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  1. Matheus Gabriel Wins BJJ Stars 9 GP In Event Honoring Leandro Lo

    Matheus Gabriel Wins BJJ Stars 9 GP In Event Honoring Leandro Lo

    Oct 24, 2022

    Matheus Gabriel defeated Meyram Maquine in the BJJ Stars 9 Lightweight GP final, capturing the $19,000 grand prize in an event honoring the memory of Leandro Lo.
  2. BJJ Stars 9: Live Results and Updates

    BJJ Stars 9: Live Results and Updates

    Oct 22, 2022

    BJJ Stars returns on October 21 for an 8-man lightweight grand prix in memory of Leandro Lo. The bracket will feature IBJJF world champions Meyram Alves and Matheus Gabriel, plus top stars like Pablo Lavaselli, Luiz Paulo, Israel Almeida and more!
  3. Bracket Released: See The BJJ Stars 9 Lightweight GP Lineup!

    Bracket Released: See The BJJ Stars 9 Lightweight GP Lineup!

    Oct 20, 2022

    The athletes have weighed in, and the nine superfights coming to BJJ Stars 9 tomorrow night are official.
  4. Matheus Gabriel, Meyram Alves & The Lightweight GP Coming To BJJ Stars 9

    Matheus Gabriel, Meyram Alves & The Lightweight GP Coming To BJJ Stars 9

    Oct 11, 2022

    BJJ Stars is set to return in Brazil and on FloGrappling on Friday, October 21 for a lightweight grand prix. The eight-man gi bracket, dedicated to the memory of Leandro Lo, will feature two IBJJF world champions, and a battery of top contenders hungry to make their mark on the division.
  5. 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.
  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. Grappling Bulletin: Why Felipe Pena Finally Agreed To Rematch Gordon Ryan

    Grappling Bulletin: Why Felipe Pena Finally Agreed To Rematch Gordon Ryan

    May 23, 2022

    There's never a dull moment in the jiu-jitsu world, especially when Gordon Ryan is involved. Last week we dropped the bombshell news that Gordon would return for not one, but TWO big matches prior to ADCC.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Apr 25, 2022

    Here at FloGrappling we celebrated when the IBJJF announced that closeouts would result in forfeiture of both prize money and ranking points at the World Championships. But not everybody was so receptive.
  9. Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Jan 4, 2022

    The 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.
  10. The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts

    The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts

    Dec 28, 2021

    The 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.
  11. Worlds 2021 Crowned Most First Time Champions In 17 Seasons

    Worlds 2021 Crowned Most First Time Champions In 17 Seasons

    Dec 21, 2021

    All 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.
  12. Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Dec 12, 2021

    The 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.
  13. Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals

    Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals

    Dec 12, 2021

    The 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.
  14. Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Dec 10, 2021

    Day one of the IBJJF World Championships was filled with the action, submissions and incredible stories expected of an event of this caliber. Day two is sure to deliver as well, as the male purple and brown belts will take their place on the mats in search of the most coveted title in jiu-jitsu. With hundreds of competitors in search of just a few medals, we're guaranteed  thrilling action throughout the day.
  15. IBJJF Worlds: All Male Black Belt Brackets And Seeds

    IBJJF Worlds: All Male Black Belt Brackets And Seeds

    Dec 8, 2021

    IBJJF Worlds is back for the first time since 2019, with the 2021 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship going down from December 9th to 12th. The black belts will be going on the weekend, with male divisions going up to the quarters on Saturday and then doing the final three rounds on Sunday.