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Alan Sanchez is a 10th Planet black belt under Eddie Bravo. He is a veteran of Fight to Win, Emerald City Invitational, Jitzking and Submission Underground. Sanchez was promoted to black belt in December 2019. 

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Gordon Ryan Beats Felipe Pena In Grudge Match, Meregali Outwrestles Lovato

    Gordon Ryan Beats Felipe Pena In Grudge Match, Meregali Outwrestles Lovato

    Aug 9, 2022

    Gordon Ryan defeated Felipe Pena in the Tezos WNO heavyweight title match on Sunday, August 7 in the main event, earning his first victory against the only man to beat him twice.
  4. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena

    Aug 8, 2022

    A match that has been in the making for six years is just moments away. Tonight, after months of escalating trash talk, Gordon Ryan will finally get his rematch against the only man to submit him at black belt, the only man to defeat him twice, the 2017 ADCC Absolute Champion, Felipe Pena.
  5. Diogo Reis vs Estevan Martinez Could Earn Fight of the Night At Tezos WNO

    Diogo Reis vs Estevan Martinez Could Earn Fight of the Night At Tezos WNO

    Aug 3, 2022

    Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena presented by Fat Tire is coming to Dallas, TX on August 7, and will feature five main card bouts as well as two free undercard matchups.
  6. Nicholas Meregali Is The Perfect Test Of Lovato's "Timeless" Jiu-Jitsu

    Nicholas Meregali Is The Perfect Test Of Lovato's "Timeless" Jiu-Jitsu

    Aug 2, 2022

    Though some might be quick to count out 39-year old Rafael Lovato Jr. in his upcoming co-main event match against Nicholas Meregali on Tezos WNO, his recent performances suggests that the American legend only gets better—and more dangerous—with time.
  7. Gordon Still The Favorite, But Less So Than Ever | Tezos WNO Betting Lines

    Gordon Still The Favorite, But Less So Than Ever | Tezos WNO Betting Lines

    Jul 29, 2022

    Online betting sites have released money lines for Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena presented by Fat Tire. The August 7 card is scheduled to feature five main card bouts as well as two free 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.
  8. Official Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena Card Announced

    Official Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena Card Announced

    Jul 18, 2022

    By now, it should not be a secret that Gordon Ryan will face Felipe Pena in a no time limit submission only match on Tezos WNO on Sunday, August 7. That match, first announced on May 20, is now officially for the WNO heavyweight title, as Gordon recently defeated Pedro Marinho to capture the vacant belt. Gordon will put his strap on the line against the only opponent who has ever defeated him by submission, Felipe Pena.
  9. 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.
  10. Live Updates & Results | ADCC West Coast Trials Finals

    Live Updates & Results | ADCC West Coast Trials Finals

    Apr 3, 2022

    More than 1,000 athletes have been reduced to just 160 at day one of the ADCC West Coast Trials. Today, we'll identify the seven stars who punch their tickets to the ADCC World Championships in September.
  11. Bracket Breakdown | See The Day 2 Favorites At ADCC West Coast Trials

    Bracket Breakdown | See The Day 2 Favorites At ADCC West Coast Trials

    Apr 3, 2022

    More than 1,000 competitors have been shaved down to just 160. With the first day of the 2022 ADCC West Coast Trials wrapped up, the final brackets are set for the final day of competition.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: A New Wave of No-Gi Grapplers Is Changing The Game

    Grappling Bulletin: A New Wave of No-Gi Grapplers Is Changing The Game

    Mar 14, 2022

    Every sport undergoes regular generational change. The careers of athletes are finite, and the window for high-performance is often very short. That means there is an ever-changing cast of characters who compete for the top spot. In recent months we have seen the arrival of a few significant names – and this means the no-gi scene is looking better than ever as we head into ADCC 2022.
  13. Early Look: The Biggest Names in for ADCC 2022 West Coast Trials

    Early Look: The Biggest Names in for ADCC 2022 West Coast Trials

    Mar 7, 2022

    The 2022 ADCC West Coast Trial is the last chance for athletes hailing from North and Central America to qualify for the ADCC World Championships. Trials winners will earn one of the coveted places in September’s mega event, and a record-breaking number of people have signed up for a chance to compete in the biggest event of the year.
  14. Live Updates & Results | ADCC North American Trials Day 2

    Live Updates & Results | ADCC North American Trials Day 2

    Nov 7, 2021

    What started as nearly 800 registered competitors has been whittled down to 80. Day two of the 1st ADCC North American Trials leading to the 2022 world championships is underway.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Aug 2, 2021

    With Leandro Lo, Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa, Micael Galvao, Rousimar Palhares and William Tackett, BJJBet’s middleweight no-gi Grand Prix was one of the most anticipated events of the summer. The show also featured a number of IBJJF World champions in gi superfights, with Matheus Gabriel, Tayane Porfirio and Nicholas Meregali all stepping onto the mat.