Early Round Matches You Won't Want To Miss At The 2021 IBJJF Pans
Aug 30, 2021The 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship looks to be an action-packed event, filled with several highly-anticipated black belt matches. While many division finals and semifinals may still be difficult to determine, there are a few matches in the early rounds of each division which stand out as must-watch jiu-jitsu. Here are some of the most exciting matches in the opening two rounds.
Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?
Aug 18, 2021The rosters for the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship are stacked with returning champions, fan favorites, and rookies looking to break out. Some of the divisions have clear cut favorites to win gold, while others are harder to call. Here are our predictions for the favorites to reach the top of the podium, the dark horses who could steal the show, and the disruptors who could make things difficult for their division cohorts.
Grappling Bulletin: If Gordon Ryan's Career Is Over, What Happens Next?
May 24, 2021Stop the press, Gordon Ryan's abrupt departure from all upcoming matches has thrown the no-gi grappling scene into disarray. What does Gordon do next if he can't compete? Who replaces him as the #1 in the world? And will professional grappling ever be the same without him?
EUG To Host Stacked 8-Man Black Belt Invitational, And It's In the Gi
Mar 22, 2021EUG Promotions will their debut on April 3 with a professional invite-only jiu-jitsu tournament with a $10,000 cash prize.
How Roberto Jimenez' Busy 2020 Could Give Him An Edge Over Nicky Ryan
Feb 4, 2021Nicky 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.
Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 30, 2021With all the buzz around heel hooks and the focus on no-gi oriented leglocks, it’s easy to forget how powerful the straight ankle lock can be. The footlock is more than a way to earn the favor of the judges or score an advantage in a close match. When applied correctly, it’s a powerful submission responsible for some of the most brutal-looking breaks in jiu-jitsu.
The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion
Dec 28, 2020Whether or not you believe in “American Jiu-Jitsu” exists separate from “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,” several individual Americans have made their marks on the world of submission grappling. If in no other way, Americans have at least impacted the history books.
Three Key Names Just Registered For Pans!
Mar 9, 2020Updated March 13: Please note the 2020 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship has been cancelled
Official 2020 Gi Season Preview: Male Feather
Dec 20, 2019The 2020 gi season will kick off on January 20th at the IBJJF European Championships. The season will run through to the end of May, culminating at the IBJJF World Championships on May 27th.
Spyder -76kg Bracket Reaction & Predictions
Nov 2, 2019On Saturday, November 23, the largest payday in the sport's history will be awarded to not one but two competitors who come out victories at the Spyder Invitational BJJ Championship.
9 Dream Matches We Want To See At The 2018 Pan Championships
Mar 3, 2018The 2018 Pan Championships registration has officially closed, meaning it’s time to scour the divisions and roll out our favorite dream matches we hope to see March 8-11 in Irvine, California!
Spyder Pulling Out All The Stops For 2018 Event Series
Dec 22, 2017Spyder, the Korean jiu-jitsu promotion that’s been making waves in the Asian professional jiu-jitsu scene, is coming out guns blazing with its opening event of 2018.