CheckMat At Worlds: Top Moments & Matches From CheckMat's 2023 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 10, 2023CheckMat always sends one of the strongest teams to the IBJJF World Championships, and in 2023 they delivered again with two champions in the black belt division. Jansen Gomes had the run of the tournament, beating two defending world champions on his way to gold, and Sam Nagai won his first world title at black belt by defeating two familiar foes. Relive all the best moments from CheckMat below.
The Top Matches & Moments From Alliance At 2023 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 10, 2023Alliance is one of the most historically successfully organizations in competitive Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and every year they crown champions and earn medals in the Pyramid. In 2023, Alliance saw strong results again with black belts like Fellipe Andrew, Melissa Cueto, and Isaac Doederlein, and colored belts like Eduardo Alves and Helena Crevar, bringing home accolades.
AOJ At Worlds: The Top Matches and Moments From AOJ At 2023 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 9, 2023Relive all of Art of Jiu Jitsu's best moments from the 2023 World Championships, with 4 black belt world champions, two more finalists, and impressive, technical skill shown from the entire team. Also hear from the athletes and coach Gui Mendes live from the tournament as they reflect in real time on the event and performances.
A Running List Of The 2023 Colored Belt World Champion Promoted In Rank
Jun 9, 2023Every year brings a new crop of colored belt world champions and medalists, a group that has won the toughest tournament possible at their current rank and proven ready for higher levels of challenge. Below is a list of the 2023 IBJJF World Champions that have been promoted to the next highest rank since winning their bracket. The list will be updated every few days for the next few months to reflect ongoing promotions.
Road to Double Gold: Pessanha Becomes First Woman With All Subs At Worlds
Jun 6, 2023At the 2023 IBJJF World Championships, Gabriela Pessanha of Infight JJ cemented herself as the greatest women's black belt in the world with a double gold, history-making performance. With five fights, five wins, and five submissions, Gabi became the first woman to both win three straight double golds and to submit her way through both brackets at the black belt level.
Road to Double Gold: Victor Hugo Makes History With Open Class Submission
Jun 5, 2023Victor Hugo accomplished what few men ever have, and did it in devastating fashion as he won double gold at the 2023 IBJJF World Championships with eight wins, five by submission - including the first submission win in the open class finals since Roger Gracie accomplished the feat in 2009. See all of Victor's matches, interviews, and more below and relive the entire golden run.
2023 IBJJF Worlds Recap: Hugo & Pessanha Double Gold, Jansen Defeats Dalpra
Jun 5, 2023The 2023 IBJJF World Championships have officially concluded and history has been made. Victor Hugo and Gabi Pessanha stand alone at the top of the IBJJF world with their respective double gold performances, Jansen Gomes had a run that will be remembered for years to come, and Dream Art took home its first ever team championship from the event.
Who Won IBJJF World Championships in 2023? Here's The List Of Winners
Jun 4, 2023The 2023 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championships showcased some of the best grapplers in the world during an action-packed weekend at The Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif.
Black Belt World Finals Are SET: Semi Results & Finals Schedule
Jun 4, 2023Action is coming quick at the last day of the 2023 IBJJF World Championships and the black belt finals are set. See semifinal results and schedules for the finals below.
IBJJF Worlds 2023: Day 3 Results
Jun 4, 2023The IBJJF Worlds 2023 is coming to an exciting finale after an intense Day 3 of matches.
Final Matches Of IBJJF Worlds Are Set: Medalists & Pairings For Sunday Here
Jun 4, 2023After an intense day one, the semifinalists in each of the black belt divisions at the 2023 IBJJF World Championships are set and ready for Sunday.
Rookies, Recruits, and Veterans: AOJ's Black Belt Pans Squad
Mar 21, 2023Art Of Jiu-Jitsu has one of the strongest competition teams in gi jiu-jitsu, and this year’s team at Pans is one of their largest yet. While AOJ has been deep for years at the colored belt ranks, its black belt squad is now formidable across several weight categories. AOJ's black belt Pans squad features homegrown rookie talent, established veterans in the AOJ backbone, and a few new recruits hopeful to contribute to the Costa Mesa team's success.
Grappling Bulletin: Will We See A Grand Slam In 2023?
Jan 9, 2023The IBJJF European Championships returns later this month, and with it, the 2023 IBJJF grand slam season. The four major events that make up the grand slam — Euros, Pans, Brasileiros and Worlds — are some of the most renowned in the jiu-jitsu universe. But to win each of them in the same year is a feat that few have ever managed, especially at the black belt level.
By The Numbers: Female Submission Rates At No-Gi Pans
Oct 25, 2022Last weekend no-gi competitors once again showed the true nature of jiu-jitsu, a hunt for the submission, the most decisive way to win a match against another grappler. The women in the arena were no exception. Out of 66 brown and black belt matches, there were 42 submissions, an almost two-thirds submission rate. Almost no division was spared at least one win by submission, and many were overpowered by champions who submitted their way through their entire brackets.
No-Gi Pans: Black Belt Live Updates
Oct 15, 2022The black belt divisions have begun at IBJJF No-Gi Pans! The women's divisions and men's absolute will run up to the finals on Saturday, and the men's weight divisions will run until the quarterfinals, with all divisions concluding on Sunday. Here are the results -