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Johnny Tama is a jiu-jitsu black belt from Guayaquil, Ecuador. Born on October 20, 1992, Tama represents Alliance, and is a No-Gi World champion.

  1. Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships

    Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships

    May 15, 2021

    The IBJJF 2021 Pan No-Gi Championships is underway. The black belt divisions begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 15, and run all day long. We'll be updating the biggest news and most important results, and linking to the most exciting matches on this page all day. Keep this page refreshed throughout the day to remain up to date.
  2. Murasaki vs Kennedy?! Fire First Round Matches At EUG 160lb 8-man Bracket

    Murasaki vs Kennedy?! Fire First Round Matches At EUG 160lb 8-man Bracket

    Apr 3, 2021

    Here's how to watch the EUG 160lb 8-man tournament on FloGrappling. EUG Promotions will make their debut on April 3 with a professional invite-only jiu-jitsu tournament with a $10,000 cash prize. 
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen

    Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen

    Mar 29, 2021

    Don't forget to watch the Grappling Bulletin podcast, every Monday at 3:30pm ET. Watch it on FloGrappling.com or the app, or catch it on YouTube or Facebook. 
  4. Live Updates & Results | WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Live Updates & Results | WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Mar 26, 2021

    Tonight, the no.1-ranked pound for pound grappler will take on yet another top-ranked contender. Gordon Ryan is set to face the no.1-ranked middleweight, Vagner Rocha in the main event at Who’s Number One, a 30-minute match.
  5. Betting Lines Released For Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Betting Lines Released For Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Mar 22, 2021

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha.
  6. Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Mar 8, 2021

    The long-anticipated debut of heel hooks in the IBJJF no-gi format has finally arrived. The Dallas No-Gi Open went down on Sunday, March 7. It was a historic event as the first tournament in the history of the IBJJF to allow heel hooks for adult brown and black belts. 
  7. Johnny Tama And Oliver Taza Will Square Off At Who's Number One On March 26

    Johnny Tama And Oliver Taza Will Square Off At Who's Number One On March 26

    Mar 6, 2021

    Johnny Tama and Oliver Taza will join the Who’s Number One card on March 26 in a prelim match to be streamed live for free on FloGrappling’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: The Gordon-Galvao Incident, Where Do We Go From Here?

    Grappling Bulletin: The Gordon-Galvao Incident, Where Do We Go From Here?

    Mar 1, 2021

    Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao got physical backstage at WNO and the slap was heard around the world. The real question is where do we go from here? 
  9. William Tackett Will Challenge Fellipe Andrew At Third Coast Grappling 5

    William Tackett Will Challenge Fellipe Andrew At Third Coast Grappling 5

    Dec 16, 2020

    Here's how to watch Third Coast Grappling 5 on FloGrappling.
  10. How to Watch: Fight to Win 159

    How to Watch: Fight to Win 159

    Dec 10, 2020

    Here's how to watch Fight to Win 159 on FloGrappling.
  11. 2020 IBJJF Pans Watch Guide: Must-See Early Round Matchups

    2020 IBJJF Pans Watch Guide: Must-See Early Round Matchups

    Oct 7, 2020

    The long-anticipated IBJJF Pan Championships will soon be underway. Hundreds of black belts are registered for these brackets, so there’s no telling who we’ll see in the finals. While there are many exciting potential matchups that may or may not line up, there are several guaranteed first-round pairings — and some likely second-round matches — that we can’t wait to see.
  12. Najmi Earns Title At Fight To Win 152, Almeida Beats Romulo, Alves Shines

    Najmi Earns Title At Fight To Win 152, Almeida Beats Romulo, Alves Shines

    Sep 19, 2020

    Fight To Win 152 featured several of the biggest names in the lightweight division, as well as a match between Romulo Barral and Gabriel Almeida, and the return of the Fight to Win Judo format. 
  13. Official FloGrappling Predictions: F2W 152 Najmi vs Liera Jr

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: F2W 152 Najmi vs Liera Jr

    Sep 17, 2020

    There’s a lot on the line at this weekend’s edition of the biggest party in grappling. 
  14. Lightweight Contenders Will Battle For Pans Momentum At Fight To Win 152

    Lightweight Contenders Will Battle For Pans Momentum At Fight To Win 152

    Sep 16, 2020

    There’s a lot on the line at this weekend’s edition of the biggest party in grappling. Fight to Win 152 will feature four of the major contenders for the lightweight podium at Pans next month. The co-main event will be a showdown between two of the top masters division competitors for a Fight to Win title. And Romulo Barral will return with plans to correct course after a disappointing Fight to Win debut last month.
  15. Official FloGrappling Predictions: Kumite V

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: Kumite V

    Aug 7, 2020

    The highly touted Kumite series is back with its fifth installment this weekend, featuring 8 of the very best 170lb no-gi grapplers on the planet.