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  1. BJJ Stars To Return August 3rd With 'Viking' Super Fight Card

    BJJ Stars To Return August 3rd With 'Viking' Super Fight Card

    Jul 10, 2024

    The biggest jiu-jitsu show in Brazilian is returning in a few weeks as BJJ Stars has announced the full card for BJJ Stars 13: Vikings Edition. BJJ Stars is the biggest super fight organization currently operating in Brazil and their thirteenth edition continues their strong tradition of packed cards. This 'Vikings'-themed night will feature IBJJF & ADCC World Champions and be headlined by Mica Galvao facing ADCC Champion & UFC veteran Davi Ramos in no-gi.
  2. IBJJF The Crown Preview: Heavyweight Division Has Clash Of World Champions

    IBJJF The Crown Preview: Heavyweight Division Has Clash Of World Champions

    Nov 10, 2023

    The IBJJF will hold its inaugural premier event The Crown on Nov. 19, and it has filled the heavyweight division with a mix of World Champions and explosive up-and-coming black belts.
  3. Heavyweight Division Set For IBJJF's The Crown With Andrew, Batista, & More

    Heavyweight Division Set For IBJJF's The Crown With Andrew, Batista, & More

    Oct 5, 2023

    The IBJJF will be holding their inaugural premier tournament 'The Crown' this November, and divisions continue to fill up with invited athletes. The IBJJF is filling these brackets with black belts that have had success in the recent competition calendar, and who have succeeded with an exciting, fan-friendly style. With only six divisions being contested, we know all four competitors in the first men's heavyweight bracket, worth $15,000 in prize money to the champion.
  4. The 6 Black Belts Currently Entered In The IBJJF's Next $40k Grand Prix

    The 6 Black Belts Currently Entered In The IBJJF's Next $40k Grand Prix

    Aug 2, 2023

    One of the busiest IBJJF weeks of the year is fast-approaching, when the organization heads to Las Vegas, NV for the Masters World Championships, Jiu-Jitsu Con, and the IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix. The GP currently has six of eight athletes announced for the $40,000 grand prize, with some of the biggest names in the sport taking the mats on September 1, including 2023 world champions Victor Hugo and Fellipe Andrew.
  5. Black Belt World Champions In IBJJF Action This Weekend At Phoenix Open

    Black Belt World Champions In IBJJF Action This Weekend At Phoenix Open

    Jul 25, 2023

    The IBJJF calendar continues to roll on and this weekend the action will kick off in Phoenix, AZ. World-class athletes will be competing, staying sharp and getting competitive matches against tough opposition. The tournament isn't particularly big, but its proximity to Brazilian jiu-jitsu hotbeds like southern California and Austin, Texas makes it an ideal location for elite athletes to travel for a smaller event.
  6. American Nationals Preview: 8 Things To Get Excited About

    American Nationals Preview: 8 Things To Get Excited About

    Jul 5, 2023

    Every year in early July, Americans come together and celebrate the nation with fireworks. I am, of course, referring to IBJJF American Nationals and the dynamic grappling action it brings, as the tournament continues to gain momentum as one of the best mid-majors of the calendar.
  7. Fellipe Andrew: 2023 World Title Validated Default 2021 World Title

    Fellipe Andrew: 2023 World Title Validated Default 2021 World Title

    Jun 28, 2023

    Fellipe Andrew has been at the top of the gi competition world for a while. He has been ranked no.1 in the IBJJF rankings for four consecutive seasons. But despite achieving all of the major titles throughout his black belt career, he still lacked a true IBJJF Worlds title.
  8. CheckMat At Worlds: Top Moments & Matches From CheckMat's 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    CheckMat At Worlds: Top Moments & Matches From CheckMat's 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 10, 2023

    CheckMat always sends one of the strongest teams to the IBJJF World Championships, and in 2023 they delivered again with two champions in the black belt division. Jansen Gomes had the run of the tournament, beating two defending world champions on his way to gold, and Sam Nagai won his first world title at black belt by defeating two familiar foes. Relive all the best moments from CheckMat below.
  9. The Top Matches & Moments From Alliance At 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    The Top Matches & Moments From Alliance At 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 10, 2023

    Alliance is one of the most historically successfully organizations in competitive Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and every year they crown champions and earn medals in the Pyramid. In 2023, Alliance saw strong results again with black belts like Fellipe Andrew, Melissa Cueto, and Isaac Doederlein, and colored belts like Eduardo Alves and Helena Crevar, bringing home accolades.
  10. AOJ At Worlds: The Top Matches and Moments From AOJ At 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    AOJ At Worlds: The Top Matches and Moments From AOJ At 2023 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 9, 2023

    Relive all of Art of Jiu Jitsu's best moments from the 2023 World Championships, with 4 black belt world champions, two more finalists, and impressive, technical skill shown from the entire team. Also hear from the athletes and coach Gui Mendes live from the tournament as they reflect in real time on the event and performances.
  11. A Running List Of The 2023 Colored Belt World Champion Promoted In Rank

    A Running List Of The 2023 Colored Belt World Champion Promoted In Rank

    Jun 9, 2023

    Every year brings a new crop of colored belt world champions and medalists, a group that has won the toughest tournament possible at their current rank and proven ready for higher levels of challenge. Below is a list of the 2023 IBJJF World Champions that have been promoted to the next highest rank since winning their bracket. The list will be updated every few days for the next few months to reflect ongoing promotions.
  12. Mica, Kaynan, Hugo Among Top Seeds | BJJ Stars 10 Bracket Format

    Mica, Kaynan, Hugo Among Top Seeds | BJJ Stars 10 Bracket Format

    Apr 14, 2023

    BJJ Stars 10: Battlefield is slated to have one of the most seismic and unpredictable open weight brackets in recent history. The event, which takes place on April 22 in São Paulo, Brazil, features a 16-man absolute bracket with $40,000 on the line.
  13. 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:
  14. 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.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Will We See A Grand Slam In 2023?

    Grappling Bulletin: Will We See A Grand Slam In 2023?

    Jan 9, 2023

    The IBJJF European Championships returns later this month, and with it, the 2023 IBJJF grand slam season. The four major events that make up the grand slam — Euros, Pans, Brasileiros and Worlds — are some of the most renowned in the jiu-jitsu universe. But to win each of them in the same year is a feat that few have ever managed, especially at the black belt level.