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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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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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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Video: Watch Andrew Wiltse Smash His Way Through Every Match At The Nuway Combat Tournament

There’s “good” at jiu-jitsu, and there’s “world class” at jiu-jitsu. Recently, top Pedigo Submission Fighting (AKA Daisy Fresh) black belt competitor Andrew Wiltse demonstrated exactly that difference, as he dominated his way through the BJJ Fanatics Nuway Combat Tournament in Gatlinburg, TN. Facing hobbyist grapplers and even one brave blue

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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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