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A heavyweight competitor representing Team Lloyd Irvin, Tim Spriggs is an American black belt who is best known as an IBJJF black belt no-gi World champion and the winner of the ADCC North American Trials which qualified him to compete at the 2019 ADCC World Championships. He is also a Spyder BJJ Invitational Championship tournament winner.

  1. Official FloGrappling Predictions: Fight To Win 167

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: Fight To Win 167

    Mar 20, 2021

    Fight To Win 167 features Victor Hugo vs Tim Spriggs, Osvaldo Queixinho Moizinho vs Gabriel Sousa, Pedro Marinho vs Jake Watson, and more. As usual, the FloGrappling team has given their picks for who is set to come out with the w from the top matches on the card. 
  2. How to Watch Fight to Win 167, Victor Hugo vs Tim Spriggs

    How to Watch Fight to Win 167, Victor Hugo vs Tim Spriggs

    Mar 16, 2021

    Here's how to watch Fight to Win 167 on FloGrappling.
  3. Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Mar 8, 2021

    The long-anticipated debut of heel hooks in the IBJJF no-gi format has finally arrived. The Dallas No-Gi Open went down on Sunday, March 7. It was a historic event as the first tournament in the history of the IBJJF to allow heel hooks for adult brown and black belts. 
  4. Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Feb 8, 2021

    Felipe Pena cruised to victory at the BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix but it was a night of surprises and upsets. Find out what you need to know in this week's Grappling Bulletin. Don't forget to watch the live Grappling Bulletin show at 4:30pm CT on the FloGrappling site, app, YouTube channel and Facebook pages. 
  5. Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161

    Cyborg & Pato Win Decisions, Tex Johnson Taps Maidana At Fight To Win 161

    Jan 23, 2021

    Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu defeated Tim Spriggs in the main event of Fight to Win 161 tonight. Cyborg won by unanimous decision in the 10-minute no-gi match.
  6. Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 22, 2021

    Few techniques carry a personal stamp the way guillotines do. Guillotine artists have often found ways to put their own spin on the front headlock, and to make their variations integral to their personal brands.
  7. Tim Spriggs Goes Into The Lion's Den To Face Cyborg at Fight to Win 161

    Tim Spriggs Goes Into The Lion's Den To Face Cyborg at Fight to Win 161

    Jan 19, 2021

    What do you get when you put one of the grittiest no-gi grapplers in America against the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year? Hopefully fireworks! ADCC Trials winner and IBJJF World No-Gi champion Tim Spriggs will go up in weight to challenge the living legend Roberto Cyborg Abreu at Fight to Win 161. 
  8. The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion

    The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion

    Dec 28, 2020

    Whether 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.
  9. Spyder -100kg Bracket Reaction & Predictions

    Spyder -100kg Bracket Reaction & Predictions

    Nov 4, 2019

    On Saturday, November 23, the largest payday in the sport's history will be awarded to not one but two competitors who come out victorious at the Spyder Invitational BJJ Championship. There will be two star-studded eight-man divisions, under 76kg and under 100kg. The winner of each bracket will take home an incredible $100,000 for winning three matches. The Invitational is hosted by Spyder Korea and will take place at the KBS Arena Hall in Seoul.
  10. Spriggs & Liera Jr. Among The Best Performers From Fight 2 Win 130

    Spriggs & Liera Jr. Among The Best Performers From Fight 2 Win 130

    Nov 3, 2019

    Tim Spriggs (TLI) upset Erberth Santos (ESBJJ) to become the new F2W heavyweight champion at Fight 2 Win 130 in Denver on Saturday night
  11. Tim Spriggs Outworks Erberth To Claim The F2W Title

    Tim Spriggs Outworks Erberth To Claim The F2W Title

    Nov 3, 2019

    A battle of wills unfolded in the main event of F2W 130 that featured none other than jiu-jitsu’s most notorious competitor Erberth Santos versus the formidable Tim Spriggs in a bout that would determine the F2W  Heavyweight Champion.
  12. Heavyweight Title On Line, Who Takes It? Tim Spriggs Or Erberth Santos

    Heavyweight Title On Line, Who Takes It? Tim Spriggs Or Erberth Santos

    Oct 30, 2019

    Heavyweight champ Erberth Santos will defend his title against former champ Tim Spriggs of Team Lloyd Irvin at Fight 2 Win 130 in Denver. 
  13. How Cyborg Won $40k In Las Vegas

    How Cyborg Won $40k In Las Vegas

    Aug 25, 2019

    Saturday the IBJJF held their second Heavyweight Grand Prix in Las Vegas at the Evexia FitFest, this time a No-Gi tournament. Eight competitors battled it out for a $40,000 grand prize in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Here is a round by round breakdown of how the tournament played out.
  14. The 8 Heavyweights Who Will Battle For $40k At The IBJJF No-Gi Grand Prix

    The 8 Heavyweights Who Will Battle For $40k At The IBJJF No-Gi Grand Prix

    Aug 19, 2019

    Eight of the best No-Gi grapplers in the world have been invited to compete for $40K. 
  15. Fight 2 Win 82 Results: Judges Split In Tim Spriggs vs. Matt Leighton

    Fight 2 Win 82 Results: Judges Split In Tim Spriggs vs. Matt Leighton

    Jul 29, 2018

    Fight 2 Win 82 featured plenty of slick submissions and nonstop action, building to the hotly anticipated main event between Team Lloyd Irvin's Tim Spriggs and Tipping Point BJJ's Matt Leighton.