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.
11 Of Our Favorite Black Belt Matches From IBJJF Pans 2023
Mar 29, 2023The black belts came ready to put on a show at the 2023 IBJJF Pan Championships. Filled with some of the best matches of the year, Pans delivered a mix of submission thrills and gritty fights that went the distance. Here are 10 of the best bouts from Pans 2023:
Gustavo Batista Will Have To Stave Off The New Generation At Pans
Mar 15, 2023Atos black belt Gustavo Batista is set for his first competition of the 2023 season, the IBJJF Pans. It will be his first time on the competition mats since June 2022, when he took bronze at Worlds. With two world titles in his career (closing out the medium heavyweight division twice with teammate Lucas Hulk) and countless elite-level gold medals decorating his mantle, Batista figures as the most decorated veteran in the 31-deep medium-heavy division coming to Pans, and one of the favorites for the title.
Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 16, 2022This 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.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals
Jun 5, 2022The 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.
Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022
Jun 5, 2022The 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.
The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions
May 31, 2022The 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.
Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review
Jan 4, 2022The return of Worlds, the growth of WNO, and the emergence of a new generation of champion grapplers– just a handful of the high points of a rollercoaster 12-month period that rarely took its foot off the gas pedal. Of course, there were also less positive happenings; confrontations, team splits, and more.
The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts
Dec 28, 2021The black belt class of 2021 is a who's who of top notch competitors, many of whom are likely to grace the top of black belt podiums in the coming months. Below are the athletes who earned the rank of black belt in December.
Worlds 2021 Crowned Most First Time Champions In 17 Seasons
Dec 21, 2021All year, the 2021 jiu-jitsu season has shown signs that it could bring the changing of the guard, the rise of the next generation. Throughout the year, we’ve seen legacy champions fall to the young up-and-comers; we’ve seen new styles and strategies overthrow the more traditional ones.
Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF World Championships Finals
Dec 12, 2021The 2021 World Championships final rounds are set. Today, the IBJJF will crown its first new champions in more than two years at the 25th edition of Worlds.
Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals
Dec 12, 2021The 2021 IBJJF Worlds finals are set! The absolute divisions and the women’s divisions have been whittled down to a single remaining match to decide this year’s champions; and the male divisions have been narrowed to eight men each.