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

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

    Jun 21, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. 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.
  3. The Standout Blue, Purple & Brown Belts Vying For Worlds Gold

    The Standout Blue, Purple & Brown Belts Vying For Worlds Gold

    Jun 2, 2022

    Before the black belts take the mats at the Walter Pyramid, droves of blue, purple, and brown belts will have their opportunity to try and earn an IBJJF World Championship in the junior categories.
  4. 23 Rookies To Keep Your Eye On To At The 2022 IBJJF World Championships

    23 Rookies To Keep Your Eye On To At The 2022 IBJJF World Championships

    May 27, 2022

    There are nearly two dozen first year black belts registered for the 2022 IBJJF World Championship. This year's will be one of the most stacked Worlds in recent memory, but the rookies should not be counted out. In some divisions, they may even be the favorites to win the whole thing.
  5. Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    Grappling Bulletin: 2022 IBJJF Worlds Will Be A Clash Of Generations

    May 16, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF World Championships is just weeks away. For you hardcore no-gi fans, you may be surprised to see so many familiar faces dust off their gi for the biggest IBJJF tournament of the year– there will be a number of Trials winners in the mix, and a decent amount of invitees, too.
  6. 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.
  7. Forget The Closeouts, Pay Attention To These Deserving Pan Champs Instead

    Forget The Closeouts, Pay Attention To These Deserving Pan Champs Instead

    Apr 12, 2022

    Now the dust has settled on Pans I've had time to reflect on the events of the second-most important event on the IBJJF calendar.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Five Standout Performances From ADCC West Coast Trials

    Five Standout Performances From ADCC West Coast Trials

    Apr 6, 2022

    The second and final North American Trials went down over the weekend, and the biggest ADCC in history certainly did not disappoint. Over 1,000 competitors threw down in the Westgate Hotel and Casino and the end result was some of the most exciting grappling of all time.
  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. Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Mar 1, 2022

    Nicholas Meregali will make his no-gi debut on March 25 against Arnaldo Maidana at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire.
  13. Haisam Rida vs Elder Cruz: LHW Rankings At Stake At Tezos WNO On March 25

    Haisam Rida vs Elder Cruz: LHW Rankings At Stake At Tezos WNO On March 25

    Feb 27, 2022

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career, Elder Cruz will try to keep his Tezos WNO record perfect when he takes on Haisam Rida at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire on March 25 in Frisco, Tx.
  14. Female Purple Belt Divisions Ruled By The Europeans | Euros Day 3 Recap

    Female Purple Belt Divisions Ruled By The Europeans | Euros Day 3 Recap

    Feb 17, 2022

    The female purple belts took the mats at day 3 of the IBJJF European Championships, and the home crowd was out in full effect. Four of today’s weight class champions were European nationals, and two of them made it to the open class final.
  15. 2nd ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    2nd ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    Feb 12, 2022

    The list of confirmed names who will compete at the 2022 ADCC continues to grow, and we'll see another seven athletes qualify at this weekend's Brazilian Trials.