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Vagner Rocha is a professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor and former MMA fighter. Born in Brazil June 6, 1982 Rocha moved to the U.S. at a young age and was raised in Florida. A UFC veteran, Rocha has enjoyed success primarily in no-gi grappling events. He is an ADCC silver and bronze medalist, making the podium in 2019 and 2017 respectively. He represents Fight Sports. 

  1. Nicky Ryan Takes On Gabriel Almeida At Who's Number One On May 28

    Nicky Ryan Takes On Gabriel Almeida At Who's Number One On May 28

    May 10, 2021

    Nicky Ryan is set to make his fourth appearance on FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One on May 28 when he takes on Checkmat’s Gabriel Almeida.
  2. Josh Hinger To Make WNO Debut Against No.1 Middleweight, Vagner Rocha

    Josh Hinger To Make WNO Debut Against No.1 Middleweight, Vagner Rocha

    May 5, 2021

    The no.1-ranked middleweight, Vagner Rocha, is set to return to FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One in May 28 when he takes on three-time No-Gi World Champion and 2019 ADCC bronze medalist, Josh Hinger.
  3. 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.
  4. Grappling Bulletin: Vagner Staves Off The New Generation

    Grappling Bulletin: Vagner Staves Off The New Generation

    Apr 26, 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.
  5. PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    PJ Barch Will Be The First Competitor To Face Gordon & Nicky Ryan

    Apr 7, 2021

    More than five years after his match with Gordon Ryan, PJ Barch is now slated to face the younger Nicky Ryan at FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo later this month on April 30.
  6. 10 Facts From Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    10 Facts From Who's Number One: Gordon Ryan vs Vagner Rocha

    Mar 30, 2021

    The seventh installment of Who's Number One is in the books. Many of the competitors involved hit landmark victories which will certainly shake up the rankings. Several of the athletes also made, or altered, history.