Stanley Rosa made history at the 2021 IBJJF Dallas Open as the first to win via heel hook under the new no-gi ruleset for brown and black belts. Rosa is a representative of Bronx Martial Arts Academy, a Renzo Gracie affiliate.
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.
Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships
May 15, 2021The IBJJF 2021 Pan No-Gi Championships is underway. The black belt divisions begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 15, and run all day long. We'll be updating the biggest news and most important results, and linking to the most exciting matches on this page all day. Keep this page refreshed throughout the day to remain up to date.
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.
Andrew Wiltse Could Find Three Rematches In Try For Second No-Gi Pans Gold
May 11, 2021Andrew Wiltse had a relatively seamless ascent to his first black belt title, earning No-Gi Pans gold in 2020, winning his first two matches by points before winning a third via penalty. He didn’t give up a point in three matches, but the returning champ is unlikely to have such an easy route to the top in the medium heavyweight bracket in this go-around.
Grappling Bulletin: What's So Special About Micael Galvao? Everything
May 10, 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 LIVE on YouTube or Facebook.
The 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships Reached Capacity In Four Days
Mar 15, 2021The first major event of the 2021 IBJJF season has finally hit the calendar, as the Pan No-Gi Championships is officially slated for May 15-16. But if you haven’t registered yet, it may already be too late.