Pros Predict: Craig Jones vs Rousimar Palhares

We've reached out to some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu to get their thoughts on the blockbuster matchup between Craig jones And Rousimar Palhares.

Craig ones, the ‘Breakthrough Grappler of the Year’ in our 2017 FloGrappling awards, returns to KASAI for the third time. Most recently, he placed third in KASAI’s World Middleweight Championship tournament at ‘KASAI Pro 2’ in April.

Palhares, 38, is an MMA fighter and UFC veteran known for his explosive movement and aggressive ground game. ‘Toquinho’ has earned 12 victories by way of leg-lock submission in his professional MMA career. As a grappler, the BJJ black belt took second place in the 2011 ADCC championships at 194lbs (88kg).

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Rafael Barata, Creator Of Infamous Shoulderlock, Joins KASAI 135lb Tourney

KASAI announced today Rafael “Barata” Freitas will enter the eight-man World Bantamweight Championship Tournament at 'KASAI Pro 6’ on Saturday, August 17th at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. Six competitors have already been signed to compete in this event, they include:

Snake Charmer Marcio Andre Beats Kennedy Maciel, Plus 2 New Title Holders

Fight 2 Win 118 did not disappoint with two titles on the line, and a main event between two of the most anticipated competitors of this era: Marcio Andre and Kennedy Maciel.

Grappling Bulletin: When Should You Get Excited About Breakout Black Belts?

Yo, it's Monday. Let's do this right. Coffee– check. Grappling Bulletin– check. Let's go. 

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5 Reasons To Watch 'The New Guard'

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, FloGrappling released the very first entry into their new ongoing documentary series ‘The New Guard’ featuring Roberto Jimenez last Wednesday and the reception has been overwhelming! But if you're still on the fence about watching the single greatest piece of jiu-jitsu content, allow me to further convince  you. 

Sunday Study: Master the Heel Hook With Cummings, Calestine, & Glover

It's No-Gi season and an ADCC year – if you're not practicing your heel hooks, then you are falling behind! 

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Kennedy Maciel vs Marcio Andre Headlines Fight 2 Win 118

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Fight 2 Win is back to their usual format this Saturday, July 20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a men’s 160lb black belt gi main event between Kennedy Maciel (Alliance) and Marcio Andre (Gustavo Dantes).

Why A Grappling Match Between Yuri Simoes And Kyle Snyder Is A Great Idea

Two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes made a great suggestion last week, offering one of the politest call-outs we've seen in a long time. The Brazilian called for a grappling match between himself and Kyle Snyder, the Olympic gold medalist and World champion freestyle wrestler and one of the mightiest American wrestlers to step onto the mats. 

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DeBlass Takes KASAI Pro Superfight In Front Of New Jersey Home Town Crowd

KASAI announced today that Tom DeBlass will face Andrew Tevay at KASAI Pro 6 on Saturday, August 17th at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. 

5 Submissions, No Points Conceded: ADCC Trials Winner Meraz Avdoyan

Back in April German grappler Meraz Avdoyan won all of his matches at the ADCC 2nd European Trials by submission– and without giving up a single point. 

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10th Planet Go 4-1 Versus All-Star Team at SUBVERSIV

10th Planet defended their SUBVERSIV Pro Team title 4-1 against the Red Bowie All Stars, with Geo Martinez taking a big win over Joao Miyao in the most intriguing match. 

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