Ten In The 16-Man Emerald City Invitational Bracket Are Ranked Top-10
Aug 2, 2021Emerald City Invitational proved to be one of the most exciting events on the scene in their first edition in April, and is back with an explosive featherweight bracket for their second event on August 7.
Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP
Aug 2, 2021With Leandro Lo, Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa, Micael Galvao, Rousimar Palhares and William Tackett, BJJBet’s middleweight no-gi Grand Prix was one of the most anticipated events of the summer. The show also featured a number of IBJJF World champions in gi superfights, with Matheus Gabriel, Tayane Porfirio and Nicholas Meregali all stepping onto the mat.
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.
2021 No-Gi Pans: Must Watch Early Round Matches
May 13, 2021The 2021 No-Gi Pan Championships kick off on Saturday, May 15. The divisions are loaded with some of the biggest names in grappling. And this year, there's a new wrinkle in place; heel hooks and reaping are legal for black belts. New faces have come out in droves, and we could see the crowning of some first-time IBJJF No-Gi Pans champions. But those new faces will still have to get through some of the best in the world.
Paulo Miyao & Junny Ocasio Are The Light Feather Frontrunners At No-Gi Pans
May 13, 2021The light featherweight division at the 2021 No-Gi Pan Championships will feature some of the best 135 pound-ers, and several more looking to break into the top-10. Paulo Miyao will be the likely favorite here. He hasn’t won a no-gi title since winning Pan No-Gi in 2015, and he had a rough go in 2020, losing each of his only two matches. Still, he’s one of the hardest to beat on the IBJJF platform.
Six Must-See Early Round Matches At IBJJF 2020 No-Gi Pans
Nov 19, 2020Many of the potential semifinals and finals at No-Gi Pans could feature dream matchups between some of the best competitors around. But before we get there, the key athletes will have to move through the early rounds of their respective brackets. Some of these first and second round matchups could be superfights or finals anywhere else. Here are the matches you won’t want to miss.
An Early Look At The Standout Black Belts at 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans
Oct 21, 2020It did not take long for registration to close for No-Gi Pans. The IBJJF announced the Pan No-Gi Championships and it has reached capacity very quickly. Here are the key names to watch in each black belt division.