Gordon Ryan Goes Off on Gustavo Batista for Turning Down Match

Never one to shy away from conflict, Gordon Ryan has renewed a beef that kicked off in February. On Saturday, the top pound-for-pound no-gi grappler called out fellow black belt competitor Gustavo Batista for declining a match under purportedly absurd conditions offered by Ryan. In February, Ryan and Batista went

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Third Coast Grappling 6 Preview, Line-Up, Start Time, Betting Odds

One of the most anticipated grappling events of 2021, Third Coast Grappling 6, will take place on Saturday, April 3. The card features a stacked eight-man absolute tournament with some of the best grapplers in the world and $20,000 in total prize money on the line. Check out the full

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Video: Learn How to Sweep With the Squid Guard in Less Than 10 Minutes

Veteran black belt competitor Keenan Cornelius is widely known for his complex and creative lapel guard variations. In a recent video, Cornelius details and troubleshoots a sweep from the “squid guard.” Check it out below, and start sweeping opponents with one of the trickiest and most difficult to defend positions

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Mason Fowler Gives a ‘Respectful Call Out’ of Georges St-Pierre

Current Submission Underground absolute champion Mason Fowler just keeps winning. And with those wins, he’ll naturally face bigger and bigger opponents. In a recent interview, Fowler was asked if he’d have any interest in a grappling match with retired UFC and MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. “That would be amazing,” Fowler

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Nicky Ryan, Grace Gundrum Added to Who’s Number One

The Who’s Number One (WNO) event scheduled for April 30 has added a pair of compelling match-ups featuring some of the most exciting young grapplers in the world. FloGrappling has announced the addition of Nicky Ryan vs. PJ Barch and Grace Gundrum vs. Jessa Khan for the submission-only event. View

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Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. Gilbert Burns Scheduled for Who’s Number One

A pair of elite combat sports athletes are scheduled to compete at the next Who’s Number One (WNO) event. On April 30, Rafael Lovato Jr. and Gilbert Burns will square off in an interesting submission-only match that’s sure to captivate fans of MMA and jiu-jitsu. News of the booking was

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Jonny Tama and Kennedy Maciel Added to EUG 8-Man Tournament

On April 3, Evolve Ur Game (EUG) promotions will hold an eight-man gi tournament showcasing some of the best lighter-weight grapplers in the world. Recently, EUG announced that Thiago Macedo and Shane Jamil-Hill have been forced out of the event; replacing them will be Johnny Tama and Kennedy Maciel. View

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Andy Varela to Challenge Mason Fowler at Submission Underground 22

At Submission Underground (SUG) 21 on March 29, 10th Planet black belt Andy Varela survived some scary moments to defeat Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii via escape time. As promised, the win secured Varela’s spot as the number one contender to SUG absolute champion Mason Fowler‘s title. The promotion has

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