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Rider Zuchi is a jiu-jitsu black belt from Sao Paulo. He is a friend and training partner of Leandro Lo.

  1. Jessa Khan Has Arrived In 2022, Dominant Outing In Absolute GP Superfight

    Jessa Khan Has Arrived In 2022, Dominant Outing In Absolute GP Superfight

    Nov 21, 2022

    Last Friday, Jessa Khan had a dominant performance against black belt Kaori Hernandez at her IBJJF GP superfight. She started the match by coming up from the guard with crazy dog passing grips, passing immediately and worked her way quickly to mount, putting 17 points on the board before the first half of the match expired. The rest of the match was one way traffic, and Khan eventually snagged a triangle armbar while maintaining full control of the mat.
  2. Live Updates & Results | IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix

    Live Updates & Results | IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix

    Nov 19, 2022

    Tonight, eight of the top names in the IBJJF ranks will square off for $40,000 in the IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix. During the event, five pairings of the best athletes in their respective divisions will take the mat in huge, and unpredicted superfights. Follow along here throughout the night for real time results, updates and analysis!
  3. The IBJJF Absolute GP Bracket Is Here!

    The IBJJF Absolute GP Bracket Is Here!

    Nov 16, 2022

    The IBJJF has just released the bracket for the IBJJF Absolute GP which goes down on Friday, November 18 in Costa Mesa, CA.
  4. All Eight Names Revealed For November IBJJF Absolute GP

    All Eight Names Revealed For November IBJJF Absolute GP

    Nov 7, 2022

    The IBJJF has been trickling out names for its upcoming Absolute Grand Prix for nearly a month. Today the organization officially announced the last two competitors in the openweight bracket coming to FloGrappling on November 18.
  5. Todos os 8 nomes têm sido revalados pelo IBJJF GP Absoluto em Novembro

    Todos os 8 nomes têm sido revalados pelo IBJJF GP Absoluto em Novembro

    Nov 3, 2022

    O IBJJF tem publicado os nomes do GP peso absoluto que acontecerá no próximo mês. Hoje, ele anunciou os próximos lutadores que lutarão na chave absoluta aqui em duas semana no FloGrappling.
  6. Matheus Gabriel, Meyram Alves & The Lightweight GP Coming To BJJ Stars 9

    Matheus Gabriel, Meyram Alves & The Lightweight GP Coming To BJJ Stars 9

    Oct 11, 2022

    BJJ Stars is set to return in Brazil and on FloGrappling on Friday, October 21 for a lightweight grand prix. The eight-man gi bracket, dedicated to the memory of Leandro Lo, will feature two IBJJF world champions, and a battery of top contenders hungry to make their mark on the division.
  7. Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 16, 2022

    This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
  8. 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.
  9. Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Jun 5, 2022

    The first day of black belt competition at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships is wrapped up, and the final rounds of each division are set. This year, the brackets were whittled down to the final four men and the final two women in each division, meaning we now know which athletes will take the podium. All that is left is to decide who takes which medal.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Grappling Bulletin: Closeouts Continue, Could This Affect Other Events?

    Apr 25, 2022

    Here at FloGrappling we celebrated when the IBJJF announced that closeouts would result in forfeiture of both prize money and ranking points at the World Championships. But not everybody was so receptive.
  13. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Apr 10, 2022

    The stacked black belt divisions have been whittled down to just eight men and just two women each. By the end of the day, nineteen IBJJF Pans black belt champions will be crowned. Follow the action here all day long as the fields narrow in each weight category. These are the latest results (updated by the minute) at the 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships.
  14. Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Grappling Bulletin: Gi and No-Gi Is Colliding, And It's A Good Thing

    Jan 31, 2022

    The future of grappling has never looked brighter. The frenzy of excitement for the ADCC 2022 World Championships shows no sign of abating, and it's still eight months away. The continued growth of WNO and other professional no-gi events means athletes have more opportunities to showcase their skills and earn money than ever before.
  15. The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts

    The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts

    Dec 28, 2021

    The black belt class of 2021 is a who's who of top notch competitors, many of whom are likely to grace the top of black belt podiums in the coming months. Below are the athletes who earned the rank of black belt in December.