Nick Rodriguez is a heavyweight no-gi grappling competitor who took silver at the 2019 ADCC World Championships. He is formerly a member of the Danaher Death Squad and a founding member of the B-Team. Born in New Jersey in 1996, "Nicky Rod" began practicing jiu-jitsu in 2018, and won the 2019 ADCC East Coast Trials with less than two years of jiu-jitsu experience, earning entry into the prestigious ADCC Championships, and subsequently taking silver at the tournament.
UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 Results: Craig Jones, Pena, Meregali, & More
Jun 30, 2023UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 took place tonight at the UFC Apex and delivered with high-level grappling action headlined by Craig Jones and Felipe Pena, with Craig winning by escape time over the former ADCC absolute champion. In the co-main event, UFC veterans Glover Teixeira and Anthony rematched from their 2020 UFC bout, with Teixiera winning by decision. Nick Rodriguez defeated three men in the same night, including Dan Manasoiu in the finals, to win the $30,000 grand prize. Also on the card, Nicholas Meregali defeated Cyborg Abreu, Helena Crevar won in dominant fashion, and Roman Bravo-Young grappled Alex Perez to a draw.
Grappling Bulletin: The Day Of The Underdog At Tezos WNO: Pena vs Rodriguez
Feb 27, 2023A last-minute change in the main event for last weekend’s Tezos WNO changed the trajectory of the season, especially in the heavyweight division. But Felipe Pena’s narrow victory over Nick Rodriguez in the headline match was just one of several results we wouldn’t have anticipated just a week ago.
Pena Wins Controversial Decision vs Nicky Rod, Marinho Defends Belt
Feb 27, 2023Felipe Pena earned a unanimous decision victory over Nick Rodriguez in a 30-minute main event at Tezos WNO, evening the score between the two athletes who first met at ADCC 2022.
The Ultimate Guide To Tezos WNO: Felipe Pena vs Nick Rodriguez
Feb 25, 2023Nick Rodriguez has stepped up as a last-minute replacement to fill in against Felipe Pena, who was originally scheduled for a bout against. Gordon Ryan.
Updated Betting Lines | Tezos WNO: Felipe Pena vs Nick Rodriguez
Feb 25, 2023With a change in the main event comes a change in the stakes.
How To Watch Felipe Pena Vs. Nick Rodriguez At Tezos WNO
Feb 24, 2023The Tezos WNO event on Feb. 25 was thrown for a loop on Thursday when one half of the scheduled main event, Gordon Ryan, dropped out of the anticipated fourth match with Felipe Pena due to health reasons.
Breaking: Nicky Rod Replaces Gordon Ryan In Felipe Pena Match
Feb 24, 2023Gordon Ryan has pulled out of his scheduled match against Felipe Pena at Tezos WNO on February 25, citing health issues.
Nicky Rod Becomes The First To Defeat Kyle Boehm In EBI Rules At EBI 20
Oct 24, 2022One of the premiere shows in submission grappling, the Eddie Bravo Invitational returned on October 23 for EBI 20 in El Paso, Texas. This time the main event was an absolute tournament, including ADCC champions, ADCC medallists and IBJJF World Champions. Some of the biggest draws in the 16-man bracket were Giancarlo Bodoni, Nick Rodriguez, Luke Griffith, Kyle Boehm & Roosevelt Sousa.
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.