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. 

Official FloGrappling Rankings

No-Gi Rankings Updates

Garry Tonon, Cyborg, and Vagner Rocha were all victorious at WNO, but it hasn't led to much movement as they were all already near the top of their divisions. The only match that really makes sense is two-time ADCC champion JT Torres, who risks being removed from the rankings due to a year of inactivity in September.

Watch: Garry Tonon vs Dante Leon From WNO

Roberto Jimenez continued his run of success in the 3CG Kumite circuit, although his final with Tye Ruotolo on Saturday night was marred with controversy. Roberto is now a two-time Kumite champion, and defeated Nicky Rod in the absolute Kumite, continuing his climb through the rankings. Roberto has had 14 No-Gi matches since the pandemic began.

Watch: Roberto Jimenez vs Tye Ruotolo

The big news in the No-Gi Rankings is the shifting of one male weight and the addition of a new female weight. The male 58 kg division was for all purposes a dead division, with no action whatsoever for months. I've shifted that weight to 62 kgs, adding in the smaller side of the 66 kg competitors and making the weight much more competitive. This weight is still a work in progress, expect a great number of shifts in the coming months.

Mens 62 KG No-Gi Rankings

I'd stuck with the official ADCC women's weights of over 60 and under 60 kgs since these rankings began. There is too much female talent to just have them consolidated into two groups, though, and I felt it was unfair to have what was essentially two separate P4P lists and not true weight class rankings. I've made it three weights now: 56 kg, 62 kg, and over 62 kg.

Women's No-Gi Rankings


No-Gi Team Rankings

The No-Gi Team Rankings have been updated, with Atos still holding down the top spot. As you'd expect with new divisions being added in, almost every team has improved their score since these rankings were last updated. The last No-Gi Team Rankings update was in February, so this was long overdue.

Atos is still the top dogs in No-Gi, but Alliance, Renzo Gracie, Checkmat, 10th Planet and others are coming for them. Check out the updated team rankings here:

Official FloGrappling No-Gi Team Rankings


Gi Black Belt Rankings Update

Compared to no-gi, the gi scene has been relatively dead in 2020, with athletes such as Buchecha, Lucas Lepri, Felipe Pena and others being removed from the rankings due to inactivity.

That's not to say everyone has taken the year off, though, and Victor Hugo has stepped in to become the undisputed top gi competitor in the scene right now. First defeating Nicholas Meregali at WNO, then submitting Fellipe Andrew at both F2W and 3CG, Victor is ruling over the gi superfight scene right now.

Victor is 6-0 in 2020, with all of his opponents being ranked.

Official FloGrappling Black Belt Gi Rankings

Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161

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Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu defeated Tim Spriggs in the main event of Fight to Win 161 tonight. Cyborg won by unanimous decision in the 10-minute no-gi match.

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Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

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Few techniques carry a personal stamp the way guillotines do. Guillotine artists have often found ways to put their own spin on the front headlock, and to make their variations integral to their personal brands.

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WNO Returns On February 26th!

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Who's Number One (WNO) returns for its sixth installment on February 26th, once again in the FloSports home city of Austin, Texas. This will be another fanless event, with no tickets for sale to spectators. We have seven matches signed, big announcements coming soon!

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Tim Spriggs Goes Into The Lion's Den To Face Cyborg at Fight to Win 161

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What do you get when you put one of the grittiest no-gi grapplers in America against the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year? Hopefully fireworks! ADCC Trials winner and IBJJF World No-Gi champion Tim Spriggs will go up in weight to challenge the living legend Roberto Cyborg Abreu at Fight to Win 161. 

Grappling Bulletin: You Shouldn't Be Mad About The IBJJF Heel Hook Rules

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Hello grappling fans, welcome to 2021. We can’t forget 2020 but we can move on as quickly as possible. I’m sure you feel the same in hoping that 2021 will be an easier ride and things return to some semblance of normal. 

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Tackett, Marinho, Jonnatas Victorious at Fight to Win 160

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William Tackett beat John Combs in the main event of Fight to Win 160 tonight. In a no-gi match that went the distance, Tackett won via split decision.

Dates, Locations Announced For ADCC Trials In 2021

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If you want to compete at the 2022 ADCC World Championships then you need to know the dates for the ADCC Trials scheduled for 2021. Invites are extremely limited and highly exclusive, meaning it is nearly essential to enter a qualifying event to guarantee your place at the biennial ADCC World Championships. 

The New IBJJF Rules For Heel Hooks And Leg Reaping in 2021

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The IBJJF has released its updated rules for 2021, which include rules legalizing the application of heel hooks and leg reaping techniques for some competitors.

FloSports Announces Partnership with Dollamur Sport Surfaces

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AUSTIN, TX  - January 12, 2021 - FloSports, the innovator in live sports streaming and original content, announced it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Dollamur Sport Surfaces to become the Official Mat of FloSports.

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