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  1. Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review

    Jan 4, 2022

    The return of Worlds, the growth of WNO, and the emergence of a new generation of champion grapplers– just a handful of the high points of a rollercoaster 12-month period that rarely took its foot off the gas pedal. Of course, there were also less positive happenings; confrontations, team splits, and more.
  2. 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.
  3. Worlds 2021 Crowned Most First Time Champions In 17 Seasons

    Worlds 2021 Crowned Most First Time Champions In 17 Seasons

    Dec 21, 2021

    All year, the 2021 jiu-jitsu season has shown signs that it could bring the changing of the guard, the rise of the next generation. Throughout the year, we’ve seen legacy champions fall to the young up-and-comers; we’ve seen new styles and strategies overthrow the more traditional ones.
  4. 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.
  5. Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Live Updates & Results | 2021 IBJJF Worlds Day 2

    Dec 10, 2021

    Day 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.
  6. Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Grappling Bulletin: Worlds is Two Weeks Away, And It Could Be The Best Ever

    Nov 22, 2021

    The countdown is almost over– we are mere weeks away from the most anticipated jiu-jitsu event of the year. The IBJJF World Championships has not taken place since June of 2019, and there is a palpable sensation of excitement among fans and athletes as we draw closer to the tournament.
  7. 3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    3 Submissions, 3 New Champs | WNO Recap, Stats & Facts

    Oct 22, 2021

    Beatriz Mesquita, Ffion Davies, and Mikey Musumeci became the newest WNO champions with their victories at WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan on Wednesday, October 20.
  8. Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Live Updates, Results & Analysis | WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan

    Oct 20, 2021

    Tonight, Gordon Ryan returns from his seven month hiatus to the WNO mats, taking on the UFC veteran Philly Fresh, Philip Rowe. in a special exhibition match. Gordon has promised to experiment during the match, and to show the newest components of his game, as the match will not end — but instead reset from a neutral standing position — in the event of a submission.
  9. How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    How To Bet On Gordon Ryan vs Phillip Rowe | WNO Betting Lines

    Oct 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: The Return of Gordon Ryan.
  10. Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Gordon Ryan Returns Plus Three Titles On The Line October 20th!

    Oct 6, 2021

    Who's Number One (WNO) is back on Wednesday, October 20th with WNO: The Return Of Gordon Ryan! The reigning ADCC absolute champion will begin his return to competition after taking a break due to health issues, with a 15 minute exhibition match against UFC fighter Philip Rowe.
  11. Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Grappling Bulletin: The New Wave of Grapplers is Making The Gi Cool Again

    Oct 4, 2021

    You may have guessed that we really, really like no-gi here at FloGrappling. From working with the best no-gi tournament in the world (ADCC) to investing in our own ongoing series of events (WNO), we're all about making this spectator-friendly subset of jiu-jitsu a go-to for grappling fans all over the world.
  12. Fellipe Andrew Captures Double Gold At 2021 Pans: Day 5 Recap

    Fellipe Andrew Captures Double Gold At 2021 Pans: Day 5 Recap

    Sep 6, 2021

    Fellipe Andrew won his first double-gold in an IBJJF major putting 18 points on Gustavo Batista in the absolute division final.
  13. The Black Belt Finals Are Set At 2021 Pans: Day 4 Recap

    The Black Belt Finals Are Set At 2021 Pans: Day 4 Recap

    Sep 5, 2021

    Day four of the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championships is in the books, and the stage is set for the final rounds of the black belt tournament.
  14. Two WNO Title Belts On The Line On October 20

    Two WNO Title Belts On The Line On October 20

    Aug 24, 2021

    FloGrappling’s WNO will crown two champions on Wednesday, October 20, as the female flyweight and bantamweight belts will be disputed in the main and co-main event.
  15. Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?

    Aug 18, 2021

    The rosters for the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship are stacked with returning champions, fan favorites, and rookies looking to break out. Some of the divisions have clear cut favorites to win gold, while others are harder to call. Here are our predictions for the favorites to reach the top of the podium, the dark horses who could steal the show, and the disruptors who could make things difficult for their division cohorts.