Kade Ruotolo Bitten by Dog, WNO Match With Ethan Crelinsten Rescheduled

One of the most anticipated rematches of the year will have to wait a bit longer. According to Flo Grappling, Kade Ruotolo is injured and out of his rematch with Ethan Crelinsten scheduled for Who’s Number One (WNO) on March 28. The match is now planned to take place at

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Ethan Crelinsten, Jonnatas Gracie, Others to Compete at Emerald City Invitational

The competitive grappling scene is starting to heat up for the year 2021. The Emerald City Invitational will take place on April 10, and the promotion has already announced a handful of elite competitors, including Jonnatas Gracie, Ethan Crelinsten, PJ Barch, and more. In addition to superfights, the event will

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Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten Promoted to Black Belt by John Danaher

Danaher Death Squad Teammates Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten have been awarded their black belt from coach and 5th degree black belt John Danaher. Nicky Ryan is the younger brother of world champion No Gi grappler Gordon Ryan, and at just 19 years old has accomplished so much on the

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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Who’s Number One Results and Highlights: Ruotolo Brothers Impress

On Friday, April 30, Who’s Number One (WNO) returned with a card from Austin, TX. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Gilbert Burns defeated former Bellator champion Rafael Lovato Jr. by decision. In other action, Atos representatives Tye and Kade Ruotolo impressed in victories over William Tackett and

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WNO: Lovato vs. Burns Preview, Full Card Line-Up and Betting Odds

The next Who’s Number One (WNO) event is set to go down on April 30, 2021. In the main event, jiu-jitsu world champions Rafael Lovato, Jr. and Gilbert Burns will square off, and in the co-main event, teenage grappling phenoms William Tackett and Tye Ruotolo will do battle. Check out

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Nathalia Santoro Promoted To Purple Belt By John Danaher

Last week we saw bodybuilder, fitness model, and jiu-jitsu competitor Nathalia Santoro get promoted to purple belt in BJJ after years of training under John Danaher. Alongside her purple belt, Nathalia was also awarded her first Danaher knife for her achievements – a statement Danaher Death Squad gift. She has

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Submission Underground 17 Preview: The Ultimate Rematch

You’ve gotta love Submission Underground (SUG). So Let’s talk about SUG 17, which will go down on Sunday, Aug. 30. The event is streamed on UFC Fight Pass only. The grappling promotion is well known for its leader, the infamous ‘Bad Guy’ from West Linn, Ore., Chael Sonnen. As the

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