Four Elite Competitors Announced for ADCC East Coast Trials 66kg Division

The ADCC season is in full swing, as the ADCC East Coast Trials are scheduled for November 6-7. According to trials organizer Tom Deblass, the East Coast Trials have approximately 800 registered competitors, making it nearly twice as large as the previous biggest ADCC Trials event. Of those 800, approximately

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Video: Anthony Birchak and Josh Rodriguez Trade Slaps at Third Coast Grappling

Third Coast Grappling (3CG) isn’t in the combat jiu-jitsu business, but it might be soon. On Saturday, at 3CG 8: The Underdogs, a superfight match between Anthony Birchak and Josh Rodriguez briefly turned from regular jiu-jitsu into “jits with hits,” as the pair traded slaps mid-match. The promotion has released

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EUG 3 Grand Prix Results: Diego ‘Pato’ Oliveira Wins Tournament and $10K

The Evolve Ur Game (EUG) 155-pound no-gi grand prix took place on Saturday, and Diego “Pato” Oliveira took home the tournament title and $10,000 in cash. Oliveira defeated Alika Villiatora, Gabriel Sousa, and, in the finals, Gianni Grippo to capture the title. In his first-round match, Oliveira showed off excellent

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WNO: The Return of Gordon Ryan Results and Video Highlights

On Wednesday, Who’s Number One (WNO) returned to action with a card featuring three title matches and, in the main event, an exhibition match between Gordon Ryan and Philip Rowe. Ryan did what was expected, dominating Rowe and even letting him work in dominant position several times just to show

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Third Coast Grappling 8: The Underdogs Full Grand Prix Line-Up and Betting Odds

On Saturday, October 23, Third Coast Grappling (3CG) will return to action with the promotion’s eighth event. Like previous 3CG events, 3CG 8: The Underdogs will feature a one-night grand prix with a number of elite grapplers. This event will be different, however, in that the grand prix will be

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Full Card Line-Up and Betting Odds for WNO: The Return of Gordon Ryan

On Wednesday, October 20, Who’s Number One (WNO) will hold its first-ever mid-week event with a card featuring a trio of WNO championship matches and the return of 2019 ADCC double champion Gordon Ryan. Betting odds have been released for the event and, predictably, Ryan is a massive favorite in

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EUG 3: Bracket Set for 8-Man, $10K No-Gi Grand Prix

On Saturday, October 23, Evolve Ur Game (EUG) promotions will return for its third event. Like the promotion’s first two events, EUG 3 will feature an eight-man $10,000 grand prix. But unlike the first two EUG tournaments, this one will be no-gi and with a modified ruleset. EUG has released

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Dante Leon, Tammi and Mikey Musumeci Join Pedigo Submission Fighting

Pedigo Submission Fighting (AKA “Daisy Fresh”) has just officially added three elite black belt competitors to its roster. On Monday, FloGrappling reported that siblings Tammi and Mikey Musumeci, as well as Dante Leon, will represent PFS in future competitions. View this post on Instagram A post shared by FloGrappling (@flograppling)

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WNO Champion Tim Spriggs Calls Out Gordon Ryan: ‘He has a made-up injury’

Newly-crowned Who’s Number One (WNO) heavyweight champion Tim Spriggs isn’t mincing his words in regards to Gordon Ryan. At the WNO Championships, Spriggs surprised many in the jiu-jitsu community when he defeated Haisam Rida, Tex Johnson, and Kaynan Duarte to capture the inaugural WNO heavyweight championship. In the audience for

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Amanda Leve Talks Win Over Gabi Garcia: ‘Exactly the way we planned it’

At the Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships on September 25, Amande Leve shocked the jiu-jitsu world with a dominant decision victory over four-time ADCC champion Gabi Garcia. Garcia was not only heavily favored to defeat Leve, but also favored to win the eight-woman tournament. Leve would have none of it,

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