PJ Barch, William Tackett Added to Stacked Team USA for Polaris Squads

The rosters for the upcoming Polaris Squads event continue to fill in, as a handful of grapplers have been announced for the July 17 team grappling competition. The promotion recently announced the additions of PJ Barch and William Tackett to Team USA, and Bradley Hill and Tom Halpin to Team

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Nicky Ryan vs. PJ Barch Scheduled for Who’s Number One

A big-time match-up between top competitors from the Danaher Death Squad and 10th Planet has been announced for the next Who’s Number One event. On April 30, ADCC veteran, 19-year old grappling phenom Nicky Ryan will take on PJ Barch, fresh off an impressive showing at the Emerald City Invitational.

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Watch All Four of PJ Barch’s Submission Wins at The Emerald City Invitational

On April 10, 10th Planet black belt PJ Barch quietly put on one of the most impressive performances of the year when he secured four submissions in a row to win the inaugural Emerald City Invitational. The tournament championship earned Barch $5,000. FloGrappling has released a free highlight video showing

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2021 No-Gi Pans: Previewing the Tournament’s Best Division

The first major IBJJF tournament of the year is set to take place this weekend, May 15-16, as the 2021 no-gi Pans will go down just outside of Dallas, TX. Per usual, the tournament attracts many of jiu-jitsu’s top black belt competitors across all divisions. However, this weekend, all eyes

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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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Nicky Ryan vs. Gabriel Almeida Added to Who’s Number One

The Who’s Number One (WNO) event scheduled for May 28 just added another high-profile match-up to the already stacked card. Fresh off his decision win over PJ Barch, Nicky Ryan of the Danaher Death Squad will take on Checkmat’s Gabriel Almeida. The match was announced by FloGrappling. View this post

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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Who’s Number One Results and Highlights: Ruotolo Brothers Impress

On Friday, April 30, Who’s Number One (WNO) returned with a card from Austin, TX. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Gilbert Burns defeated former Bellator champion Rafael Lovato Jr. by decision. In other action, Atos representatives Tye and Kade Ruotolo impressed in victories over William Tackett and

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WNO: Lovato vs. Burns Preview, Full Card Line-Up and Betting Odds

The next Who’s Number One (WNO) event is set to go down on April 30, 2021. In the main event, jiu-jitsu world champions Rafael Lovato, Jr. and Gilbert Burns will square off, and in the co-main event, teenage grappling phenoms William Tackett and Tye Ruotolo will do battle. Check out

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