Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan vs Pedro Marinho Will Be For WNO HW Title
Jul 5, 2022America’s birthday weekend doesn’t get as much attention in other parts of the world. While fireworks went off in the Land of the Free, there were two major events in Europe: London played host to RAW grappling and Honor Submission Challenge took place in Italy.
ADCC Invitees & Europe's Top Talents Coming To Raw Grappling 2
Jun 30, 2022RAW Grappling is back for another night of no-gi action in London. On Sunday, July 3, some of UK’s finest will defend their home turf against top-ranked grapplers from across the world, and ADCC-invitees will collide, each trying to set the tone for months to come.
Breaking: How To Claim FloGrappling NFT Giveaway
Jun 30, 2022In celebration of FloGrapling’s reality tv series, Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos, FloSports is launching its first-ever NFTs during Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale presented by Fat Tire on July 14, 2022 as part of the all-new FloSports Collection.
Pena, Mica, Andrey & Vagner To Headline Honor Submission Challenge July 3
Jun 28, 2022Honor has brought in a group of decorated veterans and thrilling rookie black belts for its first event: Felipe Pena, Mica Galvo, Fabricio Andrey, and Vagner Rocha are all ready to throw down in the Mediterranean.
Full Card Released For The Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale
Jun 27, 2022The season one final for Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos has been decided, and on Thursday, July 14, the two finalists will square off in the main event of Tezos WNO: Who’s Next Finale presented by Fat Tire.
Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 16, 2022This 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.
Felipe Pena Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation
Jun 16, 2022USADA 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.
Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix
Jun 15, 2022On 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.
One Month Out: Pedro Marinho Gets A Shot At Gordon 'King' Ryan
Jun 14, 2022This matchup represents a second chance for Marinho, as Gordon dismantled the Gracie Barra competitor with relative ease at the ADCC 2019 World Championships, but it’s safe to say that three years later both athletes have remarkably updated skillsets.
Levi Jones-Leary & Ronaldo Junior Atop The 8-Man EUG Grand Prix
Jun 9, 2022EUG — 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.
The Best of the Rest: New Wave of Athletes Make Impact At Worlds
Jun 9, 2022With 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\.
We Are Entering The Gabi Pessanha Era
Jun 8, 2022There 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.
Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds
Jun 7, 2022At 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.
The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over
Jun 6, 2022It 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.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals
Jun 5, 2022The 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.