No-Gi Worlds Podium Prediction Contest


The 2017 IBJJF No-Gi Worlds has an insanely stacked roster in the black belt division, especially at middleweight. This weekend, we challenge you to predict who will make it to the podium and take home some hardware in Anaheim, CA.

If you can predict the first-, second-, and both third-place finishers we will send you a signed FloGrappling T-shirt with all of the medalists’ autographs.

Sounds easy enough right? With no-gi being the more dynamic style of jiu-jitsu, the podium is really anyone’s for the taking. So take a look at the division and read the rules below for a chance to take home a piece of the 2017 No-Gi World Championships.


• Choose who will take first-, second-, and both third-place spots in the men’s black belt middleweight division.

• Submit prediction in the comments section of either our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram No-Gi Worlds Podium Prediction Content post by 11:59 PM PST on Friday, Dec. 15.

• Tune in on Saturday and Sunday to the 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship on to catch all the action.

• After the event take a screenshot of your winning prediction comment with date and time and post to social and tag FloGrappling.

Good luck and enjoy the action!

Male Black Belt Middleweights

Joshua Aaron Bacallao

Antti Mannila

Jonathan T. Satava

Sergio C. Ardila-Ibarra

Breno Henrique Abreu Bittencourt

Joshua Roy Hinger

Michael Remiglio Liera Jr.

Felipe Cesar Silva

Sergio Raimundo Rios da Silva

Gabriel Procópio da Fonseca

Dustin Baradaran Akbari

Francisco Antonio Iturralde Lara

Philip Layne Miller

Dante Leon

Robby Malof

Phillip Augusto Diniz Franca

Victor Silverio Santos

Manuel Ribamar V. de Oliveira Filho

Burak Z Sarman

Marco Aurellio de Queiroz

Lucas Benévolo Valle

Mansher Khera

Van Allen Flores

Lucas Rocha de Freitas

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