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Nicholas Meregali is multiple-time world champion jiu-jitsu black belt from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Born on May 27, 1994, Meregali is a student of Mario Reis and is well known for his use of the de la X-guard, his omoplata attacks, and his aggressive style of jiu-jitsu. He represents Alliance.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    May 15, 2022

    The ultra heavyweight division at this year’s IBJJF World Championship is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in a long time. The division once dominated by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is now open to be taken by another dominant force; and several key competitors are lining up to put their stamp on the federation’s heaviest weight division.
  7. 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.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Grappling Bulletin: Will We Ever See Heel Hooks in the Gi?

    Apr 18, 2022

    Hello grappling fans, our apologies for the recent disruption to service. This is our first Grappling Bulletin since March 28, as we've been a little busy bouncing back and forth across the USA covering some of the biggest events of the year.
  9. 7 Remarkable Facts From Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    7 Remarkable Facts From Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Mar 29, 2022

    Records broken, title shots earned, and debuts splendidly made; Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch was full of exciting matches and powerful statements from some of the world’s best grapplers.
  10. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch

    Mar 26, 2022

    After 364 days out of competition, Gordon Ryan will return tonight against the Hillbilly Hammer, Jacob Couch. In the time that Ryan has been on the shelf, Couch has become one of Tezos WNO’s most active athletes; and he’ll finally get his opportunity to headline an event tonight at Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Jacob Couch presented by Fat Tire.
  11. What You Need To Know Before Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan On March 25

    What You Need To Know Before Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan On March 25

    Mar 22, 2022

    After a series of lineup changes, Tesos WNO is now set to return to Frisco, TX on Friday, March 25, headlined by Gordon Ryan’s first grappling match in almost exactly one year.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: A New Wave of No-Gi Grapplers Is Changing The Game

    Grappling Bulletin: A New Wave of No-Gi Grapplers Is Changing The Game

    Mar 14, 2022

    Every sport undergoes regular generational change. The careers of athletes are finite, and the window for high-performance is often very short. That means there is an ever-changing cast of characters who compete for the top spot. In recent months we have seen the arrival of a few significant names – and this means the no-gi scene is looking better than ever as we head into ADCC 2022.
  13. Updated Betting Lines | How To Win Big On Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Updated Betting Lines | How To Win Big On Tezos WNO: Couch vs Ryan

    Mar 9, 2022

    Online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for Tezos WNO: Mikey Musumeci vs Geo Martinez presented by Fat Tire. The March 25 card is scheduled to feature six main card bouts as well as three undercard matchups. There are money lines for each, including straight up bets and juicy props. Check out the favorites, underdogs, over/unders, and more below.
  14. Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Nicholas Meregali Will Make No-Gi Debut on Tezos WNO on March 25

    Mar 1, 2022

    Nicholas Meregali will make his no-gi debut on March 25 against Arnaldo Maidana at Tezos Who’s Number One: Musumeci vs Martinez presented by Fat Tire.
  15. 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.