Giovanna Jara Will Not Compete At Worlds, Instead Receives Her Black Belt
May 25, 2023Giovanna Jara was working toward yet another Grand Slam title this year when she suffered an injury after a training accident during preparation for Worlds. During a competition class while working for a takedown she broke her tibia and fibula.
Road To [Double] Gold: Giovanna Jara Conquers Brown Belt Euros
Jan 28, 2023Giovanna came in as the #3 ranked competitor in her Brown Belt Heavyweight division, and submitted her way to the Gold medal. In the Open Class Brown Belt division she had a near perfect submission rate, and secured the Gold medal in that division as well. Here is a match-by-match breakdown of both divisions:
By The Numbers: Abundant Submissions In Female Divisions At No-Gi Worlds
Dec 14, 2022Some of the most talented female grapplers in the world took the mats at the 2022 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships last week. The top brown and black belts came to put on a show; they finished 54-percent of 106 matches by submission. In 13 of 18 divisions, more than half of all matches ended in submission.
9 Brown Belts To Watch At No-Gi Worlds
Nov 30, 2022The IBJJF World No-Gi Championship goes down from December 8th to 11th in Anaheim, California, and the brown belt divisions are loaded with talent this year. Both the male and female brown belt divisions are scheduled to take place on Friday, December 9th.
The Top-Tier Brown & Black Belt Women Coming To No-Gi Pans This Weekend
Oct 10, 2022Many familiar and unfamiliar names will enter their bid for the IBJJF No-Gi Pans Championships this weekend. While athletes may still move between divisions, whatever way the women’s divisions shape up is sure to deliver exciting matches in both brown and black belt divisions.
7 Brown Belt Stars Registered For No-Gi Pans
Oct 7, 2022The IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championships are just one week away, and will attract decorated, well-known and rising black belt talents from across the world of no-gi grappling. But many of the year’s newest stars won't be competing on Saturday and Sunday with the black belts; instead, they’ll be competing on Friday, in a sea of talented brown belts looking to break into the top ranks.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 ADCC World Championships
Sep 17, 2022After three years of waiting, the 2022 ADCC World Championships are upon us. Live from Las Vegas, Nevada at the Thomas and Mack Center, a chance at making history beckons for the 96 athletes who have ventured from around the into the Mojave Desert. Follow along here for updates on finals action!
ADCC 2022 60+kg: What to Watch in the First-Round Matchups
Sep 17, 2022The brackets for The ADCC 2022 World Championships have officially been revealed. Here are a few things you can look for in some of the hottest first-round matchups in ADCC’s history that showcase the past and future of women’s jiu-jitsu.
Dig In! The ADCC Bracket Breakdown Is Here!
Sep 17, 2022All 97 athletes have weighted in. All seven brackets have been drawn and certified. ADCC is here! See each of the brackets, review the top four seeds, and celebrate several incredible first round matches promised by the brackets below!
The Ultimate Guide To ADCC 2022 | Everything You Need To Know
Sep 16, 2022After three years of anticipation, the biggest submission wrestling event ever has arrived. The 2022 ADCC World Championships goes down in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept 18, after a long season of preparation, qualification and grueling training.
The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship
Sep 14, 2022We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
Half Of The ADCC 2022 Roster Are First-Timers
Sep 8, 2022Every two years, the ADCC World Championships returns as the pinnacle of no-gi grappling, showcasing the elite talents in the sport. Those athletes have spent the previous years working to qualify for the prestigious event, or preparing to fend off hungry newcomers on a mission to stake their claim as the world’s best.
Young Guns & Seasoned Vets: The Youngest & Oldest Of Every ADCC Division
Sep 7, 2022Every two years, the ADCC World Championships returns to showcase the biggest talents in submission grappling. There, we often see a clash of generations and a massive disparity in age between the oldest and youngest fighters in each division. That trend is exaggerated this year, as several young athletes stand to break the record for youngest-ever ADCC champion, while several long-time veterans try to hold them off.
Gabi vs The World: ADCC 60+ kg Seeding Predictions
Aug 17, 2022The ADCC 2022 World Championships are, to our rampant excitement, just one month away. All 97 athletes have been named to the six divisions and the singular historic superfight. But the brackets have not yet been revealed.
Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds
Jun 2, 2022The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.