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New Wave Jiu-Jitsu is an Austin, TX-based team with head coach John Danaher and athletes such as Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon and more.

  1. Big Dan Earns $5k Prize With 2 Submissions At Emerald City Invitational 5

    Big Dan Earns $5k Prize With 2 Submissions At Emerald City Invitational 5

    Nov 6, 2022

    Dan Manasoiu won the open weight Emerald City Invitational tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Atlantic City, NJ, collecting the $5,000 prize with two submissions in regulation and one in overtime.
  2. No-Gi Pans: Black Belt Live Updates

    No-Gi Pans: Black Belt Live Updates

    Oct 15, 2022

    The black belt divisions have begun at IBJJF No-Gi Pans! The women's divisions and men's absolute will run up to the finals on Saturday, and the men's weight divisions will run until the quarterfinals, with all divisions concluding on Sunday. Here are the results -
  3. No-Gi Pans: Brown Belt Finals Results

    No-Gi Pans: Brown Belt Finals Results

    Oct 14, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship kicked off on Friday in Garland, Texas. Brown belts and blue belts took the mats before the black belts begin on Saturday and then conclude on Sunday.
  4. No-Gi Pans Medium Heavyweight Is A Mishmash Of Styles, And We Love It

    No-Gi Pans Medium Heavyweight Is A Mishmash Of Styles, And We Love It

    Oct 11, 2022

    The IBJJF’s medium heavyweight division has always garnered some of the most fan friendly athletes. At 188-lbs, these competitors have the perfect blend of explosiveness and braun mixed with agility, technique and precision.
  5. 7 Brown Belt Stars Registered For No-Gi Pans

    7 Brown Belt Stars Registered For No-Gi Pans

    Oct 7, 2022

    The IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championships are just one week away, and will attract decorated, well-known and rising black belt talents from across the world of no-gi grappling. But many of the year’s newest stars won't be competing on Saturday and Sunday with the black belts; instead, they’ll be competing on Friday, in a sea of talented brown belts looking to break into the top ranks.
  6. Road To Gold: How 8 New ADCC Champs Took Over

    Road To Gold: How 8 New ADCC Champs Took Over

    Sep 24, 2022

    Last week, eight athletes wrote their names into the ADCC history books, becoming champions of the 2022 edition of the tournament and the biggest grappling tournament in history. See the champions, the context, and each of their matches en route to gold below.
  7. The Ultimate Guide To ADCC 2022 | Everything You Need To Know

    The Ultimate Guide To ADCC 2022 | Everything You Need To Know

    Sep 16, 2022

    After three years of anticipation, the biggest submission wrestling event ever has arrived. The 2022 ADCC World Championships goes down in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept 18, after a long season of preparation, qualification and grueling training.
  8. 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.
  9. 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:
  10. 5 Returning Champs In At +99kg; Will They Be The Top 5 Seeds?

    5 Returning Champs In At +99kg; Will They Be The Top 5 Seeds?

    Sep 13, 2022

    The ADCC 2022 World Championships are, to our rampant excitement, just days away. All 97 athletes have been named to the six divisions and the singular historic superfight. But the brackets have not yet been revealed.
  11. With 7 ADCC Vets In The -99kg Division, Does Meregali Deserve A Top 5 Seed?

    With 7 ADCC Vets In The -99kg Division, Does Meregali Deserve A Top 5 Seed?

    Sep 12, 2022

    There are no champions returning to the -99kg division at ADCC 2022, leaving the division open for the taking. Still, top performers from several weight categories in years past have been invited to compete in this weight division in the most highly anticipated grappling event of all time.
  12. Safe Bets, Value Picks & Sleepers | ADCC Betting Lines Released

    Safe Bets, Value Picks & Sleepers | ADCC Betting Lines Released

    Sep 9, 2022

    Anything can happen at ADCC, which makes Las Vegas the perfect place to host the most anticipated and talent-heavy iteration of the 24-year old tournament. With five male divisions packed with 16 competitors each, and two more loaded with eight decorated female grapplers, there’s plenty of betting action for this mega event.
  13. 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.
  14. Nicholas Meregali's Most Intriguing Potential Matchups At ADCC 2022

    Nicholas Meregali's Most Intriguing Potential Matchups At ADCC 2022

    Aug 10, 2022

    Nicholas Meregali has impressed at every turn in his 2022 no-gi experiment.
  15. 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.