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Diego "Pato" Oliveira, born October 2, 1998, is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt competitor from Manaus, Brazil. Representing PSLPB Cicero Costha, Pato is one of the top-ranked featherweight grapplers in the world today. A gi and no-gi competitor, his titles in 2021 include IBJJF World no-gi champion, Pan champion and Pan no-gi champion.

  1. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    Jun 21, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. 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.
  3. Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 2, 2022

    The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    May 16, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF World Championships is just weeks away. For you hardcore no-gi fans, you may be surprised to see so many familiar faces dust off their gi for the biggest IBJJF tournament of the year– there will be a number of Trials winners in the mix, and a decent amount of invitees, too.
  7. Here Are The Winners of the 2022 ADCC 1st South American Trials

    Here Are The Winners of the 2022 ADCC 1st South American Trials

    Feb 5, 2022

    The following five winners all qualified for the 2022 ADCC World Championships in Las Vegas, on September 17-18.
  8. ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    Feb 5, 2022

    As a fan of no-gi grappling you've probably heard how important the ADCC Trials are.These qualifying events offer hopeful athletes from all over the world a chance at competing at the biennial ADCC World Championships, with the 2022 edition coming up on September 17-18 in Las Vegas.
  9. Favorites & Key Names Competing At The 2022 ADCC South American Trials

    Favorites & Key Names Competing At The 2022 ADCC South American Trials

    Jan 31, 2022

    The 2022 ADCC South American Trials go down in tow locations over two weekends, with the 1st ADCC South American Trial taking place in Balneario Camboriu, and the 2nd ADCC South American Trial in Sao Paulo.
  10. Grappling Bulletin: 2022 Is The Year of ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: 2022 Is The Year of ADCC

    Jan 10, 2022

    2022 promises to be one of the most exciting years in grappling history. We can expect the return of the IBJJF season, with major events in Europe, South America and the USA. WNO will continue to host high-level no-gi grappling events that feature the most exciting competitors in compelling matches.
  11. Vote NOW For 2021 Male Grappler Of The Year

    Vote NOW For 2021 Male Grappler Of The Year

    Jan 10, 2022

    Voting is now open for the 2021 FloGrappling Awards. Read below to find out which six men have been nominated for Male Grappler Of The Year, and click here to cast your ballot.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.