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  1. World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ

    World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ

    Nov 19, 2021

    The 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships came to a close this morning in Abu Dhabi. Eleven of the 12 titlists were Brazilians, including several newly-crowned champions.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Saturday Match Rewind: Rafa's Sixth World Title Plus Bruno/Thalison Clash

    Saturday Match Rewind: Rafa's Sixth World Title Plus Bruno/Thalison Clash

    Apr 11, 2020

    For episode three of Saturday Match Rewind, we picked three great matches to watch and break down. From Rafa's last world title to Tammi's first world title and the chess match between Thalison and Bruno in the Euros semis earlier this year, check them out:
  5. Euros Watch Guide: All Ranked Male Black Belts

    Euros Watch Guide: All Ranked Male Black Belts

    Jan 21, 2020

    The 2020 IBJJF European Championships are taking place all week long in Lisbon, Portugal, and of course all of the action is streamed live on FloGrappling. There are nearly 5,000 competitors competing and it can be hard to keep track of who to watch, so here is a watch guide for who to look out for at adult male brown belt.
  6. Six Rookie Black Belts To Watch At Euros

    Six Rookie Black Belts To Watch At Euros

    Jan 9, 2020

    The IBJJF European Championship is typically the first time we get to see the new black belts at a major tournament. Euros is going down from January 20-27 in Lisbon, and there’s an impressive list of first-year black belts registered for this year's tournament.
  7. 2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Male Rooster

    2020 Official Gi Season Preview: Male Rooster

    Dec 18, 2019

    We are a little over a month away from the start of the 2020 IBJJF gi season at the European Championships in Lisbon. With so little time remaining, we have a good idea of who will be competing at black belt next year, barring a few end-of-year promotions that tend to take place in December every year.
  8. Early Look: 2019 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships

    Early Look: 2019 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships

    Nov 14, 2019

    We are just under a month away from the final major tournament of the year: the 2019 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships.