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  1. Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 16, 2022

    This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
  2. Felipe Pena Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

    Felipe Pena Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

    Jun 16, 2022

    USADA announced today that Felipe Pena, of Minas Gerais, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has accepted a one-year period of ineligibility for his second anti-doping rule violation. Pena’s first violation was announced in 2015.
  3. Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix

    Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix

    Jun 15, 2022

    On the heels of his 2022 IBJJF World Championships bronze medal, Ronaldo Junior collected a big cash prize at EUG 4. Coming out on top of an eight-man black belt grand prix at Evolve Ur Game 4, the Atos black belt secured the $10,000 grand prize defeating Shane Shapiro, Alexandre Jesus, and 2019 Pans and European champion Levi Jones-Leary in the process.
  4. Levi Jones-Leary & Ronaldo Junior Atop The 8-Man EUG Grand Prix

    Levi Jones-Leary & Ronaldo Junior Atop The 8-Man EUG Grand Prix

    Jun 9, 2022

    EUG — Evolve Ur Game — will bring the gi back to Las Vegas for the promotion’s fourth installment, an eight man 180 lb Grand Prix featuring two of the world’s premiere middleweights.
  5. The Best of the Rest: New Wave of Athletes Make Impact At Worlds

    The Best of the Rest: New Wave of Athletes Make Impact At Worlds

    Jun 9, 2022

    With the whirlwind that was the IBJJF 2022 World Championships slowly winding down, it’s now the perfect time to review some standout performances that saw competitors make serious impact's on their respective divisions without taking gold.   Let's dive in and review these six competitors' campaigns at the Pyramidw\.
  6. We Are Entering The Gabi Pessanha Era

    We Are Entering The Gabi Pessanha Era

    Jun 8, 2022

    There is an undisputed queen of jiu-jitsu and her name is Gabi Pessanha. The double gold champion in two consecutive IBJJF World Championships, Pessanha is in a league of her own. There are few opponents who can test her, those that come close rarely succeed, and if she ever loses it is via the slimmest of margins. She’s just that good.
  7. Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds

    Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 7, 2022

    At 33 years of age and over a decade competing at the highest levels of the sport, Leandro Lo proved he’s still up there as one of best in the world right now, and one of the greatest of all time.
  8. The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over

    The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over

    Jun 6, 2022

    It was a long shot but the one black belt final everybody had hoped to see went down at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships. One of the most competitive and uncertain lightweight line-ups of all time, there was no guarantee Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao would both make it out of their sides of the bracket for a showdown in the final.
  9. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Jun 5, 2022

    The semifinal matchups have been drawn, and the athletes are ready to take their shot for the top of the IBJJF World podium. Follow along with us here as the best gi competitors in the world try to climb to the no.1 spot.
  10. Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Jun 5, 2022

    The first day of black belt competition at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships is wrapped up, and the final rounds of each division are set. This year, the brackets were whittled down to the final four men and the final two women in each division, meaning we now know which athletes will take the podium. All that is left is to decide who takes which medal.
  11. Worlds Black Belt Absolute Brackets are OUT

    Worlds Black Belt Absolute Brackets are OUT

    Jun 4, 2022

    The absolute division starts on Saturday, June 4. Here’s what to expect from the black belt open class divisions at the at 2022 IBJJF World Championships.
  12. Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 2, 2022

    The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.
  13. The Standout Blue, Purple & Brown Belts Vying For Worlds Gold

    The Standout Blue, Purple & Brown Belts Vying For Worlds Gold

    Jun 2, 2022

    Before the black belts take the mats at the Walter Pyramid, droves of blue, purple, and brown belts will have their opportunity to try and earn an IBJJF World Championship in the junior categories.
  14. The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    May 31, 2022

    The most anticipated gi tournament of the year returns to the iconic Walter Pyramid in just a few days time, and it is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most competitive editions of the tournament in its rich 25-year history.
  15. IBJJF 2022 Worlds Brackets Released!

    IBJJF 2022 Worlds Brackets Released!

    May 29, 2022

    The IBJJF 2022 World Championships have the jiu-jitsu world rapt with anticipation;  the black belt divisions are stacked with the world's best and the colored ranks are bringing in record numbers of hungry new talent looking to make their mark on the biggest stage in the game.