Nicholas Meregali is multiple-time world champion jiu-jitsu black belt from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Born on May 27, 1994, Meregali is a student of Mario Reis and is well known for his use of the de la X-guard, his omoplata attacks, and his aggressive style of jiu-jitsu. He represents Alliance.
The FloGrappling 2023 Award Winners Are HERE: Meregali, Davies, Mica Win
Jan 5, 2024The winners of the 2023 FloGrappling Awards, presented by Kingz Kimonos, are here! We honor athletes from five different categories, given to those who earned the most fan votes. The results are in and the following winners have emerged from the pools of worthy contenders.
Felipe Pena Challenges Meregali To Super Fight Series, Meregali Responds
Sep 6, 2023Two former IBJJF World Champions are talking about a potential series of super fights, with Felipe Pena laying down the challenge to Nicholas Meregali on Instagram. After Meregali initially said he wanted a fight with Pena in the gi, Pena has responded wanting a match in BOTH gi and no-gi. Nicholas has already responded, saying he will respond to the offer when he feels like it.
IBJJF Announces Nicholas Meregali Will Compete In Jiu-Jitsu Con Grand Prix
Aug 9, 2023The IBJJF has announced the final entrants to the IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix, an 8-man open weight tournament hosting many of the top-tier black belts competing for $40,000.
What To Expect When Kaynan & Meregali Face Off: A Takedown Breakdown
Jul 27, 2023Kaynan Duarte and Nicholas Meregali are set to square off in the main event of Tezos WNO 19: Meregali vs Duarte presented by Fat Tire, in a fifteen minute no-gi contest to settle their rivalry. The two world champions are 2-2 against each other in four bouts at black belt, tho all coming in the gi, and both sit atop the jiu-jitsu world as some of the most recognizable and accomplished athletes in the modern game. While both have incredible skill on the mat, who will have the edge on the feet? Who will be able to move the match from feet to floor on THEIR terms in a contest that will probably be razor-tight? Let's take a look at their no-gi takedown strategies and skills to preview this upcoming super fight.
UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 Results: Craig Jones, Pena, Meregali, & More
Jun 30, 2023UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 took place tonight at the UFC Apex and delivered with high-level grappling action headlined by Craig Jones and Felipe Pena, with Craig winning by escape time over the former ADCC absolute champion. In the co-main event, UFC veterans Glover Teixeira and Anthony rematched from their 2020 UFC bout, with Teixiera winning by decision. Nick Rodriguez defeated three men in the same night, including Dan Manasoiu in the finals, to win the $30,000 grand prize. Also on the card, Nicholas Meregali defeated Cyborg Abreu, Helena Crevar won in dominant fashion, and Roman Bravo-Young grappled Alex Perez to a draw.
Roger Gracie & The Run That Inspired Danaher, New Wave, And A Generation
Jun 27, 2023Eight matches. Eight victories. Eight submissions. Roger Gracie’s 2005 ADCC tournament run is considered the greatest feat ever achieved in submission grappling. Roger did not only dominate great grapplers, he was able to submit three multiple-time ADCC champions in Xande Ribeiro, Fabricio Werdum, and the great Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Sousa.
Nicholas Meregali e Kaynan Duarte fazem a luta principal do Tezos WNO 19
Jun 16, 2023A tão esperada luta sem kimono entre o bicampeão do ADCC Kaynan Duarte e o medalhista de prata Nicholas Meregali está chegando a Austin, no Texas.
Meregali vs Duarte To Headline Tezos WNO 19 On Aug. 10
Jun 12, 2023Nicholas Meregali and newfound rival Kaynan Duarte are set square off in the no-gi main event of Tezos WNO 19 on August 10 at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX.
Nicholas Meregali and Victor Hugo Are Already Talking About A Super Fight
Jun 6, 2023Victor Hugo and Nicholas Meregali are already talking about a potential super fight in the gi, setting up a future clash between the two most recent black belt men's open class world champions. Nicholas Meregali, after winning in 2022, offered an open callout for a $20,000 match with whoever won the absolute world title in 2023 - and after Hugo's double gold performance, he isn't backing down.
How To Watch IBJJF Worlds 2023 On FloGrappling
May 26, 2023Less than a month after the 2023 Braseliros, the jiu-jitsu world and the IBJJF is ready for its next set of major events as the calendar moves to the summer.
Meregali Lists His Open Class Contenders At Worlds, Calls Them All Out
May 23, 2023After his recent Tezos WNO victory over Pedro Marinho, Nicholas Meregali wasted no time calling someone out for a match. We just don't know who it will be yet. The New Wave Jiu-Jitsu star let it be known he wants whoever wins the upcoming 2023 World Championships open class bracket, with each man putting $20,000 on the line. While it remains to be seen who will win and if they agree to the challenge, Nicholas has revealed who he expects it to be.
How Nicholas Meregali Found New Tricks And Reinvented Himself At New Wave
May 17, 2023Nicholas Meregali returned to the gi competition scene in style, winning double gold at the 2023 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships in dominating fashion. Meregali had stepped away from the gi to focus on no-gi, joining Professor John Danaher, Gordon Ryan, and the rest of the burgeoning New Wave team in Austin, TX and in short order won a bronze and silver medal at the 2022 ADCC World Championships. The urge to express his dominance in the gi returned though, and now Meregali has the benefit of being coached by Danaher, whom many consider among the great grappling minds on Earth.
WNO 18: Meregali Vs. Marinho Card: What to Know
May 16, 2023Nicholas Meregali, one of the top Brazalian jiu-jitsu heavyweights in the world, will face Tezos WNO no-gi light heavyweight champion Pedro Marinho in the main event at WNO 18: Meregali vs. Marinho on May 18 at the Criterion in Oklahoma City.
Betting Analysis For Tezos WNO 18: Meregali vs Marinho
May 16, 2023The Tezos WNO 18: Meregali vs Marinho card is approaching fast this Thursday evening in Oklahoma City and betting lines have been released for the card through BetOnline.ag. Let’s take a look at those, what they mean for the matches, and detail a few lines to keep an eye on.
Meregali & Marinho Bringing The Gi Back To Tezos WNO On May 18
Apr 26, 2023For the first time since January 2020, gi competition is returning to Tezos WNO on May 18 in Oklahoma City, OK.