Grappling Bulletin: Kaynan, Mikey The Biggest Winners at Road to ADCC
Jul 19, 2021The Road to ADCC was unique in that it was the first time an event ever featured a series of head-to-head matches held under ADCC superfight rules. As Mo Jassim, the 2022 ADCC World Championships organizer, explained, it was conceived to kick start the process that will culminate in September next year at the World Championships.
Pedro Marinho Will Face ADCC Champ Davi Ramos At Fight to Win 177
Jun 29, 2021Fight to Win is in Houston this weekend for another night of grappling superfights. In the main event, rookie black belt Pedro Marinho will take on UFC veteran and ADCC champion Davi Ramos in a no-gi matchup.
Grappling Bulletin: How Hulk Beat Diniz Even Though He Got Choked Out Cold
Jun 28, 2021Nobody could have predicted the end of the no-gi match between Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa and Matheus Diniz at BJJ Stars VI. A candidate for the most surprising, complicated and controversial finish to a grappling match in living memory, Diniz put Barbosa to sleep with a choke but it was deemed to have been applied after time had run out. Below, I’ll attempt to clarify what happened and you can even see my analysis of the video to determine whether the choke was legit or not.
IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Released!
Jun 22, 2021The IBJJF has released the gi and no-gi brackets for the 2021 American National Championships. Check out the comprehensive list of divisions here.
Must Watch Early-Round Matches | 2021 IBJJF American Nationals
Jun 22, 2021The 2021 IBJJF American National Championships begin on Thursday June 24. The black belts take the mats on Friday, June 25, and switch into no-gi attire on Saturday, June 25. We could see any number of potential matches in the semifinals and finals, but we're promised some exciting matches even earlier in the tournament. Here are our favorite first and second round matchups.
PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan
Apr 7, 2021More 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.
Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen
Mar 29, 2021Don'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.
Official FloGrappling Predictions: Fight To Win 167
Mar 20, 2021Fight To Win 167 features Victor Hugo vs Tim Spriggs, Osvaldo Queixinho Moizinho vs Gabriel Sousa, Pedro Marinho vs Jake Watson, and more. As usual, the FloGrappling team has given their picks for who is set to come out with the w from the top matches on the card.
How to Watch Fight to Win 167, Victor Hugo vs Tim Spriggs
Mar 16, 2021Here's how to watch Fight to Win 167 on FloGrappling.
Grappling Bulletin: William Tackett Taps Ribamar, Now Wants The Big Names
Mar 15, 2021If you tuned into Fight to Win 166 on Saturday evening you would have seen four badass black belt matches back to back. Nothing new for Fight to Win, who consistently make competitive and entertaining matches, but this particular event stood out for one big reason.
How to Watch: 2021 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championships
Mar 10, 2021The biggest IBJJF gi event in the U.S. to date this year, the IBJJF American National Championships is set to kick off on Thursday, June 24 in Las Vegas. Some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu will make their return to the blue and yellow mats, including 2020 Pan champs, Thiago Macedo, Ronaldo Junior, Fellipe Andrew, Nathalie Ribeiro and more.
Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History
Mar 8, 2021The long-anticipated debut of heel hooks in the IBJJF no-gi format has finally arrived. The Dallas No-Gi Open went down on Sunday, March 7. It was a historic event as the first tournament in the history of the IBJJF to allow heel hooks for adult brown and black belts.
Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164
Feb 17, 2021Fight to Win will see two no-gi grappling titans face off on Friday, February 19, 2021 as Vagner Rocha moves up in weight to take on two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes in the main event of Fight to Win 164.
Grappling Bulletin: UFC 258 Was Not A Good Night For Jiu-Jitsu
Feb 15, 2021Grappling fans would have found UFC 258 hard to watch as two of jiu-jitsu's top representatives in the Octagon fell to their opponents. We look at what went wrong.
Kennedy Maciel To Face Diego Pato in Title Defense at Fight to Win 163
Feb 10, 2021The biggest party in grappling will kick off a three-week visit to Dallas on Saturday, February 13 with Fight To Win 163, featuring three high-profile matches, including a gi featherweight title fight. Diego “Pato” Oliveira will try to take Kennedy Maciel’s title in the main event. Before that, brown belt submission hunter Pedro Marinho will face Matheus Luna, and Aaron Tex Johnson will take on Max Gimenis.