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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. Vagner Rocha's Rock-Solid Leg Lock Defense, Explained | Technique Showcase

    Vagner Rocha's Rock-Solid Leg Lock Defense, Explained | Technique Showcase

    Dec 20, 2020

    Jon “Thor” Blank attacked [person: Vagner Rocha] with a barrage of leg lock attempts at Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira. For the most part, Rocha kept out of danger through the 15-minute match.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. The Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase

    The Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase

    Dec 6, 2020

    Kaynan Duarte may have been testing out some new tricks during his double-gold medal run at No-Gi Pans in November. He submitted four of his five opponents, remarkably, with the same submission each time.

  8. 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.

  9. Fight Sports Go 4-0 at Fight to Win 157

    Fight Sports Go 4-0 at Fight to Win 157

    Nov 16, 2020

    It was an extremely strong showing for the Miami-based Fight Sports crew, who sent Vagner Rocha, Chad “Kodiak” Fields, Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and purple belt Benjamin Kunzle to Fight to Win 157 in Philadelphia. 

  10. Grappling Bulletin: Leandro Lo Returns, Fight Sports Team Soars in Philly

    Grappling Bulletin: Leandro Lo Returns, Fight Sports Team Soars in Philly

    Nov 16, 2020

    The Grappling Bulletin is back with all of the biggest and most essential news from around the world! 

  11. Vagner Rocha Takes On Jon Blank At WNO!

    Vagner Rocha Takes On Jon Blank At WNO!

    Nov 15, 2020

    Who's Number One (WNO) returns for the fifth edition on Friday, December 11th. The main event features a clash between ADCC champs Kaynan Duarte and Rodolfo Vieira, but as always the card is stacked from top to bottom. Here is the previously announced lineup:

  12. DeBlass Breaks Retirement To Challenge For Masters Title At F2W 157

    DeBlass Breaks Retirement To Challenge For Masters Title At F2W 157

    Nov 10, 2020

    Fight to Win is back in Philadelphia this weekend for Fight To Win 157. In this edition, Tom DeBlass will step out of retirement to challenge for the no-gi masters belt against a masters wrecking ball, Chad "Kodiak" Fields. In the co-main event, Gabriel Almeida will take on Vagner Rocha.

  13. How to Watch The 2020 Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship

    How to Watch The 2020 Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship

    Nov 2, 2020

    Here's how to watch the 2020 Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship on FloGrappling.

  14. An Early Look At The Standout Black Belts at 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

    An Early Look At The Standout Black Belts at 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

    Oct 21, 2020

    It did not take long for registration to close for No-Gi Pans. The IBJJF announced the Pan No-Gi Championships and it has reached capacity very quickly. Here are the key names to watch in each black belt division.

  15. Results & Match Videos: Garry Tonon vs Dante Leon, Hulk vs Cyborg & More

    Results & Match Videos: Garry Tonon vs Dante Leon, Hulk vs Cyborg & More

    Jul 31, 2020

    It's time for another edition of Who's Number One! Our main event this time is an ADCC rematch between Garry Tonon and Dante Leon, which is sure to be just as exciting this time around.