Andrew Wiltse to Face Gabriel Almeida at Next Who’s Number One

One of the fastest-rising black belt competitors in jiu-jitsu will put his undefeated Who’s Number One (WNO) record on the line against an established top grappler. On June 18, Pedigo Submission Fighting’s Andrew Wiltse will take on Checkmat representative Gabriel Almeida. FloGrappling announced the match. View this post on Instagram

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Nicky Ryan vs. Gabriel Almeida Added to Who’s Number One

The Who’s Number One (WNO) event scheduled for May 28 just added another high-profile match-up to the already stacked card. Fresh off his decision win over PJ Barch, Nicky Ryan of the Danaher Death Squad will take on Checkmat’s Gabriel Almeida. The match was announced by FloGrappling. View this post

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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Subversiv Team Tournament Line-Ups Announced; Atos, DDS, 10th Planet, More to Compete

On Saturday, May 1, the grappling promotion Subversiv will return to action with Subversiv 5. The event features a stacked line-up of teams for the three-on-three team grappling tournament, including top competitors from Atos, the Danaher Death Squat, Checkmat, 10th Planet, and more. Check out those line-ups, start times, betting

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Fight to Win 169 Results & Highlights: Kennedy Maciel Wins Incredible Comeback

On Saturday, Fight to Win returned to action with another night of submission-only matches live from Dallas, TX. In the main event, 155-pound champion Kennedy Maciel earned an incredible comeback submission victory against Josh Cisneros in a no-gi match. Also in action were Gabriel Almeida and Oliver Taza in the

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Kennedy Maciel vs. Josh Cisneros and Oliver Taza vs. Gabriel Almeida Annoucned for F2W 169

The most prolific submission-only grappling promotion in the country keeps on rolling, as a pair of high-level black belt match-ups were announced for Fight to Win 169, scheduled for Saturday, April 10. The promotion announced that Danaher Death Squad representative Oliver Taza will meet Gabriel Almeida, and in the main

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Fight to Win 166 Results: Rafael Lovato Jr. and William Tackett Earn Submission Wins

On Saturday, Fight to Win returned to action with another evening of submission-only grappling. In the main event of Fight to Win 166, jiu-jitsu legend Rafael Lovato Jr. defeated Gabriel Almeida by submission, and in the co-main event, young grappling phenom William Tackett secured a quick heel hook finish of

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Fight to Win 166 Full Card Lineup and Betting Odds

On Saturday, March 13, Fight to Win returns to action with one of its better offerings so far this year. In the main event of Fight to Win 166, American grappling legend and former Bellator MMA champion Rafael Lovato, Jr. will face Gabriel Almeida. And in the evening’s co-main event,

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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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