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MMA fighter, gi and no-gi specialist.

  1. The 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships Reached Capacity In Four Days

    The 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships Reached Capacity In Four Days

    Mar 15, 2021

    The first major event of the 2021 IBJJF season has finally hit the calendar, as the Pan No-Gi Championships is officially slated for May 15-16. But if you haven’t registered yet, it may already be too late.
  2. Ranking The Best +99KG Champs In ADCC History

    Ranking The Best +99KG Champs In ADCC History

    May 10, 2020

    Since its inception in 1998, the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Championships has been the premier no-gi competition, starting as a way for athletes from various disciplines to test themselves. Initially taking place yearly and then moving to a biennial affair, there have been 13 ADCC events so far in its history.
  3. No-Gi Worlds Draws MMA Fighters Past And Present

    No-Gi Worlds Draws MMA Fighters Past And Present

    Dec 12, 2019

    Jiu-jitsu competition is often a training ground for aspiring MMA fighters. But more and more, it’s also becoming an outlet for retired fighters, and a suitable out-of-competition challenge for current fighters. 
  4. No-Gi Worlds: Black Belt Division Reactions

    No-Gi Worlds: Black Belt Division Reactions

    Dec 5, 2019

    December 12-15, the IBJJF will be hosting their 12th edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship at the Anaheim Convention Center. While a few factors (ADCC burnout, points requirements and fear of the daunting first ever USADA tests at No-Gi Worlds) have led to sparsely filled black belt divisions, there are still quite a few juggernauts of the sport registered along with a solid group of newcomers doing their first major tournament at black belt.
  5. FloGrappling Official Seeding Predictions For 99KG

    FloGrappling Official Seeding Predictions For 99KG

    Sep 25, 2019

    We are less than a week out from the 2019 ADCC World Championships. The ‘Olympics of Grappling” is almost upon us and fans, athletes, and most certainly the FloGrappling team are speculating what the brackets might end up looking like. As we will not know until the day before the event, much time has been spent at the FloSports HQ drawing up seeds and potential brackets.