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Nicky Ryan– born June 27, 2001– is a jiu-jitsu black belt from New Jersey known as a no-gi grappler who made history as the youngest male athlete to compete at the ADCC World Championships. 

  1. PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    Apr 7, 2021

    More than five years after his match with Gordon Ryan, PJ Barch is now slated to face the younger Nicky Ryan at FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo later this month on April 30. 

  2. Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Apr 5, 2021

    Don't forget to watch the Grappling Bulletin podcast, every Monday at 3:30pm ET. Watch it on FloGrappling.com or the app, or catch it on YouTube or Facebook. 

  3. Nicky Ryan & PJ Barch To Scrap At WNO On April 30th!

    Nicky Ryan & PJ Barch To Scrap At WNO On April 30th!

    Mar 31, 2021

    Two of jiu-jitsu's most compelling grapplers will collide as Nicky Ryan & PJ Barch join the roster of the latest edition of FloGrappling's Who's Number One (WNO) on April 30.   

  4. Nicky Ryan Out, Gordon Ryan vs Roberto Jimenez at WNO: Craig vs Ronaldo

    Nicky Ryan Out, Gordon Ryan vs Roberto Jimenez at WNO: Craig vs Ronaldo

    Feb 11, 2021

    With Nicky Ryan injured, Gordon Ryan has stepped in to challenge Roberto Jimenez at Who’s Number One on February 26.

  5. 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. 

  6. Prodigies Collide! Nicky Ryan vs Roberto Jimenez At WNO On February 26th!

    Prodigies Collide! Nicky Ryan vs Roberto Jimenez At WNO On February 26th!

    Jan 28, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) returns on February 26th for it's first event of 2020, with WNO: Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior! We've already announced the main event, and the co main event might be a match I'm even more excited about. Nicky Ryan will take on Roberto Jimenez in a clash of two of the best from the next generation.