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MMA Daily News

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



From Pankration To Modern MMA

Rizin Landmark 4 card

Mamed Khalidov vs. Mariusz Pudzianowski headlines XTB KSW 77

Bellator MMA rankings

Fedor in shock over countrymen fleeing draft

Does Boxing Have Better Brain Trauma Policies Than the NFL?

Conor McGregor Makes Bold Claim About His MMA Comeback

Professional Wrestlers That Were Former MMA Competitors

What Is The Best Grappling Martial Art?

Is It Rude To Refuse Rolling With Women In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



ONE Championship’s finances are not looking good

iKON FC 5 full fight card announced for October 14

Fight or Flight Blog Series: Phase 2

There are too many early stoppages in the UFC and I hate it

Combate Global announces world championship event for Friday

Docs Horrified By Violent Attempt To Fix Picos Shoulder

Alistair Overeem On Return To Kickboxing At 42

3 Must-Know Muay Thai Head Movement Techniques

Here’s Why You Should Learn Compression Locks

What’s Behind UFC’s Increased Popularity?




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC 280 fight card

Wanderlei Silva loses bid to join Brazilian congress

What Is The UFC Scoring System And How Does It Work?

Cage Fury Fighting Championships returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Helwani Names Non-Fighter Who 1000% Should Be In UFC HOF

Edmonton Puts “Pause” On All Combat Sports Events

Tito Ortiz Recalls Why He Didn’t Box Dana White

15 Basic Boxing Combinations You Should Master First

Knockout And Technical Knockout: What Are The Differences?

Tips on a full relaxation after a hard training




MMA Daily News

Monday, October 03, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Fighter slams Mark Zuckerberg’s private UFC event

The Real Winners and Losers from UFC Fight Night 211

6 Positives & 3 Negatives From UFC Vegas 61

Bellator 286 salaries

The Night Antonio Inoki fought Muhammad Ali


UFC Fight Night 211 Bonuses

Musumeci Wins Inaugural ONE Flyweight Submission World Title

Who are the Most Important Fighters in MMA History?

Fighter Has Long, Delayed Reaction To Liver Kick KO




MMA Daily News

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



Japanese wrestling legend-MMA promoter-politician Antonio Inoki died aged 79

UFC 61 Results

Bellator 286 Results

ONE on Prime Video 2 results

BKFC 30 Results: Hunt vs. Henry

BRAVE CF 62 Full Results

Scott Coker Provides Update On Cris Cyborg’s Contract Status

Boxer Luis Quinones Dead At 25, 5 Days After Knockout Loss

The Strongest Grapplers of All Time

Arrest Of MMA Fighter Who Claims Girlfriend Stole Money

Michael Bisping responds after Conor McGregor mocks him and other fighters for trying their hand at acting




MMA Daily News

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Pancrase News Network

Denver, Colorado, USA



UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs. Yan Official Weigh-in Results

Is Mark Zuckerberg Fighting at This Weekend’s UFC Show?

Bellator 286 weigh-in results

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Producing Documentary On White/UFC

Shaquille O'Neal laments what might have been with UFC career

Dan Masters, ring announcer, tragically passes away in El Salvador

Jake Paul says he’s training at AKA for MMA debut with ‘big organization’

ONE 161 recap, results, and bonus winners

Son Of Irish Celebrity Chef Starts MMA Training After Drug Arrests

Chatri Sityodtong: “ONE Championship Will Have More Grappling World Titles”

Ranking The 15 Greatest UFC fighters of all time




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 WORLD NEWS - Unauthorized Use of Pancrase Brand and Trademarks

Sunday Jan. 10, 2021





Pancrase Corporate Headquarters in Japan Issues Statement Concerning Name And Trademark Infringement

(translated from Japanese)


About the use of Pancrase trademark by a third party.
Recently, it has been confirmed that a third party illegally uses the Pancrase trademark. We would like to report this and ask for your attention.

