Haisam Rida is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt from Ghana who competes in the super-heavyweight division. He lived in Tokyo, Japan from the age of 15 and rose to international prominence as a brown belt competitor. He was promoted to black belt by Yuki Ishikawa of Carpe Diem team in September of 2018. In 2020 he moved to the United States where he trains and competes out of Assembly Jiu-Jitsu in Detroit. He won the 2020 IBJJF American No-Gi Nationals and placed bronze in the absolute division. He is 6'5".
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The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds
Oct 14, 2021The 14th edition of the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is wrapped up. Now it’s time to open up the history books to make note of the athletes, teams and nationalities who left the tournament with the greatest accolades.
Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Middleweight
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Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Strawweight
Oct 1, 2021The strawweight division quickly became the most exciting weight class in women's jiu-jitsu over the last year, and the matches at the WNO Championship only further cemented this division in that place.
Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Lightweight
Sep 30, 2021WNO is all about putting on the most exciting matches possible, and the WNO Championship surely didn't disappoint. The lightweight divsion was absolutely bonkers, every match on the front side or the back side was insane and could have been the best match on a normal card.
Tim Spriggs Heel Hook Earns BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night
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The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub
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WNO Championship Brackets Released!
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