1. Andre Porfirio Joins IBJJF Grand Prix
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    Andre Porfirio Joins IBJJF Grand Prix

    Jul 26, 2022

    Following the withdrawal of Gabriel Arges due to injury, the IBJJF announced that Andre Porfirio of Fight Sports will replace him in the black belt medium-heavyweight GP on August 12. Two-time IBJJF world champ Arges announced he would not be able to compete due to a knee injury suffered in the training leading up to the event. Porfirio, the 2021 IBJJF Pan black belt champion in the medium-heavyweight division, represents Fight Sports and trains out of Miami. The winner of the GP will claim a $10,000 cash prize. Watch it live on FloGrappling on August 12.

  2. Grappling Bulletin: A 2x ADCC Champ Will Make His Tezos WNO Debut On Feb 25

    Grappling Bulletin: A 2x ADCC Champ Will Make His Tezos WNO Debut On Feb 25

    Feb 6, 2023

    Tezos WNO: Ryan vs Pena II presented by Fat Tire is now less than three weeks away, and we can finally announce matches further down main card, which will include six bouts in total. In the titular main event, Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena are set to cross paths for the fourth time in their storied rivalry — the second time they will face off on Tezos WNO in a no-time limit match.
  3. First Hearing In Leandro Lo Murder Trial Delayed 7 Weeks

    First Hearing In Leandro Lo Murder Trial Delayed 7 Weeks

    Feb 5, 2023

    The initial hearing in the Leandro Lo murder trial, originally scheduled for February 3, has been postponed for more than a month.
  4. Breakout Star Malachi Edmond Wins IBJJF Euros Gold; Targets Pans & Worlds

    Breakout Star Malachi Edmond Wins IBJJF Euros Gold; Targets Pans & Worlds

    Feb 5, 2023

    One of the breakout stars of the IBJJF 2023 European Championships is Malachi Edmond, a black belt from Team  Lloyd Irvin (TLI) Jiu-Jitsu, who bested some of the most dominant grapplers in the game over the course of two days in Paris, France.
  5. Road To Gold: Mayssa Bastos Claims Fourth European Title

    Road To Gold: Mayssa Bastos Claims Fourth European Title

    Feb 2, 2023

    Mayssa Bastos is simply a machine.
  6. Becoming Dangerous: The Rise Of Giancarlo Bodoni

    Becoming Dangerous: The Rise Of Giancarlo Bodoni

    Jan 31, 2023

    Becoming Dangerous tells the story of Giancarlo Bodoni's meteoric rise in the sport through winning ADCC East Coast Trials and culminating in his dominant performance at the 2022 ADCC World Championship.
  7. Kaynan, Rider, Gabi & Thalyta In The Finals | Euros Day 6 Recap

    Kaynan, Rider, Gabi & Thalyta In The Finals | Euros Day 6 Recap

    Jan 29, 2023

    The first day of black belt competition at the 2023 IBJJF European Championships has come to a close, meaning that the absolute finals, as well as the women's finals and the men's quarterfinals are set.
  8. Kaynan, Rider, Gabi & Thalyta In The Finals | Euros Day 6 Recap
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    Kaynan, Rider, Gabi & Thalyta In The Finals | Euros Day 6 Recap

    Jan 28, 2023

    The absolute finals at the 2023 IBJJF Europeans are set, plus, the divisions have been whittled down for the finals, and there's a new champion at brown belt.

  9. Uanderson Ferreira Is Unstoppable, Captures Doubles Gold | Day 5 Recap

    Uanderson Ferreira Is Unstoppable, Captures Doubles Gold | Day 5 Recap

    Jan 28, 2023

    Uanderson Ferreira stole the day at Euros, taking double gold with six submissions in eight victories. The Carlson Gracie standout cleared through the medium-heavyweight division and the open class. The final of the absolute, was the match everyone was hoping for, Ferreira vs Rayron Gracie. In a closely contested bout which included a lot of stand-up exchanges, Uanderson edged out the win in a last minute flurry of back attacks.
  10. See Who's Registered For Black Belt Absolute At Euros

    See Who's Registered For Black Belt Absolute At Euros

    Jan 27, 2023

    The black belt absolute divisions are finalized, as registration has closed. The brackets, which the IBJJF will release later today, kick off on Saturday morning in Paris, and will proceed until two finalists emerge in each division.
  11. Road to Gold: Norwegian Standout Selma Vik Dominates Her Divison

    Road to Gold: Norwegian Standout Selma Vik Dominates Her Divison

    Jan 25, 2023

    It is day three here at the 2023 IBJJF European Championship in Paris, France and that means the purple belts have taken the mats!
  12. Eliza Carvalho Subs 5, Takes Blue Belt Double Gold At Euros

    Eliza Carvalho Subs 5, Takes Blue Belt Double Gold At Euros

    Jan 23, 2023

    Eliza Carvalho of Nova Uniao tore through her division and the absolute on the opening day of the 2023 IBJJF European Championships, submitting nearly all of her opponents to capture double god.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: The New Stalling Rules Are Essential For The Sport

    Grappling Bulletin: The New Stalling Rules Are Essential For The Sport

    Jan 23, 2023

    Last week, the IBJJF unveiled the new rules it plans to enforce to deter stalling at specific events — namely, the Tezos IBJJF FloGrappling GP Series. Broadly, the new rules reduce the time of inactivity which will be deemed stalling, clarifies which athlete should be penalized in unprogressing situations, and applies harsher stalling calls to the 50-50 lapel position.
  14. ADCC Takes 2024 World Championships, Supporting Events To UFC Fight Pass

    ADCC Takes 2024 World Championships, Supporting Events To UFC Fight Pass

    Jan 22, 2023

    ADCC announced on Saturday night that it has signed a two-year deal with UFC Fight Pass.
  15. Marcelo Garcia Reveals Cancer Diagnosis; Jiu-Jitsu Community Rallies

    Marcelo Garcia Reveals Cancer Diagnosis; Jiu-Jitsu Community Rallies

    Jan 20, 2023

    Multiple time ADCC and IBJJF world champion Marcelo Garcia revealed via Instagram yesterday that he has been diagnosed with stomach cancer.
  16. Jake Paul Trains Jiu-Jitsu In Puerto Rico Before MMA Debut

    Jake Paul Trains Jiu-Jitsu In Puerto Rico Before MMA Debut

    Jan 20, 2023

    Fresh off his boxing victory over UFC legend Anderson Silva, Jake Paul is currently training for his MMA debut next month. Before dipping his toes in MMA, he has linked up with Atos black belt Mike Perez and ADCC head organizer Mo Jassim touch up his ground game a little.