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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Musumecis, Dante Leon Join Daisy Fresh Team

    Grappling Bulletin: Musumecis, Dante Leon Join Daisy Fresh Team

    Oct 18, 2021

    From little acorns do mighty oaks grow. The Daisy Fresh team was the dream of a humble mid-western American jiu-jitsu lover and has become one of the best-known and beloved team active in modern jiu-jitsu.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    Sep 25, 2021

    FloGrappling's WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the biggest events in grappling history. With forty athletes, five championship belts, and more than $250,000 in total prizes on the line, there will be no shortage of exciting matches and memorable submissions.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Aug 25, 2021

    Update (Sept 22) — Luiz Panza is out; 2021 No-Gi Pan Champ Giancarlo Bodoni has taken his place.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: Coral Belt Yvonne Duarte Makes Jiu-Jitsu History

    Grappling Bulletin: Coral Belt Yvonne Duarte Makes Jiu-Jitsu History

    Aug 23, 2021

    One of the best-known slogans in grappling is "jiu-jitsu for everyone". This is the motto of Gracie Barra, the world's largest network of Brazilian jiu-jitsu gyms, and it reflects their mission of getting all kinds of people onto the mats and practicing this amazing art we all love so much.
  14. The Standout Rookie Black Belts Registered For The 2021 IBJJF Pans

    The Standout Rookie Black Belts Registered For The 2021 IBJJF Pans

    Aug 11, 2021

    The IBJJF Pan Championships is going down from September 1-5, 2021 and we're streaming all of the action. Below is a list of athletes who will be competing at Pans for the first time as fresh black belts.
  15. Official Weigh-In Results & Photos | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Official Weigh-In Results & Photos | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Jul 16, 2021

    All 12 athletes are weighed in and ready for FloGrappling’s Road To ADCC.