The Road To IBJJF Worlds Starts This Week On FloGrappling!

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The biggest tournament of the year is just around the corner and Team FloGrappling is headed out on the road to see how some of the biggest teams in the country prepare for such an important competition.

The 2017 IBJJF World Championship goes down in Long Beach California from May 31st* to June 4th and promises to bring the biggest names from around the world to compete for a chance at the most prestigious title in grappling.

FloGrappling's own Reid and Chase will be embarking on an epic road trip all over the country, coast to coast to bring you exclusive interviews, vlogs, and behind-the-scenes access. From Alliance in North Carolina to Atos in California we'll leave no stone unturned, so get ready for what should be an epic all access deep dive into the sports elite training camps. 

Gyms confirmed:

  • ​Soul Fighters - Dallas, Texas
  • Gustavo Dantas Academy - Phoenix, Arizona
  • Lucas Lepri Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Atos Jiu-Jitsu - San Diego, California
  • Cobrinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Los Angeles, California
  • CheckMat HQ - Signal Hill, California
  • More to come...
It all leads up to the IBJJF World Championships Watch it LIVE on FloGrappling!

Follow along right here on FloGrappling.com, and also be sure to follow FloGrappling on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Follow Chase and Reid on Instagram for even more goodies.

Watch Highlights From the 2016 World Championships:


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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

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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.