Gutemberg Pereira & Hannette Staack Shine at F2W 103

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Fight 2 Win rolled into Houston last night with a card that was fire from top to bottom.  

The main billing included GF Team superstar Gutemberg Pereira take on hometown hero Alexandre Ceconi; with the co-main event featured Hannette Staack, a legend of women's jiu-jitsu facing one of the sports rising stars in Amanda Alequin. 

Make the jump to see how the matches played out. 

Gutemberg Rolls Through Ceconi, Retains F2W Heavyweight Title


Ceconi walked out to a cacophony of cheers: the hometown favorite lives in Houston and as a thriving e association, many of his teammates were on hand to cheer the former World Pro and Brazilian national champion on. 

But it was not to be the Cinderella story they had hoped for:  Gutemberg was in control of the match from the opening bell and looked to finish the fight with ferocious intent. 

Opting to pull guard early, Gutemberg hit a beautiful bump sweep to land directly into mount. Ceconi was able to recompose his half guard, but Gutemberg worked his way back to mount and locked in a slick triangle from the top, rolled to his back, and finished the fight.

Staack Becomes Featherweight Champ


Hannette Staack made her Fight 2 Win debut last night in fine fashion.

The 2x ADCC Champ and 5x IBJJF champ took on F2W Veteran Amanda 'Tubby' Alequin in one of the most exciting bouts of the night. It was evenly paced throughout, with both women hunting for toeholds and chasing down scrambles.  In the end, the judges awarded Staack with the decision victory and the Fight 2 Win belt.

Watch the full event replay of Fight 2 Win 103

 

ADCC Champs Predict: Kaynan vs Rodolfo

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For the second straight event, Who's Number One (WNO) will feature a clash of ADCC champions in the main event. After Gordon Ryan vs Matheus Diniz in October, this time around we are bringing you 2019 99+kg champ Kaynan Duarte vs 2015 99kg champ Rodolfo Vieira in no-gi, submission only action.

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How to Watch IBJJF American Nationals, Ronaldo Junior, Doederlein & More

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The IBJJF returns this weekend for the 2020 American Nationals, a two-day event which will include gi and no-gi tournaments.

WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira Official Event Preview

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Garry Tonon Returns To MMA Dec. 4. With Fight vs Koyomi Matsushima

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Garry Tonon returns to action on December 4 with a fight against Koyomi Matsushima of Japan.

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John Danaher And The Entire DDS Will Join Gordon Ryan In Puerto Rico!

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After the big news last week about how Gordon Ryan is moving to Puerto Rico, everyone wondered what the training situation would be like for the P4P #1 grappler on earth. It sounds like after Gordon, Nicky, Nat and Big Gord linked up with Mo Jassim down in Dorado, the entire Danaher Death Squad will be joining them shortly.

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Five Biggest Takeaways From The 2020 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships

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Major events such as No-Gi Pans always offer huge lessons about the top competitors, and the major developments in jiu-jitsu at large. This edition was no different. While the cream of the crop reminded us why they have remained dominant over the years, several new black belts could soon be on the rise.

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10 Must-See Black Belt Submissions From The 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

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The black belt divisions of No-Gi Pans were full of submissions. Here are some of the fastest, most unusual, and most dominant match-enders from the entire day!

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Road To Double-Gold: Igor Feliz Wins Lightweight And Absolute At Brown Belt

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Lightweight Igor Feliz had a breakout performance at the Atlanta open on Saturday, capturing gold with two submission victories. He followed that up on Sunday with an even more significant double-gold outing, winning three matches in his weight class before collecting four more victories in the open weight division.

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The 7 Most Exciting Black Belt Matches From No-Gi Pans

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The black belt weight Categories have concluded at No-Gi Pans and all that remains as of writing is the absolute division (which is looking completely stacked).  We've gone through the action and selected the seven best matches from the day. Jump in and enjoy. 

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