Nicky Ryan– born June 27, 2001– is a jiu-jitsu black belt from New Jersey known as a no-gi grappler who made history as the youngest male athlete to compete at the ADCC World Championships.
B-Team's Nicky Ryan Officially Invited To ADCC 2024
Feb 26, 2024The divisions at ADCC World Championships are quickly filling up and we have a new invitation at -77kg; Nicky Ryan of B-Team. Nicky will be making his fourth appearance at the ADCC World Championships after previously winning trials and taking silver at the 2023 East Coast Trials with a 100% submission rate in his victories. He was unable to compete at West Coast Trials because of injury, but still will be at Worlds.
Mica Galvao and Nicky Ryan To Meet In WNO 22 Championship Match
Dec 1, 2023Just moments after his inaugural title defense at Tezos WNO 21, Mica Galvao's next title challenger was revealed when Nicky Ryan took the mats for a face off between the two young phenoms. They will face each other at WNO 22 for the WNO Welterweight Championship, taking place on Feb.9 in Costa Mesa, California. More updates to the card are forthcoming.
Nicky Ryan To Take On Rene Sousa At Tezos WNO 19 On Aug. 10
Jun 26, 2023Nicky Ryan will return for his first competition of 2023 when he takes on WNX and WNO veteran and rising contender Rene Sousa at the Tezos WNO 19: Meregali vs. Duarte presented by Fat Tire in Austin, TX. The two young black belts will face off at 170 lbs in one of the August 10th card's feature bouts.
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.
Gordon Ryan é o primeiro a vencer o ADCC em 3 categorias de peso diferentes
Sep 20, 2022Gordon Ryan gravou seu nome nos livros de história do ADCC com sua vitória por finalização sobre Nick Rodriguez na final acima de 99kg, tornando-se o primeiro atleta da história a conquistar títulos em três categorias de peso diferentes no evento. No último final de semana, Ryan venceu a categoria acima de 99kg e a super luta contra André Galvão para se consagrar pentacampeão do evento.
Ffion Davies Becomes First British ADCC Champion
Sep 19, 2022Ffion Davies won ADCC gold in the -60kg division on her third appearance at the tournament, becoming the first British-born athlete to stand atop the ADCC podium.