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Damien Anderson is a jiu-jitsu competitor and team member of New Wave Jiu-Jitsu.

  1. Six Fascinating Facts From The 2021 WNO Season | Grappling By The Numbers

    Six Fascinating Facts From The 2021 WNO Season | Grappling By The Numbers

    Dec 30, 2021

    The most recent year of WNO produced some of the most exciting jiu-jitsu matches in history. Champions were crowned, stars were made, rivalries were born, and submissions were made popular on the WNO mats. With the 2021 season complete, and the first event of the 2022 season just a few weeks away, now is our chance to look back on the past season and identify which teams, athletes, divisions and techniques stood out most.
  2. Exclusive: The Top Names Registered At 66 kg For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    Exclusive: The Top Names Registered At 66 kg For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    Oct 26, 2021

    More than 150 athletes have registered for the 66 kg division at the 1st North American ADCC Trials, the East Coast Trials taking place on November 6-7 in Atlantic City, NJ.
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Oct 25, 2021

    An IBJJF Pans title, gold medals at No-Gi Pans and No-Gi Worlds, third place at the WNO Championship, and this weekend, the EUG 155 lb title. Diego “Pato” Oliveira is undoubtedly having the year of his career.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    Oct 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: The Return of Gordon Ryan.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Sep 26, 2021

    Grace Gundrum vs Jessa Khan was one of the most anticipated potential matches in the entire WNO Championship. The two young strawweights have been on a collision course since their childhood, and the match had been attracting the excitement of hopeful fans for months.
  10. Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Sep 26, 2021

    The finals are now set for the WNO Championship. Day one featured 30 matches, several jaw dropping submissions, a few incredible upsets, and a handful of WNO records.
  11. 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.
  12. WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    Sep 24, 2021

    The wait is finally over and the official WNO Championship brackets have been locked in!
  13. Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Sep 23, 2021

    The heavyweight division at the WNO Championship is loaded with some of the most decorated heavyweights around. Champions from ADCC, IBJJF and other circuits will square off for the belt and the $30,000 grand prize.
  14. Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 21, 2021

    Update (Sept 23) — Luiz Panza is out; Giancarlo Bodoni is in.
  15. Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Sep 16, 2021

    The men’s 155 lb division at the WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the most exciting jiu-jitsu grand prixs in history. Any of the eight men in this stacked division could take home the championship belt, and the $30,000 prize that comes with it.