1. The Best Matches In WNO History

    The Best Matches In WNO History

    Sep 13, 2021

    Since the change to our current format, Who’s Number One (WNO) has put on six events and taken the grappling world by storm, quickly become the premier superfight event in the no-gi world.
  2. The Best Submissions In WNO History

    The Best Submissions In WNO History

    Sep 13, 2021

    Who’s Number One (WNO) has emerged in the last 12 months as the premier no-gi superfight event in the world, and the WNO rules result in not only exciting matches but some of the best submission finishes in the sport.
  3. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Ratings

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Ratings

    Jun 22, 2021

    Who’s Number One (WNO) has always been about putting on the most exciting grappling matches possible. This is reflected in the athletes we try to use on the cards, athletes known for caring about putting on a show and entertaining the fans. Our ruleset is designed to favor those who consistently attack and aggressive athletes have been the most successful by far.
  4. The History of Heel Hooks

    The History of Heel Hooks

    Jun 2, 2021

    If you haven’t yet seen the most recent episode of the Joe Rogan podcast with John Danaher, download it and listen to it immediately after you’ve read this article. It’s an incredible insightful and interesting three-hour conversation that ranges from John’s coaching methods and thoughts on the growth of professional jiu-jitsu to Gordon’s medical issues and much, much more.
  5. PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    Apr 7, 2021

    More than five years after his match with Gordon Ryan, PJ Barch is now slated to face the younger Nicky Ryan at FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo later this month on April 30.
  6. Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase

    Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase

    Mar 20, 2021

    In the last decade, the berimbolo has grown from a specialist technique to a must-have, especially among competitors in the lower weight classes.
  7. Gordon Ryan Is On His Way To Clearing Out The P4P Top 10

    Gordon Ryan Is On His Way To Clearing Out The P4P Top 10

    Mar 9, 2021

    Gordon Ryan has been at the top of our No-Gi Pound-For-Pound list for years, without a loss in his last 40 matches, racking up a 38-0-2 record going back to 2018. The three time ADCC champion has been on a rampage, taking on all comers and usually finishing with a submission, holding a 81% submission rate in 83 wins so far in his career.
  8. Revisiting Junny's Unlikely Black Belt Debut vs Geo Martinez

    Revisiting Junny's Unlikely Black Belt Debut vs Geo Martinez

    Feb 19, 2021

    Edwin "Junny" Ocasio and Geo Martinez had completely different paths to their first encounter at the KASAI Pro 6 Bantamweight tournament in August 2019.
  9. Learn One Of Hulk's Best Takedowns From An Olympian | Technique Showcase

    Learn One Of Hulk's Best Takedowns From An Olympian | Technique Showcase

    Feb 13, 2021

    The the drop seoi nage, is one of the most commonly used takedowns among some of the best heavyweights. But the traditional version of the throw is not without its faults. The textbook variation of the throw requires the attacker to turn his back to his opponent, giving the defender an opening to counter. 
  10. Craig Jones vs Atos: Craig Speaks On Potential Matches

    Craig Jones vs Atos: Craig Speaks On Potential Matches

    Jan 30, 2021

    With the announcement of Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior as the main event of our next, it has predictably stirred the pot and team members from both sides are firing shots on social media. Gordon Ryan, Andre Galvao, everyone has joined in the discussion of who is the best team in no-gi grappling currently. Here is a brief recap of this weeks festivities - 
  11. Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 30, 2021

    With all the buzz around heel hooks and the focus on no-gi oriented leglocks, it’s easy to forget how powerful the straight ankle lock can be. The footlock is more than a way to earn the favor of the judges or score an advantage in a close match. When applied correctly, it’s a powerful submission responsible for some of the most brutal-looking breaks in jiu-jitsu.
  12. Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 22, 2021

    Few techniques carry a personal stamp the way guillotines do. Guillotine artists have often found ways to put their own spin on the front headlock, and to make their variations integral to their personal brands.
  13. The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion

    The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion

    Dec 28, 2020

    Whether or not you believe in “American Jiu-Jitsu” exists separate from “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,” several individual Americans have made their marks on the world of submission grappling. If in no other way, Americans have at least impacted the history books.
  14. Who Is The American G.O.A.T?

    Who Is The American G.O.A.T?

    Dec 26, 2020

    Our newest FloFilm, "American Jiu-Jitsu," will premiere on Wednesday, December 23rd. Reid Connell attempts to dive into the origins of jiu-jitsu in the USA and where it's going. Watch the trailer here -
  15. Forgotten Cross Choke Details, As Shown By Lovato Jr. | Technique Showcase

    Forgotten Cross Choke Details, As Shown By Lovato Jr. | Technique Showcase

    Dec 24, 2020

    The cross choke is one of the most fundamental submissions in jiu-jitsu. But it’s rarely applied successfully at the highest levels of competition.