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  1. 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. 

  2. Match Rewind: Mikey & Tommy On Meregali-Keenan, Levi-Renato, Espen-Edwin

    Match Rewind: Mikey & Tommy On Meregali-Keenan, Levi-Renato, Espen-Edwin

    Mar 29, 2020

    On Saturday, March 28th, we streamed our very first episode of Saturday Match Rewind on FloGrappling 24/7. 

  3. The Return Of Espen Mathiesen

    The Return Of Espen Mathiesen

    Jan 10, 2020

    Espen Mathiesen burst onto the black belt scene at the 2018 IBJJF World Championships, finishing third after losing a close match to Lucas Lepri in the semifinals. Him and his Norwegian compatriot Tommy Langaker both made the Worlds podium that day, but followers of the European jiu-jitsu scene have been seeing how excellent their jiu-jitsu is for quite some time. Espen also won the 2018 Abu Dhabi World Pro, winning by submission in the final.

  4. 2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Male Middleweight

    2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Male Middleweight

    Dec 26, 2019

    It's gi season time, we're less than a month away from things kicking off at Euros. I'm pretty deep into season previews for 2020, now it's time to get to one of my favorites, the middleweight division.

  5. WATCH: Seven Techniques From Espen Mathiesen & Tommy Langaker

    WATCH: Seven Techniques From Espen Mathiesen & Tommy Langaker

    Jun 23, 2018

    Tommy Langaker and Espen Mathiesen are two Norweigans who have exploded onto the competition scene in the last year. 

  6. Up-And-Comer: Gabriel Grønås (Kimura BJJ / Herjer)

    Up-And-Comer: Gabriel Grønås (Kimura BJJ / Herjer)

    May 18, 2018

    Gabriel Grønås is one of the best blue belts you've never heard of.