Preview: GrappleFest 4, Craig Jones v. Gabriel Arges, Lachlan Giles v. Bradley Hill

Figure 4 Promotions’ GrappleFest 4 is happening this Saturday, February 23, beginning at 11:00AM ET in Liverpool, England. It will be broadcast on FloGrappling.com. In the main event, Australian grappler and BJJ black belt Craig Jones represents Absolute MMA Academy against Gabriel Arges of Gracie Barra. Arges comes fresh off

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No-Gi Worlds Results and Highlights: Rookie Black Belt Pedro Marinho Wins Double Gold

The 2021 IBJJF no-gi Worlds took place from October 7-10, and no competitor made a bigger splash than Gracie Barra representative Pedro Marinho. Just seven months into his black belt career, Marinho won both the heavyweight division and open class, defeating elite grapplers Victor Hugo, Adam Wardzinski, Vagner Rocha, and

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Third Coast Grappling Results and Highlights: Micael Galvao Submits 3 to Win Grand Prix

On Saturday, Third Coast Grappling held its eight-man middleweight grand prix, and teenage jiu-jitsu phenom Micael Galvao put on an incredible performance, submitting elite competitors John Combs, Pedro Rocha, and Pedro Marinho to win the tournament and a $15,000 purse. Galvao’s grand prix-winning performance came just one day after he

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Third Coast Grappling Middleweight Grand Prix Preview: Roberto Jimenez, Micael Galvao Favored to Win

On Saturday, June 19, Third Coast Grappling will hold its eight-man, $15,000 middleweight grand prix. The tournament will see a mixture of young jiu-jitsu phenoms, veteran competitors, and wildcard newcomers competing up to three times in one night. There is currently no outright favorite to win the tournament, but odds-makers

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