picture of 2022 ADCC West Coast Trial

Apr 2-3

Watch the 2022 ADCC West Coast Trials live on FloGrappling on April 2, 2022! Stream or cast from your desktop, mobile or TV. Now available on Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and Apple TV.

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Josh Cisneros ADCC Trials Suloev Stretch Leg Lock Submission Breakdown

Apr 5, 2022

The ADCC West Coast Trials saw many shocking submissions but the newly christened “Cisneros stretch” was maybe the most spectacular.


66kg silver medalist Josh Cisneros hit not one but two of the most stunning leg attacks you could hope to see. MMA fans will recognize it as the Suloev stretch, a visceral and hyper graphic attack that is incredibly powerful.


In mixed martial arts the name Suloev stretch is now firmly engrained as the official moniker for this technique. We jokingly called it the Cisneros stretch after he hit it twice in a row at the ADCC West Coast Trials in Las Vegas, and while we don’t expect grapplers to adopt this name for a technique that is becoming increasingly common, it will be hard to forget the day that Cisneros scored two of the most impressive submissions of the entire tournament.