Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: The Middleweights

Did you think we were doing an IBJJF Pans lower weight breakdown only? Well, think again. In the second edition of our IBJJF black belt Pans Breakdown: Middleweights, we are looking at the light-, middle- and medium-heavyweight divisions. As we said in the previous post, Pans are happening despite the

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI: Absolute Gi (Preview)

Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI is the penultimate event in the series, a gi event with stars such as Roberto Jimenez, Victor Hugo, Fellipe Andrew, and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa.

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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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Interview With BJJ Stars Promoter Fernando “Fepa” Lopes

Fernando “Fepa” Lopes is the promoter of the BJJ Stars 3 event coming up on July 25th. He is a promoter from Brazil and a 5th degree black belt under Roberto Godoi, from the G13 team. We interviewed him to ask about a wide array of topics from organizing an

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Fight 2 Win 144 Review and Results

Fight 2 Win 144 gave us everything we hoped for when the promotion announced the star-studded lineup for the event, and once again a trip to Dallas, Texas results in a spectacular night of elite submission grappling. The top three fights on the card all featured mainstays in the top

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