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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Grace Gundrum: “I didn’t think I’d get a finish that quickly.”

“I didn’t think I’d get a finish that quickly,” Grace Gundrum said when I asked her about her submission over 3X world champ, Pati Fontes last month. She finished Fontes by arm bar in under three minutes at Fight 2 Win 155 in the main event. She used a position

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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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Is Diaz Combat Sports’ new academy the design of the future?

Custom-designed HVAC at Diaz Combat Sports may be the future of martial arts school design.  The academy’s new, $5 million facility in Vancouver, Canada, includes a specially designed, $250,000 HVAC system to protect students, staff, families and visitors against the coronavirus.  “The HVAC was already in the plans before COVID,”

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Surprise: Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa is preparing for MMA

If you think you read the headline incorrectly, well, think again. The Matburn podcast released an episode Nov. 11 where hosts Keenan Cornelius and Josh Hinger said that Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa will make the transition to MMA. If you’re not familiar with the Matburn podcast, you’re missing out. The show

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Fight 2 Win 156: Kennedy Maciel vs Junny Ocasio preview.

Fight 2 Win 156 will take place tomorrow night (Friday, Nov 6th) in Philadelphia with the main event between two F2W champions, Kennedy Maciel and Junny Ocasio.  Maciel is the son of ADCC champion Rubens Charles. He won 2nd at ADCC in 2019 and won the IBJJF World No Gi

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