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Tye Ruotolo is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor from California. Born on January 22, 2003, Ruotolo trains  out of San Diego, CA under coach Andre Galvao and represents the Atos team. He is the twin brother of Kade Ruotolo. Training jiu-jitsu since the age of four, Tye Ruotolo rose to prominence as a child thanks to highly-viewed videos of he and his brother training and in competition. A standout competitor in the juvenile ranks, Ruotolo burst onto the world grappling stage in 2019 with a fourth place finish in the 66kg division at the ADCC World Championships. Primarily known as a no-gi competitor, Tye Ruotolo is a veteran of superfight events such as Who's Number One, Fight to Win, Grapplefest and more.

  1. Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan on Joe Rogan, What Did We Learn?

    Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan on Joe Rogan, What Did We Learn?

    May 3, 2021

    Don'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.
  2. Play-By-Play & Results | WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns

    Play-By-Play & Results | WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns

    Apr 30, 2021

    Who's Number One is back with yet another stacked card. In the main event, two MMA veterans and jiu-jitsu world champions will square off in a grappling matchup. Rafael Lovato Jr. has kept himself active in jiu-jitsu since stepping away from his Bellator title. Tonight, he'll look to keep it going against the UFC's no.1 welterweight contender, Gilbert "Durinho" Burns in a 15-minute no-gi match.
  3. The Stakes Are Higher For Tye Ruotolo vs His New Opponent, William Tackett

    The Stakes Are Higher For Tye Ruotolo vs His New Opponent, William Tackett

    Apr 28, 2021

    Most of us were disappointed to learn that Craig Jones would not be facing Tye Ruotolo in the main event on Who’s Number One on April 30. Perhaps nobody was more upset than Ruotolo himself. He had been calling for the match for months, and finally had his shot to face a top-10 pound-for-pound grappler.
  4. Betting Lines | Standout Underdogs In Who's Number One: Lovato Jr. vs Burns

    Betting Lines | Standout Underdogs In Who's Number One: Lovato Jr. vs Burns

    Apr 26, 2021

    The online betting site F2Wbet has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns.
  5. Craig Jones Out, Tye Ruotolo Takes On William Tackett At WNO

    Craig Jones Out, Tye Ruotolo Takes On William Tackett At WNO

    Apr 26, 2021

    Bad news for WNO today, as Craig Jones has had to pull out of his scheduled main event with Tye Ruotolo due to health issues. We've moved Rafael Lovato Jr vs Gilbert Burns into the main event slot now, with Tye Ruotolo taking on William Tackett in the new co main event.
  6. Official WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr vs Gilbert Burns Preview

    Official WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr vs Gilbert Burns Preview

    Apr 26, 2021

    FloGrappling Who's Number One (WNO) returns on April 30th with yet another stacked event, when Gilbert "Durinho" Burns takes on Rafael Lovato Junior in Austin, Texas. All eight matches will be fifteen minutes in length and contested under WNO rules, with the first two prelims being streamed on our Facebook and YouTube pages.