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Ethan Crelinsten is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Montreal Canada. Born on May 14, 1994, he is known as a no-gi competitor, Crelinsten is a veteran of events such as ADCC, WNO, KASAI, Jitzking, Polaris and more. He trained extensively with coach Firas Zahabi at the TriStar gym, going from white to brown belt under the supervision of Zahabi.

  1. Could Dante vs Ethan Come Down To This Position? A Technical Breakdown

    Could Dante vs Ethan Come Down To This Position? A Technical Breakdown

    Aug 7, 2023

    B-Team's Ethan Crelinsten and Pedigo Submission Fighting's Dante Leon are two of the best lightweight submission grapplers on Earth, and they are set to face off on Aug. 10 at Tezos WNO: Meregali vs Duarte for the vacant 155lb championship.
  2. Dante Leon & Ethan Crelinsten To Battle For 155 lb Title At Tezos WNO 19

    Dante Leon & Ethan Crelinsten To Battle For 155 lb Title At Tezos WNO 19

    Jun 29, 2023

    The bout will be on the main card of Tezos WNO 19: Meregali vs Duarte presented by Fat Tire on Thursday, August 10 in Austin, TX at the Palmer Event Center.
  3. From Midland, TX To Tezos WNO: Emily Fernandez Is On The Rise

    From Midland, TX To Tezos WNO: Emily Fernandez Is On The Rise

    Nov 14, 2022

    With a stellar record preceding her and a dominant debut at Tezos WNO, there’s reason to believe Bruno Bastos’ homegrown rookie black belt is just getting started.
  4. Couch, Crelinsten, Griffith & Chen Secure Submissions At Tezos WNO

    Couch, Crelinsten, Griffith & Chen Secure Submissions At Tezos WNO

    Nov 13, 2022

    The submission specialists were out in full force at Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos presented by Fat Tire. Half of the eight matches on the card in Frisco, TX on November 11 ended in submission, and each of them within ten minutes.
  5. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos

    Nov 12, 2022

    The athletes are weighed in, and the mats are down in Frisco, TX for Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie presented by Fat Tire. The final Tezos WNO card of the season is loaded from top to bottom with some of the most explosive and unpredictable athletes in grappling. Tune in to watch all the action, and follow along with this article all evening for real time updates, analysis, results and more!
  6. Betting Lines Released For Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos

    Betting Lines Released For Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos

    Nov 7, 2022

    The card has been shuffled and shuffled again; but now it’s fight week, and the betting lines are official for Tezos WNO: Ste-Marie vs Bastos presented by Fat Tire.
  7. Mayssa Bastos & Brianna Ste-Marie Move To Headline WNO Nov. 11

    Mayssa Bastos & Brianna Ste-Marie Move To Headline WNO Nov. 11

    Nov 2, 2022

    The headline bout between WNO heavyweight Champ Pedro Marinho and ADCC 2022 88kg Champion Giancarlo Bodoni has been canceled due to injury, paving the way for Brianna Ste-Marie and Mayssa Bastos to become the main event of the evening.
  8. Crelinsten Submits 4 For $10k At Twisted Church

    Crelinsten Submits 4 For $10k At Twisted Church

    Oct 23, 2022

    Twisted Church returned for its second event in Columbus, OH on Saturday, Oct. 22. Ethan Crelinsten submitted each of his opponents in the main event, a 16-man lightweight tournament, to win the $10,000 grand prize.
  9. The 2022 ADCC Award Winners Have Been Announced!

    The 2022 ADCC Award Winners Have Been Announced!

    Oct 20, 2022

    As 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.
  10. Marinho To Put Light Heavyweight Strap On The Line vs Bodoni At Tezos WNO

    Marinho To Put Light Heavyweight Strap On The Line vs Bodoni At Tezos WNO

    Oct 13, 2022

    Update: the main event title fight has been postponed, as both athletes have incurred injuries. Mayssa Bastos vs Brianna Ste-Marie is the new main event. For further info about the changes to the card, click here.
  11. Mo Jassim Returns As ADCC Head Organizer In 2024

    Mo Jassim Returns As ADCC Head Organizer In 2024

    Oct 10, 2022

    Great 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.
  12. The Top 4 European Performers At ADCC 2022

    The Top 4 European Performers At ADCC 2022

    Oct 6, 2022

    The 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.
  13. Amy Campo Made ADCC History, Becoming First-Ever American 60+ kg Champion

    Amy Campo Made ADCC History, Becoming First-Ever American 60+ kg Champion

    Oct 3, 2022

    Those 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).
  14. ADCC Record: Four 2021-22 Trials Winners Became ADCC Champions

    ADCC Record: Four 2021-22 Trials Winners Became ADCC Champions

    Sep 28, 2022

    The 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.
  15. Diogo Reis explica "modo Baby Shark" para vencer o ADCC 2022

    Diogo Reis explica "modo Baby Shark" para vencer o ADCC 2022

    Sep 27, 2022

    O 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.