282 Search Results for ludwig

Jul 13, 2017 11:47 am

Duane Ludwig opens the doors of his academy to all fighters

Until recently, Ludwig Martial Arts – the academy operated by UFC veteran and renowned MMA coach Duane Ludwig – was a fairly exclusive club. That is no longer the case. The gifted instructor has now opened his doors to all fighters, and is hoping they’ll come from far and wide to learn what he has...

Jul 12, 2017 2:34 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 41 // Ben Askren | Duane Ludwig | Rich Franklin

BJPENN.COM Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Ben Askren and Rich Franklin! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with ONE FC Welterweight Champ and arguably the best grappler in MMA today, Ben Askren. “Funky” Ben is several weeks removed from his most recent title defense and we’ll getting the scoop on when he expects...

May 25, 2017 10:25 am

Duane Ludwig discusses TJ Dillashaw’s plans to become a two-division champ

Until recently, former UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw was expected to challenge reigning champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt for gold at UFC 213 this July 8. Regrettably, Garbrandt has been forced out of this planned title fight with back trouble, which has left Dillashaw without a chance to fight for gold. While the simplest...

May 24, 2017 2:05 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 34 // Duane Ludwig

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Duane “Bang” Ludwig! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight for this streamlined episode is one of the best coaches in MMA today, Duane Ludwig. With the news of Cody Garbrandt likely being unable to defend his title against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213, we’ll get Duane’s take...

Mar 16, 2017 10:56 am

Duane Ludwig on infamous Garbrandt-Dillashaw KO video: From what I understand it was from a wrestling scramble

The next title fight in the ever-exciting UFC bantamweight division will pit reigning champion Cody Garbrandt against former champion and estranged teammate TJ Dillashaw at a to-be-determined date. Before the two bantamweight stars collide for gold, however, they will star as opposing coaches on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Garbrandt and Dillashaw’s time on...

Mar 16, 2017 6:25 am

Duane Ludwig on TUF 25: This is by far the best season for the fights themselves

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF 25, looks like it should be a good one. The season will be coached by reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw, who are estranged former teammates and heated rivals. The cast, meanwhile, will be composed of TUF veterans – ranging from Joe Stevenson...

Mar 15, 2017 12:38 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 24 // Misha Circunov | Duane Bang Ludwig | Megan Anderson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome lineup! 8:15PM ET- First up, we are joined by surging UFC light heavyweight prospect, Misha Cirkunov –@mishac911 Following a submission victory over Nikita Krylov at UFC 206, Cirkunov will next square off with Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden. We’ll...

Feb 22, 2017 11:09 am

Duane Ludwig explains why Dominick Cruz looked different at UFC 207

Going into UFC 207, many predicted that Dominick Cruz’ elusiveness, movement, and experience would result in the reigning champion defeating Team Alpha Male prospect Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt in their highly anticipated championship fight. Come fight night however, Garbrandt delivered a masterful performance as he repeatedly dropped the champion several times throughout the course of...

Jan 6, 2017 9:10 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw coach Duane Ludwig: Cody should be getting the next crack at TJ

Last Friday, on the main card of UFC 207, TJ Dillashaw coach Duane Ludwig watched his star pupil score a lopsided win over John Lineker, the bantamweight division’s number-two ranked fighter. Logic would suggest that with this win, Dillashaw guaranteed himself at the UFC bantamweight title he once owned, which is now held by Cody...

Jan 4, 2017 2:46 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 14 // Duane Ludwig

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with Duane Ludwig and Marlon Moraes! 9PM ET- Kicking off the first show of 2017, Marlon Moraes – @MMARLONMORAES joins us to discuss his victory over Josenaldo Silva at WSOF 34 on New Years Eve. Marlon will be giving us his thoughts on injury-induced TKO, what it...

Dec 7, 2016 10:04 am

Matt Brown explains impact of training under Duane Ludwig

UFC welterweight Matt Brown is gearing up for what could very well be the biggest fight of his MMA career this Saturday at UFC 206. Brown, who is currently ranked at #14 on the UFC’s official welterweight rankings, will be stepping into the Octagon to fight former lightweight title challenger, #5 ranked welterweight Donald Cerrone....

Nov 30, 2016 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 9 // AJ Mckee | Kamaru Usman | Duane Ludwig | Marlon Moraes

BJPENN.COM Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another great lineup! 8:15PM ET- AJ “The Mercenary” McKee – @AJMcKeeJr kicks off tonights show to preview his fight with Ray Wood at Bellator 166 this weekend. AJ is one of the most promising upcoming prospects in MMA and has impressed the fans thus far, finishing all...

