Vagner Rocha Takes On Jon Blank At WNO!

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Who's Number One (WNO) returns for the fifth edition on Friday, December 11th. The main event features a clash between ADCC champs Kaynan Duarte and Rodolfo Vieira, but as always the card is stacked from top to bottom. Here is the previously announced lineup:

Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

Roberto Jimenez vs Dante Leon

Grace Gundrum vs Mayssa Bastos

All of the matches will of course be no-gi, 15 minutes and under WNO submission only rules. The action kicks off at 8:00 PM CT on Friday, December 11th. With those three huge matches already announced, we bring to you the next match on the card, ADCC silver medalist Vagner Rocha vs 10th Planet superstar Jon Blank:

Vagner Rocha vs Jon Blank At WNO!

Second ranked at 77kg, Vagner Rocha makes yet another move into the 88kg division in this match, after a win over Ronaldo Junior and a draw with Xande Ribeiro in his last two matches. Taking on Vagner this time will be Jon Blank, who finished fourth at ADCC 2019 and is currently ranked 7th at 88kg.

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Blank trains out of 10th Planet Bethlehem, which has also produced another athlete on this card in Grace Gundrum. Blank recently won by heel hook over No-Gi Worlds champion Manuel Ribamar at F2W, and the match before that did the same to another No-Gi World champion Adam Wardzinski at GrappleFest.

Make sure you tune in on December 11th for WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo and stay tuned to out social media for our fifth and final match announcement!


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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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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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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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Road To Gold: Igor Feliz Catches Two Subs On His Way To Gold

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Representing the Future School of Jiu-Jitsu, Igor Feliz is a brown belt that you may not have heard of yet, but without question, is someone to keep an eye on. He recently jumped in the ranking from No. 20 to No. 3 ahead of the Atlanta Open / No-Gi Pans weekend and cemented the move with a dominant performance on the mats today. 

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Road To Gold: Jordan Vaisman Dominates At Light-Feather

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Jordan Vaisman is one of Gracie Barra's fastest rising stars from the brown belt ranks.  Based in Houston, Texas, Vaisman made the quick trip to Atlanta to soundly defeated the competition over the course of two mtches on his way to light-featherweight gold. 

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