Grace Gundrum was born on May 22, 2002, in China, eventually moving to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania as a child. Gundrum received her black belt from 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo and coaches JM Holland and Zach Maslany in July 2020 when she was 18 years old, making her the youngest female American to earn the rank.
Grace Gundrum | 2021 FloGrappling Submission of the Year
Jan 22, 2022
Gundrum and Khan had split victories in their youth, but this was their first meeting in five years after a series of canceled bouts.
A WNO title shot was on the line in this matchup, as the winner would move to the WNO Championship final to face Mayssa Bastos.
Anticipation built as Gundrum proceeded through the sequence leading to the twister, until it was clear that she intended to attempt that submission. The crowd erupted as Gundrum landed the first twister in WNO history.