2024 ADCC World Championships

Tye Ruotolo Officially Invited To ADCC 2024

Tye Ruotolo Officially Invited To ADCC 2024

Tye Ruotolo, the 2022 ADCC Absolute Bronze Medalist, has officially been invited to the 2024 World Championships in the -88kg division.

Mar 18, 2024 by Joe Gilpin
Tye Ruotolo Officially Invited To ADCC 2024

Tye Ruotolo is officially on his way to the next ADCC World Championships, accepting the organization's invitation to compete in the -88kg division. This will mark Tye's 3rd appearance at the tournament after earning a bronze medal in the absolute class in 2022.

In the two years since the last ADCC, Tye has primarily focused on competing for ONE Championship where he is an undefeated 3-0. He also took bronze at the 2023 IBJJF World Championships in the gi. Tye is currently ranked as the #1 185lb grappler in the world by FloGrappling and top-10 pound-for-pound.

The ADCC made the announcement today via Instagram;

The -88kg division is already packed with talent, with more championship-level grapplers expected to join in the coming weeks & months. The medal stand in 2022 featured Giancarlo Bodoni, Lucas Barbosa, Vagner Rocha, and Eoghan O'Flanaghan. The confirmed division, including the 4 current Trials winners, so far is;


  • Santeri Lilius (1st European Trials winner) | Finland
  • Jacob Couch (East Coast Trials winner) | United States
  • Izaak Michell (1st Asia & Oceania Trials winner) | Australia
  • Taylor Pearman (2nd European Trials winner) | England
  • Charles Negromonte (1st South American Trials winner) | Brazil
  • Tye Ruotolo (Invited) | United States

The ADCC World Championships is slated for Aug. 17-18 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, streaming exclusively on FloGrappling.

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