4 Key Matches To Watch at Grapplefest 7: Craig Jones, Dante Leon & More

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Grapplefest will be returning to FloGrappling for their seventh show on November 23. The event will be streamed live from Liverpool, England, and contains a number of exciting no-gi matches featuring ADCC veterans.

The last edition of Grapplefest was a night of nonstop action and some exciting finishes. Joao Miyao, Paulo Miyao, and Masakazu Imanari all achieved submissions in the night's three main matches.

Watch: Paulo Miyao Gets The Sub At GrappleFest 6

Watch: Joao Miyao Subs Rosenthal At GrappleFest 6

Jones vs Wardzinski Showdown

This time around we are treated to an exciting main event between ADCC silver medalist Craig Jones and Adam Wardzinski. Both athletes competed in the 88kg division at ADCC, with Jones submitting three opponents before losing a close final with Matheus Diniz. Wardzinski went 1-1 at the tournament, defeating Mike Perez in his first match, and recently won his weight and the open class at No-Gi Europeans.

Watch: Craig Jones Subs Jon Blank At ADCC


Dante Leon Looks To Continue Hot Streak vs Returning Marcio Andre 

Another exciting matchup will go down between Dante Leon and Marcio Andre. Dante has had a breakout year, with earlier submission victories over Edwin Najmi and Matheus Lutes capped off by wins over Jon Satava and Lucas Lepri in his run to the ADCC semifinals. 

Dante also recently submitted Isaque Bahiense with a guillotine at Fight 2 Win. The two-time No-Gi Pans champion will be matched up with 2016 No-Gi Worlds champ Marcio Andre in an exciting battle at 85kg. 

Watch: Dante Leon Taps Isaque Bahiense At F2W 129


Both Ruotolo Brothers In Action

Sixteen-year-old Tye Ruotolo from Atos recently won over the crowd at ADCC in his amazing run to the semifinals; he will be joined competing at GrappleFest by his twin brother Kade. Both athletes are two of the best teenage prospects in the sport right now and bring a fast-paced style, always looking for the finish. Tye will fight ADCC vet Thomas Halpin, while Kade is matched up with Jeremy Skinner from Absolute MMA.

Watch: Tye Ruotolo Defeats Pablo Mantovani At ADCC

Also on the card are two-time ADCC vet Elvira Karpinnen from 10th Planet, and Renzo Gracie team member Jason Rau.


Watch GrappleFest 7 Live On Demand On FloGrappling On November 23rd

F2W 149: Luiza Monteiro & Junny Ocasio Win Titles, Almeida Beats Riba

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Fight to Win 149 in Dallas saw Gabriel Almeida deal with a last-minute change in opponents by earning a decision win over Manuel Ribamar. Almeida was scheduled to fight Keenan Cornelius in the main event but the American pulled out with a back injury. Riba stepped up on a couple of days notice, presenting Almeida a different challenge. 

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Official FloGappling Predictions: F2W 149 - Ribamar vs Almeida

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Keenan Cornelius has had to pull out of Fight to Win 149 due to injury. He is replaced by 2020 IBJJF European champion Manuel Ribamar. 

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Keenan Out Of Fight to Win 149, Ribamar Steps Up vs Almeida

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Keenan Cornelius has had to pull out of Fight to Win 149 due to injury. He is replaced by 2020 IBJJF European champion Manuel Ribamar. 

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Keenan Sending A Big Squad To Fight To Win 149, Here Are Their Names

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Fight to Win 149 was to feature Keenan Cornelius vs Gabriel Almeida in the main event. The American is out due to an injury with his back, but his team will be represented – they're taking eight representatives to compete on the event. 

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Before Keenan Competes At F2W, Check Out His Weekly Show!

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Keenan Cornelius will take to the stage at F2W 149 in Dallas, Texas, on Friday. He's matched up with Gabriel Almeida, after defeating Matheus Luna in his F2W debut last month. 

How To Watch: Fight To Win 149 - Keenan vs Almeida

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Keenan Cornelius will make the walk to the Fight To Win stage for the second time in his career at Fight To Win 149, where he'll meet Checkmat ace Gabriel Almeida in the main event. 

No-Gi Team Rankings, Plus Gi And No-Gi Rankings Updated!

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Between WNO, F2W, 3CG, and BJJ Stars, there has been an abundance of action in both gi and no-gi competition over the last couple of weeks. This, of course, leads to an inevitable shift in the rankings, as favorites fall and newcomers make their names knocking off established veterans. 

Controversial Call Spoils Kumite Final, Jimenez's Result Overturned

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A series of officiating errors at Third Coast Grappling's 170lbs Kumite tournament left a bad taste in the mouth of fans and competitors. 

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Official FloGrappling Predictions: Kumite V

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The highly touted Kumite series is back with its fifth installment this weekend, featuring 8 of the very best 170lb no-gi grapplers on the planet. 

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How To Watch Third Coast Grappling: KUMITE V

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Here's how to watch the 2020 Third Coast Grappling: KUMITE V on FloGrappling.