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  1. Gordon & Nicky Ryan, Tye Ruotolo Set Who's Number One Records In 2020

    Gordon & Nicky Ryan, Tye Ruotolo Set Who's Number One Records In 2020

    Jan 5, 2021

    In 2020, FloGrappling launched Who’s Number One, a series of superfights featuring the many of the best grapplers in the world. With the inaugural year of WNO now in the books, here are some of the athletes, trends, and noteworthy statistics from the mega event series in 2020.

  2. What's Next For The Athletes From WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo?

    What's Next For The Athletes From WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo?

    Dec 13, 2020

    With the dust settled from WNO: Kaynan Duarte, it's time to look towards the future and what potential matches make sense for the competitors. As the official matchmaker for the event, I'm tasked with deciding the next steps for the athletes on the sports premier superfight event, and there are no shortage of options available.

  3. 14 Facts From WNO: Duarte Vs Vieira | Grappling By The Numbers

    14 Facts From WNO: Duarte Vs Vieira | Grappling By The Numbers

    Dec 12, 2020

    Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira was bound to be an action packed event, and it delivered at every turn. Kaynan Duarte’s submission victory over Rodolfo Vieria may have propelled him toward the next level of the sport. He, and several other competitors on the card, achieved noteworthy milestones. Check out those, and other interesting statistics from Who’s Number One.

  4. Results & Match Links | Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte Vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Results & Match Links | Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte Vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Dec 12, 2020

    Who’s Number One is back for one of the most anticipated grappling cards of the year! In the main event, one of most iconic grappling figures of the last decade, Rodolfo Vieira, will return to the grappling mats to take on Kaynan Duarte.

  5. Betting Lines Released! Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Betting Lines Released! Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Dec 7, 2020

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira. 

  6. WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira Official Event Preview

    WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira Official Event Preview

    Nov 28, 2020

    Who's Number One (WNO) will return on Friday, December 11th, for yet another massive card at WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira. The event will feature six no-gi matches, all 15 minutes in length and under WNO submission only rules. As always, the best in the world will collide on the WNO mat, establishing who is truly number one in the no-gi scene today.

  7. Tye Ruotolo Returns To WNO To Take On Kody Steele!

    Tye Ruotolo Returns To WNO To Take On Kody Steele!

    Nov 17, 2020

    Who's Number One (WNO) returns on Friday, December 11th, with WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira! The event will feature six matches, all under 15 minutes WNO submission only rules. Here are the matches announced so far:

  8. Ruotolo Bros Earn Brown Belts From Andre Galvao

    Ruotolo Bros Earn Brown Belts From Andre Galvao

    Oct 19, 2020

    After less than a year at purple belt, Tye and Kade Ruotolo have been promoted.

  9. The Toughest No-Gi Competitors Who Aren't Black Belts

    The Toughest No-Gi Competitors Who Aren't Black Belts

    Aug 26, 2020

    Belt ranks don't always carry over from gi to no-gi competition. Some may call them different sports entirely, and it reflects in the rankings.

  10. The Most Exciting WNO Matches So Far

    The Most Exciting WNO Matches So Far

    Aug 23, 2020

    Who's Number One (WNO) has quickly become one of the best superfight events in the grappling scene. Heading into our fourth event (RIP to WNO: Mikey vs Erberth), I'd like to showcase some of the most exciting matches to take place at these star-studded events. I will go in chronological order, starting with our inaugural event in Costa Mesa:

  11. Controversial Call Spoils Kumite Final, Jimenez's Result Overturned

    Controversial Call Spoils Kumite Final, Jimenez's Result Overturned

    Aug 10, 2020

    A series of officiating errors at Third Coast Grappling's 170lbs Kumite tournament left a bad taste in the mouth of fans and competitors. 

  12. Official FloGrappling Predictions: Kumite V

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: Kumite V

    Aug 7, 2020

    The highly touted Kumite series is back with its fifth installment this weekend, featuring 8 of the very best 170lb no-gi grapplers on the planet. 

  13. How To Watch Third Coast Grappling: KUMITE III

    How To Watch Third Coast Grappling: KUMITE III

    Jun 23, 2020

    How to watch Third Coast Grappling: KUMITE III on FloGrappling, featuring an 8-man -180lb no-gi tournament.

  14. Official FloGrappling Predictions Gordon Ryan vs Kyle Boehm

    Official FloGrappling Predictions Gordon Ryan vs Kyle Boehm

    Jun 4, 2020

    It's fight week for our second edition of Who's Number One (WNO)! 

  15. Tye & Kade Ruotolo Ready To Take On Next Generation Of DDS

    Tye & Kade Ruotolo Ready To Take On Next Generation Of DDS

    Jun 3, 2020

    The Ruotolo bros have been the buzz of the jiu-jitsu world since they were essentially toddlers.