Weekend Recap: Roberto 'Cyborg' Goes 27-0 In Miami

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Catch up on the best action from the jiu-jitsu competition scene with our weekend recap. 

Roberto Cyborg puts 27 points on DJ Jackson, takes quadruple gold

The black belt absolute final saw a showdown between local hero Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu and DJ Jackson of Team Lloyd Irvin. 

Cyborg owns Fight Sports, one of the biggest and most successful South Florida teams. In front of his friends and students, he played his trademark heavy yet agile top game to put a whopping 27 points on the game DJ Jackson. 

Watch the final here (link)
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Cyborg competed in both gi and no-gi and took gold in weight and absolute for both! 

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Marcio Andre in action. Photo: Gentle Art Media

Marcio Andre in savage form ahead of Worlds

Nova Uniao standout Marcio Andre is firing on all cylinders ahead of the World Championships. The 2017 Pan silver medalist. 

In the first of his two matches he went 19-0 against Julio Reyes before finishing with a leg lock, later putting 20 points on Victor de Matos of Zenith BJJ in the final. 


Atos crew clean up in San Diego

With a massive 426 points in the academy standing, Atos Jiu-Jitsu stood in first place with over double the points of second place Gracie Humaita. 

Led by star black belts Andre Galvao, Lucas 'Hulk' Barbosa, Ary Faria and of course 'new recruit' Erberth Santos (via affiliated team Almeida JJ), the Atos team took six out of a possible 10 gold medals in the male divisions. 

Backed up by a ton of medals of every color at blue, purple and brown belt, the SoCal-based team proved their dominance on the local circuit just weeks ahead of the IBJJF World Championships.

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Beatriz wins another significant gold ahead of Worlds, beats Mackenzie

Beatriz Mesquita picked up double gold, taking a win over Mackenzie Dern in the absolute division. 

Mesquita competed at lightweight, while Dern was signed up two weight classes above her natural weight class at middleweight (she usually competes at feather). 

Beatriz win the absolute final via points, going 12-2 versus Dern. Mesquita is on a roll going into Worlds, having won golds at the Abu Dhabi World Pro and at the Brazilian nationals.

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Weekend Recap: Erberth Santos Opens Own Gym In Sao Paulo

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A top black belt opens his own gym, Eddie Bravo has plans to develop his combat jiu-jitsu and more. 

Ricardo De La Riva Promoted To Seventh Degree Red & Black Belt

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Jiu-jitsu innovator Ricardo de la Riva was promoted to seventh degree red and black belt today in an emotional ceremony that was attended by luminaries from the world of jiu-jitsu and MMA.

Keenan Continues Win Streak, TLI Take Team Trophy In NYC

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By Michael Sears | The 2017 IBJJF New York BJJ Pro provided plenty of action in big-time matchups and upsets, and showcased some of the young talent on the East Coast. 

Renato Canuto In For KASAI Pro Lightweight Championship

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KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (KASAI) has filled the final spot in its 155lb World Lightweight Championship tournament at KASAI Pro with the signing of highly touted jiu-jitsu prospect Renato Canuto, announced earlier today.

Titles Are Earned In Action-Packed Fight To Win 55

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The Fight To Win promotion returned to Denver tonight for its 55th submission-only event. The card was full of action and included four title matches that gave the Colorado crowd exactly what they came for. 

Weekly Viewing Guide: 11/13-19

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From the NCAA Cross Country Championships to NCAA basketball this weekend has a live event for every die-hard sports fan. Headlining the FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide is the 2017 NCAA Division I, II and III Cross Country Championships on FloTrack. If you have Apple TV 4 or Roku, watch these live events and more from the convenience of your home. Keep scrolling to see what else is happening across the FloSports Network.

FloGrappling Weekly Roll-Up: 11/13-17

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With a highlight video from ADCC 2017, epic events in Brazil, and MMA news, this week saw its fair share of diverse jiu-jitsu content. Here's what you may have missed. 

Five Grappling Standouts You Must Watch At Fight To Win Pro 55

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By Averi Clements | Fight to Win Pro 55 brings the promotion back home to Denver on Friday, Nov. 17, for the show that features a wide variety of talented and accomplished competitors.

Official Submission Underground 6 Lineup Released


Chael Sonnen is bringing some serious heat to the table with the sixth edition of Submission Underground on Dec. 3 in Portland, OR!

Rematches & Opportunities For Revenge At NY BJJ Pro

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By Michael Sears | The IBJJF New York BJJ Pro on Saturday, Nov. 18, is the last BJJ Pro event of 2017 and also the final opportunity this year to earn cash prizes and double ranking points at an international open.