Beyond The Match: Re-live Andrew Wiltse’s Comeback Submission on Gabriel Almeida

Andrew Wiltse is now halfway through a true breakout year. So far in 2021, the Pedigo Submission Fighting (AKA Daisy Fresh) black belt is undefeated in Who’s Number One competition with wins over PJ Barch, David Garmo, and, most recently, Gabriel Almeida. Wiltse’s win over Almeida was particularly special, as

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Andrew Wiltse to Face Gabriel Almeida at Next Who’s Number One

One of the fastest-rising black belt competitors in jiu-jitsu will put his undefeated Who’s Number One (WNO) record on the line against an established top grappler. On June 18, Pedigo Submission Fighting’s Andrew Wiltse will take on Checkmat representative Gabriel Almeida. FloGrappling announced the match. View this post on Instagram

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Nicky Ryan vs. Gabriel Almeida Added to Who’s Number One

The Who’s Number One (WNO) event scheduled for May 28 just added another high-profile match-up to the already stacked card. Fresh off his decision win over PJ Barch, Nicky Ryan of the Danaher Death Squad will take on Checkmat’s Gabriel Almeida. The match was announced by FloGrappling. View this post

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Kennedy Maciel vs. Josh Cisneros and Oliver Taza vs. Gabriel Almeida Annoucned for F2W 169

The most prolific submission-only grappling promotion in the country keeps on rolling, as a pair of high-level black belt match-ups were announced for Fight to Win 169, scheduled for Saturday, April 10. The promotion announced that Danaher Death Squad representative Oliver Taza will meet Gabriel Almeida, and in the main

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Ultimate F2W 149 preview: Keenan Cornelius vs Gabriel Almeida

F2W 149 just got a major update! Keenan Cornelius will fight Gabriel Almeida from Checkmat in the main event. Fight to Win is going back to Dallas, Texas, for the 149th event on August 14. Expect fireworks for this one as the match-ups are quite compelling! F2W 149 Main event

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Fight To Win 180 Line-Up, Start Times, Betting Odds: Rafael Lovato Jr. Favored Over Gabriel Arges

Fight To Win 180 goes down on Friday, August 6, live from Los Angeles, CA. In the main event, former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. takes on three-time IBJJF world champion Gabriel Arges. Beyond that match, the card is stacked with elite black belt competitors, including Johnny Tama,

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Competitors Announced For $20K IBJJF Middleweight Grand Prix

The 2021 Jiu-Jitsu Con hosted by the IBJJF will take place on Nov. 10-13 in Las Vegas, NV. The event will feature a pair of four-man tournaments, each with $20,000 on the line. The four middleweight grand prix competitors have now been announced. View this post on Instagram A post

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Video: Nicky Ryan Teaches How To Wrestle up from Guard

The current jiu-jitsu metagame strongly emphasizes wrestling — both the ability to bring the fight to the mat using wrestling techniques, as well as the ability to use wrestling from the guard to sweep (“wrestling up”). Few jiu-jitsu competitors have shown more improvement in their wrestling than elite competitor Nicky

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Video: Nicky Ryan Teaches the Secrets of the Body Lock Guard Pass

Although he’s just 20-years old, Nicky Ryan has already earned the reputation as one of the sport’s best minds and one of its best budding coaches. Recently, following the dissolution of the Danaher Death Squad, Ryan relocated from Puerto Rico to Austin, TX, where he has joined Craig Jones‘ B-Team

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