FloGrappling WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

Gordon Ryan Takes On Vagner Rocha At WNO On March 26th!

Gordon Ryan Takes On Vagner Rocha At WNO On March 26th!

Gordon Ryan will take on Vagner Rocha in the main event at WNO on Friday, March 26th!

Feb 27, 2021 by Michael Sears
Gordon Ryan Takes On Vagner Rocha At WNO On March 26th!

Who's Number One (WNO) is returning on March 26th for another stacked event, with WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha! The pound-for-pound King returns for his fourth match at WNO, taking on the top middleweight grappler in the world in Vagner.

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Vagner is coming into this match with some momentum, having gone 4-0-1 in his last five, including wins at WNO over both Ronaldo Junior and Jon Blank. Gordon has not lost since 2018, going 34-0-2 over that period and has won by submission in seven straight matches.

This match will be 30 minutes in length and take place under WNO rules. Although Vagner typically competes at 185 pounds, this match will have no weight limit. Vagner was recently victorious over the much bigger, two time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes by decision at F2W.


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This will be the third meeting between the two, and first since 2017. So far Gordon has one win, in their most recent meeting at EBI 11, with their first match in 2016 being a draw. Both athletes have improved tremendously since their last meeting, with Gordon going on to rack up three ADCC gold medals while Vagner has walked away with a silver and a bronze at 77g.

There will be more match announcements coming soon, stay tuned to all of the FloGrappling social media channels for more info on this upcoming event! March 26th in Austin, Texas, WNO returns with Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha!