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  1. Who's in Who's Out: The Returning Champs Set To Throw Down At Worlds

    Who's in Who's Out: The Returning Champs Set To Throw Down At Worlds

    May 18, 2022

    The IBJJF 2022 World Championships are nearly upon us, and with just a few days left in the registration, it’s worth reviewing the batch of returning World Champions that have decided to defend their crown.
  2. The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    May 15, 2022

    The ultra heavyweight division at this year’s IBJJF World Championship is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in a long time. The division once dominated by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is now open to be taken by another dominant force; and several key competitors are lining up to put their stamp on the federation’s heaviest weight division.
  3. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

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

    May 8, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  4. BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    Apr 29, 2022

    BJJ Stars just announced the official bracket for tomorrow's middleweight grand prix live on Instagram, and there will be no need to wait for some of the best possible matches.
  5. The Fast-Rising Rookie Black Belts Making Their Pans Debuts

    The Fast-Rising Rookie Black Belts Making Their Pans Debuts

    Apr 7, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships roster is filled with veterans, world champions, and black belt stars. But 10 rookies will be in the search for Pans gold, trying to earn their moment in the spotlight by defeating a sea of decorated opponents.
  6. The Standout Colored Belts Competing At The IBJJF Pan Championships

    The Standout Colored Belts Competing At The IBJJF Pan Championships

    Apr 6, 2022

    The IBJJF Pan Championships is underway, and over the first few days, hundreds of aspiring grapplers will try to prove that they are the next generation of world class talent. Any of the purple and brown belts could send that point home with an impressive showing of dominant jiu-jitsu at Pans, but there are a few who have already earned our attention.
  7. Grappling Bulletin: ADCC West Coast Trials Will be The Biggest In History

    Grappling Bulletin: ADCC West Coast Trials Will be The Biggest In History

    Mar 7, 2022

    Registrations are filling up fast for the ADCC West Coast Trials, which will take place in Las Vegas on April 2-3, 2022. These will be the biggest ADCC Trials in history by a landslide, and competitors are being urged to sign up while they still can as organizers will place caps on the largest divisions. How big are we talking exactly? Let’s find out.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Feb 7, 2022

    The roster for the 2022 ADCC World Championships is beginning to take shape, as three of the eight qualifying trials are now complete, and one more is coming in Brazil on Saturday, February 12.
  9. 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.
  10. Leg Lock Trends At Tezos WNO | Ruotolo's Kneebar Was His Fastest Sub Yet

    Leg Lock Trends At Tezos WNO | Ruotolo's Kneebar Was His Fastest Sub Yet

    Jan 25, 2022

    Leglocks, like all submissions, are an important component of Tezos WNO. They have counted for a large portion of the match ending moves on the WNO mats, and many athletes have relied heavily — or repeatedly fallen victim to — lower body submissions.
  11. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Craig Jones vs Pedro Marinho

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Craig Jones vs Pedro Marinho

    Jan 22, 2022

    Two more WNO champions will be crowned tonight at Tezos WNO: Criag Jones vs Pedro Marinho. In the main event, Craig Jones (4-1) will try for his fourth submission victory on WNO as he fights to become WNO's first light heavyweight champion. He'll face Pedro Marinho, an IBJJF No-Gi World Champion making his WNO debut in the title shot.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Poised To Take Over MMA in 2022

    Grappling Bulletin: Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Poised To Take Over MMA in 2022

    Jan 17, 2022

    Jiu-jitsu has always played a vital role both in and out of the ring, providing athletes with a path to glory and financial reward, while reminding the world that the most sophisticated grappling art is an indispensable part of any fighter’s arsenal.
  13. Updated | How To Bet On WNO: Craig Jones vs Pedro Marinho

    Updated | How To Bet On WNO: Craig Jones vs Pedro Marinho

    Jan 14, 2022

    Online betting sites such as BetOnline and BetDSI will soon release money lines for WNO: Craig Jones vs Pedro Marinho. The January 21 card is scheduled to feature six main card bouts as well as three 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.
  14. Mikey Musumeci To Defend Belt Against Estevan Martinez As Late Replacement

    Mikey Musumeci To Defend Belt Against Estevan Martinez As Late Replacement

    Jan 13, 2022

    With Jon Calestine out of WNO, his opponent Estevan Martinez will be promoted to a title shot. The reigning WNO Bantamweight Champion, Mikey Musumeci, has stepped up on short notice to replace Calestine against Martinez, and will put his title on the line against the Giant Slayer.
  15. How Pedro Marinho's 2021 Surge Earned Him A WNO Title Shot vs Craig Jones

    How Pedro Marinho's 2021 Surge Earned Him A WNO Title Shot vs Craig Jones

    Jan 12, 2022

    Pedro Marinho was just a purple belt in 2019 the first time he faced Craig Jones at Kasai 5. The rising star from Gracie Barra took Jones to a draw in the April event in New York, part of the eight-man 205 lb tournament.