16-Year Old Cole Abate Details How He Won ADCC Trials

Cole Abate may be the 2021 breakout grappler of the year. Still just 16-years old and a blue belt, the Art of Jiu-Jitsu product has long been touted as one of the sport’s brightest prospect, but he fully arrived on the elite scene earlier this year when he defeated perennial

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Emil Fischer Explains Why He Competed in a Gi at ADCC Trials

One of the many quirks of the ADCC ruleset is its incredibly lax approach to the competitor’s uniform. While essentially every single competitor chooses to compete in typical no-gi gear (shorts or spats, rash guard or t-shirt), the ADCC does allow competitors to wear a gi. In the early days

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ADCC East Coast Trials Results, Recap, and Highlights

The 2021 ADCC East Coast Trials were the largest Trials event ever, with approximately 800 total competitors entered. The two-day tournament saw a number of elite grapplers going head-to-head to punch their ticket to the 2022 ADCC championships. At 66 kg, 16-year old phenom Cole Abate proved he was more

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ADCC East Coast Trials Day 1 Results and Video Highlights

Day one of the largest ADCC Trials event ever took place on Saturday, November 6 in Atlantic City, NJ. The first day of the ADCC East Coast Trials saw most of the top-seeded competitors winning their way to day two. At 66 kg, 16-year old Art of Jiu-Jitsu product Cole

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Full Competitor List for ADCC East Coast Trials Announced

The largest ever ADCC Trials event is set to go down this weekend. With approximately 800 total competitors registered, the ADCC East Coast Trials is scheduled for November 6-7. The complete competitor list has now been released, and features a number of North America’s top grapplers. Male East Coast Trials

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Elite Competitors Announced for ADCC East Coast Trials 77-kg and 88-kg Divisions

The biggest ADCC Trials event ever is now just a little more than a week away, and a number of additional elite competitors have been announced for the ADCC East Coast Trials on November 6-7. Earlier this week, for grapplers were announced for the 66-kg division. Now, FloGrappling has announced

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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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