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Gordon Ryan– born July 8, 1995– is a jiu-jitsu black belt from New Jersey best known as a no-gi submission specialist and three-time ADCC World champion. Ryan won gold in 2017 at 88kg and returned in 2019 to win both the -99kg category and the absolute (openweight).

54. Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

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Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi? | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 54)

Apr 18, 2022

In today's show we discuss the proposed rule changes we heard over the last week or so, along with how likely we think they are to be implemented. 

In today's show: 

BUCHECHA MMA FIGHT

  • Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida fights MMA again April 22 

MEREGALI TRAINING FOR WORLDS

GORDON RELEASES NFT

BJJ STARS 8

  • Mica, Leandro, Roberto & More In 8-Man GP
  • ADCC Rules Superfights Coming To BJJ Stars
  • Felipe Pena’s 1st No-Gi Match Since ADCC 2019

IBJJF RULE CHANGES 

  • Following backlash against closeouts, calls come for further rule changes 
  • 1. Teammates seeded to meet first or second round
  • 2. A limit on how many athletes from the same team can enter per division
  • 3. 6-Minute matches
  • 4. Banning lapel 50-50
  • 5. Heel hooks in the gi