Keenan vs Devhonte Among Fire First-Round Matches At IBJJF 2019 No-Gi Pans

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The brackets and schedule have dropped for the 2019 IBJJF No-GI Pans!

Keenan Cornelius is among the black belts who can expect a tough first-round match as he goes up against Devhonte Johnson of Unity. The IBJJF World No-Gi champion will compete in the super-heavyweight division. 

Cornelius has been training locally at the Renzo Gracie Academy with John Danaher and will be using this tournament as a tune-up ahead of ADCC just two weeks from now. The pioneer of lapel-based trickery will have to get through Johnson in the semifinal and should he win he will likely face Vinicius Ferreira of Alliance in the final.

We're streaming the entire IBJJF Pan No-Gi on Saturday and Sunday, September 14-15. Watch every match and every mat live on FloGrappling.


Key First Round Matches

Malachi Edmon of TLI vs June Ocasio of Unity at light-feather
Watch it Mat 7 on Saturday, 9/14 at 9.20am

Thiago Abud of Unity vs Hiago Game of Alliance at featherweight
Watch it Mat 7 on Saturday, 9/14 at 10.44am

Charles McGuire of ATT vs Jonnatas Gracie of Atos at medium-heavyweight
Watch it Mat 1 on Saturday, 9/14 at 10.20am

Jake Watson of Maracaba BJJ vs Stanley Rosa of Renzo Gracie at medium-heavyweight
Watch it Mat 7 on Saturday, 9/14 at 10.32am

Keenan Cornelius of Legion American JJ vs Devhonte Johnson of Unity at super-heavyweight
Watch it Mat 7 on Saturday, 9/14 at 11.56am

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

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

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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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Black Belt Results & Match Videos From 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

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The black belt divisions are live at No-Gi Pans. Every division is scheduled to start and conclude today. With so much action going on at once, it can be challenging to catch all the action. Thats where we come in. Keep hitting that refresh button for up to the minute results and links to the all-star matches match. 

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Pans 2020: Hillbilly Hammer Spearheads Incredible Run For Daisy Fresh

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Jacob Couch, AKA the 'Hillbilly Hammer',  earned MVP of the day for the Daisy Fresh / Pedigo Submission Fighting crew after claiming four submissions and a total of six victories. Notably, Couch (aka the Hillbilly Hammer) submitted Matheus “Teteu” Ferreira from Atos in the final of the absolute division, an athlete that put him out early at the 2020 Pan Championships.

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