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Nick Rodriguez is a purple belt in jiu-jitsu, and an ADCC silver medalist from New Jersey. He is a member of the Danaher Death Squad. Born in 1996, "Nicky Rod" began practicing jiu-jitsu in 2018, and won the 2019 ADCC East Coast Trials with less than two years of jiu-jitsu experience, earning entry into the prestigious ADCC Championships, and subsequently taking silver at the tournament.

  1. 10 Facts From Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    10 Facts From Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Mar 30, 2021

    The seventh installment of Who's Number One is in the books. Many of the competitors involved hit landmark victories which will certainly shake up the rankings. Several of the athletes also made, or altered, history.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. By ADCC Standards, The Wrestling of Yuri Simoes Is Superior To Nicky Rod's

    By ADCC Standards, The Wrestling of Yuri Simoes Is Superior To Nicky Rod's

    Mar 11, 2021

    By consensus, the co-main event at Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha is going to be a wrestling showdown between two of the best takedown artists in the heavyweight division.

  5. Nick Rodriguez And Yuri Simões To Meet At WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Nick Rodriguez And Yuri Simões To Meet At WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Mar 2, 2021

    Who’s Number One returns on March 26 for WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Vanger Rocha. Both athletes in the main event are ADCC medalists, and they’ll be joined on the card by two more member of that exclusive club. In the co-main event, two-time ADCC gold medalist Yuri Simões will take on the Danaher Death Squad’s Nick Rodriguez.

  6. How Roberto Jimenez' Busy 2020 Could Give Him An Edge Over Nicky Ryan

    How Roberto Jimenez' Busy 2020 Could Give Him An Edge Over Nicky Ryan

    Feb 4, 2021

    Nicky Ryan and Roberto Jimenez have often been called prodigies in their budding careers as professional athletes. But their individual ascents to the top of the rankings have been substantially different.