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Mayssa Bastos | 2021 FloGrappling Female Grappler of the Year

Jan 22, 2022

Mayssa Bastos finished the 2021 season with four impressive titles, and her third consecutive nomination for Female Grappler Of The Year. Bastos captured a No-Gi Pans title, a No-Gi World title, the WNO Strawweight title, and an IBJJF World title, stringing together one of the most successful years of her career. She was most outstanding in the final performance of her season, securing three submissions in three matches at Worlds.

Now with 20 no-gi matches as a black belt, Bastos remains undefeated in all no-gi rulesets.

She finished the year with a 15-2 record and a 46.6% submission rate. Six of her seven submission victories were chokes from back control.