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Ffion Davies is a jiu-jitsu black belt from Wales. The reigning WNO 125lb champion, she was the first UK-born ADCC medalist, and also the first IBJJF black belt No-Gi World champion from the UK.

  1. Every Athlete Invited To The 2024 ADCC World Championships

    Every Athlete Invited To The 2024 ADCC World Championships

    Apr 15, 2024

    The 2024 ADCC World Championships is less than a year away, coming to Las Vegas, NV in August 2024.
  2. Ffion Davies To Defend Her WNO Title vs Tubby Alequin At WNO 22 On Feb. 9

    Ffion Davies To Defend Her WNO Title vs Tubby Alequin At WNO 22 On Feb. 9

    Jan 5, 2024

    The 2023 FloGrappling Female Grappler of the Year Ffion Davies will make her return to WNO to defend her 125lb championship this Feb. 9, when the Welsh world champ takes on top contender Amanda "Tubby" Alequin.
  3. The FloGrappling 2023 Award Winners Are HERE: Meregali, Davies, Mica Win

    The FloGrappling 2023 Award Winners Are HERE: Meregali, Davies, Mica Win

    Jan 5, 2024

    The winners of the 2023 FloGrappling Awards, presented by Kingz Kimonos, are here! We honor athletes from five different categories, given to those who earned the most fan votes. The results are in and the following winners have emerged from the pools of worthy contenders.
  4. Concrete, Steel And Hard Work: A Taste Of Pro Training At Essential

    Concrete, Steel And Hard Work: A Taste Of Pro Training At Essential

    Jul 17, 2023

    It is no secret that Essential Jiu-Jitsu’s pro training is LEGIT. I would describe the training session as a hip-hop fueled roller coaster ride beginning with a warm up that would leave most hobbyists curling and ending with puddles of sweat covering the mat, symbolic of work well done.
  5. Ffion Davies To Defend Her WNO Championship Against Contender Jasmine Rocha

    Ffion Davies To Defend Her WNO Championship Against Contender Jasmine Rocha

    Jun 19, 2023

    In the co-main event of August's Tezos WNO 19: Meregali vs Duarte presented by Fat Tire, Ffion Davies will defend her 125lb WNO title against contender Jasmine Rocha on August 10th at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX.
  6. Top 6 European Black Belts To Watch At The 2023 IBJJF World Championships

    Top 6 European Black Belts To Watch At The 2023 IBJJF World Championships

    May 31, 2023

    The 2023 IBJJF World Championship will bring elite grapplers from all across the globe to compete for the right to call themselves the best. Here are five of the top European black belts who are aiming to put their names in the record books with a podium finish.
  7. 11 Of Our Favorite Black Belt Matches From IBJJF Pans 2023

    11 Of Our Favorite Black Belt Matches From IBJJF Pans 2023

    Mar 29, 2023

    The 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:
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Bodoni To Face Marinho For Tezos WNO Title On Feb. 25

    Grappling Bulletin: Bodoni To Face Marinho For Tezos WNO Title On Feb. 25

    Jan 16, 2023

    The 2022 ADCC 88kg World Champion Giancarlo Bodoni is getting his moment in the spotlight. On January 31, FloSports will release the feature length documentary, Becoming Dangerous: The Rise of Giancarlo Bodoni (more on that below). But first, breaking news about Bodoni, who has just signed to face the Tezos WNO light heavyweight champion Pedro Marinho in the co-main event at Tezos WNO: Ryan vs Pena II.
  9. The Official 2022 FloGrappling Awards Winner List

    The Official 2022 FloGrappling Awards Winner List

    Jan 12, 2023

    After weeks of voting, the dust has settled and we can crown the official FloGrappling Award Winners From 2022.
  10. See The Nominees For 2022 FloGrappling Female Grappler Of The Year

    See The Nominees For 2022 FloGrappling Female Grappler Of The Year

    Dec 22, 2022

    Voting is now open for the 2022 FloGrappling Awards. Read below to see which five athletes have been nominated for Female Grappler of the Year, and cast your ballot in the form at the end of this article.
  11. Vote Now! See The Nominees For 2022 FloGrappling Match Of The Year

    Vote Now! See The Nominees For 2022 FloGrappling Match Of The Year

    Dec 19, 2022

    Voting is now open for the 2022 FloGrappling Awards. Read below to see which six matches have been nominated for Match of the year, and cast your ballot in the form at the end of this article.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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).