly Help Saudis Launch Boxing's Billion Dollar League

MMA Legend Explains Why MMA Fighters Should Train in a Gi

Paige VanZant Proves Joe Rogan Wrong

BRAVE CF 84: China to Host Historic MMA Event on August 9

Cage Warriors Confirm PrizeFighter Semi-Finals & Reserve Bout

Effective HIIT Workouts And Exercises

UFC Star Sean Strickland Destroys Navy SEAL in Brutal Sparring Video

Angry Drunk Guy Tries To Assault Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

UFC star Sean Strickland hits out at ‘Dead body’ Joe Biden amid Presidential debate




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, July 02, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Lineup Official for Week 1 of Dana White’s Contender Series on Aug. 13

3 Potential Opponents For UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Alex Pereira

Coach hopes Francis Ngannou returns in 2024

Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘has bank accounts frozen by Russian authorities over £2.4m tax debt’

Jon Jones to Consider UFC Retirement After His Performance in Next Stipe Miocic Fight

Kickboxing Rankings July 2024

Multiple Bouts Confirmed for UFC 305 in Perth on Aug. 17

Teddy Atlas compares Alex Pereira to boxing legends Joe Louis and ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson

Youth MMA Grading: Assimilation into the Culture of Martial Arts

MMA Student Starts Speaking In A French Accent After Suffering A Stroke In Training




MMA Daily News

Monday, July 01, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



The Dirtiest Competitors in Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling

6 Positives & 3 Negatives From UFC 303

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA Gym Raided by Russian Security Forces

Matches to Make After UFC 303

Dana White Cuts Andrei Arlovski

The Worst Thing BJJ Instructors Do

Dana White remains adamant Power Slap will surpass the UFC

UFC Weight Classes: What Are They in Order KG and Lbs?

Everything You Need To Know About The Muay Sok Style

Kali Instructor Shows How Slapping Can Defeat Grapplers




MMA Daily News

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC 303 Results & Highlights: Alex Pereira TKOs Jiří Procházka

UFC 303 Bonus Report

Karate Combat President Choking Out Cornerman in Wild Florida Brawl

Invicta FC 55: Bernardo vs. Rubin Results and Event Recap

Alex Pereira def. Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303: Best photos

Michelle Waterson-Gomez Retires from MMA After UFC 303 Loss

‘Power Slap Will Be Bigger Than UFC’

Pictures: Invicta FC 55

IMMAF Introduces Cutting Edge Weight Management Policy

Ex-UFC fighter Paige VanZant scores dominant victory in Power Slap debut




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







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

22 Time USA National Team coaches



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





and others



SUDA International Training Center







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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