On May 18, 2012, Smash Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") made a business transfer agreement with Pancrase Co., Ltd. as the transferor and the Company as the transferee (hereinafter referred to as the "Business Transfer Agreement"). .) Has been concluded, and the business related to the operation of the professional martial arts "Pancrase" operated by Pancrase Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "this business") has been transferred, and since then, this business has been operated. Pancrase Co., Ltd. has taken over this business from World Pancrase Create Co., Ltd. based on the business transfer agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "original business transfer agreement"). You have reassigned your business. In addition, based on this business transfer agreement, the Company has also transferred all trademark rights including the logo related to Pancrase, but in the original business transfer agreement, the trademark rights to be transferred are not limited to Japan. It is clearly stated that the trademark right has been acquired overseas, including the United States. Therefore, the Company has acquired the trademark rights of Pancrase in Japan and overseas owned by World Pancrase Create Co., Ltd. effectively and properly through Pancrase Co., Ltd.

Recently, a US company (hereinafter referred to as the "US Company") has received a trademark registration in the United States, mainly in the United States, using the Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling and other Pancrase names and the Pancrase logo. I gave a false explanation that I was, and I got information that I was touting myself as if I was a legitimate right holder of the Pancrase brand, creating and distributing documentary films and planning various events. .. However, the US Company applied for trademark registration when the trademark registration related to Pancrase had temporarily expired due to procedural reasons, and the US Company applied for Pancrase in the United States before the Company. There is no record of use of related trademarks, and trademark rights in the United States are not recognized in preference to the Company. In addition, although it is stated on Facebook etc. that the US company has registered the logo with the US Patent and Trademark Office, it is only at the stage of application and examination, which is not the case.

We have determined that the U.S. Company has seriously infringed our rights and are preparing to take legal action against the company and its affiliates, as well as our Pancrase in the United States. We are in the process of registering a brand trademark in our name.

Please note that if you are not aware of the above circumstances and are involved in the US company by mistaking it as the legitimate right holder of the Pancrase brand, you may inconvenience yourself.



Regarding unauthorized use of Pancrase brand
Smash Co. Ltd. of Japan (“Smash”), operator of Pancrase, would like to share with you certain information we have obtained with regard to the unauthorized use of our Pancrase brand by a third party.

We have obtained information that a certain US company (“the Company”) is preparing a project in which production and distribution of Pancrase documentary films and hosting of events under the name of Pancrase are under way mainly in the US. The Company has been using Pancrase trademark “Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling” and Pancrase logo and making itself out as the rightful owner of the Pancrase brand with the logo registered with the authorities. However, the Company just made a trademark application while the trademark registration, temporarily expired due to procedural reasons The Company has no record of use of the Pancrase trademark preceding our use. We believe that the Company's trademark registration application does not prevail over ours.The Company's statement in its Facebook or others that the Pancrase logo is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in its name is anything but the case; the trademark application is still under evaluation.

Smash entered into a certain business transfer agreement dated May 18, 2012 with Pancrase KK (the “Business Transfer Agreement”) by which the “Pancrase business” was transferred from Pancrase KK to Smash, and Smash has since been operating the Pancrase business. Prior To that, Pancrase KK had obtained the Pancrase business from World Pancrase Create under a certain business transfer agreement (the “Initial Business Transfer Agreement”). Smash has obtained all of the trademark rights relating to the Pancrase business under the Business Transfer Agreement. Under the Initial Transfer Business Agreement, the transferred trademarks were expressly referred to as those obtained in foreign countries including the US as well as in Japan and, hence,Smash has duly and effectively obtained all of the Pancrase trademarks which World Pancrase Created held in Japan and those foreign countries via Pancrase KK.

We are in the process of applying for trademark registration in Smash's name in the US. Smash has determined that significant infringement of its rights has been committed by the Company and is preparing to institute legal proceedings against the Company and its related parties.

Let me take the liberty of advising that caution should be taken against any risks which may arise from being unknowingly involved in the Company's project based on the misunderstanding that it is the rightful owner of the Pancrase brand.






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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