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  1. Grappling Bulletin: UFC 258 Was Not A Good Night For Jiu-Jitsu

    Grappling Bulletin: UFC 258 Was Not A Good Night For Jiu-Jitsu

    Feb 15, 2021

    Grappling fans would have found UFC 258 hard to watch as two of jiu-jitsu's top representatives in the Octagon fell to their opponents. We look at what went wrong.

  2. Kennedy Maciel To Face Diego Pato in Title Defense at Fight to Win 163

    Kennedy Maciel To Face Diego Pato in Title Defense at Fight to Win 163

    Feb 10, 2021

    The biggest party in grappling will kick off a three-week visit to Dallas on Saturday, February 13 with Fight To Win 163, featuring three high-profile matches, including a gi featherweight title fight. Diego “Pato” Oliveira will try to take Kennedy Maciel’s title in the main event. Before that, brown belt submission hunter Pedro Marinho will face Matheus Luna, and Aaron Tex Johnson will take on Max Gimenis.

  3. Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 30, 2021

    With all the buzz around heel hooks and the focus on no-gi oriented leglocks, it’s easy to forget how powerful the straight ankle lock can be. The footlock is more than a way to earn the favor of the judges or score an advantage in a close match. When applied correctly, it’s a powerful submission responsible for some of the most brutal-looking breaks in jiu-jitsu.

  4. The Top Six Matches From Day One Of The 2020 American Nationals

    The Top Six Matches From Day One Of The 2020 American Nationals

    Dec 6, 2020

    The opening day of the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals was filled with upsets, blowouts, and close, gritty matches. Here were some of the best matches from the first day of Nationals:

  5. Brackets For The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Are Out

    Brackets For The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Are Out

    Dec 2, 2020

    The brackets and schedule for the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals, to go down on Dec 5-6 in Dallas, are out now. 

  6. How to Watch IBJJF American Nationals, Ronaldo Junior, Doederlein & More

    How to Watch IBJJF American Nationals, Ronaldo Junior, Doederlein & More

    Nov 30, 2020

    The IBJJF returns Dec 5-6 for the 2020 American Nationals, a two-day event which will include gi and no-gi tournaments.