ADCC European, Middle East, and African Trials Results and Recap

On Saturday, the first Trials event leading up to the 2022 ADCC Championships took place in Poznan, Poland. Winners of the ADCC European, Middle East, and African Trials punched their ticket to the ADCC Championships, scheduled for September 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. Below are the results from the finals

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2021 ADCC European Trials Competitor List: Oliver Taza, Former Trials Winners, Polaris Vets

Now less than a year away from the 2022 ADCC Championships, the first official qualifying event is set to take place. The ADCC European, Middle East and African Trials (“European Trials”) take place on Saturday, September 18. As one of the few qualifying events for the prestigious ADCC Championships, it

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Confirmed: Andre Galvao vs. Gordon Ryan Set for 2022 ADCC Championships

One of the most anticipated matches in ADCC history is finally coming to fruition. At the 2022 ADCC Championships, Andre Galvao will defend his superfight title against 2019 ADCC double gold medalist and current top pound-for-pound no-gi competitor Gordon Ryan. The ADCC announced the match-up on Instagram. View this post

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Gordon Ryan Gives Health Update, Hints at Return to Competition

Earlier this year, top pound-for-pound no-gi grappler Gordon Ryan shocked the jiu-jitsu world with the announcement that he was taking an indefinite leave of absence from competition in order to address chronic health issues. According to Ryan, he had been suffering for years from consistent nausea and stomach issues that

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19-Year Old DDS Prospect Daniel Manasoiu Wins ADCC Romania Nationals as Blue Belt

Although the Danaher Death Squad might no longer be a team, grapplers from that squad will continue to make waves. Over the weekend, Daniel Manasoui — a 19-year old grappler that had been training under John Danaher in Puerto Rico — won double gold, submitting all of his opponent at

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Robert Drysdale Explains Beef with Gordon Ryan, Responds to Match-Fixing Allegations

Earlier this year, Gordon Ryan and ADCC organizer Mo Jassim alleged that Robert Drysdale engaged in at least one fixed match on his way to winning the 2007 ADCC absolute title. Drysdale initially denied those allegations, and in an appearance on the Aces BJJ Podcast, Drysdale explained in detail the

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Breaking: ADCC 2022 Dates Set, Mo Jassim is ‘very confident’ Gordon Ryan vs. Andre Galvao Happens

The biggest match in submission grappling is now one big step closer to happening. On a recent appearance on Baleia’s Breakdown, ADCC head organizer Mo Jassim released the official dates for the ADCC 2022 championship and commented on the likelihood of the much-anticipated superfight between Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao

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Orlando Sanchez Reveals Details Behind Gym Scuffle With Sean Strickland

Last week, ADCC champion Orlando Sanchez found himself the focus of a viral video showing him involved in a gym dust-up with current UFC middleweight fighter Sean Strickland. In the video, we see Sanchez and Strickland grappling, then Strickland hitting Sanchez with a back fist and a kick after he

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Stacked Road to ADCC Card Announced, Featuring Craig Jones, Kaynan Duarte, Nicky Ryan, Others

A blockbuster submission grappling event has been announced for July 17, and the line-up features many of the top competitors in the world. The main event will be a match-up between two 2019 ADCC gold medalists, as heavyweight champion Kaynan Duarte will square off with middleweight champion Matheus Diniz. The

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