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  1. Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Sep 26, 2021

    Grace Gundrum vs Jessa Khan was one of the most anticipated potential matches in the entire WNO Championship. The two young strawweights have been on a collision course since their childhood, and the match had been attracting the excitement of hopeful fans for months.
  2. Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Sep 26, 2021

    The finals are now set for the WNO Championship. Day one featured 30 matches, several jaw dropping submissions, a few incredible upsets, and a handful of WNO records.
  3. The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    Sep 25, 2021

    FloGrappling's WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the biggest events in grappling history. With forty athletes, five championship belts, and more than $250,000 in total prizes on the line, there will be no shortage of exciting matches and memorable submissions.
  4. WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    Sep 24, 2021

    The wait is finally over and the official WNO Championship brackets have been locked in!
  5. Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Sep 23, 2021

    The heavyweight division at the WNO Championship is loaded with some of the most decorated heavyweights around. Champions from ADCC, IBJJF and other circuits will square off for the belt and the $30,000 grand prize.
  6. Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 21, 2021

    Update (Sept 23) — Luiz Panza is out; Giancarlo Bodoni is in.
  7. Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Sep 16, 2021

    The men’s 155 lb division at the WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the most exciting jiu-jitsu grand prixs in history. Any of the eight men in this stacked division could take home the championship belt, and the $30,000 prize that comes with it.
  8. The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 15, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  9. Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  10. The Best Submissions In WNO History

    The Best Submissions In WNO History

    Sep 13, 2021

    Who’s Number One (WNO) has emerged in the last 12 months as the premier no-gi superfight event in the world, and the WNO rules result in not only exciting matches but some of the best submission finishes in the sport.
  11. Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Sep 13, 2021

    It’s not up for debate: Gabi Garcia is the overwhelming favorite for the women’s heavyweight division at the WNO Championships September 25-26.  She’s a 4x ADCC Champion, IBJJF World Champion, and veteran of the WNO Stage  - and over the course of her 12-year black belt career, she’s established herself as THE woman to beat.
  12. The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    Sep 2, 2021

    Considering that the strawweight division has proven to be a well-spring of thrilling grapplers for WNO, it's no surprise that the women’s 115-lb division for the WNO Championship is one of the most hotly anticipated brackets of the tournament.
  13. Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Aug 25, 2021

    Update (Sept 22) — Luiz Panza is out; 2021 No-Gi Pan Champ Giancarlo Bodoni has taken his place.
  14. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao, The 17yo Brand New Black Belt Superstar

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao, The 17yo Brand New Black Belt Superstar

    Jul 12, 2021

    Mica Galvao isn’t the first teenager to ever be promoted to black belt, but from what we’ve been able to gather he is one of the youngest ever. Save for a handful of members of the Gracie family, we believe Galvao is in rare company in that he wears a black belt before his 18th birthday. Does this mean Galvao will still be able to compete? Scroll down for the answer. All this and much more in this week’s Grappling Bulletin.
  15. Junny Will Look To Redeem Loss To Bebeto Oliveira At Fight To Win 176

    Junny Will Look To Redeem Loss To Bebeto Oliveira At Fight To Win 176

    Jul 5, 2021

    Fight to Win is in Denver, CO on Friday, July 9 for another night loaded with grappling matches. In the main event, Edwin "Junny" Ocasio will try to build on his nearly perfect Fight to Win record. He's 6-1 on the stage, and his only loss came to the heavier ADCC veteran, Kennedy Maciel.