WNO Championships Preview: Kaynan Duarte Is The Man To Beat at Heavyweight

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships on September 25-26 will feature five eight-person brackets with many of the best grapplers in the world competing in 15-minute submission-only matches. In the days leading up to this event, Grappling Insider will be previewing each of the five divisions. View the men’s lightweight

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Fight to Win 163 Preview: Kennedy Maciel Defends Belt Against Diego Oliveira

Fight to Win continues its breakneck schedule this weekend with Fight to Win 163 on February 13, live from Dallas, TX. The promotion has announced a trio of high-level matches for the event, including a lightweight gi title match between champion Kennedy Maciel and challenger Diego “Pato” Oliveira. View this

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Watch: The Ten Fastest Submissions in Bellator MMA History

We all love a beautiful submission in MMA. From rear-naked chokes to armbars to heel hooks, nothing quite beats the application of pure Brazilian jiu-jitsu and submission grappling in an MMA fight. Bellator MMA has released a video compiling the ten fastest submissions in the promotion’s history, and it’s available

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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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Jake Watson: “I believe Lovato and I have plans to excite.”

22 year old Jake Watson has a shot at beating a Jiu Jitsu legend on October 23rd when he meets Rafael Lovato Jr. at Fight 2 Win 155. Watson is 15 years younger than Lovato, but is no stranger to competing at a high level. Since earning his black belt

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Crushing: Mikey Musumeci out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans

Mikey Musumeci is out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans. Unfortunately, the young Musumeci has pulled out of the most anticipated event from the IBJJF. According to the latest information available, he won’t be competing because he is preparing content for BJJ Fanatics. Musumeci took to social media today to make

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: The Heavier weights

You are reading this right, the 2020 IBJJF Pans are on. In our previous posts, we covered the lighter– and the middleweight classes. It’s time for the heavier weights. You may ask why Mikey Musumeci is featured in the image then? The reason? The roosterweight has signed up as a

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