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  1. The Rookie Black Belts Spearheading The Rise Of The Next Gen At Worlds

    The Rookie Black Belts Spearheading The Rise Of The Next Gen At Worlds

    Dec 2, 2021

    The IBJJF World Championships gives jiu-jitsu fans an opportunity to watch their favorite veteran athletes as they hunt for a first, or a repeat world title. It’s a showcase for the best and most beloved grapplers on the planet. But it’s also an opportunity for brand new black belts to earn their recognition, try to ascend the ranks, and — perhaps — start dynastic runs atop the World podium.
  2. With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    Nov 23, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF World Championships returns after a two-year hiatus, and one of the biggest questions from jiu-jitsu fans, followers and analysts is about who will win the absolute division.
  3. Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Nov 22, 2021

    The countdown is almost over– we are mere weeks away from the most anticipated jiu-jitsu event of the year. The IBJJF World Championships has not taken place since June of 2019, and there is a palpable sensation of excitement among fans and athletes as we draw closer to the tournament.
  4. World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    Nov 18, 2021

    After an intense round of country qualifiers yesterday at the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships, the main brackets kicked off today. Some of the best competitors from all around the globe took the stage for a shot at World Pro gold, and thousands of dollars in prizes.
  5. ADCC Vets & Top Heavyweights Registered For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    ADCC Vets & Top Heavyweights Registered For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    Oct 29, 2021

    All week long, we’ve been rolling out some of the top athletes registered for the 1st ADCC North American Trials, taking place on November 6-7 in Atlantic City, NJ. Each male division winner will automatically qualify for the 2022 ADCC World Championships in Las Vegas next September.
  6. Exclusive: The Top Names Registered At 66 kg For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    Exclusive: The Top Names Registered At 66 kg For The ADCC East Coast Trials

    Oct 26, 2021

    More than 150 athletes have registered for the 66 kg division at the 1st North American ADCC Trials, the East Coast Trials taking place on November 6-7 in Atlantic City, NJ.
  7. Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Oct 20, 2021

    Tonight, Gordon Ryan returns from his seven month hiatus to the WNO mats, taking on the UFC veteran Philly Fresh, Philip Rowe. in a special exhibition match. Gordon has promised to experiment during the match, and to show the newest components of his game, as the match will not end — but instead reset from a neutral standing position — in the event of a submission.
  8. The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds

    The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds

    Oct 14, 2021

    The 14th edition of the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is wrapped up. Now it’s time to open up the history books to make note of the athletes, teams and nationalities who left the tournament with the greatest accolades.
  9. The Best Blue Belts in America Today: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 1 Recap

    The Best Blue Belts in America Today: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 1 Recap

    Sep 1, 2021

    Non-stop action here on day 1 of the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships – the first major gi event of the IBJJF calendar came later in the year than expected and you can see that the competitors were eager to let it rip.
  10. Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Aug 18, 2021

    The rosters for the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship are stacked with returning champions, fan favorites, and rookies looking to break out. Some of the divisions have clear cut favorites to win gold, while others are harder to call. Here are our predictions for the favorites to reach the top of the podium, the dark horses who could steal the show, and the disruptors who could make things difficult for their division cohorts.
  11. The Standout Rookie Black Belts Registered For The 2021 IBJJF Pans

    The Standout Rookie Black Belts Registered For The 2021 IBJJF Pans

    Aug 11, 2021

    The IBJJF Pan Championships is going down from September 1-5, 2021 and we're streaming all of the action. Below is a list of athletes who will be competing at Pans for the first time as fresh black belts.
  12. Mikey Musumeci & Junny Ocasio Will Collide At Who's Number One On June 18

    Mikey Musumeci & Junny Ocasio Will Collide At Who's Number One On June 18

    May 31, 2021

    Now that he’s successfully defeated the no.1-ranked bantamweight grappler, Mikey Musumeci has set his sights on another of the top-ranked 135-lb grapplers in the world. Musumeci is scheduled to return to FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Tye Ryuotolo on Friday, June 18 to take on the no.2-ranked bantamweight, Edwin "Junny" Ocasio.
  13. Paulo Miyao & Junny Ocasio Are The Light Feather Frontrunners At No-Gi Pans

    Paulo Miyao & Junny Ocasio Are The Light Feather Frontrunners At No-Gi Pans

    May 13, 2021

    The light featherweight division at the 2021 No-Gi Pan Championships will feature some of the best 135 pound-ers, and several more looking to break into the top-10. Paulo Miyao will be the likely favorite here. He hasn’t won a no-gi title since winning Pan No-Gi in 2015, and he had a rough go in 2020, losing each of his only two matches. Still, he’s one of the hardest to beat on the IBJJF platform.
  14. Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen

    Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen

    Mar 29, 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 on YouTube or Facebook. 
  15. Geo Martinez Takes On Junny Ocasio At WNO On February 26th!

    Geo Martinez Takes On Junny Ocasio At WNO On February 26th!

    Feb 1, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) returns for it's first event of 2021 on February 26th, with WNO: Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior! As always, WNO showcases the most exciting talent in the no-gi competition scene, a mix of established veterans and the up and comers from the next generation.