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Michael Musumeci is an American champion grappler and the WNO 135lb titleholder. He is a four-time IBJJF World champion with titles in both the roosterweight and light-featherweight divisions.

  1. Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Apr 25, 2022

    Here at FloGrappling we celebrated when the IBJJF announced that closeouts would result in forfeiture of both prize money and ranking points at the World Championships. But not everybody was so receptive.
  2. Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Apr 18, 2022

    Hello grappling fans, our apologies for the recent disruption to service. This is our first Grappling Bulletin since March 28, as we've been a little busy bouncing back and forth across the USA covering some of the biggest events of the year.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The Mike vs Geo Rivalry Explained

    The Mike vs Geo Rivalry Explained

    Mar 20, 2022

    Mikey Musumeci and Geo Martinez are slated to face off for the second time in the co-main event of Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch presented by Fat Tire. Their rivalry has been steadily growing since last June, when the first match was announced. From subtle jabs to heated commentary, this is how one of grappling's biggest feuds came to be.
  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. Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Mar 1, 2022

    Nicholas Meregali will make his no-gi debut on March 25 against Arnaldo Maidana at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire.
  9. 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.
  10. Gabriel Sousa vs Keith Krikorian To Headline Tezos WNO Free Prelims

    Gabriel Sousa vs Keith Krikorian To Headline Tezos WNO Free Prelims

    Feb 28, 2022

    Gabriel Sousa will return to the Tezos WNO mats after a second-place run at the WNO Championship when he faces Keith Krikorian at the top of the free prelims card in Frisco, TX on March 25 for Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire.
  11. Haisam Rida vs Elder Cruz: LHW Rankings At Stake At Tezos WNO On March 25

    Haisam Rida vs Elder Cruz: LHW Rankings At Stake At Tezos WNO On March 25

    Feb 27, 2022

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career, Elder Cruz will try to keep his Tezos WNO record perfect when he takes on Haisam Rida at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire on March 25 in Frisco, Tx.
  12. Tammi Musumeci vs Jessie Crane In Strawweight Showdown On Tezos WNO

    Tammi Musumeci vs Jessie Crane In Strawweight Showdown On Tezos WNO

    Feb 26, 2022

    Tammi Musumeci is set to make her return to the Tezos WNO mats on March 25 when she takes on Jessie Crane in the highly competitive strawweight division at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire.
  13. Mikey Musumeci & Geo Martinez To Run It Back For WNO Title On March 25

    Mikey Musumeci & Geo Martinez To Run It Back For WNO Title On March 25

    Feb 23, 2022

    Mikey Musumeci will put his WNO bantamweight title on the line against rival Geo Martinez in the  main event of Tezos WNO Presented By Fat Tire on March 25 in Frisco, TX.
  14. Leg Lock Trends At Tezos WNO | Ruotolo's Kneebar Was His Fastest Sub Yet

    Leg Lock Trends At Tezos WNO | Ruotolo's Kneebar Was His Fastest Sub Yet

    Jan 25, 2022

    Leglocks, like all submissions, are an important component of Tezos WNO. They have counted for a large portion of the match ending moves on the WNO mats, and many athletes have relied heavily — or repeatedly fallen victim to — lower body submissions.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Tye Ruotolo Becomes First Two Division WNO Champ

    Grappling Bulletin: Tye Ruotolo Becomes First Two Division WNO Champ

    Jan 24, 2022

    Tye Ruotolo needed only five minutes and 41 seconds to force the tap out in his title match against Levi Jones-Leary, switching from a heel hook to a kneebar in a slick display of submission prowess.