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  1. Pay Attention To These Brown Belts At No-Gi Worlds

    Pay Attention To These Brown Belts At No-Gi Worlds

    Oct 5, 2021

    Before the black belts take the mats at the IBJJF No-Gi World Championship on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday October 10, the brown belts will warm the mats up on Friday, October 8.
  2. The Future Of Women's Jiu-Jitsu: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 3 Recap

    The Future Of Women's Jiu-Jitsu: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 3 Recap

    Sep 3, 2021

    It was brown belt day for the women at the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships, an opportunity for the top prospects to put their jiu-jitsu on display in hopes of winning gold.
  3. The Best Brown Belts at 2021 IBJJF Pans: Day 2 Recap

    The Best Brown Belts at 2021 IBJJF Pans: Day 2 Recap

    Sep 2, 2021

    The brown belt champions of today are likely to go on to become standout black belts of tomorrow, and the IBJJF Pan Championship is always a good place to identify those future stars.
  4. The Brown Belts You Need To Know Before The 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships

    The Brown Belts You Need To Know Before The 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships

    Aug 24, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship is shaping up to be the most star-studded gi event of the last 18 months. Returning Pans champions, rookie black belts, and some of Brazil’s finest up and coming competitors are all in the mix.
  5. Road To Double-Gold: Igor Feliz Wins Lightweight And Absolute At Brown Belt

    Road To Double-Gold: Igor Feliz Wins Lightweight And Absolute At Brown Belt

    Nov 23, 2020

    Lightweight Igor Feliz had a breakout performance at the Atlanta open on Saturday, capturing gold with two submission victories. He followed that up on Sunday with an even more significant double-gold outing, winning three matches in his weight class before collecting four more victories in the open weight division.
  6. Pay Attention To These Brown Belts At No-Gi Pans

    Pay Attention To These Brown Belts At No-Gi Pans

    Nov 17, 2020

    Any of the 97 brown belts registered for No-Gi Pans this weekend could earn their share of the spotlight with a dominant performance. But there are a few favorites to do it. Among them, there are returning No-Gi Pans and No-Gi Worlds medalists from brown belt divisions, as well as some newcomers from purple belt looking to make their names.
  7. After A Year Hunting Black Belts, Lis Clay Gets Promoted

    After A Year Hunting Black Belts, Lis Clay Gets Promoted

    Nov 14, 2020

    After an exceptional year in which she went 4-1 against black belts with three submission victories, Elisabeth Clay has been promoted to black belt.
  8. Teen Standout Mica Galvao Promoted To Brown Belt

    Teen Standout Mica Galvao Promoted To Brown Belt

    Oct 22, 2020

    It must be promotion season, as another teen sensation has just earned his brown belt. 
  9. Ruotolo Bros Earn Brown Belts From Andre Galvao

    Ruotolo Bros Earn Brown Belts From Andre Galvao

    Oct 19, 2020

    After less than a year at purple belt, Tye and Kade Ruotolo have been promoted.
  10. Road to Double Gold: Andy Murasaki Lightweight & Absolute Pan Champion

    Road to Double Gold: Andy Murasaki Lightweight & Absolute Pan Champion

    Oct 10, 2020

    Andy Murasaki knows how to perform when he’s put to the challenge. He’s now proven that in three major brackets this year. He already had a gold medal from 2020 Europeans walking into Pans.
  11. Eight Brown Belts You Can't Miss At Pans 2020

    Eight Brown Belts You Can't Miss At Pans 2020

    Oct 5, 2020

    There are dozens of all-star black belts to watch at the 2020 Pan Championships this week. But some of the colored belts could steal the show. 
  12. Jake Watson's Vlog Goes Behind The Scenes Of Submission Underground 5

    Jake Watson's Vlog Goes Behind The Scenes Of Submission Underground 5

    Oct 9, 2017

    Submission Underground 5 gave many athletes an opportunity to shine on Oct. 1 at the Roseland Theater in Portland, OR. While most eyes were on big names such as Phil Baroni and Sarah Kaufman taking on AJ Agazarm and Amanda Diggins, respectively, guys like brown belt Jake Watson were tearing up the undercard. 
  13. ROYAL Delivers The Future Stars Of Jiu-Jitsu

    ROYAL Delivers The Future Stars Of Jiu-Jitsu

    Jun 11, 2017

    The most prestigious colored belt tournament in the World delivered an action packed event on Saturday in Solona Beach, California. Blue, purple and brown belts from all over the world converged on Studio 540 to put it all on the line just one week after the IBJJF World Championships. And while many up and coming stars continued to shine bright there were a few newcomers who announced themselves with authority.
  14. ROYAL Brackets Released!

    ROYAL Brackets Released!

    Jun 10, 2017

    Take a look at the final brackets for the mega-tournament on Saturday.
  15. Rudson Mateus Writes His History With Double Gold At IBJJF Worlds

    Rudson Mateus Writes His History With Double Gold At IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 4, 2017

    Caio Terra-trained brown belt Rudson Mateus won double gold today at the IBJJF 2017 World Championships, and he did so by beating the toughest brown belts in the Worlds.