Ashley Williams is Ready for a Breakout Year, if the UK Grappling Scene Can Give Him Matches.

While he may be a household name in gyms across the UK, Ashley Williams still isn’t on the tongues of the larger BJJ community as a go-to fighter at 145. But with another quick submission win at Polaris 12, Williams is poised for a great 2020. With strong showings at Polaris, Kasai, EBI, and the IBJJF European circuit, ADCC seems like the last frontier for the Welsh grappler.

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Nick Rodriguez Doesn’t Want to do MMA, Just Grapple MMA Fighters.

It’s the question on everybody’s mind: is Nick Rodriguez heading to MMA? According to Nick, MMA can come to him.

Grappling Insider’s Alex Lindsey caught up with Nick to talk about his decision victory over Luke Rockhold at Polaris 12. Nick talks about his evolving game, his plans for ADCC 2021, and his reputation for a physical style of grappling.

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