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2016 brown belt world champion

  1. Fellipe Andrew Captures Double Gold At 2021 Pans: Day 5 Recap

    Fellipe Andrew Captures Double Gold At 2021 Pans: Day 5 Recap

    Sep 6, 2021

    Fellipe Andrew won his first double-gold in an IBJJF major putting 18 points on Gustavo Batista in the absolute division final.
  2. The Black Belt Finals Are Set At 2021 Pans: Day 4 Recap

    The Black Belt Finals Are Set At 2021 Pans: Day 4 Recap

    Sep 5, 2021

    Day four of the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships is in the books, and the stage is set for the final rounds of the black belt tournament.
  3. Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Aug 18, 2021

    The rosters for the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship are stacked with returning champions, fan favorites, and rookies looking to break out. Some of the divisions have clear cut favorites to win gold, while others are harder to call. Here are our predictions for the favorites to reach the top of the podium, the dark horses who could steal the show, and the disruptors who could make things difficult for their division cohorts.
  4. Big Deal Pro 3 Will Shake Up The Ultra Heavyweight Rankings

    Big Deal Pro 3 Will Shake Up The Ultra Heavyweight Rankings

    Jul 2, 2021

    The Brazil-based Big Deal Pro is set to launch its first card on FloGrappling for Big Deal Pro 3 on July 10.
  5. Leandro, Aly & An Ultra Heavyweight Showdown Headlining Big Deal Pro 3

    Leandro, Aly & An Ultra Heavyweight Showdown Headlining Big Deal Pro 3

    Jun 29, 2021

    The Brazilian-based promotion, Big Deal Pro, comes to FloGrappling on Saturday, July 10, for an event loaded with some of Brazil's top jiu-jitsu icons, and an 8-man ultra heavyweight bracket which is sure to shake up the rankings at the heaviest category.
  6. Grappling Bulletin: How Hulk Beat Diniz Even Though He Got Choked Out Cold

    Grappling Bulletin: How Hulk Beat Diniz Even Though He Got Choked Out Cold

    Jun 28, 2021

    Nobody could have predicted the end of the no-gi match between Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa and Matheus Diniz at BJJ Stars VI. A candidate for the most surprising, complicated and controversial finish to a grappling match in living memory, Diniz put Barbosa to sleep with a choke but it was deemed to have been applied after time had run out. Below, I’ll attempt to clarify what happened and you can even see my analysis of the video to determine whether the choke was legit or not.
  7. BJJ Stars Returns: Pena vs Gaudio, Hulk vs Diniz & More! | How To Watch

    BJJ Stars Returns: Pena vs Gaudio, Hulk vs Diniz & More! | How To Watch

    Jun 1, 2021

    Here's how to watch the upcoming BJJ Stars event on FloGrappling.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Is It Too Soon To Ask For Victor Hugo vs Gordon Ryan?

    Grappling Bulletin: Is It Too Soon To Ask For Victor Hugo vs Gordon Ryan?

    Mar 22, 2021

    The Grappling Bulletin podcast will go live at the earlier time of 3:30pm ET today, Monday March 22. Watch it on FloGrappling, and also on our Facebook and YouTube. 
  9. Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 30, 2021

    With all the buzz around heel hooks and the focus on no-gi oriented leglocks, it’s easy to forget how powerful the straight ankle lock can be. The footlock is more than a way to earn the favor of the judges or score an advantage in a close match. When applied correctly, it’s a powerful submission responsible for some of the most brutal-looking breaks in jiu-jitsu.
  10. Who's The Best Young Female Black Belt In Brazil? Basilio vs Rodrigues

    Who's The Best Young Female Black Belt In Brazil? Basilio vs Rodrigues

    Jul 23, 2020

    Who's the best lightweight female black belt in Brazil? A catchweight superfight could give us an answer when Bianca Basilio faces Ana Rodrigues at BJJ Stars. 
  11. 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.
  12. Who Is The Queen Of The Mat? New Pro Event for Female Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

    Who Is The Queen Of The Mat? New Pro Event for Female Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

    Oct 25, 2019

    The women of the sport jiu-jitsu community have long been calling for equality – in representation, in pay, and in opportunities. 
  13. Nicholas Meregali Mauls Competition To Win BJJ Stars

    Nicholas Meregali Mauls Competition To Win BJJ Stars

    Oct 20, 2019

    BJJ Stars held their second event on Saturday October 19th in Sao Paulo, Brazil. There were five superfights along with an eight-man heavyweight grand prix for R$100,000 (about $24,000). 
  14. 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. 
  15. Bianca Basilio Works Out Like A Beast, No Wonder She's Jacked

    Bianca Basilio Works Out Like A Beast, No Wonder She's Jacked

    Nov 8, 2017

    Bianca Basilio is known for two things: her amazing smile and her savage jiu-jitsu.