Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: Women’s Lighter Divisions

Women have taken a powerful position in the BJJ community and this will be on full display on Oct. 10-11 at the 2020 IBJJF Pans. The female divisions are stacked with talent from top to bottom. Even though the number of participants in each weight class is not quite as

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Ana Carolina Vieira, Queen of the Kumite (Third Coast Grappling: Kumite VII Results and Review)

All hail the Queen of the Kumite! Third Coast Grappling (3CG) Kumite 7 was the last event of the series that spanned four months amidst a worldwide pandemic. Eight elite female competitors went all-in for the $10,000 prize and a title that will never be disputed. They showcased the best of

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathalie “Tata” Ribeiro

This is a profile on Nathalie Ribeiro, part six of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VII: Queen of the Kumite (Preview)

Hear them roar. To cap off the successful Kumite series, Third Coast Grappling (3CG) chose to have an all-female bracket. As the other Kumites went, $10,000 goes to the champion, but there is an additional incentive for this finale. As 3CG President Ryan McGuire described it, “Gamblers Jiu Jitsu/Mike Cipriani will be paying every winner of each match including the final a nice crisp $250.00.” That means the Kumite Queen wins the title and $10,750. Read on for the breakdown of each first round matchup.

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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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