Oct 31, 2016 7:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Duane “Bang” Ludwig: “The UFC must really love Dominick Cruz” for passing on Dillashaw rematch

Duane “Bang” Ludwig has reinvented himself as a world-class striking coach after a long and storied mixed martial arts career of his own. These days, “Bang” is the former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s lead striking coach, who has ramped up Dillashaw’s striking immensely. Ludwig was largely credited at improving the striking for all of Team...

Sep 17, 2016 1:02 pm

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig recalls Master Thong betting against Urijah Faber

‘Master Thong’ has been a staple of Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male gym for quite some time. In addition to being one of the best striking coaches on the planet, Master Thong has caught the eye of several MMA fans with his hilarious and over-the-top fight night outfits when he’s cornering fighters. Unfortunately however, several...

Sep 13, 2016 8:21 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan smashing a mitt workout with Duane Ludwig

[ooyala code=”ByNHd1NTE6WlB6XFUK6thsegnRLT4awr” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] “Mr. @joerogan drilling the BMT Bas Combo! @BASRUTTENMMA @bangmuaythai @onnit #GetOnnit #QualityReps #MartialArts #HealthyLiving #NinjaSkills AND YES HE COULD COMPETE IN THE @ufc IF HE WANTED TOO!” It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan has an extremely lengthy background in martial arts himself. The longtime UFC commentator...

Mar 22, 2016 9:07 am

Duane Ludwig reacts to news of Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III

Several years ago Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was brought in as the striking coach at Team Alpha Male. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Ludwig and TAM owner Urijah Faber. Ludwig left and opened the ‘Bang Muay Thai HQ’ in Broomfield Colorado, and T.J. Dillashaw began spending part of his training camps training with the striking...

Jan 20, 2016 8:20 am

Ludwig slams Faber: he doesn’t even deserve a top 5 guy

Since Dominick Cruz reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship on Sunday night in Boston there has been much speculation as to who he would defend his title against first. While many felt that the fight with Dillashaw was close enough to warrant an immediate rematch, Urijah Faber played the role of the opportunist and called out...

Jan 19, 2016 1:45 pm

Duane Ludwig: I’ve done a lot more for Dillashaw than Faber

Former champ TJ Dillashaw lost his title over the weekend, but the 25 minutes in the octagon may of been the most ‘drama free’ time for Dillashaw will be having these days. Duane Ludwig seems to be going on the defensive and letting everyone know that he is the reason where Dillashaw is at in...

Jan 12, 2016 8:27 am

Ludwig predicts Dillashaw KO’s Cruz in the 2nd

We are now less than a week away from TJ Dillashaw’s title defense against Dominick Cruz on Sunday night in Boston. Ahead of the bout we’ve seen the two men exchange words in interviews, with Cruz getting the better of the verbal exchanges by a large margin. As if the war of the words between...

Nov 19, 2015 10:11 am

Cruz: “Sad” Ludwig is living through Dillashaw

While the dust settles from the UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight from UFC 193, the men fighting for the title in the 135-pound division on Jan. 17 look to build up the fight. Appearing on 98.5 The Sports Hub, champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz traded verbal shots at each other. Cruz brought...

Oct 13, 2015 11:02 am

Ludwig Chimes In — Conor McGregor Punked Faber Repeatedly On TUF

Blame it on Conor McGregor. That’s what Duane Ludwig is claiming in regards to why former employer Urijah Faber is currently riding the ‘drama wave’. “Bang” was a guest on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour where he stated that Urijah Faber’s recent actions were due to the fact that McGregor got in his head...

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Bas Rutten Explains Ludwig’s Dislike For Women’s MMA

Team Alpha Male’s split with former head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig seemed like an amicable one when it first happened. All was not as it seemed, though, and trouble was brewing beneath the surface. Urijah Faber recently revealed some dirty details behind Ludwig’s stint as head coach at Team Alpha Male including the Denver native’s...

Oct 3, 2015 4:13 am

Faber vs. Ludwig Beef Or Not, Duane Hangs TJ’s Belt At New School

The feud between UFC fighter Urijah Faber and former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane Ludwig seems to dying down. They both had their say, giving their sides of the story and both expressed a desire for it just to end. There were lots of things involved in back and forth between the two. From...