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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. Vote NOW for the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year | FloGrappling Awards

    Vote NOW for the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year | FloGrappling Awards

    Dec 30, 2020

    To state the obvious, 2020 was an unusual year for competitive jiu-jitsu. Still, several competitors found ways to set themselves apart, and to impress us in ways few other athletes can.

  3. Official FloGrappling Predictions: 3CG Kumite VI

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: 3CG Kumite VI

    Sep 11, 2020

    Third Coast Grappling returns on September 12 for another installment of the Kumite series!

  4. 3CG Kumite VI Will Feature Several Grudge Matches

    3CG Kumite VI Will Feature Several Grudge Matches

    Sep 10, 2020

    Third Coast Grappling returns on September 12 for another installment of the Kumite series!

  5. Official FloGrappling Predictions: Fight To Win 148

    Official FloGrappling Predictions: Fight To Win 148

    Jul 23, 2020

    As Fight To Win approaches its 150th event, it's safe to say that nearly every major player in the sport has taken to their stage at some point over the last four years, but at least one towering figure has remained absent . . . until now.  

  6. How To Watch Keenan Cornelius Make His Fight To Win Debut

    How To Watch Keenan Cornelius Make His Fight To Win Debut

    Jul 21, 2020

    As Fight To Win approaches its 150th event, it's safe to say that nearly every major player in the sport has taken to their stage at some point over the last four years, but at least one towering figure has remained absent . . . until now.  

  7. 3CG Kumite II: A Comprehensive Review Of A Phenomenal Tournament

    3CG Kumite II: A Comprehensive Review Of A Phenomenal Tournament

    Jun 21, 2020

    Third Coast Grappling’s Kumite series returned for its second edition, this time, the +180 lb Championship was on the line, and with it, a $10,000 prize. 

  8. How The Six Blades Elite Black Belts Aim To Take Over Fight To Win

    How The Six Blades Elite Black Belts Aim To Take Over Fight To Win

    Jun 16, 2020

    Xande Ribeiro, Victor Hugo, and Rafael Lovato Jr... Three elite black belts, three main event superfights on three Fight to Win events. The Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu "6 Blades" squad is aiming for a takeover of Fight to Win in the month of June with back-to-back big matches. 

  9. Grappling Bulletin: Is Victor Hugo The Next Big Thing?

    Grappling Bulletin: Is Victor Hugo The Next Big Thing?

    Jun 15, 2020

    Twenty-three years of age. A mighty 258lbs. A World champion both gi and no-gi at purple and brown belt. Crowned the 2019 IBJJF World No-Gi champion as a black belt. Submission wins over Fellipe Andrew, Roberto Cyborg, and Tex Johnson. The No. 2-ranked ultra-heavyweight, and No. 4-ranked pound-for-pound black belt in the world. 

  10. Fight To Win 143 Recap: Victor Hugo Submits Felipe Andrew

    Fight To Win 143 Recap: Victor Hugo Submits Felipe Andrew

    Jun 13, 2020

    Fight 2 Win delivered another incredible card and the main event definitely did not disappoint at the event in Dallas, Texas.

  11. Fellipe Andrew & Victor Hugo To Collide At Fight To Win 143

    Fellipe Andrew & Victor Hugo To Collide At Fight To Win 143

    Jun 9, 2020

    Fight To Win continues their Texas tour at Fight to Win 143 featuring two recent IBJJF absolute champions, Victor Hugo from Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu and Fellipe Andrew representing Legion Jiu-jitsu in the main event.  

  12. Early Look: IBJJF 2020 Pan Championships

    Early Look: IBJJF 2020 Pan Championships

    Feb 18, 2020

    The IBJJF Pan Championships stand as one of the high points of the gi season – competitors have shaken off the cobwebs from the early months of the year and are typically in peak physical and mental condition. 

  13. Biggest Upsets From Who's #1!

    Biggest Upsets From Who's #1!

    Feb 12, 2020

    Who’s #1 was a great success this past weekend, with the top-ranked athletes showing up and putting on spectacular matches in Costa Mesa, California. The #1-ranked athletes in the FloGrappling rankings defended their top spot in nine of the night's bouts, with #1 only losing in three of those nine matches.

  14. Seven Must-Have Matches After Who's #1

    Seven Must-Have Matches After Who's #1

    Feb 10, 2020

    The dust has cleared from the first annual edition of FloGrappling Who’s #1, and there were some big upsets and exciting performances from the athletes who took to the stage in Costa Mesa, California.

  15. Four Takeaways From 2020 Who's #1

    Four Takeaways From 2020 Who's #1

    Feb 10, 2020

    On February 8, FloGrappling hosted our first-ever live event: the first annual Who’s #1. The event went down at the Hangar in Costa Mesa, California, and was a great success, with exciting fights and many fans watching online or in California.