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).
Daisy Fresh Returns For Its Final Season On March 29th!
Feb 24, 2023FloSports Originals is pleased to announce that the hit series Daisy Fresh: An American Jiu-Jitsu Story is set to return for its third and final season in 2023. The first episode of season three will drop on Wednesday, March 29th.
Andy, Gracie, Grippo, Ceconi e Clay são destaques no Mundial Sem Kimono
Dec 14, 2022O último dia do Mundial de Jiu-Jitsu Sem Kimono de 2022, realizado neste domingo, 11 de dezembro, reservou para os fãs de jiu-jitsu fortes emoções, e o público de Anaheim, na Califórnia, esteve inflamado para acompanhar o evento que ficará na memória.
Live Updates & Results | IBJJF No-Gi Worlds Black Belt Finals
Dec 11, 2022The Stage is set for the final day of the 2022 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships. Each of the male divisions narrowed down to the final eight yesterday, and the finalists were named in each of the female divisions.
No-Gi Worlds Lightweight Division Could Be Dominated By Canadian Talents
Nov 29, 2022The 22-man lightweight division slated for next week’s IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is deep with wildcards, rookies and dark horses. But among them are three clear cut favorites, each of whom have likely earned their positions as top seeds with successful outings at IBJJF majors over the last several years.
Can 'Daisy Fresh' Win A No-Gi Worlds Team Title This Year?
Nov 29, 2022After running away with the team title at IBJJF No-Gi Pans for a second straight year, Pedigo Submission Fighting looks positioned to make a challenge for their first ever team trophy at No-Gi Worlds.
The 2022 ADCC Award Winners Have Been Announced!
Oct 20, 2022As the dust settles after the 2022 ADCC World Championships, ADCC has released the winners of their four prestigious awards given out at every ADCC Worlds. The awards are for best athlete, best takedown, best match and fastest submission.
Mo Jassim Returns As ADCC Head Organizer In 2024
Oct 10, 2022Great news for the grappling world as Mo Jassim has been selected as the Head Organizer for the ADCC World Championships in 2024. This event will again be held in Las Vegas with a targeted date of September 2024, with trials kicking off at the East Coast Trials in November 2023.
The Top 4 European Performers At ADCC 2022
Oct 6, 2022The European trials have often been considered one of the "easiest" methods by which an athlete can earn entry to ADCC, especially compared to North American and South American trials.
Amy Campo Made ADCC History, Becoming First-Ever American 60+ kg Champion
Oct 3, 2022Those who follow Amy Campo know that this season has been her breakout year, both in and out of the gi. In less than nine months, Campo racked up an outstanding victim list that brought her out of relative anonymity and increasingly into the competitive spotlight. She was runner-up at ADCC East Coast Trials (November 2021), brown belt double gold IBJJF World champion (December 2021), winner of ADCC West Trials (April 2022) and runner-up in the absolute division of her first IBJJF Worlds at Black Belt (June 2022).
ADCC Record: Four 2021-22 Trials Winners Became ADCC Champions
Sep 28, 2022The 2022 ADCC World Championships made history at every turn. It was the most well-attended ADCC of all time, during which several records were broken. Kade Ruotolo became the youngest-ever ADCC champ, Gordon Ryan became the first to hold titles in three different weight classes, Ffion Davies became the first Welsh Champion, Brianna Ste-Marie and Dante Leon shared honors as the first Canadian ADCC medalists.
Diogo Reis explica "modo Baby Shark" para vencer o ADCC 2022
Sep 27, 2022O ano de 2022 vai estar para sempre na memória de Diogo Reis. O Baby Shark tornou-se o novo campeão do ADCC, maior torneio de grappling do jiu-jitsu, aos 21 anos de idade em sua primeira participação. Ele não teve tarefa fácil, precisou vencer atletas duríssimos e um amigo de equipe durante sua jornada até o ouro na divisão 66kg.
Yuri Simões: 'Dedicação ao máximo para vencer' contra Gordon no ADCC 2024
Sep 26, 2022Yuri Simões está no seleto grupo de campeões do ADCC, além de ter conquistado a medalha de ouro em três categorias diferentes. Yuri foi campeão até 88kg em 2015, depois até 99kg em 2017 e, agora em 2022, é o novo rei do absoluto mais disputado do planeta.
Road To Gold: How 8 New ADCC Champs Took Over
Sep 24, 2022Last week, eight athletes wrote their names into the ADCC history books, becoming champions of the 2022 edition of the tournament and the biggest grappling tournament in history. See the champions, the context, and each of their matches en route to gold below.
Ffion Davies faz história e se torna a primeira campeã britânica do ADCC
Sep 20, 2022Em sua terceira participação no maior torneio de Grappling do mundo, Ffion Davies conquistou o ouro do ADCC na categoria até 60kg, tornando-se a primeira atleta nascida na Grã-Bretanha a subir no lugar mais alto pódio do ADCC. Davies, que é do País de Gales, derrotou Brianna Ste-Marie na final da divisão por 10 a 0.
Kade Ruotolo é o campeão mais jovem da história do ADCC
Sep 20, 2022Kade Ruotolo cravou seu nome para sempre na história do ADCC. Em sua campanha na edição 2022, Ruotulo conquistou a medalha de ouro na categoria até 77kg após finalizar todos os seus adversários e, aos 19 anos, se tornou o campeão mais jovem da história do ADCC.