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Black belt competitor representing Alliance.

  1. World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    Nov 17, 2021

    The main brackets for the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship are now finalized, as each of the country qualifiers have concluded. Many of the Brazilian athletes hoping to represent their country in the main brackets had to fight through deep divings among some of the most reputable opposition in the entire roster just to earn a spot in the World Pro tournament.
  2. Abu Dhabi World Pro Is Back! See Who's In & Who Still Needs To Qualify

    Abu Dhabi World Pro Is Back! See Who's In & Who Still Needs To Qualify

    Nov 11, 2021

    The 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro kicks off on Sunday, November 14 in the UAE. A truly international event with significant cash prizes at stake, the World Pro attracts decorated veterans and hopeful up and comers from across the globe. The title of World Pro Champion is one of the most coveted in all of jiu-jitsu; it’s accompanied by prestige, national pride, and thousands of dollars in prize money.
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Aug 2, 2021

    With 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.
  4. BJJ Bet II Official Weigh-In Results

    BJJ Bet II Official Weigh-In Results

    Aug 1, 2021

    The weigh-ins for the BJJ Bet middleweight no-gi tournament took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with all eight competitors making weight.
  5. BJJBet No-Gi Grand Prix Will Feature Grappling Legends & Future Stars

    BJJBet No-Gi Grand Prix Will Feature Grappling Legends & Future Stars

    Jul 1, 2021

    Nicholas Meregali is in the main event of BJJBet alongside Rider Zuchi, who is replacing Felipe Pena on short notice.
  6. GrappleFest 9: Tayane & Ffion To Tangle In Openweight Affair

    GrappleFest 9: Tayane & Ffion To Tangle In Openweight Affair

    Jul 2, 2020

    Professional grappling comes home to the UK on July 4 as GrappleFest returns with their ninth event! 
  7. VOTE NOW: 2017 Female Black Belt Of The Year

    VOTE NOW: 2017 Female Black Belt Of The Year

    Dec 19, 2017

    2017 is winding to a close so it's time to take a look back at the most accomplished athletes of the year!