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William Tackett is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt from Austin, TX. Born on May 14, 2001, Tackett represents the Checkmat team. A top-10 ranked 185lb grappler, he is the older brother of Andrew Tackett and trains under coach Rodrigo Cabral at the Brazilian Fight Factory gym.

  1. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Middleweight

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Middleweight

    Oct 4, 2021

    The Who’s Number One (WNO) events have always been about shining a light on the most exciting competitors in the game, and the WNO Championship ended up being one of the most action packed events of all time. In the end, five champions were crowned and over $275,000 in prize money was given out to athletes.
  2. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Strawweight

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Strawweight

    Oct 1, 2021

    The strawweight division quickly became the most exciting weight class in women's jiu-jitsu over the last year, and the matches at the WNO Championship only further cemented this division in that place.
  3. Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Lightweight

    Hollywood Mike's WNO Match Rankings: Lightweight

    Sep 30, 2021

    WNO is all about putting on the most exciting matches possible, and the WNO Championship surely didn't disappoint. The lightweight divsion was absolutely bonkers, every match on the front side or the back side was insane and could have been the best match on a normal card.
  4. Tim Spriggs Heel Hook Earns BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night

    Tim Spriggs Heel Hook Earns BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night

    Sep 27, 2021

    According to the oddsmakers, Tim Spriggs was the largest underdog to win the WNO Championship heavyweight division. That makes his incredible success in the heavyweight tournament, and in the heavyweight final so incredible.
  5. WNO Championship Recap | The Champions, Broken Records & More

    WNO Championship Recap | The Champions, Broken Records & More

    Sep 27, 2021

    The two-day long WNO Championship featured some of the greatest grappling matches of all time. The main bracket, and the consolation bracket, feature incredible submissions, jaw-dropping upsets, and record-setting moments. Each of the five champions had incredible runs to gold, and many of the early-round losers fought back to deliver impressive performances, and to prove they belong on the WNO mats.
  6. Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Grace Gundrum Wins The BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night On Day 1

    Sep 26, 2021

    Grace Gundrum vs Jessa Khan was one of the most anticipated potential matches in the entire WNO Championship. The two young strawweights have been on a collision course since their childhood, and the match had been attracting the excitement of hopeful fans for months.
  7. Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Day 1 Results & Quick Facts | WNO Championship

    Sep 26, 2021

    The finals are now set for the WNO Championship. Day one featured 30 matches, several jaw dropping submissions, a few incredible upsets, and a handful of WNO records.
  8. The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    Sep 25, 2021

    FloGrappling's WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the biggest events in grappling history. With forty athletes, five championship belts, and more than $250,000 in total prizes on the line, there will be no shortage of exciting matches and memorable submissions.
  9. Facts, Stats & More: WNO Championships 185lb Division

    Facts, Stats & More: WNO Championships 185lb Division

    Sep 25, 2021

    The middleweight division at the WNO Championship is full of young blood, and some of the sport’s top rising stars will face off in an 8-man bracket for a grand total of $30,000.
  10. WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    WNO Championship Brackets Released!

    Sep 24, 2021

    The wait is finally over and the official WNO Championship brackets have been locked in!
  11. Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Everything You Need to Know About The WNO Championship Heavyweight Division

    Sep 23, 2021

    The heavyweight division at the WNO Championship is loaded with some of the most decorated heavyweights around. Champions from ADCC, IBJJF and other circuits will square off for the belt and the $30,000 grand prize.
  12. Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 21, 2021

    Update (Sept 23) — Luiz Panza is out; Giancarlo Bodoni is in.
  13. Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Sep 16, 2021

    The men’s 155 lb division at the WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the most exciting jiu-jitsu grand prixs in history. Any of the eight men in this stacked division could take home the championship belt, and the $30,000 prize that comes with it.
  14. The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 15, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  15. Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.