Honolulu, Hawaii Holloway was born on Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised in Waianae, an area known for fist fighting.
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BJJ Black Belt Jocko Willink is a former Navy Seal Commander and a fellow BJJ Black Belt. He regularly touts the benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on his podcast.
black belt Conor McGregor’s black belt in jiu jitsu is coming, his head coach, John Kavanagh, told Business Insider. The Dublin fighter has brown-belt status, and though he is one rung below black, he’s more revered for his ability during stand-up combat.Jan 17, 2020
brown belt TV and movie star Ashton Kutcher was awarded his brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, putting him just one step away from a black belt. A true A-list celebrity has leveled up in the “gentle art.”Oct 30, 2019
Baby Jay His nickname “B.J.” is a shortened version of another nickname “Baby Jay”, which itself derives from the fact that Penn is the youngest of his brothers all named “Jay Dee Penn”. B.J.’s father, who is Irish and English, named 3 of his 4 children “Jay Dee”, while the fourth is Reagan.
Penn made short work of Stevenson en route to capturing his second UFC title and becoming only the second man to have a UFC title in two weight classes. In his next fight, Penn would defeat former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk via TKO.Jul 26, 2011
Coupled with having the longest losing streak in UFC history, many feel Penn is ruining his own legacy both as a fighter and a person.Aug 30, 2019
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone The record holder for most wins in the UFC, is – Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, a 37-year old American MMA fighter who actively participates in several combat sports since 2002.
Georges St-Pierre is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most remarkable fighters in the history of the UFC. Famously ‘GSP’, Pierre was the welterweight king for almost six years from 2008 to 2013. Along with being an amazing fighter, he also knew how to balance his personal and professional life.Oct 18, 2020
GSP has more UFC victories, more title defenses and easily holds the record for most significant strikes landed in the UFC. The consensus among martial arts fans is that Jones is the No. GSP has only six finishes in those 20 fights, but in the fight game, wins are wins.Jul 19, 2013
Our Penn source says after getting knocked to the ground, BJ was disoriented and his response was to go after the guy. And, that’s what you saw in the original video. 11:48 AM PT — TMZ Sports has obtained new footage showing BJ Penn getting knocked out when the fight spilled into the street.Aug 28, …
Penn did it in three and became the first non-Brazilian to win a world title in the sport. Excellent boxing, very flexible, great takedown defense, great speed. BJ’s biggest problem was motivation and work ethic. He coasted on his natural ability.
Matt Hughes Record: 45-9-0 W/L Fighter Str loss Matt Hughes Josh Koscheck 14 26 loss Matt Hughes BJ Penn 3 7 win Matt Hughes Ricardo Almeida 2 10 win Matt Hughes Renzo Gracie 70 34
Georges St-Pierre suffered just two losses in his 15-year-long illustrious MMA career. He encountered his first defeat against Matt Hughes in 2004 at UFC 50. Three years later, The Ultimate Fighter 4 winner Matt Serra became the second man to get the better of St-Pierre. St-Pierre, however, avenged both of his losses.Jul 3, 2021
BJ Penn Record: 16-14-2 W/L Fighter Event loss BJ Penn Clay Guida UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade May. 11, 2019 loss BJ Penn Ryan Hall UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 Dec. 29, 2018 loss BJ Penn Dennis Siver UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee Jun. 25, 2017 loss BJ Penn Yair Rodriguez UFC Fight …
3 years and 4 months According to an interview given by BJ Penn, he received his black belt in 3 years and 4 months; 6 months to blue belt (Ralph Gracie), 1 year and 6 months more until he reached his purple (Ralph Gracie), 8 more months to receive his brown belt (Andre Pederneiras) plus …