IBJJF Grand Prix Results and Highlights: Tainan Dalpra, Victor Hugo Win $20K

On Saturday, November 13 at the IBJJF’s Jiu-Jitsu Con, eight elite jiu-jitsu players — four middleweights and four heavyweights — competed in mini tournaments, each with a $20,000 purse on the line. Rookie black belt Tainan Dalpra took home the gold at middleweight, while Victor Hugo won the heavyweight division.

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Four Elite Competitors Announced for IBJJF $20,000 Heavyweight Grand Prix

The IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Con takes place from November 11-13 in Las Vegas, NV. On the final day of that event, the IBJJF will be hosting a pair of four-man tournaments, each with $20,000 in prize money on the line. The organization has previously announced the middleweight line-up (view the middleweight

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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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2021 IBJJF No-Gi Worlds Preview: Are Victor Hugo and ‘Cyborg’ Abreu on a Collision Course?

The 2021 IBJJF no-gi Worlds take place on October 7-10, with black belts competing on Saturday and Sunday. The men’s ultra-heavyweight division is the smallest adult black belt division, but potentially includes one of the events most anticipated matches. After going 1-1 against each other at the 2019 no-gi Worlds,

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2021 IBJJF No-Gi Worlds Preview: The Loaded Middleweight Division

The 2021 IBJJF no-gi Worlds take place on October 7-10, with black belts competing on Saturday and Sunday. It is arguably the most anticipated IBJJF event of the year, and with the recently-instituted leg reaping and heel hooking rules, a number of top submission-only grapplers that previously avoided IBJJF competition

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Number One-Ranked IBJJF Competitor Fellipe Andrew Faces Yuri Simoes at Fight To Win 185

A match-up of elite black belt competitors is scheduled for Fight To Win 185. Fellipe Andrew, the no. 1-ranked IBJJF gi black belt competitor, will take on two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes at the event which will take place on Friday, September 24 in Seattle, WA. View this post on

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2021 IBJJF Pans Results and Video Highlights: Fellipe Andrew Wins Double Gold

Alliance representative Fellipe Andrew further solidified his status as the top male black belt IBJJF competitor over the weekend, winning gold in the super heavyweight and absolute divisions at the Pan Championships…. stuff In the finals of the super heavyweight division, Andrew squared off with fellow Alliance representative and 2020

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2021 IBJJF Pans Results: Tainan Dalpra Wins First Pan Championship as Black Belt

Competing in his first IBJJF Pan Championship as a black belt, 20-year old Art of Jiu-Jitsu product Tainan Dalpra took home gold in a loaded middleweight division. Dalpra defeated elite black belt competitors Ronaldo Junior and Yago de Souza in the final two rounds of the tournament. In the first

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2021 IBJJF Pans: Checkmat’s Elder Cruz Submits Three to Win Brown Belt Gold

Elder Cruz continues his path of domination through the colored belts. On Thursday, the Checkmat brown belt submitted three opponents — all with the same technique — on his way to winning gold in the heavyweight division at the 2021 IBJJF Pans. In the first round of the tournament, Cruz

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2021 IBJJF Pans Preview: Elite Talent at Middleweight

The 2021 IBJJF Pans take place from September 1, 2021, to September 5, 2021, with adult black belts competing on Saturday and Sunday. The men’s black belt middleweight division is one of the best the tournament has to offer, with a number of elite competitors vying for gold. View the

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