Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao, The 17yo Brand New Black Belt Superstar
Jul 12, 2021Mica 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.
Junny Will Look To Redeem Loss To Bebeto Oliveira At Fight To Win 176
Jul 5, 2021Fight 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.
Grappling Bulletin: Why Craig Jones Is Now The Guy To Beat in No-Gi
Jun 21, 2021Less confrontational and more human on the mat than his teammate Gordon Ryan, Craig Jones has relished his role as “second place in everything”. Undefeated on WNO with four straight wins, he’s no longer the other guy– Jones has proved time and time again that he is the man to beat, and his match with Tye Ruotolo reaffirmed that.
Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships
May 15, 2021The IBJJF 2021 Pan No-Gi Championships is underway. The black belt divisions begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 15, and run all day long. We'll be updating the biggest news and most important results, and linking to the most exciting matches on this page all day. Keep this page refreshed throughout the day to remain up to date.
Victor Hugo, Devhonte Johnson & More: The Top SHWs and UHWs At Pan No-Gi
May 12, 2021The super heavyweight division at No-Gi Pans is up for grabs, as the 2020 champion, Kaynan Duarte, is not returning to defend. That leaves this division open for several long-time contenders to slide in and collect a title.
Grappling Bulletin: What's So Special About Micael Galvao? Everything
May 10, 2021Don't forget to watch the Grappling Bulletin podcast, every Monday at 3:30pm ET. Watch it on FloGrappling.com or the app, or catch it LIVE on YouTube or Facebook.