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Andrew Tackett is a Brazilian jiujitsu competitor and one of the 16 contestants on the FloGrappling Who's Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos reality TV show. Born on May 1, 2003 and training out of Austin, Texas, Andrew Tackett is a brown belt representing Checkmat. He is best known for his aggressive style and no-hold-barred attitude on and off the mats.

  1. Andrew Tackett & Troy Russell To Kick Off Main Card At Tezos WNO 19

    Andrew Tackett & Troy Russell To Kick Off Main Card At Tezos WNO 19

    Jul 3, 2023

    Who’s Next star and Tezos WNO veteran Andrew Tackett is set to return to the Tezos WNO mats in his hometown of Austin, TX on Thursday, August 10, where he’s scheduled to face rising welterweight talent Troy Russell to kick off the main card at Tezos WNO 19: Meregali vs Duarte presented by Fat Tire.
  2. Grappling Bulletin: Meregali Submits 6 Of 7 For Pans Double Gold

    Grappling Bulletin: Meregali Submits 6 Of 7 For Pans Double Gold

    Mar 27, 2023

    The second major IBJJF tournament of the 2023 season is in the books. Nicholas Meregali and Tainan Dalpra were among the brightest stars to shine at Pans, but the tournament — the largest Pans in history — delivered action at every turn. Catch up on all of the results and standout performances below.
  3. Tackett Brothers Win, Tanabe Beats Couch At Unrivaled2

    Tackett Brothers Win, Tanabe Beats Couch At Unrivaled2

    Feb 27, 2023

    Three prominent Americans in the no-gi world challenged three local athletes in an innovative ruleset at Unrivaled2, held in Tokyo this Saturday, February 25.
  4. 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.
  5. Big Dan Earns $5k Prize With 2 Submissions At Emerald City Invitational 5

    Big Dan Earns $5k Prize With 2 Submissions At Emerald City Invitational 5

    Nov 6, 2022

    Dan Manasoiu won the open weight Emerald City Invitational tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Atlantic City, NJ, collecting the $5,000 prize with two submissions in regulation and one in overtime.
  6. Top ADCC Trials Performers Coming To The ADCC Las Vegas Open

    Top ADCC Trials Performers Coming To The ADCC Las Vegas Open

    Sep 14, 2022

    Tomorrow’s ADCC Las Vegas Open will feature more than 100 divisions spanning from kids, teens and masters to the adult pro divisions. It will be a great opportunity for athletes of all ages to experience the unique ruleset of ADCC; and for current and aspiring pros hoping to earn a spot in a future ADCC World Championship, that experience will be invaluable.
  7. The Current & Future Stars Coming To The 2022 ADCC Las Vegas Open

    The Current & Future Stars Coming To The 2022 ADCC Las Vegas Open

    Sep 9, 2022

    While the grappling world will have their eyes on the 2022 ADCC World Championships, some grappling talents will be competing in the two-days earlier ADCC Las Vegas Open, streamed live on FloGrappling.
  8. Weekend Watch Guide: Rise, CSC & Sub Only Series Today

    Weekend Watch Guide: Rise, CSC & Sub Only Series Today

    Jul 23, 2022

    Some of the world’s most promising grapplers will take various stages this weekend, as three July 23 events will feature several ranked grapplers.
  9. Pros & Cons: What We Learned From The ADCC-Bound Athletes At The WNX Finale

    Pros & Cons: What We Learned From The ADCC-Bound Athletes At The WNX Finale

    Jul 20, 2022

    Among the roster of athletes who competed at Tezos WNO: Who’s Next Finale, there were four ADCC Trials Winners, two ADCC 2022 invitees, and one returning ADCC Champion.
  10. Gordon Ryan Wins WNO Belt And Izaak Michell Becomes Who's Next Champion

    Gordon Ryan Wins WNO Belt And Izaak Michell Becomes Who's Next Champion

    Jul 15, 2022

    The first ever season of Who's Next came to a culmination on Thursday night, and after a wild series of events Izaak Michell walked away with the $10,000 plus an additional 10,000 TEZ and the title of Who's Next Season One champion. Izaak and opponent Kyle Chambers went at it for over two hours, on two different mats, before Izaak was eventually able to secure an armbar finish after controlling the majority of the match.
  11. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale Presented By Fat Tire

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale Presented By Fat Tire

    Jul 14, 2022

    The vacant Tezos WNO Heavyweight Title is up for grabs, and tonight, either Gordon Ryan or Pedro Marinho will take the belt home. 5-0 on WNO, Gordon Ryan hasn’t lost a match in nearly 50 bouts, and has become increasingly dominant at each turn on the mat. But his opponent, WNO Light Heavyweight Champion Pedro Marinho is looking to avenge a three-year old loss, and prove that he belongs in the conversation among the best in the world.
  12. Betting Lines Released | Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale Presented By Fat Tire

    Betting Lines Released | Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale Presented By Fat Tire

    Jul 8, 2022

    Online betting sites have released money lines for Tezos WNO: Who’s Next Finale presented by Fat Tire. The July 14 card is scheduled to feature five main card bouts as well as three undercard matchups. There are money lines for each, including straight up bets and juicy props. Check out the favorites, underdogs, over/unders, and more below.
  13. Full Card Released For The Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale

    Full Card Released For The Tezos WNO: Who's Next Finale

    Jun 27, 2022

    The season one final for Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos has been decided, and on Thursday, July 14, the two finalists will square off in the main event of Tezos WNO: Who’s Next Finale presented by Fat Tire.
  14. First-Round Picks & Fan Favorites Face Off In Semifinals | WNX Ep. 6 Recap

    First-Round Picks & Fan Favorites Face Off In Semifinals | WNX Ep. 6 Recap

    Jun 24, 2022

    Headed into the final episode of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge presented by Tezos, the final four had been decided. Craig Jones’ Blue Team pushed first round pick Izaak Michell and Renaissance man Andrew Tackett into through the quarterfinals; and Tim Spriggs’ Red Team moved first round pick Jansen Gomes and 10th Planet submission artist Kyle Chambers into the semis.
  15. Tempers Boil Over Between Tim & Craig | Who's Next Ep. 5 Recap

    Tempers Boil Over Between Tim & Craig | Who's Next Ep. 5 Recap

    Jun 17, 2022

    Animosities between coaches Craig Jones and Tim Spriggs escalated, and came to a head in episode five of Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge, presented by Tezos.