Tye Ruotolo Returns To WNO To Take On Kody Steele!

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Who's Number One (WNO) returns on Friday, December 11th, with WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira! The event will feature six matches, all under 15 minutes WNO submission only rules. Here are the matches announced so far:

Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

Dante Leon vs Roberto Jimenez

Mayssa Bastos vs Grace Gundrum

Vagner Rocha vs Jon Blank

In keeping with our tradition of not only bringing you the biggest possible matches but also giving the up and comers a chance in the spotlight, this lineup does not disappoint. Some of the best grapplers from our Official No-Gi Rankings will be on display, and there is obviously the return of the legend Rodolfo Vieira as well.

The fifth installment of WNO promises to be just as exciting as the previous four, and we have two of the most exciting 170 pound grapplers in the game set for our next match...

Tye Ruotolo vs Kody Steele At WNO!

Both Tye and Kody will be making their third appearance at WNO, with Tye 2-0 while Kody has gone 1-1. Both of these grapplers have tremendous potential in the sport, it's hard to believe that Tye is still only 17 years old with all the professional experience he already has.

Watch: Tye Ruotolo vs Nicky Ryan From WNO

Similar to Dante Leon vs Roberto Jimenez, these are two athletes that thrive in scrambles and like to keep a fast pace while constantly looking for the finish. Kody is coming off two fight of the night contenders at WNO with Dante Leon and Alec Baulding. The winner of this match will be fast tracked to a big time match at WNO with the top of the 170 pound division, make sure you tune in on December 11th to watch!


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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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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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