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  1. IBJJF Euros - Day 1 Results

    IBJJF Euros - Day 1 Results

    Jan 23, 2023

    Results from the first day of the 2023 IBJJF European Championship from Paris, France are in. Female blue belts finished today, and male blue belt roosterweights also competed:
  2. Grappling Bulletin: Bodoni To Face Marinho For Tezos WNO Title On Feb. 25

    Grappling Bulletin: Bodoni To Face Marinho For Tezos WNO Title On Feb. 25

    Jan 16, 2023

    The 2022 ADCC 88kg World Champion Giancarlo Bodoni is getting his moment in the spotlight. On January 31, FloSports will release the feature length documentary, Becoming Dangerous: The Rise of Giancarlo Bodoni (more on that below). But first, breaking news about Bodoni, who has just signed to face the Tezos WNO light heavyweight champion Pedro Marinho in the co-main event at Tezos WNO: Ryan vs Pena II.
  3. John Danaher On The 'Purity' Of No Time Limit Jiu-Jitsu

    John Danaher On The 'Purity' Of No Time Limit Jiu-Jitsu

    Jan 12, 2023

    Hear John Danaher discuss what he thinks about the no time limit rules for Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena's February 25th match on WNO!
  4. John Danaher On The "Pivotal Moment" Of Gordon/Felipe 3

    John Danaher On The "Pivotal Moment" Of Gordon/Felipe 3

    Jan 12, 2023

    Hear what John Danaher thinks about the third match between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena before they meet for a fourth time!
  5. "Almost Entirely About Tactics" Danaher On Gordon/Felipe Rematch

    "Almost Entirely About Tactics" Danaher On Gordon/Felipe Rematch

    Jan 12, 2023

    New Wave Jiu-Jitsu head coach describes the tactical battle for the February 25th Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena rematch on WNO!
  6. Felipe And Gordon's War Of Words Continues

    Felipe And Gordon's War Of Words Continues

    Jan 10, 2023

    Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena will meet for the fourth time in their careers on February 25th at WNO in Costa Mesa. One of the biggest grudge matches in the sport, Felipe currently holds a 2-1 lead in the series after winning the first two meetings. Neither of these athletes is ever one to shy away from discussing the other, here is what they both had to say less than two months out from their match for the WNO heavyweight title:
  7. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

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

    Sep 14, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  8. Half Of The ADCC 2022 Roster Are First-Timers

    Half Of The ADCC 2022 Roster Are First-Timers

    Sep 8, 2022

    Every 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: The Trash Talk Is Real, Gordon vs Felipe is Personal

    Grappling Bulletin: The Trash Talk Is Real, Gordon vs Felipe is Personal

    Aug 1, 2022

    As we get closer to the highly-anticipated match between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena we can expect the war of words to escalate. Love it or hate it, the trash talk between Gordon and Felipe has been a fixture in their rivalry.
  14. 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.
  15. Pros & Cons: What We Learned From The ADCC-Bound Athletes At The WNX Finale

    Pros & Cons: What We Learned From The ADCC-Bound Athletes At The WNX Finale

    Jul 20, 2022

    Among the roster of athletes who competed at Tezos WNO: Who’s Next Finale, there were four ADCC Trials Winners, two ADCC 2022 invitees, and one returning ADCC Champion.