Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161
Jan 23, 2021
Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu defeated Tim Spriggs in the main event of Fight to Win 161 tonight. Cyborg won by unanimous decision in the 10-minute no-gi match.
Tackett, Marinho, Jonnatas Victorious at Fight to Win 160
Jan 17, 2021
William Tackett beat John Combs in the main event of Fight to Win 160 tonight. In a no-gi match that went the distance, Tackett won via split decision.
FloGrappling Awards: Results For Best Match, Submission, Grapplers Of 2020
Jan 11, 2021
2020 has come to a close, and the fans have voted for the best moments and athletes of the year. There are hundreds of competitors and thousands of grappling matches every year across an array of formats. Even to be nominated is a major achievement.
Gordon & Nicky Ryan, Tye Ruotolo Set Who's Number One Records In 2020
Jan 5, 2021
In 2020, FloGrappling launched Who’s Number One, a series of superfights featuring the many of the best grapplers in the world. With the inaugural year of WNO now in the books, here are some of the athletes, trends, and noteworthy statistics from the mega event series in 2020.
2020 FloGrappling Awards: Vote For The Best Athletes, Submission, Match
Dec 30, 2020
2020 has come to a close, which means it’s time to vote for the best moments and athletes of the year. The fifth annual FloGrappling Awards is open for voting from Jan. 1 through Jan. 8. There are hundreds of competitors and thousands of grappling matches every year across an array of formats. Even to be nominated is a major achievement.
Vote NOW for the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year | FloGrappling Awards
Dec 30, 2020
To state the obvious, 2020 was an unusual year for competitive jiu-jitsu. Still, several competitors found ways to set themselves apart, and to impress us in ways few other athletes can.
Vote NOW for the 2020 Female Grappler of the Year | FloGrappling Awards
Dec 30, 2020
There were significantly fewer opportunities for competitors to perform in 2020 than in years prior. Still, several competitors found ways to set themselves apart, and to impress us in ways few other athletes can.
Vote NOW: 2020 Breakthrough Grappler Of The Year | FloGrappling Awards
Dec 30, 2020
2020 was a challenging year for competitors to earn recognition. Still, a few competitors have found ways to throw themselves into the limelight. These six athletes, the candidates for Breakthrough Grappler Of The Year, sought out the biggest challenges, and routinely flourished.
Road To Gold: Josh Hinger Gets Elusive Master Worlds Title
Dec 18, 2020
[person: Josh Hinger] is still one of the top competitors in the adult division, but has struggled so far at Master Worlds before today. Josh has surprisingly always fallen just short of gold at the event, with several medals but failing to finish on top of the podium.
What's Next For The Athletes From WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo?
Dec 13, 2020
With the dust settled from WNO: Kaynan Duarte, it's time to look towards the future and what potential matches make sense for the competitors. As the official matchmaker for the event, I'm tasked with deciding the next steps for the athletes on the sports premier superfight event, and there are no shortage of options available.
14 Facts From WNO: Duarte Vs Vieira | Grappling By The Numbers
Dec 12, 2020
Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira was bound to be an action packed event, and it delivered at every turn. Kaynan Duarte’s submission victory over Rodolfo Vieria may have propelled him toward the next level of the sport. He, and several other competitors on the card, achieved noteworthy milestones. Check out those, and other interesting statistics from Who’s Number One.
The Top 6 Matches From The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals, Day Two
Dec 7, 2020
The final day of the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals was loaded with breakout performances. The middleweight and absolute divisions were full of submission-hunting competitors who put it all on the line in every match. Here were our favorite black belt matches to watch on day two of American Nationals.
The Top Six Matches From Day One Of The 2020 American Nationals
Dec 6, 2020
The opening day of the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals was filled with upsets, blowouts, and close, gritty matches. Here were some of the best matches from the first day of Nationals:
Garry Tonon Demands Title Shot After Sixth Straight Win At ONE Championship
Dec 4, 2020
Garry Tonon continued his undefeated streak as a mixed martial artist with a unanimous decision win over Kyomi Matsushima at ONE Championship: Big Bang on December 4 in Singapore.
Five Biggest Takeaways From The 2020 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships
Nov 23, 2020
Major events such as No-Gi Pans always offer huge lessons about the top competitors, and the major developments in jiu-jitsu at large. This edition was no different. While the cream of the crop reminded us why they have remained dominant over the years, several new black belts could soon be on the rise.