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• 3x black belt IBJJF World champion

  1. Two WNO Title Belts On The Line On October 20

    Two WNO Title Belts On The Line On October 20

    Aug 24, 2021

    FloGrappling’s WNO will crown two champions on Wednesday, October 20, as the female flyweight and bantamweight belts will be disputed in the main and co-main event.
  2. Grappling Bulletin: Andre Galvao Will Defend ADCC Superfight Title in 2022

    Grappling Bulletin: Andre Galvao Will Defend ADCC Superfight Title in 2022

    Jun 7, 2021

    We asked what would happen to the ADCC superfight when word came that Gordon Ryan wasn't competing any more, but we didn't expect to get an update this quickly. Andre Galvao has confirmed his participation, the only question now is who will he face?
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Apr 5, 2021

    Don'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 on YouTube or Facebook. 
  4. Five Major Takeaways From BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Five Major Takeaways From BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Feb 8, 2021

    We had a lot of questions going into BJJ Stars V. Some concerned the favorites, Felipe Andrew and Nicholas Meregali, both of whom had relatively inactive 2020 seasons. Other questions revolved around the underdogs and dark horses, rookies and veterans who would have a tough climb in a bracket with four world champs.
  5. Live Updates & Results | BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Live Updates & Results | BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Feb 6, 2021

    BJJ Stars is back on FloGrappling for the Heavyweight Grand Prix. If you're outside of Brazil, you can watch it here on Saturday, Feb. 6 starting at 4 p.m. CT. 
  6. BJJ Stars Superfights Will Be First To Use New IBJJF Heel Hook Rules

    BJJ Stars Superfights Will Be First To Use New IBJJF Heel Hook Rules

    Feb 4, 2021

    Before the IBJJF has its first event with the new heel hook rules in March, four competitors will have an opportunity to give those rules a test run this weekend at BJJ Stars V.
  7. Five World Champs On Heavyweight Grand Prix Roster For BJJ STARS V

    Five World Champs On Heavyweight Grand Prix Roster For BJJ STARS V

    Jan 19, 2021

    BJJ Stars returns to FloGrappling with a Heavyweight Grand Prix which is sure to be electric. Eight of the most explosive Brazilian heavyweights will take their shots at a massive cash prize.
  8. WNO Highlights: Lady GOAT Bia Mesquita

    WNO Highlights: Lady GOAT Bia Mesquita

    Apr 15, 2020

    Beatriz Mesquita is believed by many to be the greatest female jiu-jitsu competitor of all time. The nine-time IBJJF world champ and 2017 ADCC champ called in for episode 41 of the WNO Podcast, and here are the highlights:
  9. Beatriz Mesquita Thinks Heel Hooks Should Be Legal In The Gi

    Beatriz Mesquita Thinks Heel Hooks Should Be Legal In The Gi

    Mar 24, 2020

    Bia Mesquita is considered by many to be the greatest female competitor of all-time, with an incredible career in both gi and no-gi competition. 
  10. 2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Female Feather/Light

    2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Female Feather/Light

    Dec 25, 2019

    The 2020 gi season will be upon us in no time, with the season starting up once the IBJJF European Championships kick off in Lisbon on January 20th. Euros is the first of the four major IBJJF Grand Slam tournaments, with Pans, Brasileiro and finally Worlds in May completing the gi season.
  11. 9 Of The Best Submission Finishers Heading Into ADCC 2019

    9 Of The Best Submission Finishers Heading Into ADCC 2019

    Sep 17, 2019

    The ADCC World Championships have always been about more than simply winning and losing: It's a spectacle designed to put on a show for the fans and find out who the best grapplers are in the world. The 2017 version of ADCC was full of high-paced matches and some incredible submissions, and with the lineup this time around it looks like it could be even more exciting. 
  12. 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Recap: Meregali & Mesquita Win Double Gold

    2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Recap: Meregali & Mesquita Win Double Gold

    May 6, 2019

    The most prestigious jiu-jitsu tournament on the planet is the World Championships. If you want the biggest prize money, then head to Abu Dhabi. But the toughest competition in the World has to be Brazilian Nationals, aka Brasileiros. 
  13. Abu Dhabi World Pro Finals Are Set: Langaker, Miyaos, Amjahid, More

    Abu Dhabi World Pro Finals Are Set: Langaker, Miyaos, Amjahid, More

    Apr 25, 2019

    The finals are all set: here are the gold medal matches for 2019 Abu Dhabi World Pro black belt, which will take place on April 26. 
  14. VOTE NOW: 2017 Female Black Belt Of The Year

    VOTE NOW: 2017 Female Black Belt Of The Year

    Dec 19, 2017

    2017 is winding to a close so it's time to take a look back at the most accomplished athletes of the year!
  15. Watch Beatriz Mesquita Destroy Two Opponents At IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro

    Watch Beatriz Mesquita Destroy Two Opponents At IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro

    Nov 3, 2017

    Gracie Humaita black belt Beatriz Mesquita was firing on all cylinders at the IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro last weekend in Rio de Janeiro.