Looking Back: 5 ADCC West Coast Trials Matches You Must See

The 2019 ADCC  West Trials are nearly upon us!

It’s the last chance for North American grapplers to punch their ticket to the 2019 ADCC World championships this September, and as such, we should expect incredibly STACKED brackets filled with grapplers hell-bent on making a name for themselves. 

Watch the 2019 ADCC West Coast Trials LIVE Feb. 9 on FloGrappling

Though the competitor's list will remain a secret until the end of the week, we  still can whet our appetite for the event by looking back at the most recent West Coast Trials event from 2017 and reviewing a few of our favorite matches.  Hit the links and enjoy.


Oliver Taza vs AJ Agazarm

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Nicky Ryan vs Pablo Alfonso ADCC North American Trials 2017

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Elisabeth Clay vs Nadine Mandiau

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Ethan Crelinsten vs Ricky Lule 

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Casey Hellenberg vs Jesseray Childrey

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History Made As Statue of Jiu-Jitsu Pioneer Carlson Gracie Unveiled In Rio

On Monday, August 12th, a statue was unveiled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil of grandmaster Carlson Gracie. The statue is an homage to his contributions to the community in the Copacabana neighborhood where Carlson’s legendary academy was located.