Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa Looks To Build On Nearly Perfect Record At No-Gi Pans
May 12, 2021Four-time no-gi world champ Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa won his first Pan No-Gi gold in 2020, and he’s slated to return this year to defend that title. Hulk has proven nearly unbeatable in no-gi matches in the IBJJF format; he’s 35-1 as a black belt in the federation’s no-gi tournaments. But he hasn’t yet competed in the new IBJJF no-gi ruleset, which allows heel hooks and reaping. And though he’s never lost via heel hook in his career, the new metagame could give him a new test in this 12-man heavyweight division.
Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164
Feb 17, 2021Fight 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.
Road To Gold: Jordan Vaisman Dominates At Light-Feather
Nov 21, 2020Jordan Vaisman is one of Gracie Barra's fastest rising stars from the brown belt ranks. Based in Houston, Texas, Vaisman made the quick trip to Atlanta to soundly defeated the competition over the course of two mtches on his way to light-featherweight gold.
The Most Exciting Teams Coming To Subversiv 4
Oct 27, 2020Usually a once-annual show, Subversiv is back for the second time in 2020, and this time, it’s on the East Coast.
WNO Highlights: The Legendary Braulio Estima!
May 5, 2020Braulio Estima is always a great conversation; he called in for a second time on the WNO Podcast this week for episode 55. We covered a lot of Braulio's epic career. Here are the highlights: