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Kaynan Duarte is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Pederneiras, Sao Paulo. Born on January 24, 1998, Duarte trains under Andre Galvao and represents the San Diego-based Atos team. He is the 2019 ADCC champion in the +99kg division.

  1. Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Sep 16, 2021

    The men’s 155 lb division at the WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the most exciting jiu-jitsu grand prixs in history. Any of the eight men in this stacked division could take home the championship belt, and the $30,000 prize that comes with it.
  2. The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 15, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  3. Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  4. The Best Submissions In WNO History

    The Best Submissions In WNO History

    Sep 13, 2021

    Who’s Number One (WNO) has emerged in the last 12 months as the premier no-gi superfight event in the world, and the WNO rules result in not only exciting matches but some of the best submission finishes in the sport.
  5. Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Sep 13, 2021

    It’s not up for debate: Gabi Garcia is the overwhelming favorite for the women’s heavyweight division at the WNO Championships September 25-26.  She’s a 4x ADCC Champion, IBJJF World Champion, and veteran of the WNO Stage  - and over the course of her 12-year black belt career, she’s established herself as THE woman to beat.
  6. The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    Sep 2, 2021

    Considering that the strawweight division has proven to be a well-spring of thrilling grapplers for WNO, it's no surprise that the women’s 115-lb division for the WNO Championship is one of the most hotly anticipated brackets of the tournament.
  7. Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Men's Heavyweight WNO Championship Division Released!

    Aug 25, 2021

    The final division for the FloGrappling WNO Championship has been released! On September 25-26, these eight heavyweights will try to fight through the bracket for $30,000 and the title of WNO Heavyweight Champion.
  8. Kaynan Duarte Certified His Spot In P4P Discussion With Road To ADCC Win

    Kaynan Duarte Certified His Spot In P4P Discussion With Road To ADCC Win

    Jul 22, 2021

    Kaynan Duarte was the heavy favorite going into his matchup against ADCC 2019’s 88 kg champion, Matheus Diniz. It’s no real surprise; Duarte weighed in at 101 kg, giving him a substantial weight advantage over Diniz, who got on the scale at 93 kg. Moreover, Duarte was riding an 11-match win streak going into the main event at Road to ADCC, while Diniz had been on a three-match slide.
  9. Grappling Bulletin: Kaynan, Mikey The Biggest Winners at Road to ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Kaynan, Mikey The Biggest Winners at Road to ADCC

    Jul 19, 2021

    The Road to ADCC was unique in that it was the first time an event ever featured a series of head-to-head matches held under ADCC superfight rules. As Mo Jassim, the 2022 ADCC World Championships organizer, explained, it was conceived to kick start the process that will culminate in September next year at the World Championships.
  10. Duarte Earns Record Submission Win vs Diniz at Road To ADCC

    Duarte Earns Record Submission Win vs Diniz at Road To ADCC

    Jul 18, 2021

    Kaynan Duarte submitted Matheus Diniz with a cloverleaf leg lock just two minutes and three seconds into the main event at FloGrappling's Road To ADCC on Saturday, July 17.
  11. Live Updates & Results | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Live Updates & Results | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Jul 17, 2021

    The first event of it's kind, FloGrappling's Road To ADCC is underway. ADCC champions, veterans and hopeful invitees will square off in six matches under the ADCC-finals ruleset. In the main event, the 2019 ADCC 88 kg champion, Matheus Diniz, will fight up in weight to take on the 2019 99+ kg champion, Kaynan Duarte. Duarte weighted in at 101.2 kg, which could be a significant advantage against Diniz, who weighted in at 93.4 kg. But Diniz is a master strategist in the ADCC ruleset, and has an opportunity to prove that again here.
  12. Official Weigh-In Results & Photos | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Official Weigh-In Results & Photos | FloGrappling's Road To ADCC

    Jul 16, 2021

    All 12 athletes are weighed in and ready for FloGrappling’s Road To ADCC.
  13. Reigning ADCC Champs Kaynan & Diniz To Lock Horns July 17

    Reigning ADCC Champs Kaynan & Diniz To Lock Horns July 17

    Jul 9, 2021

    Kaynan Duarte and Matheus Diniz are set to headline the massive ‘Road To ADCC’ card set to go down July 17 in Austin, TX.
  14. Favorites, Underdogs & Value Bets | Road To ADCC Betting Lines

    Favorites, Underdogs & Value Bets | Road To ADCC Betting Lines

    Jul 6, 2021

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for FloGrappling’s Road to ADCC.
  15. Two Reigning ADCC Champs Square Off At Road To ADCC On July 17

    Two Reigning ADCC Champs Square Off At Road To ADCC On July 17

    Jun 19, 2021

    Two reigning ADCC champions are set to square off in an ADCC-rules superfight to headline FloGrappling’s Road to ADCC on July 17.Kaynan Duarte, 2019 +99 kg champion, will take on 88 kg champ Matheus Diniz in the main event.