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Ronaldo Souza Junior is a jiu-jitsu black belt representing Atos. He is a gi and no-gi IBJJF Pan champion. Nicknamed "The Human Highlight Reel," Ronaldo is known for his explosive and fan-friendly jiu-jitsu characterized by dynamic guard passing. 

  1. Live Updates & Results | IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Live Updates & Results | IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Oct 28, 2022

    The athletes are weighted in and ready to go! Tonight, four men will square off to become the IBJJF FloGrappling medium heavyweight Grand Prix champion. Four women will take the mat trying to become the first ever female Grand Prix champion. The night also promises three high level superfights including many of the top ranked grapplers in the world.
  2. Brackets Released! IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Brackets Released! IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Oct 27, 2022

    The official brackets for tomorrow night’s IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix have been released. Check out the seeding for the mens and women’s brackets below.
  3. Success & Showmanship: Ronaldo Wants To Share The Beauty Of His Jiu-Jitsu

    Success & Showmanship: Ronaldo Wants To Share The Beauty Of His Jiu-Jitsu

    Oct 25, 2022

    Ronaldo Junior’s sole IBJJF Pans title doesn’t tell the full story.
  4. GP da FloGrappling e da IBJJF anuncia os 12 nomes que lutarão no evento

    GP da FloGrappling e da IBJJF anuncia os 12 nomes que lutarão no evento

    Oct 7, 2022

    A IBJJF e a FloGrappling irão realizar no dia 28 de outubro, em Austin, no Texas (EUA), um Grand Prix que irá reunir oito lutadores de alto nível. Além das disputas masculinas, a organização também vai promover um momento histórico. Pela primeira vez a IBJJF irá realizar um torneio na categoria feminino. O evento também contará com duas superlutas.
  5. All 14 Athletes Announced: See Who's In For The IBJJF FloGrappling GP

    All 14 Athletes Announced: See Who's In For The IBJJF FloGrappling GP

    Oct 4, 2022

    The IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix is coming to Austin, TX on October 28 for a night of elite level grappling. The event will feature two four-person grand prix brackets as well as three premiere superfights.
  6. Murasaki Out, Alves In vs Levi Jones-Leary In IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Murasaki Out, Alves In vs Levi Jones-Leary In IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix

    Jul 28, 2022

    Three-time IBJJF Pans champion Johnatha Alves will replace Andy Murasaki in the upcoming IBJJF FloGrappling Grand Prix in a superfight against 2019 IBJJF Pans and European Champion Levi Jones-Leary.
  7. 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.
  8. Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix

    Ronaldo Junior Shines At, EUG 4 Middleweight Grand Prix

    Jun 15, 2022

    On the heels of his 2022 IBJJF World Championships bronze medal, Ronaldo Junior collected a big cash prize at EUG 4. Coming out on top of an eight-man black belt grand prix at Evolve Ur Game 4, the Atos black belt secured the $10,000 grand prize defeating Shane Shapiro, Alexandre Jesus, and 2019 Pans and European champion Levi Jones-Leary in the process.
  9. Levi Jones-Leary & Ronaldo Junior Atop The 8-Man EUG Grand Prix

    Levi Jones-Leary & Ronaldo Junior Atop The 8-Man EUG Grand Prix

    Jun 9, 2022

    EUG — Evolve Ur Game — will bring the gi back to Las Vegas for the promotion’s fourth installment, an eight man 180 lb Grand Prix featuring two of the world’s premiere middleweights.
  10. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Jun 5, 2022

    The 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.
  11. Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Jun 5, 2022

    The 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Apr 10, 2022

    The stacked black belt divisions have been whittled down to just eight men and just two women each. By the end of the day, nineteen IBJJF Pans black belt champions will be crowned. Follow the action here all day long as the fields narrow in each weight category. These are the latest results (updated by the minute) at the 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships.
  14. How to Watch EUG Promotions 180 lb Black Belt Grand Prix

    How to Watch EUG Promotions 180 lb Black Belt Grand Prix

    Feb 15, 2022

    EUG Promotions returns on June 11, 2022 with an 8-man tournament offering $10,000 to the winner.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Jan 31, 2022

    The future of grappling has never looked brighter. The frenzy of excitement for the ADCC 2022 World Championships shows no sign of abating, and it's still eight months away. The continued growth of WNO and other professional no-gi events means athletes have more opportunities to showcase their skills and earn money than ever before.