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Leandro Lo is one of the most popular and successful competitors of the modern jiu-jitsu era.

  1. Leandro Lo Shot & Killed Early This Morning In Sao Paulo

    Leandro Lo Shot & Killed Early This Morning In Sao Paulo

    Aug 7, 2022

    Leandro Lo was shot and killed early this morning at a club in São Paulo, according to an article on Globo1.
  2. Tata Is Not A World Champ, But Could Tear Through GP Of World-Beaters

    Tata Is Not A World Champ, But Could Tear Through GP Of World-Beaters

    Aug 3, 2022

    Checkmat’s Nathalie Ribeiro has proven herself at the highest levels of the sport since receiving her black belt in March 2018, but her last 12 months have been her strongest yet. In the tail end of 2021, Tata captured her first Pan American title, secured second place at No-Gi Worlds, and concluded the year as the “Queen of the Mats” at AJP’s namesake invitational in December, with noteworthy wins over fellow Grand Prix contender Bia Basilio and an upset over the longtime “Lady G.O.A.T” Bia Mesquita in the final.
  3. Murasaki Out, Alves In vs Levi Jones-Leary In IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Murasaki Out, Alves In vs Levi Jones-Leary In IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Jul 28, 2022

    Three-time IBJJF Pans champion Johnatha Alves will replace Andy Murasaki in the upcoming IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix in a superfight against 2019 IBJJF Pans and European Champion Levi Jones-Leary.
  4. Leandro, Erberth & The World Champs Coming To The IBJJF FloGrappling GP

    Leandro, Erberth & The World Champs Coming To The IBJJF FloGrappling GP

    Jul 18, 2022

    The IBJJF has finished announcing the loaded roster coming to the co-branded IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix on Friday, August 12 in Austin, TX.
  5. Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 16, 2022

    This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
  6. Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds

    Still In The Game: Leandro Lo Takes Gold at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 7, 2022

    At 33 years of age and over a decade competing at the highest levels of the sport, Leandro Lo proved he’s still up there as one of best in the world right now, and one of the greatest of all time.
  7. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Jun 5, 2022

    The semifinal matchups have been drawn, and the athletes are ready to take their shot for the top of the IBJJF World podium. Follow along with us here as the best gi competitors in the world try to climb to the no.1 spot.
  8. Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Jun 5, 2022

    The first day of black belt competition at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships is wrapped up, and the final rounds of each division are set. This year, the brackets were whittled down to the final four men and the final two women in each division, meaning we now know which athletes will take the podium. All that is left is to decide who takes which medal.
  9. The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    May 31, 2022

    The most anticipated gi tournament of the year returns to the iconic Walter Pyramid in just a few days time, and it is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most competitive editions of the tournament in its rich 25-year history.
  10. 25-Second Sub Proves Gutemberg Pereira Will Be A Podium Contender At ADCC

    25-Second Sub Proves Gutemberg Pereira Will Be A Podium Contender At ADCC

    May 2, 2022

    Gutemberg Pereira was on a hot streak coming into his superfight against Fellipe Andrew at BJJ Stars 8. He went 4-0 at the 2nd South American ADCC Trials with a 100% submission rate; and he followed that up with back to back silver medal weekends in the gi, catching five submissions in five matches there.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    May 2, 2022

    At only 18 years of age Mica Galvao is already one of the most-talked about athletes in jiu-jitsu. If you thought the attention he has received in any way unwarranted, last weekend's events would have put those doubts to bed.
  12. BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    Apr 29, 2022

    BJJ Stars just announced the official bracket for tomorrow's middleweight grand prix live on Instagram, and there will be no need to wait for some of the best possible matches.
  13. After 30-Month Layoff, Felipe Pena Set To Make No-Gi Return At BJJ Stars 8

    After 30-Month Layoff, Felipe Pena Set To Make No-Gi Return At BJJ Stars 8

    Apr 26, 2022

    Felipe Pena is set to return to no-gi competition for the first time in two and a half years when he takes on Henrique Ceconi at BJJ Stars 8 on Saturday, April 30 in Sao Paulo.
  14. Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Apr 25, 2022

    After fighting in the UFC for nearly 15 years, Demian Maia returns to grappling competition at BJJ Stars 8 on April 30 where he will face current UFC welterweight Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira in a no-gi match as the main event of the evening.
  15. The Veterans & Next Gen Talents Coming To BJJ Stars 8 Middleweight GP

    The Veterans & Next Gen Talents Coming To BJJ Stars 8 Middleweight GP

    Apr 19, 2022

    Three IBJJF world champions will try to fend off some of the next generation’s fastest rising talent in the BJJ Stars 8 middleweight grand prix next weekend in Sao Paulo.