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37. IBJJF Worlds is Two Weeks Away!

IBJJF Worlds is Two Weeks Away! What You Need To Know | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 37)

Nov 23, 2021

The countdown is almost over– we are mere weeks away from the most anticipated jiu-jitsu event of the year. The IBJJF World Championships has not taken place since June of 2019, and there is a palpable sensation of excitement among fans and athletes as we draw closer to the tournament.

2021 IBJJF WORLDS PREVIEW  

  • Leandro Lo is in at medium-heavyweight 
  • Top 3 questions going into Worlds 
  • Featherweight on fire – deepest division at Worlds? 
  • Xande Ribeiro’s last IBJJF World Championships
  • The Ruotolos are back in the gi for Worlds 

DREAM ART 

  • The powerhouse squad that could snatch the team trophy
  • Meregali at Ultra-Heavyweight, repping Dream Art 
  • Explaining the team trophy competition 

DANTE CALLS OUT LACHLAN 

  • Grapplefest interim title belt not enough for Dante Leon 

ADCC HALL OF FAME 

  • Roger Gracie first entry into newly-announced ADCC Hall of Fame 
  • 4-time superfight champ Andre Galvao joins ADCC Hall of Fame

QUICK HITS 

  • The Mikey Lock strikes again (and again) 
  • Melqui Galvao takes four black Belts to World Pro gold 
  • Buchecha Docu Drops on Thanksgiving

UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • F2W 189, December 3: Edwin "Junny" Ocasio vs Hiago George and Michael Liera Jr. vs PJ Barch
  • Emerald City Invitational, December 4: 16-man 185lb EBI rules tournament 
  • Grapplekings, December 5