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StrikeForce: Tournament Series LIVE Play by Play

By Gumby / November 17, 2007

Keep checking back for live results from Strikeforce in San Jose, CA! Keep checking back, as we’re reporting live from the HP Pavillion in San Jose, CA right now! Sorry for the delay…living five minutes away from the venue sometimes means you’re lazy about getting here on time! Right now the arena is about 1/3 […]


Darren “BC” Uyenoyama Interview

By Gumby / October 4, 2007

BC recently won the first Fila World Grappling Championships in Turkey, and will be fighting for the Bantamweight Title at Cage Combat Oct 6 in San Mateo. Have you been introduced to Darren Uyenoyama yet? He exploded back unto the scene in 2004 at Grappler’s Quest, where as an unknown quantity he came in and […]


Luke Stewart Pre Strikeforce Interview

By Gumby / September 27, 2007

Luke Stewart will be fighting on the undercard of Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion this Saturday, September 29 Luke Stewart has certainly been one of the brightest American stars on the Submission and Jiu Jitsu circuits. He’s also undefeated in MMA right now with a record of 3-0, however all of his fights have been major affairs […]


EliteXC Uprising Results

By Gumby / September 16, 2007

Honolulu, Hawaii September 15, 2007 Honolulu, Hawaii is the setting for the latest EliteXC event, which features a unified card promoted by one time rivals Icon Sport and Rumble World Entertainment. Elias Delos Reyes vs. Chico Cantiberos Round 1: Fight goes to the ground quickly with Chico on the bottom. Good grappling scramble as the […]


Gumby’s Big Ass Mundial Preview pt 2

By Gumby / August 24, 2007

Black Belts, Men and Women! Black Belt Division Here we are, the best of the best in the gi will be crowned in the gi division. Let’s get right into it? Rooster On paper this looks like a three horse race between defending champion Daniel Otero, and challengers Bruno Malfacine and Felipe Costa. Bruno and […]


Gumby’s Big Ass Mundial Preview pt 1

By Gumby / August 23, 2007

Gumby’s Gigantic Mundial Preview pt 1 Blue, Brown and Black Belt Divisions The Mundials. The big dance. If you love Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition this is the tournament to look forward to. For the past 11 years, if someone wants to be called a “World” Champion, this has been the tournament to win at. Surprising […]


ADCC Superfight Preview:

By Gumby / May 3, 2007

OTM and present a LIVE internet PPV or the ADCC Championships! Check out to order right now! The Superfight was originally scheduled to be Dean Lister (ADCC Absolute champion of 2003 and Superfight Winner over Jean Jacques Machado 2005) against Roger Gracie (ADCC Absolute Champion 2005). Dean was forced to withdraw because of […]


The Ultimate Fighter 5 Episode 1 Recap

By Gumby / April 6, 2007

Season 5, from everything I’ve heard, is the craziest yet. This isn’t just the official press line, but with some close friends on the show they made it sound like total anarchy reigned. Editors note: With the plethora of MMA coming to TV these days, we here at OTM are going to try our best […]


Critical Thinking and Jiu Jitsu #3: What do you Bring to the Table

By Gumby / March 17, 2007

An important exercise then, is to take stock of your abilities, and understand how they affect your progress and perception of Jiu Jitsu. At the academy (in good old Mountain View) I’m most often the one that gets to teach the first day students. While some might consider it a chore (and sometimes it is), […]


X-Mission Preview

By Gumby / November 16, 2006

The PSL is the dream of promoter Rico Chiparelli to bring the sport of submission grappling to the next level and EVERYTHING, from the production values, to the treatment of the fighter to the action of the card itself has done that. Submission X is the second card of the Professional Submission League (the first […]

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