FloGrappling’s ‘Hollywood’ Mike Sears Awarded Black Belt by Carlson Gracie, Jr. (Video)

One of jiu-jitsu’s big personalities, FloGrappling’s “Hollywood” Mike Sears has joined the black belt club. Recently, Sears made the trip up from Austin, TX, to Chicago, IL, to receive his black belt from Carlson Gracie, Jr., and fellow black belts Heath Pedigo tagged along to video the ceremony. Watch that

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Video: Andrew Wiltse Wins 75-0 at a Fuji BJJ Tournament

Another week, another video of Andrew Wiltse demolishing competition on the local circuit. As he prepares for his match against Gabriel Almeida at Who’s Number One on June 18, Wiltse has chosen to stay competition fresh by entering local tournaments. Recently, he ran through the competition — including one poor

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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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Video: Watch Andrew Wiltse and The Daisy Fresh Crew Prepare for The No-Gi Pans

The Pedigo Submission Fighting team (AKA Daisy Fresh) certainly made its mark at the 2021 IBJJF no-gi Pans, winning the team title for the first time. Led by top competitors like Andrew Wiltse and Jacob Couch, the Daisy Fresh crew has become a fan favorite, widely known for their gritty,

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Full Match Video: Watch Andrew Wiltse Submit David Garmo at WNO

Andrew Wiltse is one of the most exciting recent additions to the elite black belt competition scene. At the most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) on April 30, Wiltse put on one of the most impressive performances of his black belt career when he submitted veteran competitor David Garmo. FloGrappling

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Video: Learn The Hillbilly Hammer’s Three Favorite Moves for White Belts

The basics will never fail. And although he’s one of the top up-and-coming competitors in grappling, Jacob “The Hillbilly Hammer” Couch hasn’t lost sight of his fundamental jiu-jitsu. In a recent video, Couch demonstrates his three favorite techniques to teach white belts. Even though these may be considered “beginner” techniques,

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Watch: Andrew Wiltse Teaches Lapel Ezekiel Choke From Side Control

Not many techniques in jiu-jitsu are more brutal than a perfectly-applied gi choke. In a recent video with Bernardo Faria, top black belt competitor Andrew Wiltse demonstrated a tricky yet devastating Ezekiel choke. Like any good technique, Wiltse’s choke starts with a bit of trickery. By trapping his opponent’s hand

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