Completed, Sep 27-29, 2019
The most prestigious grappling event in the world, the ADCC World Championship, returns in 2019 with the very best submission grapplers on earth.
Are The Ruotolo Bros On Track To Be Among The Greatest Of All Time?
Feb 24, 2020You may remember Tye and Kade Ruotolo as the adorable orange belts who barely fit in their baggy Shoyoroll gis with great big smiles. But now at 16 years old, they may be unrecognizable. The once innocuous-looking children have traded in their billowing kimonos for shorts, a rash guard, and a mean submission-focused style that is shaking up the jiu-jitsu scene.
Is Brazil's Grip On Submission Grappling Beginning To Fade?
Oct 31, 2019We often measure ADCC accomplishments at the individual level.
Lachlan Giles Joins ADCC Absolute Legends With Inspirational Submissions
Oct 17, 2019Score one for the lightweights. After suffering a first-round defeat to Lucas Lepri in the 77kg division, Lachlan Giles shocked the grappling world, proving the smaller guys can hang in the open weight.
The Guide To Winning Decisions At ADCC
Oct 14, 2019We're getting down to the nitty-gritty of the ADCC analysis pieces.
Who Is The No-Gi GOAT?
Oct 9, 2019The no-gi G.O.A.T. topic has been a hot conversation in the community for the last few weeks, ignited by the peak in no-gi interest around ADCC. For every one person who pops up in comments arguing that it’s an irrelevant topic, there are hundreds more ready to debate who they think is the all-time great without the kimono.
It Wasn't Just The Leglocks That Made Us Love Lachlan Giles at ADCC
Oct 8, 2019As human beings we inherently root for the underdog. That’s just a quality that most people like to see. If you’re not rooting for the underdog, you’re a jerk! And when Lachlan Giles submitted the +99kg champion, Kaynan Duarte, the crowd flipped on its head.
Mo Jassim Announced as ADCC 2021 Host, World Championships Location Known
Oct 7, 2019After hosting one of the best-received ADCC events of the last 20 years, FloGrappling can exclusively reveal that promoter Mo Jassim has been selected as host for the next ADCC World Championships in 2021.
ADCC 2019: Who Was The Best Team?
Oct 6, 2019After the 2019 ADCC World Championships a question that I’ve heard often discussed is who was the most successful team at the event? With no official team scores like most tournaments, this question is up in the air and the debate could go either way depending which subjective criteria you value the most. Does Gordon’s double gold performance for Renzo Gracie outweight three weight class titles for Atos? Does the submission rate of the Renzo athletes compared to the Atos squad give them the nod?
Andre Galvao Confirms ADCC Legend Status, But Will He Come Back For Gordon?
Oct 3, 2019Andre Galvao confirmed his ADCC legend status with a resounding win over Felipe Pena in the 2019 superfight. This extended Galvao's record-breaking run to a total of three ADCC superfight defenses, the most in history.
The Biggest Upsets at ADCC
Oct 3, 2019There were so many crazy storylines at ADCC. Where do we even start? It was one of the biggest and best events we've ever been to.