First-Round Picks & Fan Favorites Face Off In Semifinals | WNX Ep. 6 Recap
Jun 24, 2022Headed into the final episode of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos, the final four had been decided. Craig Jones’ Blue Team pushed first round pick Izaak Michell and Renaissance man Andrew Tackett into through the quarterfinals; and Tim Spriggs’ Red Team moved first round pick Jansen Gomes and 10th Planet submission artist Kyle Chambers into the semis.
The Final Batch Of ADCC-Bound Trials Champs | Asia & Oceania Trials Results
Jun 19, 2022The final seven ADCC Trials winners were determined at the ADCC Asia & Oceania Trials, which took place in Sydney, Australia, this weekend. Athletes from across Australia, New Zeland and Asia tried to stake their claim too the remaining spots, demonstrating aggressive wrestling, flashy backtakes, and sharp submission skills. Here are the seven newest qualifiers for the 2022 ADCC World Championships in September in Las Vegas.
Tempers Boil Over Between Tim & Craig | Who's Next Ep. 5 Recap
Jun 17, 2022Animosities between coaches Craig Jones and Tim Spriggs escalated, and came to a head in episode five of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge, presented by Tezos.
Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 16, 2022This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix
Jun 15, 2022On the heels of his 2022 IBJJF World Championships bronze medal, Ronaldo Junior collected a big cash prize at EUG 4. Coming out on top of an eight-man black belt grand prix at Evolve Ur Game 4, the Atos black belt secured the $10,000 grand prize defeating Shane Shapiro, Alexandre Jesus, and 2019 Pans and European champion Levi Jones-Leary in the process.
Kyle Chambers Is A Master Of Precision | Who's Next Ep. 4 Recap
Jun 9, 2022The fourth episode of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos started with chaos, but ended in a game of precision. That’s a skill Kyle Chambers has in bushels.
The Best of the Rest: New Wave of Athletes Make Impact At Worlds
Jun 9, 2022With the whirlwind that was the IBJJF 2022 World Championships slowly winding down, it’s now the perfect time to review some standout performances that saw competitors make serious impact's on their respective divisions without taking gold. Let's dive in and review these six competitors' campaigns at the Pyramidw\.
We Are Entering The Gabi Pessanha Era
Jun 8, 2022There is an undisputed queen of jiu-jitsu and her name is Gabi Pessanha. The double gold champion in two consecutive IBJJF World Championships, Pessanha is in a league of her own. There are few opponents who can test her, those that come close rarely succeed, and if she ever loses it is via the slimmest of margins. She’s just that good.
Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds
Jun 7, 2022At 33 years of age and over a decade competing at the highest levels of the sport, Leandro Lo proved he’s still up there as one of best in the world right now, and one of the greatest of all time.
The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over
Jun 6, 2022It was a long shot but the one black belt final everybody had hoped to see went down at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships. One of the most competitive and uncertain lightweight line-ups of all time, there was no guarantee Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao would both make it out of their sides of the bracket for a showdown in the final.
Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022
Jun 5, 2022The first day of black belt competition at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships is wrapped up, and the final rounds of each division are set. This year, the brackets were whittled down to the final four men and the final two women in each division, meaning we now know which athletes will take the podium. All that is left is to decide who takes which medal.
Cowboy Andrew Tackett Takes Out Red Team's Giant | Who's Next Ep. 3 Recap
May 26, 2022Andrew Tackett is fearless.
Big Dan's Scheme Puts Izaak vs Adam First | Who's Next Ep. 2 Recap
May 25, 2022The second episode of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos begins with a test of grip strength and strategy as the two teams square off in a king of the hill style arm wrestling tournament.
Adam Bradleys' Bulldog Choke Wins Longest Match In FloGrappling History
May 20, 2022Adam Bradley and Tristan Overvig made history in their qualifying match at Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezo’s when they racked up a total fight time of two hours and fifty-four minutes before finding the submission - the longest individual contest to ever take place on FloGrappling and easily among the longest in recorded jiu-jitsu history.
Who's Moving On, Who's Going Home? | Who's Next Ep. 1 Recap
May 19, 2022The premise is simple: 16 athletes have come to Austin, TX, for a grappling tournament. FloGrappling’s Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos has brought up-and-coming submission grapplers from across the world to compete for $10,000 and a three-fight contract on WNO.