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  1. 9 Dream Matches We Want To See At The IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships

    9 Dream Matches We Want To See At The IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships

    Dec 1, 2022

    The IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships are nearly upon us! The black belt divisions are loaded with talent, including some fresh faces and returning legends, all hoping to capture gold at the final major tournament of the year.
  2. 9 Brown Belts To Watch At No-Gi Worlds

    9 Brown Belts To Watch At No-Gi Worlds

    Nov 30, 2022

    The IBJJF World No-Gi Championship goes down from December 8th to 11th in Anaheim, California, and the brown belt divisions are loaded with talent this year. Both the male and female brown belt divisions are scheduled to take place on Friday, December 9th.
  3. No-Gi Worlds Lightweight Division Could Be Dominated By Canadian Talents

    No-Gi Worlds Lightweight Division Could Be Dominated By Canadian Talents

    Nov 29, 2022

    The 22-man lightweight division slated for next week’s IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is deep with wildcards, rookies and dark horses. But among them are three clear cut favorites, each of whom have likely earned their positions as top seeds with successful outings at IBJJF majors over the last several years.
  4. Amanda Bruse Looking To Polish Off Breakout Year At No-Gi Worlds

    Amanda Bruse Looking To Polish Off Breakout Year At No-Gi Worlds

    Nov 29, 2022

    Though 2022 has raised Amanda Bruse’s profile, her consistency and tenacity in no-gi competition at the highest levels are nothing new. She plowed through the featherweight division at purple belt No-Gi Worlds in 2019, submitting four of her five opponents (including Jessie Crane in the final) and only conceding two points in her entire run in her weight class—which she answered with a choke from the back.
  5. Can 'Daisy Fresh' Win A No-Gi Worlds Team Title This Year?

    Can 'Daisy Fresh' Win A No-Gi Worlds Team Title This Year?

    Nov 29, 2022

    After running away with the team title at IBJJF No-Gi Pans for a second straight year, Pedigo Submission Fighting looks positioned to make a challenge for their first ever team trophy at No-Gi Worlds.
  6. 4 Rising Stars To Storm The Women's Lightweight Division At No-Gi Worlds

    4 Rising Stars To Storm The Women's Lightweight Division At No-Gi Worlds

    Nov 28, 2022

    No-Gi Worlds is right around the corner and once again the black belts are looking to set the bar for professional jiu-jitsu a level higher. In the women’s lightweight division, there are four top contenders, each stylistically different, vying for the number one spot.
  7. Jessa Khan Has Arrived In 2022, Dominant Outing In Absolute GP Superfight

    Jessa Khan Has Arrived In 2022, Dominant Outing In Absolute GP Superfight

    Nov 21, 2022

    Last Friday, Jessa Khan had a dominant performance against black belt Kaori Hernandez at her IBJJF GP superfight. She started the match by coming up from the guard with crazy dog passing grips, passing immediately and worked her way quickly to mount, putting 17 points on the board before the first half of the match expired. The rest of the match was one way traffic, and Khan eventually snagged a triangle armbar while maintaining full control of the mat.
  8. Andrew Shines, Pessanha Wins 4th, Al Katheeri Makes History At World Pro

    Andrew Shines, Pessanha Wins 4th, Al Katheeri Makes History At World Pro

    Nov 21, 2022

    Zayed Al Katheeri made history on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, becoming the first UAE-born athlete to win gold in the black belt pro division at the Abu Dhabi World Pro.
  9. Zach Kaina vs Dudu Granzotto: A Rivalry Builds At IBJJF GP

    Zach Kaina vs Dudu Granzotto: A Rivalry Builds At IBJJF GP

    Nov 18, 2022

    While the IBJJF Grand Prix tends to feature better-known or already-established competitors at the black belt level, the matchup between Zach Kaina and Eduardo Granzotto departs from GP convention in an exciting fashion. Kaina and “Dudu” are still brown belts, but the two athletes showcase the kind of talent and performances to expect in the black belt light-feather and feather division in the years to come.
  10. Johnatha Alves tem missão difícil, Andy é favorito contra Mateus Rodrigues

    Johnatha Alves tem missão difícil, Andy é favorito contra Mateus Rodrigues

    Nov 17, 2022

    Além do GP Absoluto, os fãs de jiu-jitsu vão ter direito de assistir a cinco super lutas insanas. A IBJJF reuniu 10 dos melhores atletas do circuito de competição, incluindo jovens em ascensão e atletas já consagrados na faixa-preta. O pesadíssimo Roosevelt Sousa contra o peso leve Johnatha Alves é um dos combates mais surpreendentes de 2022, realmente uma luta de absoluto faixa-preta.
  11. Kaynan Duarte, Cyborg e Gutemberg conhecem seus adversários no GP Absoluto

    Kaynan Duarte, Cyborg e Gutemberg conhecem seus adversários no GP Absoluto

    Nov 17, 2022

    Na tarde desta quarta-feira, 16 de novembro, a IBJJF veio a público anunciar as chaves do Grand Prix Absoluto, agendado para acontecer na próxima sexta-feira, em Costa Mesa, na Califórnia. Como os mais antigos do jiu-jitsu costumam dizer, a guerra começa agora, com as baias definidas e os atletas cientes de cada oponente em seu caminho.
  12. The Wild Card Of The IBJJF Absolute GP: Who Is Francisco Lo?

    The Wild Card Of The IBJJF Absolute GP: Who Is Francisco Lo?

    Nov 16, 2022

    The 8-man IBJJF Absolute GP coming to Costa Mesa, CA this weekend will feature established black belts such as Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu and Kaynan Duarte. However, grappling insiders will be tuning in with high expectations for Francisco Lo, as he is a promise of the new generation.
  13. The IBJJF Absolute GP Bracket Is Here!

    The IBJJF Absolute GP Bracket Is Here!

    Nov 16, 2022

    The IBJJF has just released the bracket for the IBJJF Absolute GP which goes down on Friday, November 18 in Costa Mesa, CA.
  14. Early Look: IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships Is Stacked

    Early Look: IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships Is Stacked

    Nov 15, 2022

    The IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championship is set to run December 7-12 in Anaheim, California, and over the course of the week athletes from around the world will look to capture gold in the final major tournament of the year.
  15. Five Superfights Coming To The IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix This Weekend

    Five Superfights Coming To The IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix This Weekend

    Nov 14, 2022

    The IBJJF Grand Prix series is set to return this weekend in Costa Mesa, CA for the eight man absolute bracket.