Two More ADCC Divisions Now Complete With Addition Of Perez, Malyjasiak

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Five of the seven ADCC weight categories are now complete, with the most recent invitations adding the final names to the men's -99kg and the women's +60kg divisions for the September 23-24 tournament in Espoo, Finland.

Mike Perez of Atos Jiu-Jitsu -- who qualified for the 2015 ADCC and competed in the -88kg division -- will step up a category and go with the big boys in -99kg. 

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​Mike Perez vs Joao Assis at Fight To Win 24 -- watch the video here. Photo: Mike Calimbas

Perez is no stranger to taking on big challenges. He fought Joao Assis for a full 10 minutes in an attempt to win the Fight To Win heavyweight no-gi title and has competed on events such as Submission Underground. 

nullThe final female athlete to be called up is Marysia Malyjasiak, an ADCC silver medalist who impressed in China in 2013 by leaving her opponent Penny Thomas unconscious on the mat. Malyjasiak is a jiu-jitsu black belt and married to notable jiu-jitsu competitor Amber Barbosa. 

Click here for the complete list of participants for the 2017 ADCC World Championship!

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

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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.