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  1. The Rookie Black Belts Spearheading The Rise Of The Next Gen At Worlds

    The Rookie Black Belts Spearheading The Rise Of The Next Gen At Worlds

    Dec 2, 2021

    The IBJJF World Championships gives jiu-jitsu fans an opportunity to watch their favorite veteran athletes as they hunt for a first, or a repeat world title. It’s a showcase for the best and most beloved grapplers on the planet. But it’s also an opportunity for brand new black belts to earn their recognition, try to ascend the ranks, and — perhaps — start dynastic runs atop the World podium.
  2. With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    Nov 23, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF World Championships returns after a two-year hiatus, and one of the biggest questions from jiu-jitsu fans, followers and analysts is about who will win the absolute division.
  3. Grapplefest 10 Features Both Ruotolos, Plus Dante Leon vs Oliver Taza

    Grapplefest 10 Features Both Ruotolos, Plus Dante Leon vs Oliver Taza

    Nov 17, 2021

    The UK-based Grapplefest will make its long awaited return on FloGrappling this Saturday, November 20.
  4. Victor Hugo & Tainan Dalpra Submit Opponents in IBJJF Grand Prix Finals

    Victor Hugo & Tainan Dalpra Submit Opponents in IBJJF Grand Prix Finals

    Nov 14, 2021

    Less than one month out from the first IBJJF World Championship since 2019, eight invited athletes had an opportunity to compete in a high-stakes event in Las Vegas. The winner would take home $20,000 and no doubt enjoy a huge confidence boost going into Worlds.
  5. Four Titans Set To Collide at IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Four Titans Set To Collide at IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Nov 4, 2021

    The IBJJF has announced the completed heavyweight Grand Prix coming to jiu-jitsu con on Nov 13, and it’s certainly a clash of the titans.
  6. The Stars Registered For The Women's Divisions At ADCC East Coast Trials

    The Stars Registered For The Women's Divisions At ADCC East Coast Trials

    Oct 30, 2021

    Nearly 100 female competitors are registered for the 1st ADCC North American Trials taking place next weekend, November 6-7, in Atlantic City, NJ.
  7. Six Of The Biggest Stars Returning To The East Coast Trials At 77 kg

    Six Of The Biggest Stars Returning To The East Coast Trials At 77 kg

    Oct 27, 2021

    More than 200 athletes are registered for the 77 kg division at the 2021 North American ADCC Trials, making it one of the deepest brackets in trials history.
  8. 3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    Oct 22, 2021

    Beatriz Mesquita, Ffion Davies, and Mikey Musumeci became the newest WNO champions with their victories at WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan on Wednesday, October 20.
  9. Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Oct 20, 2021

    Tonight, Gordon Ryan returns from his seven month hiatus to the WNO mats, taking on the UFC veteran Philly Fresh, Philip Rowe. in a special exhibition match. Gordon has promised to experiment during the match, and to show the newest components of his game, as the match will not end — but instead reset from a neutral standing position — in the event of a submission.
  10. The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds

    The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds

    Oct 14, 2021

    The 14th edition of the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is wrapped up. Now it’s time to open up the history books to make note of the athletes, teams and nationalities who left the tournament with the greatest accolades.
  11. Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Oct 6, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) is back on Wednesday, October 20th with WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan! The reigning ADCC absolute champion will begin his return to competition after taking a break due to health issues, with a 15 minute exhibition match against UFC fighter Philip Rowe.
  12. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Middleweight

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Middleweight

    Oct 4, 2021

    The Who’s Number One (WNO) events have always been about shining a light on the most exciting competitors in the game, and the WNO Championship ended up being one of the most action packed events of all time. In the end, five champions were crowned and over $275,000 in prize money was given out to athletes.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Oct 4, 2021

    You may have guessed that we really, really like no-gi here at FloGrappling. From working with the best no-gi tournament in the world (ADCC) to investing in our own ongoing series of events (WNO), we're all about making this spectator-friendly subset of jiu-jitsu a go-to for grappling fans all over the world.
  14. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Lightweight

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Lightweight

    Sep 30, 2021

    WNO is all about putting on the most exciting matches possible, and the WNO Championship surely didn't disappoint. The lightweight divsion was absolutely bonkers, every match on the front side or the back side was insane and could have been the best match on a normal card.
  15. WNO Championship Recap | The Champions, Broken Records & More

    WNO Championship Recap | The Champions, Broken Records & More

    Sep 27, 2021

    The two-day long WNO Championship featured some of the greatest grappling matches of all time. The main bracket, and the consolation bracket, feature incredible submissions, jaw-dropping upsets, and record-setting moments. Each of the five champions had incredible runs to gold, and many of the early-round losers fought back to deliver impressive performances, and to prove they belong on the WNO mats.