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  1. Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Mar 8, 2021

    The long-anticipated debut of heel hooks in the IBJJF no-gi format has finally arrived. The Dallas No-Gi Open went down on Sunday, March 7. It was a historic event as the first tournament in the history of the IBJJF to allow heel hooks for adult brown and black belts. 

  2. Grappling Bulletin: Lauded by Joe Rogan, Vagner Is On An Unstoppable Run

    Grappling Bulletin: Lauded by Joe Rogan, Vagner Is On An Unstoppable Run

    Feb 22, 2021

    Vagner Rocha has been on a tear and though he brings out the haters every time he competes he has fans in high places, including none other than Joe Rogan.

  3. Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164

    Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164

    Feb 17, 2021

    Fight to Win will see two no-gi grappling titans face off on Friday, February 19, 2021 as Vagner Rocha moves up in weight to take on two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes in the main event of Fight to Win 164. 

  4. Kennedy Maciel To Face Diego Pato in Title Defense at Fight to Win 163

    Kennedy Maciel To Face Diego Pato in Title Defense at Fight to Win 163

    Feb 10, 2021

    The biggest party in grappling will kick off a three-week visit to Dallas on Saturday, February 13 with Fight To Win 163, featuring three high-profile matches, including a gi featherweight title fight. Diego “Pato” Oliveira will try to take Kennedy Maciel’s title in the main event. Before that, brown belt submission hunter Pedro Marinho will face Matheus Luna, and Aaron Tex Johnson will take on Max Gimenis.

  5. Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Feb 8, 2021

    Felipe Pena cruised to victory at the BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix but it was a night of surprises and upsets. Find out what you need to know in this week's Grappling Bulletin. Don't forget to watch the live Grappling Bulletin show at 4:30pm CT on the FloGrappling site, app, YouTube channel and Facebook pages. 

  6. Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161

    Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161

    Jan 23, 2021

    Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu defeated Tim Spriggs in the main event of Fight to Win 161 tonight. Cyborg won by unanimous decision in the 10-minute no-gi match.