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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 27, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  2. Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 16, 2022

    This 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.
  3. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Jun 5, 2022

    The semifinal matchups have been drawn, and the athletes are ready to take their shot for the top of the IBJJF World podium. Follow along with us here as the best gi competitors in the world try to climb to the no.1 spot.
  4. 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.
  5. Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 2, 2022

    The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.
  6. The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions

    May 31, 2022

    The most anticipated gi tournament of the year returns to the iconic Walter Pyramid in just a few days time, and it is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most competitive editions of the tournament in its rich 25-year history.
  7. 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.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC

    May 9, 2022

    The penultimate ADCC Trials event is now complete and the total amount of competitors confirmed for Worlds in September stands at over 85%. One of Europe's top P4P black belts, Tommy Langaker came out of nowhere to claim his spot in the 77kg division. He'll join South American Trials winner Mica Galvao, who was busy in Brazil winning his first major IBJJF title as a black belt. What was a dream match-up suddenly became very possible.
  9. ADCC 2nd European Trials Finals Results

    ADCC 2nd European Trials Finals Results

    May 7, 2022

    The results are in from the 2nd ADCC Trials for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Seven more athletes have punched their ticket to the 2022 ADCC World Championship in Las Vegas, and with only one more trial left the brackets are near completion.
  10. The 7 Favorites To Win At The 2nd ADCC European Trials

    The 7 Favorites To Win At The 2nd ADCC European Trials

    May 3, 2022

    It’s the last chance for citizens of European, African, and Middle Eastern countries to qualify for the biggest event in submission wrestling history. Seven new ADCC competitors will earn their tickets to the big show in Poland on May 7 at the 2nd ADCC European Trials.
  11. Live Updates & Results | IBJJF European Black Belt Finals

    Live Updates & Results | IBJJF European Black Belt Finals

    Feb 20, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF European black belt final rounds are underway. Today, all of the women's finals, plus the male quarters, semis, and finals will hit the mats, and 19 new European champions will be crowned for the first time since 2020.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Feb 7, 2022

    The roster for the 2022 ADCC World Championships is beginning to take shape, as three of the eight qualifying trials are now complete, and one more is coming in Brazil on Saturday, February 12.
  13. The Top 20 European Athletes Registered For The 2022 European Championships

    The Top 20 European Athletes Registered For The 2022 European Championships

    Feb 4, 2022

    The 2022 IBJJF European Championships has drawn some big names from across the world. But unlike several previous editions of Euros, most of the key athletes this year are European-born.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.