How Pedro Marinho's 2021 Surge Earned Him A WNO Title Shot vs Craig Jones
Jan 12, 2022Pedro Marinho was just a purple belt in 2019 the first time he faced Craig Jones at Kasai 5. The rising star from Gracie Barra took Jones to a draw in the April event in New York, part of the eight-man 205 lb tournament.
The Best Matches In WNO History
Sep 13, 2021Since 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.
The Best Submissions In WNO History
Sep 13, 2021Who’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.
Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Ratings
Jun 22, 2021Who’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.
The History of Heel Hooks
Jun 2, 2021If 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.
PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan
Apr 7, 2021More 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.
Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase
Mar 20, 2021In the last decade, the berimbolo has grown from a specialist technique to a must-have, especially among competitors in the lower weight classes.
Gordon Ryan Is On His Way To Clearing Out The P4P Top 10
Mar 9, 2021Gordon 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.
Revisiting Junny's Unlikely Black Belt Debut vs Geo Martinez
Feb 19, 2021Edwin "Junny" Ocasio and Geo Martinez had completely different paths to their first encounter at the KASAI Pro 6 Bantamweight tournament in August 2019.
Learn One Of Hulk's Best Takedowns From An Olympian | Technique Showcase
Feb 13, 2021The 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.
Craig Jones vs Atos: Craig Speaks On Potential Matches
Jan 30, 2021With 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 -
Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 30, 2021With 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.
Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 22, 2021Few 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.
The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion
Dec 28, 2020Whether 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.
Who Is The American G.O.A.T?
Dec 26, 2020Our 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 -