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Ethan Crelinsten is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Montreal Canada. Born on May 14, 1994, Crelinsten trains under coach John Danaher and represents the Danaher Death Squad. Known as a no-gi competitor, Crelinsten is a veteran of events such as ADCC, WNO, KASAI, Jitzking, Polaris and more. He trained extensively with coach Firas Zahabi at the TriStar gym, going from white to brown belt under the supervision of Zahabi. 

  1. Looking Back At The Most Controversial Match In WNO History

    Looking Back At The Most Controversial Match In WNO History

    Apr 5, 2021

    PSA: Stop what you’re doing and watch the above highlight video of Ethan Crelinstein and Kade Ruotolo’s first match held back at  FloGrappling WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Kyle Boehm back in April 2020.  

  2. 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. 

  3. Ethan Crelinsten & Kade Ruotolo To Run It Back At WNO On April 30

    Ethan Crelinsten & Kade Ruotolo To Run It Back At WNO On April 30

    Apr 2, 2021

    Let's try this one more time.

  4. Johnny Tama And Oliver Taza Will Square Off At Who's Number One On March 26

    Johnny Tama And Oliver Taza Will Square Off At Who's Number One On March 26

    Mar 6, 2021

    Johnny Tama and Oliver Taza will join the Who’s Number One card on March 26 in a prelim match to be streamed live for free on FloGrappling’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

  5. Kade Ruotolo & Ethan Crelinsten To Run It Back At WNO On March 26

    Kade Ruotolo & Ethan Crelinsten To Run It Back At WNO On March 26

    Mar 5, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) returns March 26th for another stacked event, with WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha! The pound-for-pound King is back for his fourth match at WNO where he'll be taking on the top middleweight grappler in the world in Vagner Rocha.

  6. Atos Shut Out DDS Athletes In 2020; Can They Continue Their Streak At WNO?

    Atos Shut Out DDS Athletes In 2020; Can They Continue Their Streak At WNO?

    Jan 27, 2021

    Atos and the Danaher Death Squad have been jousting for supremacy atop the no-gi scene for several years now. So it seems fitting to open 2021 with another installment of this intense rivalry in the main event at Who’s Number One.