Is Diaz Combat Sports’ new academy the design of the future?

Custom-designed HVAC at Diaz Combat Sports may be the future of martial arts school design.  The academy’s new, $5 million facility in Vancouver, Canada, includes a specially designed, $250,000 HVAC system to protect students, staff, families and visitors against the coronavirus.  “The HVAC was already in the plans before COVID,”

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Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten Promoted to Black Belt by John Danaher

Danaher Death Squad Teammates Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten have been awarded their black belt from coach and 5th degree black belt John Danaher. Nicky Ryan is the younger brother of world champion No Gi grappler Gordon Ryan, and at just 19 years old has accomplished so much on the

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Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones COVID-19 Positive?

Unfortunate news has hit the jiu jitsu world. Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones are suffering from COVID-like symptoms. The situation was revealed earlier on a Flograppling instagram post. This is bad news for the upcoming July 31 Who’s Number One event. Both Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones will be unable

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WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Ronaldo Junior – Preview

Craig Jones vs Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa has been added to the Who’s Numer One Gordon Ryan vs Ronaldo Junior card. This event features some of the strongest No Gi competitors in the game. The card will take place on July 31 in Austin, TX. Most athletes on the card have

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite IV: Results

Third Coast Grappling is on a streak more dazzling than Comet NEOWISE, having had four stellar Kumites in a little over a month. Third Coast Grappling: Kumite IV, the latest installment, had the same eight-man tournament with updated rules,* seven superfights, a charity exhibition match involving Gordon Ryan, and a rambunctious pack of kids in a “Grapple Royale” a la “Royal Rumble.” Not even a near-melee** mellowed the mood as the firecracker of a show refused to fizzle out, ending the action-packed night with a grappling legend becoming ten grand richer.

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