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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. The Biggest Teams Coming To ADCC 2022

    The Biggest Teams Coming To ADCC 2022

    Sep 14, 2022

    ADCC 2022 is just a few days away, and while some teams are sending one or two athletes to the event — a feat, itself — others are sending armies. These are the largest teams headed to ADCC in Las Vegas this weekend:
  4. 66 kg Division Is The Most Difficult ADCC Bracket To Seed

    66 kg Division Is The Most Difficult ADCC Bracket To Seed

    Aug 24, 2022

    The 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  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. Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Jan 4, 2022

    The return of Worlds, the growth of WNO, and the emergence of a new generation of champion grapplers– just a handful of the high points of a rollercoaster 12-month period that rarely took its foot off the gas pedal. Of course, there were also less positive happenings; confrontations, team splits, and more.
  10. 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.
  11. Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals

    Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals

    Dec 12, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF Worlds finals are set! The absolute divisions and the women’s divisions have been whittled down to a single remaining match to decide this year’s champions; and the male divisions have been narrowed to eight men each.
  12. IBJJF Worlds: Black Belt Absolute Bracket Is Out!

    IBJJF Worlds: Black Belt Absolute Bracket Is Out!

    Dec 11, 2021

    The IBJJF Worlds is back, and the absolute division kicks off Saturday at 9:30 am PT! Nicholas Meregali, Felipe Pena, Fellipe Andrew, Kaynan Duarte and Victor Hugo have all entered the absolute division.
  13. IBJJF Worlds: All Male Black Belt Brackets And Seeds

    IBJJF Worlds: All Male Black Belt Brackets And Seeds

    Dec 8, 2021

    IBJJF Worlds is back for the first time since 2019, with the 2021 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship going down from December 9th to 12th. The black belts will be going on the weekend, with male divisions going up to the quarters on Saturday and then doing the final three rounds on Sunday.
  14. Grappling Bulletin: The World Championships That Will Go Down In History

    Grappling Bulletin: The World Championships That Will Go Down In History

    Dec 6, 2021

    After a very long and very eventful two and a half years, the IBJJF World Championships finally returns for its 25th edition. The long-awaited tournament is now mere days away and brackets just dropped.
  15. Worlds Brackets Released! See The 11 Most Interesting Early Round Matches

    Worlds Brackets Released! See The 11 Most Interesting Early Round Matches

    Dec 5, 2021

    The brackets for the 25th edition of the IBJJF World Championships are now official. Those brackets are available here via bjjcompsystem.com. The number of potentially exciting matchups is expansive, but there are a few matches guaranteed in the early rounds that you can’t miss. We’ve sifted through the black belt divisions to identify the best first round pairings — as well as likely second round matches — that are bound to provide some of the best jiu-jitsu action of the year.