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Mayssa Bastos is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt champion grappler. She is the WNO 115lb champion, and has won gold medals at the IBJJF World gi and no-gi championship  multiple times. She is a black belt under Julio Cesar of GF Team and trains primarily at Unity Jiu-Jitsu in New York.

  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

    Jul 4, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 2, 2022

    The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.
  6. 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.
  7. Who's in Who's Out: The Returning Champs Set To Throw Down At Worlds

    Who's in Who's Out: The Returning Champs Set To Throw Down At Worlds

    May 18, 2022

    The IBJJF 2022 World Championships are nearly upon us, and with just a few days left in the registration, it’s worth reviewing the batch of returning World Champions that have decided to defend their crown.
  8. Three Women Poised To Conquer The IBJJF Grand Slam In 2022

    Three Women Poised To Conquer The IBJJF Grand Slam In 2022

    May 11, 2022

    The IBJJF Grand Slam refers to the four major IBJJF Championships that take place throughout the year and around the world. In order of occurrence they include: Europeans, Pan Americans, Brasileiros (or Brazilian Nationals) and finally, the IBJJF World Championships.
  9. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    May 9, 2022

    The penultimate ADCC Trials event is now complete and the total amount of competitors confirmed for Worlds in September stands at over 85%. One of Europe's top P4P black belts, Tommy Langaker came out of nowhere to claim his spot in the 77kg division. He'll join South American Trials winner Mica Galvao, who was busy in Brazil winning his first major IBJJF title as a black belt. What was a dream match-up suddenly became very possible.
  10. Forget The Closeouts, Pay Attention To These Deserving Pan Champs Instead

    Forget The Closeouts, Pay Attention To These Deserving Pan Champs Instead

    Apr 12, 2022

    Now the dust has settled on Pans I've had time to reflect on the events of the second-most important event on the IBJJF calendar.
  11. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Apr 10, 2022

    The stacked black belt divisions have been whittled down to just eight men and just two women each. By the end of the day, nineteen IBJJF Pans black belt champions will be crowned. Follow the action here all day long as the fields narrow in each weight category. These are the latest results (updated by the minute) at the 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships.
  12. 7 Standout Performances From ADCC South American Trials

    7 Standout Performances From ADCC South American Trials

    Feb 14, 2022

    ADCC is the pinnacle of Submission Wrestling in our sport, and the South American trials have long been considered among the toughest roads to qualify for ADCC Worlds. This years crop of champions from South America is a lineup of athletes who should not only contend for gold in Las Vegas but dominate the sport for years to come.
  13. 2nd ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    2nd ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    Feb 12, 2022

    The list of confirmed names who will compete at the 2022 ADCC continues to grow, and we'll see another seven athletes qualify at this weekend's Brazilian Trials.
  14. 5 World Champions Headed To Italy For The IBJJF European Championships

    5 World Champions Headed To Italy For The IBJJF European Championships

    Feb 4, 2022

    The registration deadline for the 2022 IBJJF European Championships is today, and several athletes have waited until the eleventh hour to throw their names in for the first major tournament of the season.
  15. See The Winners Of The 2021 FloGrappling Awards

    See The Winners Of The 2021 FloGrappling Awards

    Jan 22, 2022

    These athletes, and their actions stood out as some of the most exciting and successful in 2021. The year was loaded with amazing moments, thrilling moments and breakthrough athletes. But even among the best, these moments and competitors were the best of 2021.