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Completed, Jun 2-5, 2016
 

The 2016 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship is the most anticipated date on the jiu-jitsu calendar!

  1. Lessons From A 20-Year Jiu-Jitsu Career: Romulo Barral's Hard-Earned Wisdom

    Lessons From A 20-Year Jiu-Jitsu Career: Romulo Barral's Hard-Earned Wisdom

    Jun 11, 2016

    Romulo Barral recently gave his students a speech about facing adversity and the importance of not only being a champion on the mats, but in life.  It was an inspirational reflection on a great career and valuable viewing for all practitioners of the gentle art. Edwin Najmi and Gabriel Arges also discuss their incredible performance at the 2016 World Championships 
  2. Nasty Open Guard vs Bone-Crushing Passing

    Nasty Open Guard vs Bone-Crushing Passing

    Jun 10, 2016

    Nicholas Meregali of Alliance and Max Gimenis from GF Team are among the toughest brown belts in Brazil.  They met last weekend in the semi-finals of the brown belt absolute division at the 2016 IBJJF World Championships and did not disappoint.
  3. Meet The Brand New Wave of Black Belt Women Competitors From Brazil

    Meet The Brand New Wave of Black Belt Women Competitors From Brazil

    Jun 9, 2016

    Remember our article talking about Brazilian brown belt women to watch at Worlds? Well, a few of the ones we profiled just got promoted on the podium, meaning the black belt division just got an injection of new talent! 
  4. Watch One Of The Craziest Fights Of The 2016 Worlds: Meregali vs Bahiense

    Watch One Of The Craziest Fights Of The 2016 Worlds: Meregali vs Bahiense

    Jun 8, 2016

    Want to watch one of the craziest matches from the IBJJF 2016 Worlds? Then look no further. This insane brown belt absolute final, featuring Nicholas Meregali vs Isaque Bahiense, is full of non-stop action. Meregali throws submission after submission at Bahiense, who somehow manages to escape from all of them. 
  5. 6 Savage Leglocks From IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    6 Savage Leglocks From IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    Jun 8, 2016

    This year’s IBJJF Worlds saw plenty of action across all of the divisions and the submissions were flying thick and fast. Take a look at six savage leglocks from the black and brown belt divisions. 
  6. Watch Lucas Lepri's Flawless Run At The IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    Watch Lucas Lepri's Flawless Run At The IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    Jun 7, 2016

    Alliance lightweight Lucas Lepri became a four-time IBJJF World champion last weekend at the 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships in a a near-flawless run where not one of his opponents scored a point on him. 
  7. Non-Brazilians Challenge World Championships Finals Matches

    Non-Brazilians Challenge World Championships Finals Matches

    Jun 6, 2016

    Taking a look at the list of finals from yesterday’s black belt divisions at the world championships, and there was no shortage of non-Brazilians talent in the Brazilian-dominated sport. 
  8. Buchecha is All-Time Absolute King

    Buchecha is All-Time Absolute King

    Jun 6, 2016

    Buchecha made history yesterday by winning his fourth absolute world title. Though there was little doubt that the checkmat standout would be ready to throw down, there were questions if his lingering knee injury would affect his performance.  Those doubts were  squashed as Buchecha ran though the opposition and achieved gold in both his weight class and the absolute division.  Don't miss the chance to witness some of the most technical and aggressive jiu-jitsu anywhere. 
  9. Finals Matches at IBJJF 2016 Worlds: Results & Videos

    Finals Matches at IBJJF 2016 Worlds: Results & Videos

    Jun 5, 2016

    https://www.flograppling.com/video/981089-dominyka-obelenyte-vs-beatriz-mesquita-ibjjf-2016-worldsThe list of all finals matches for the IBJJF 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, taking place in Long Beach, California and available to watch live or on replay on FloGrappling.
  10. Tayane Porfirio Promoted To Black Belt At IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    Tayane Porfirio Promoted To Black Belt At IBJJF 2016 Worlds

    Jun 5, 2016

    Tayane Porfirio received her black belt at the IBJJF 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships after winning gold once again. The Alliance super heavyweight champion posted this lovely eulogy on her Instagram account.