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  1. Early Look: Who's In For The 2021 IBJJF World Championships

    Early Look: Who's In For The 2021 IBJJF World Championships

    Nov 21, 2021

    Though registration remains open,  the black belt divisions are already loaded with heaps of talent for the IBJJF 2021 World Championships.  This edition is particularly interesting given the two-year gap in between World Championships - there are many new faces at the elite level, many of whom are more than evenly matched with their veteran counterparts.
  2. World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ

    World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ

    Nov 19, 2021

    The 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships came to a close this morning in Abu Dhabi. Eleven of the 12 titlists were Brazilians, including several newly-crowned champions.
  3. World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    Nov 18, 2021

    After an intense round of country qualifiers yesterday at the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships, the main brackets kicked off today. Some of the best competitors from all around the globe took the stage for a shot at World Pro gold, and thousands of dollars in prizes.
  4. World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    Nov 17, 2021

    The main brackets for the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship are now finalized, as each of the country qualifiers have concluded. Many of the Brazilian athletes hoping to represent their country in the main brackets had to fight through deep divings among some of the most reputable opposition in the entire roster just to earn a spot in the World Pro tournament.
  5. Abu Dhabi World Pro Is Back! See Who's In & Who Still Needs To Qualify

    Abu Dhabi World Pro Is Back! See Who's In & Who Still Needs To Qualify

    Nov 11, 2021

    The 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro kicks off on Sunday, November 14 in the UAE. A truly international event with significant cash prizes at stake, the World Pro attracts decorated veterans and hopeful up and comers from across the globe. The title of World Pro Champion is one of the most coveted in all of jiu-jitsu; it’s accompanied by prestige, national pride, and thousands of dollars in prize money.
  6. Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Oct 25, 2021

    An IBJJF Pans title, gold medals at No-Gi Pans and No-Gi Worlds, third place at the WNO Championship, and this weekend, the EUG 155 lb title. Diego “Pato” Oliveira is undoubtedly having the year of his career.
  7. 3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    Oct 22, 2021

    Beatriz Mesquita, Ffion Davies, and Mikey Musumeci became the newest WNO champions with their victories at WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan on Wednesday, October 20.
  8. Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Oct 20, 2021

    Tonight, Gordon Ryan returns from his seven month hiatus to the WNO mats, taking on the UFC veteran Philly Fresh, Philip Rowe. in a special exhibition match. Gordon has promised to experiment during the match, and to show the newest components of his game, as the match will not end — but instead reset from a neutral standing position — in the event of a submission.
  9. How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    Oct 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: The Return of Gordon Ryan.
  10. Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Oct 6, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) is back on Wednesday, October 20th with WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan! The reigning ADCC absolute champion will begin his return to competition after taking a break due to health issues, with a 15 minute exhibition match against UFC fighter Philip Rowe.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Oct 4, 2021

    You may have guessed that we really, really like no-gi here at FloGrappling. From working with the best no-gi tournament in the world (ADCC) to investing in our own ongoing series of events (WNO), we're all about making this spectator-friendly subset of jiu-jitsu a go-to for grappling fans all over the world.
  12. Keep Your Eyes On Levi & The Middleweight Division At No-Gi Worlds

    Keep Your Eyes On Levi & The Middleweight Division At No-Gi Worlds

    Oct 1, 2021

    Forty athletes are registered for the male black belt middleweight division at No-Gi Worlds, making it the deepest of the tournament. That roster includes six ADCC veterans, three returning IBJJF no-gi world champs, and one Levi Jones-Leary looking to make his no-gi debut as a black belt.
  13. Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase

    Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase

    Mar 20, 2021

    In the last decade, the berimbolo has grown from a specialist technique to a must-have, especially among competitors in the lower weight classes.
  14. Subversiv Sub-Only Team Challenge Quick Facts & Most Surprising Moments

    Subversiv Sub-Only Team Challenge Quick Facts & Most Surprising Moments

    Aug 29, 2020

    Now the event is in the bag we take a quick look at the 3 on 3 team challenge event. A lot of crazy results to digest, here are the most noteworthy.
  15. The Matches We Want To See At Subversiv 3

    The Matches We Want To See At Subversiv 3

    Aug 27, 2020

    Subversiv is back for a third installment of team jiu-jitsu!