Corey Stockton studies the data to analyze trends, reflect on exceptional competitors and identify all of the noteworthy statistics in grappling.
10 Facts From Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha
Mar 30, 2021The seventh installment of Who's Number One is in the books. Many of the competitors involved hit landmark victories which will certainly shake up the rankings. Several of the athletes also made, or altered, history.
By ADCC Standards, The Wrestling of Yuri Simoes Is Superior To Nicky Rod's
Mar 11, 2021By consensus, the co-main event at Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha is going to be a wrestling showdown between two of the best takedown artists in the heavyweight division.
Vagner Rocha's Base Is Nearly Unsweepable | Stats Report
Mar 4, 2021Vagner Rocha has a reputation.
How Roberto Jimenez' Busy 2020 Could Give Him An Edge Over Nicky Ryan
Feb 4, 2021Nicky Ryan and Roberto Jimenez have often been called prodigies in their budding careers as professional athletes. But their individual ascents to the top of the rankings have been substantially different.
Atos Shut Out DDS Athletes In 2020; Can They Continue Their Streak At WNO?
Jan 27, 2021Atos and the Danaher Death Squad have been jousting for supremacy atop the no-gi scene for several years now. So it seems fitting to open 2021 with another installment of this intense rivalry in the main event at Who’s Number One.
Gordon & Nicky Ryan, Tye Ruotolo Set Who's Number One Records In 2020
Jan 5, 2021In 2020, FloGrappling launched Who’s Number One, a series of superfights featuring the many of the best grapplers in the world. With the inaugural year of WNO now in the books, here are some of the athletes, trends, and noteworthy statistics from the mega event series in 2020.
The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion
Dec 28, 2020Whether or not you believe in “American Jiu-Jitsu” exists separate from “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,” several individual Americans have made their marks on the world of submission grappling. If in no other way, Americans have at least impacted the history books.
14 Facts From WNO: Duarte Vs Vieira | Grappling By The Numbers
Dec 12, 2020Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira was bound to be an action packed event, and it delivered at every turn. Kaynan Duarte’s submission victory over Rodolfo Vieria may have propelled him toward the next level of the sport. He, and several other competitors on the card, achieved noteworthy milestones. Check out those, and other interesting statistics from Who’s Number One.
The Most Popular Submissions At IBJJF No-Gi Pans | Grappling By The Numbers
Dec 2, 2020If the 2020 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships is any indication, chokes are the most highly-favored submission type among grapplers in the IBJJF no-gi format. But that could soon change.
Five No-Gi Pans Competitors Could Make History | Grappling By The Numbers
Oct 29, 2020There are 14 ADCC veterans registered for the 2020 No-Gi Pans in November.
Most 2020 Pans Champs Were First-Timers | Grappling By The Numbers
Oct 19, 2020The majority of 2020 Pans black belt champions saw the top of the Pans podium for the first time this year. Ten of the 16 gold medalists had not previously won a black belt division at Pans. Of those 10, five had not previously competed at Pans in a black belt division.
The Stats Behind Gordon's Evolution | Grappling By The Numbers
Sep 24, 2020First impressions can really be a burden.