1. Gordon Ryan Signs Summer Double-Header: vs Pena & Marinho

    Gordon Ryan Signs Summer Double-Header: vs Pena & Marinho

    May 20, 2022

    Gordon Ryan has been teasing an upcoming match all week, and now it’s official. He’ll fight Felipe Pena in a no time limit, submission-only match on Sunday, August 7 in Dallas, TX.
  2. BREAKING: Mica Galvao To Compete At Medium Heavy & Absolute At Worlds

    BREAKING: Mica Galvao To Compete At Medium Heavy & Absolute At Worlds

    May 17, 2022

    The superstar black belt from Manaus, Mica Galvao announced that he intends to compete in the medium heavyweight division at the 2022 IBJJF World Championship, according to a post on the federation's instagram.
  3. Jay Rod In Action at Survivor Series 2, Plus Special Team vs Team Event

    Jay Rod In Action at Survivor Series 2, Plus Special Team vs Team Event

    May 17, 2022

    Survivor Series 2 will go down on May 29 and features a special blend of Quintet rules (no heel hooks) with an EBI overtime shootout in the case of a team draw.
  4. Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    May 16, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF World Championships is just weeks away. For you hardcore no-gi fans, you may be surprised to see so many familiar faces dust off their gi for the biggest IBJJF tournament of the year– there will be a number of Trials winners in the mix, and a decent amount of invitees, too.
  5. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    May 9, 2022

    The penultimate ADCC Trials event is now complete and the total amount of competitors confirmed for Worlds in September stands at over 85%. One of Europe's top P4P black belts, Tommy Langaker came out of nowhere to claim his spot in the 77kg division. He'll join South American Trials winner Mica Galvao, who was busy in Brazil winning his first major IBJJF title as a black belt. What was a dream match-up suddenly became very possible.
  6. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    May 8, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  7. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    May 2, 2022

    At only 18 years of age Mica Galvao is already one of the most-talked about athletes in jiu-jitsu. If you thought the attention he has received in any way unwarranted, last weekend's events would have put those doubts to bed.
  8. BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    Apr 29, 2022

    BJJ Stars just announced the official bracket for tomorrow's middleweight grand prix live on Instagram, and there will be no need to wait for some of the best possible matches.
  9. Closeouts in Jiu-Jitsu, 2010-Present: Who Did It The Most?

    Closeouts in Jiu-Jitsu, 2010-Present: Who Did It The Most?

    Apr 29, 2022

    The divisive topic of closeouts has split the jiu-jitsu community.
  10. Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Apr 25, 2022

    After fighting in the UFC for nearly 15 years, Demian Maia returns to grappling competition at BJJ Stars 8 on April 30 where he will face current UFC welterweight Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira in a no-gi match as the main event of the evening.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Apr 25, 2022

    Here at FloGrappling we celebrated when the IBJJF announced that closeouts would result in forfeiture of both prize money and ranking points at the World Championships. But not everybody was so receptive.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Apr 18, 2022

    Hello grappling fans, our apologies for the recent disruption to service. This is our first Grappling Bulletin since March 28, as we've been a little busy bouncing back and forth across the USA covering some of the biggest events of the year.
  13. Gordon Ryan Releases His First NFT!

    Gordon Ryan Releases His First NFT!

    Apr 17, 2022

    Three time ADCC champion Gordon Ryan recently released a limited edition NFT with BJJ Fanatics, giving fans of The King access to all of his future instructionals. BJJ Fanatics had this to say about the opportunity:
  14. No More Closeouts at IBJJF: The Athletes Respond

    No More Closeouts at IBJJF: The Athletes Respond

    Apr 15, 2022

    The IBJJF published a statement this week advising that there will be no cash prizes awarded to athletes that close out in their finals match of the World Championships. Also, ranking and team points will be forfeited, affecting both the individual athlete and the standing of the team.
  15. IBJJF Responds To Recent Controversy, Announces Rule Addressing Closeouts

    IBJJF Responds To Recent Controversy, Announces Rule Addressing Closeouts

    Apr 14, 2022

    The IBJJF has announced that from the 2022 World championships forward, closeouts will not be rewarded as an actual championship victory.