F2W 182 Results and Video Highlights: Dante Leon, Jackson Nagai, Gianni Grippo All Winners

Fight To Win 182 went down on Saturday, August 28 from San Francisco, CA. At the top of the card was a trio of high-level black belt matches featuring ADCC and world champion jiu-jitsu players. In the main event, Dante Leon put his name in the hat for submission of

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Emerald City Invitational 2 Results and Highlights: Gianni Grippo Beats Kennedy Maciel to Win 145-Pound Title

On Saturday, August 7, 16 top 145-pound grapplers competed for $10,000 at the second Emerald City Invitational. Competing for the first time ever under EBI rules, veteran black belt Gianni Grippo defeated four competitors, including ADCC silver medalist Kennedy Maciel, to win the one-night tournament. In the opening round, Grippo

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Euros 2020: Gianni Grippo Suffers Shock First Match Exit

Defying expectations, Gabriel Sousa got past Gianni Grippo in his second match of the tournament and Grippo’s first. Sousa’s first match was against Max Peter De Been, and it was a clinic. Sousa pulled guard, swept, and then hit a beautiful torreando pass after briefly getting stuck in closed guard.

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Four Elite Competitors Announced for ADCC East Coast Trials 66kg Division

The ADCC season is in full swing, as the ADCC East Coast Trials are scheduled for November 6-7. According to trials organizer Tom Deblass, the East Coast Trials have approximately 800 registered competitors, making it nearly twice as large as the previous biggest ADCC Trials event. Of those 800, approximately

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EUG 3 Grand Prix Results: Diego ‘Pato’ Oliveira Wins Tournament and $10K

The Evolve Ur Game (EUG) 155-pound no-gi grand prix took place on Saturday, and Diego “Pato” Oliveira took home the tournament title and $10,000 in cash. Oliveira defeated Alika Villiatora, Gabriel Sousa, and, in the finals, Gianni Grippo to capture the title. In his first-round match, Oliveira showed off excellent

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EUG 3: Bracket Set for 8-Man, $10K No-Gi Grand Prix

On Saturday, October 23, Evolve Ur Game (EUG) promotions will return for its third event. Like the promotion’s first two events, EUG 3 will feature an eight-man $10,000 grand prix. But unlike the first two EUG tournaments, this one will be no-gi and with a modified ruleset. EUG has released

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Video: Marcelo Garcia Reveals The Secrets of His Trademark Guillotine

Marcelo Garcia is widely considered one of, if not the best jiu-jitsu players of all time. A four-time ADCC champion and the record-holder for most submissions in ADCC history, much of Garcia’s legendary success came by way of his trademark high-elbow guillotine. In a recent video with BJJ Fanatics owner

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WNO Championships: Andrew Wiltse, Kennedy Maciel, Ethan Crelinsten Out, Replacements Announced

We are now two weeks away from the two-day Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships, and the event has seen some changes to the line-up lately. Andrew Wiltse of the 185-pound division, as well as Kennedy Maciel and Ethan Crelinsten of the 155-pound division, have been removed from the competition. FloGrappling

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