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Dante Leon is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt No-Gi World champion. Based in Toledo, Ohio, he represents GF Team Team. Leon was born on May 6, 1995, in Ontario, Canada. He competes in the middleweight division (181.6lbs).

  1. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    May 8, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. 7 Remarkable Facts From Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    7 Remarkable Facts From Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Mar 29, 2022

    Records broken, title shots earned, and debuts splendidly made; Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch was full of exciting matches and powerful statements from some of the world’s best grapplers.
  3. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Mar 26, 2022

    After 364 days out of competition, Gordon Ryan will return tonight against the Hillbilly Hammer, Jacob Couch. In the time that Ryan has been on the shelf, Couch has become one of Tezos WNO’s most active athletes; and he’ll finally get his opportunity to headline an event tonight at Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch presented by Fat Tire.
  4. What You Need To Know Before Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan On March 25

    What You Need To Know Before Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan On March 25

    Mar 22, 2022

    After a series of lineup changes, Tesos WNO is now set to return to Frisco, TX on Friday, March 25, headlined by Gordon Ryan’s first grappling match in almost exactly one year.
  5. Mikey vs Geo Postponed, New Opponent For Crane At Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Mikey vs Geo Postponed, New Opponent For Crane At Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Mar 21, 2022

    Mikey and Tammi Musumeci will no longer compete on the upcoming Tezos WNO card on March 25, following the death of their grandmother this weekend.
  6. Gordon Ryan Is Back vs Jacob Couch In New Tezos WNO Main Event On March 25

    Gordon Ryan Is Back vs Jacob Couch In New Tezos WNO Main Event On March 25

    Mar 16, 2022

    There’s a new main event for Tezos Who’s Number One on March 25 presented by Fat Tire.
  7. Updated Betting Lines | How To Win Big On Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Updated Betting Lines | How To Win Big On Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Mar 9, 2022

    Online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for Tezos WNO: Mikey Musumeci vs Geo Martinez presented by Fat Tire. The March 25 card is scheduled to feature six main card bouts as well as three undercard matchups. There are money lines for each, including straight up bets and juicy props. Check out the favorites, underdogs, over/unders, and more below.
  8. Don't Miss The Daisy Fresh Seminar On March 24 Before Tezos WNO

    Don't Miss The Daisy Fresh Seminar On March 24 Before Tezos WNO

    Feb 28, 2022

    On the evening before Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire, Heath Pedigo and the Pedigo Submission Fighting team will host a seminar in Frisco, TX.
  9. Mica Galvao To Face Dante Leon at Tezos WNO On March 25

    Mica Galvao To Face Dante Leon at Tezos WNO On March 25

    Feb 24, 2022

    The surging Brazilian teenager, Micael Galvao, will try to ascend the 170 lb rankings as Tezos Who’s Number One presented by Fat Tire on Friday, March 25 when he takes on the no.4-ranked welterweight, Dante Leon.
  10. Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Jan 31, 2022

    The future of grappling has never looked brighter. The frenzy of excitement for the ADCC 2022 World Championships shows no sign of abating, and it's still eight months away. The continued growth of WNO and other professional no-gi events means athletes have more opportunities to showcase their skills and earn money than ever before.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Jan 4, 2022

    The return of Worlds, the growth of WNO, and the emergence of a new generation of champion grapplers– just a handful of the high points of a rollercoaster 12-month period that rarely took its foot off the gas pedal. Of course, there were also less positive happenings; confrontations, team splits, and more.
  12. Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Dec 10, 2021

    Day one of the IBJJF World Championships was filled with the action, submissions and incredible stories expected of an event of this caliber. Day two is sure to deliver as well, as the male purple and brown belts will take their place on the mats in search of the most coveted title in jiu-jitsu. With hundreds of competitors in search of just a few medals, we're guaranteed  thrilling action throughout the day.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Nov 22, 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.
  14. Grapplefest 10 Features Both Ruotolos, Plus Dante Leon vs Oliver Taza

    Grapplefest 10 Features Both Ruotolos, Plus Dante Leon vs Oliver Taza

    Nov 17, 2021

    The UK-based Grapplefest will make its long awaited return on FloGrappling this Saturday, November 20.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Grappling Bulletin: Diego Pato Is Making His Case For Grappler Of The Year

    Oct 25, 2021

    An IBJJF Pans title, gold medals at No-Gi Pans and No-Gi Worlds, third place at the WNO Championship, and this weekend, the EUG 155 lb title. Diego “Pato” Oliveira is undoubtedly having the year of his career.