Throwback: Watch Rickson Gracie vs. Rigan Machado 35 Years Later

Compared to other martial arts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is still in its infancy. For that reason, footage exists of the early, developmental days of the art. By 1986, Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a martial art had existed for decades. But the art as a sport, a form of regulated competition in and

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Throwback: Watch UFC Veterans Tim Kennedy and Diego Sanchez in a Grappling Match

Years before they were elite MMA fighters competing in the best promotions in the world, longtime MMA veterans Tim Kennedy and Diego Sanchez competed in a grappling match. Kennedy recently released on his Instagram page video of that match, which took place in the absolute division of a tournament in

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Free Match: Watch Gilbert Burns Defeat Rafael Lovato Jr. At Who’s Number One

On April 30, former UFC title challenger Gilbert Burns took on former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. in the main event of a Who’s Number One event. What unfolded was an exciting match between two of jiu-jitsu’s top grapplers, with Burns earning a hard-fought decision on the strength of

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Throwback: Watch Garry Tonon Take On Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship

Garry Tonon is widely considered the most exciting competitor in submission grappling and jiu-jitsu. With that in mind, we’ll take any opportunity available to relive some of Tonon’s best performances. In 2017, before he had made his MMA debut, Tonon squared off with MMA submission specialist Shinya Aoki in a

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Throwback: Gordon Ryan vs. Rousimar Palhares In a 15-Minute Submission-Only Match

Although he is currently on an indefinite leave of absence from competition, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some of Gordon Ryan’s classic performances. With that in mind, let’s look back on one of Ryan’s biggest wins and one of his most dominant performances — a 2019 15-minute submission-only match

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Throwback: Watch 22-Year Old Gordon Ryan Take On Ralek Gracie in No Time Limit Sub-Only Match

In late 2017, Gordon Ryan was fresh off his first ADCC gold medal and only just beginning his journey to becoming the most dominant and well-known no-gi grappler in the world. He was 22-years old, and despite already owning plenty of accomplishments between the ADCC championship and a pair of

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Full Match Video: Watch Andrew Wiltse Submit David Garmo at WNO

Andrew Wiltse is one of the most exciting recent additions to the elite black belt competition scene. At the most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) on April 30, Wiltse put on one of the most impressive performances of his black belt career when he submitted veteran competitor David Garmo. FloGrappling

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Full Match: Watch Paulo Miyao’s Submission in The Abu Dhabi World Masters Final

On April 7, the Abu Dhabi World Masters took place, and veteran black belt competitor Paulo Miyao was able to walk away with gold. Miyao dispatched Arielson Jacome by points in the first round before facing American Javier Gomez in the finals. Miyao displayed his underrated guard passing game before

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