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  1. 155-lb Divison Released! Who's Got A Shot At The WNO Championship Title?

    155-lb Divison Released! Who's Got A Shot At The WNO Championship Title?

    Jul 22, 2021

    Update (Sept 14) — Ethan Crelinsten is out with an injury. He's been replaced by New Wave's Damien Anderson Anderson is 1-0 on the WNO mats with a submission win. Kennedy Maciel is out with an injury as well, and will be replaced by ZR Team's Gabriel Sousa
  2. Grappling Bulletin: How Hulk Beat Diniz Even Though He Got Choked Out Cold

    Grappling Bulletin: How Hulk Beat Diniz Even Though He Got Choked Out Cold

    Jun 28, 2021

    Nobody could have predicted the end of the no-gi match between Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa and Matheus Diniz at BJJ Stars VI. A candidate for the most surprising, complicated and controversial finish to a grappling match in living memory, Diniz put Barbosa to sleep with a choke but it was deemed to have been applied after time had run out. Below, I’ll attempt to clarify what happened and you can even see my analysis of the video to determine whether the choke was legit or not.
  3. Must Watch Early-Round Matches | 2021 IBJJF American Nationals

    Must Watch Early-Round Matches | 2021 IBJJF American Nationals

    Jun 22, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF American National Championships begin on Thursday June 24. The black belts take the mats on Friday, June 25, and switch into no-gi attire on Saturday, June 25. We could see any number of potential matches in the semifinals and finals, but we're promised some exciting matches even earlier in the tournament. Here are our favorite first and second round matchups.
  4. Grappling Bulletin: Lauded by Joe Rogan, Vagner Is On An Unstoppable Run

    Grappling Bulletin: Lauded by Joe Rogan, Vagner Is On An Unstoppable Run

    Feb 22, 2021

    Vagner Rocha has been on a tear and though he brings out the haters every time he competes he has fans in high places, including none other than Joe Rogan.
  5. Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164

    Vagner Rocha Takes On Two-Time ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes at Fight to Win 164

    Feb 17, 2021

    Fight to Win will see two no-gi grappling titans face off on Friday, February 19, 2021 as Vagner Rocha moves up in weight to take on two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes in the main event of Fight to Win 164.