Video: Dean Lister and Mikey Musumeci Discuss The “Mikey Lock”

In October, Mikey Musumeci captured the inaugural Who’s Number One (WNO) bantamweight championship when he submitted Richard Alarcon using a modified heel hook. Instantly, the submission was dubbed the “Mikey lock” by Musumeci and fans, with Musumeci claiming to have invented a lock that would revolutionize leg locks. Of course,

Read more

Exclusive: Junny Ocasio Reacts to Mikey Musumeci’s ‘New’ Technique: ‘That’s bulls***’

Junny Ocasio has one of the most technical and advanced leg lock games on the planet. The Murilo Santana black belt is also an outspoken voice in jiu-jitsu, unafraid to give his thoughts on the sport and the competitors in it. Which is why it comes as no surprise that,

Read more

WNO: The Return of Gordon Ryan Results and Video Highlights

On Wednesday, Who’s Number One (WNO) returned to action with a card featuring three title matches and, in the main event, an exhibition match between Gordon Ryan and Philip Rowe. Ryan did what was expected, dominating Rowe and even letting him work in dominant position several times just to show

Read more

Full Card Line-Up and Betting Odds for WNO: The Return of Gordon Ryan

On Wednesday, October 20, Who’s Number One (WNO) will hold its first-ever mid-week event with a card featuring a trio of WNO championship matches and the return of 2019 ADCC double champion Gordon Ryan. Betting odds have been released for the event and, predictably, Ryan is a massive favorite in

Read more

Dante Leon, Tammi and Mikey Musumeci Join Pedigo Submission Fighting

Pedigo Submission Fighting (AKA “Daisy Fresh”) has just officially added three elite black belt competitors to its roster. On Monday, FloGrappling reported that siblings Tammi and Mikey Musumeci, as well as Dante Leon, will represent PFS in future competitions. View this post on Instagram A post shared by FloGrappling (@flograppling)

Read more

WNO: Gordon Ryan vs. Philip Rowe Full Card Line-Up and Preview

On October 20, top no-gi grappler Gordon Ryan will return to competition to face current UFC welterweight fighter Philip Rowe in what is being dubbed an “exhibition match.” That event will also feature a trio of Who’s Number One (WNO) title matches, as well as an entertaining match between recent

Read more

WNO Championships Preview: Will Mikey Musumeci’s Dominance Continue at Lightweight?

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships on September 25-26 will feature five eight-person brackets with many of the best grapplers in the world competing in 15-minute submission-only matches. In the days leading up to this event, Grappling Insider will be previewing each of the five divisions. One of the biggest

Read more

Mikey Musumeci Explains an Important Concept for All White Belts

Mikey Musumeci might be the most technically sound jiu-jitsu competitor on the planet. A four-time IBJJF world champion, Musumeci is currently making waves in the no-gi community with his undefeated record in submission-only and ADCC rules this year, and he’s done it all with dazzling technique. In a recent video,

Read more

WNO Championships 155-Pound Bracket Complete: Musumeci, Martinez, Maciel and More

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships are set to take place on September 25-26, and FloGrappling has announced the full eight-man bracket for the 155-pound division. Simply put, the field is stacked with the best competitors in the world, including Mikey Musumeci, Geo Martinez, Kennedy Maciel, and more. View the

Read more

Video: Mikey Musumeci Explains Beef With Geo Martinez

On Saturday, July 17, Mikey Musumeci defeated Geo Martinez in a hard-earned and competitive victory at The Road to ADCC. Although there had been hints of tension between the two competitors in the lead up to the match, Musumeci’s post-match interview took many by surprise, as Musumeci berated Martinez’s character,

Read more