Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathalie “Tata” Ribeiro

This is a profile on Nathalie Ribeiro, part six of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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WNO: Gordon Ryan vs. Philip Rowe Full Card Line-Up and Preview

On October 20, top no-gi grappler Gordon Ryan will return to competition to face current UFC welterweight fighter Philip Rowe in what is being dubbed an “exhibition match.” That event will also feature a trio of Who’s Number One (WNO) title matches, as well as an entertaining match between recent

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Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs. Tye Ruotolo Full Card Line-Up, Preview, Betting Odds

On Friday, June 18, Who’s Number One (WNO) will return with what might be it’s best card of 2021. In the main event, Craig Jones will headline his second consecutive WNO show as he takes on teenage jiu-jitsu prodigy Tye Ruotolo. And in the co-main event, Mikey Musumeci will look

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Fight to Win 162 Results: Rafaela Guedes Wins Title; Talita Alencar Wins Scrappy Match Over Gabi McComb

Fight to Win returned to Miami on Friday for its first-ever all-female card. In the main event, Team Atos representative Rafaela Guedes edged three-time IBJJF world champion Ana Carolina Vieira to earn the Fight to Win no-gi lightweight belt. The rest of the card was filled with top-tier world champions,

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IBJJF No Gi Pans Results Recap

The IBJJF No Gi Pans went down this past week, from Nov. 18 to 22. The event was somewhat of a closing statement for No Gi competitions from the IBJJF this year. There are no major events scheduled past Pans. Divisions were all over the place, as we mentioned in

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No Gi Pans preview: The most underrated event of the year?

Let’s face it, we know this year sucked for BJJ competition. No adult Worlds, no ADCC trials and no No Gi Worlds meant a total lack of high-level tournament competitions. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel, as No Gi Worlds will go down this weekend. The date

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: Women’s Lighter Divisions

Women have taken a powerful position in the BJJ community and this will be on full display on Oct. 10-11 at the 2020 IBJJF Pans. The female divisions are stacked with talent from top to bottom. Even though the number of participants in each weight class is not quite as

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