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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

    Jul 6, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. 7 Non-Brazilians Black Belts Who Could Win IBJJF Worlds In 2022

    7 Non-Brazilians Black Belts Who Could Win IBJJF Worlds In 2022

    May 23, 2022

    Only one of the ten men’s black belt champions at 2021 Worlds represented a country other than Brazil. The lone non-Brazilian champion was 4x black belt gi world champion Mikey Musumeci (USA), who won his fourth title defeating Bruno Malfacine 6-0 by points. This year, a slew of veterans and rookies alike are lined up for their shot at gold, and the roster of non-Brazilians is showing signs that this year’s podiums could be the most nationally diverse in history.
  3. 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.
  4. With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    With No Buchecha at 2021 IBJJF Worlds, Who Wins The Absolute?

    Nov 23, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF World Championships returns after a two-year hiatus, and one of the biggest questions from jiu-jitsu fans, followers and analysts is about who will win the absolute division.
  5. Victor Hugo & Tainan Dalpra Submit Opponents in IBJJF Grand Prix Finals

    Victor Hugo & Tainan Dalpra Submit Opponents in IBJJF Grand Prix Finals

    Nov 14, 2021

    Less than one month out from the first IBJJF World Championship since 2019, eight invited athletes had an opportunity to compete in a high-stakes event in Las Vegas. The winner would take home $20,000 and no doubt enjoy a huge confidence boost going into Worlds.
  6. Four Titans Set To Collide at IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Four Titans Set To Collide at IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix

    Nov 4, 2021

    The IBJJF has announced the completed heavyweight Grand Prix coming to jiu-jitsu con on Nov 13, and it’s certainly a clash of the titans.
  7. Tim Spriggs Heel Hook Earns BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night

    Tim Spriggs Heel Hook Earns BUBS Naturals Submission Of The Night

    Sep 27, 2021

    According to the oddsmakers, Tim Spriggs was the largest underdog to win the WNO Championship heavyweight division. That makes his incredible success in the heavyweight tournament, and in the heavyweight final so incredible.
  8. The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    The Ultimate WNO Championship Results, Stats & Recap Hub

    Sep 25, 2021

    FloGrappling's WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the biggest events in grappling history. With forty athletes, five championship belts, and more than $250,000 in total prizes on the line, there will be no shortage of exciting matches and memorable submissions.
  9. The Best Brown Belts at 2021 IBJJF Pans: Day 2 Recap

    The Best Brown Belts at 2021 IBJJF Pans: Day 2 Recap

    Sep 2, 2021

    The brown belt champions of today are likely to go on to become standout black belts of tomorrow, and the IBJJF Pan Championship is always a good place to identify those future stars.
  10. The Best Blue Belts in America Today: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 1 Recap

    The Best Blue Belts in America Today: 2021 IBJJF Pans Day 1 Recap

    Sep 1, 2021

    Non-stop action here on day 1 of the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships – the first major gi event of the IBJJF calendar came later in the year than expected and you can see that the competitors were eager to let it rip.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: If Gordon Ryan's Career Is Over, What Happens Next?

    Grappling Bulletin: If Gordon Ryan's Career Is Over, What Happens Next?

    May 24, 2021

    Stop the press, Gordon Ryan's abrupt departure from all upcoming matches has thrown the no-gi grappling scene into disarray. What does Gordon do next if he can't compete? Who replaces him as the #1 in the world? And will professional grappling ever be the same without him?
  12. EUG To Host Stacked 8-Man Black Belt Invitational, And It's In the Gi

    EUG To Host Stacked 8-Man Black Belt Invitational, And It's In the Gi

    Mar 22, 2021

    EUG Promotions will their debut on April 3 with a professional invite-only jiu-jitsu tournament with a $10,000 cash prize. 
  13. Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event

    Feb 8, 2021

    Felipe Pena cruised to victory at the BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix but it was a night of surprises and upsets. Find out what you need to know in this week's Grappling Bulletin. Don't forget to watch the live Grappling Bulletin show at 4:30pm CT on the FloGrappling site, app, YouTube channel and Facebook pages.