Born on July 26, 1987, AJ Agazarm is a jiu-jitsu black belt originally from Florida. He is known for winning the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships and taking a silver medal at the ADCC World Championships in 2017. He has also competed in MMA where he fought for Bellator.
The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship
Jun 27, 2022We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 16, 2022This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
Live Updates & Results | ADCC West Coast Trials Finals
Apr 3, 2022More than 1,000 athletes have been reduced to just 160 at day one of the ADCC West Coast Trials. Today, we'll identify the seven stars who punch their tickets to the ADCC World Championships in September.
Grappling Bulletin: Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Poised To Take Over MMA in 2022
Jan 17, 2022Jiu-jitsu has always played a vital role both in and out of the ring, providing athletes with a path to glory and financial reward, while reminding the world that the most sophisticated grappling art is an indispensable part of any fighter’s arsenal.
The Class Of 2021 | These Are The Newly-Promoted Black Belts
Dec 28, 2021The 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.
Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2
Dec 10, 2021Day one of the IBJJF World Championships was filled with the action, submissions and incredible stories expected of an event of this caliber. Day two is sure to deliver as well, as the male purple and brown belts will take their place on the mats in search of the most coveted title in jiu-jitsu. With hundreds of competitors in search of just a few medals, we're guaranteed thrilling action throughout the day.
Worlds Brackets Released! See The 11 Most Interesting Early Round Matches
Dec 5, 2021The 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.
Grappling Bulletin: Why This IBJJF Worlds Will Be Unlike Any Other
Nov 29, 2021The most anticipated gi event of the year draws nearer. 10 days from now grapplers from around the world will convene in Anaheim, CA for the 2021 IBJJF World Championship.
How Winning ADCC North American Trials is A Step Toward Stardom
Nov 5, 2021Everybody knows how tough it is to get into ADCC. The biggest and most prestigious no-gi event in the world, participation is limited to an exclusive few who qualify one of three ways. First, podium finishers get invited back. Second, a handful of invites are reserved for standout names from the world of grappling, with only elite caliber athletes getting the call.
Grappling Bulletin: Stars Will Be Born This Weekend At ADCC Trials
Nov 1, 2021The 1st North American ADCC Trials, which is one of seven trials leading to the ADCC 2022 World Championships, is set to take place this weekend. It’s a record setting event, with the most registered athletes in the history of the ADCC Trials.
The Top-Performing Athletes, Teams & Nationalities At No-Gi Worlds
Oct 14, 2021The 14th edition of the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships is wrapped up. Now it’s time to open up the history books to make note of the athletes, teams and nationalities who left the tournament with the greatest accolades.
The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion
Dec 28, 2020Whether or not you believe in “American Jiu-Jitsu” exists separate from “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,” several individual Americans have made their marks on the world of submission grappling. If in no other way, Americans have at least impacted the history books.
WNO Highlights: F2W 139 And 140 Mega Show!
May 20, 2020For episode 64 of the WNO Podcast, we had some of the key names from F2W 139 and 140 call in to discuss the event. Queixinho, unfortunately, was not available, but we had Cyborg, AJ Agazarm, Johnny Tama, and Gabriel Almeida all call in. Here are the highlights:
Queixinho & Almeida Thrill At Fight To Win 140
May 17, 2020The second half of Fight To Win's doubleheader flipped the switch and featured two incredible gi matches for the main and co-main events of the night. Read on for the full recap and review of what went down in Dallas, Texas.
Staff Predictions: AJ The Brawler vs Tactical Queixinho
May 15, 2020The second half of Fight To Win's doubleheader flips the switch and features two incredible gi matches for the main and co-main events of the night. We'll see AJ Agazarm take on Queixinho in the main event, and Roberto Jimenez vs Gabriel Almeida clocking in for the co-main.