Fight to Win 172 Results and Highlights: Yuri Simoes Decisions Devhonte Johnson

The busiest promotion in grappling returned to action on Friday, June 4 with Fight to Win 172 from Dallas, TX. In the main event, two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes snapped a losing streak to defeat Devhonte Johnson. And in the co-main event, Oliver Taza bested Jaime Canuto by decision. Yuri

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Micael Galvao Will Compete at WNO, Third Coast Grappling on Back-to-Back Nights

Micael Galvao has a very busy weekend ahead of him. Just a few weeks after the 17-year old Brazilian jiu-jitsu phenom made a big splash on the North American competition scene by winning the no-gi Pans (brown belt) and dominating Andrew Tackett at Who’s Number One (WNO) Galvao is set

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WNO: Craig Jones vs. Luiz Panza Full Card Line-Up, Preview, Betting Lines, and Predictions

On Friday, May 28, Who’s Number One (WNO) will hold its fourth event of the year with a card headlined by Craig Jones and Luiz Panza. Lower on the card, four-time world champion Mikey Musumeci once again competes in no-gi as he will be taking on top 135-pound competitor Lucas

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Video: Oliver Taza Disqualified at No-Gi Pans for Covering Opponent’s Mouth

Danaher Death Squad member Oliver Taza was one of the most exciting additions to the 2021 no-gi Pans middleweight black belt division. With the new IBJJF leg reaping rules for brown and black belt competitors in place, Taza and his leg locks stood a real chance at winning gold. That

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Third Coast Grappling Middleweight Grand Prix Line-Up Set With Oliver Taza, William Tackett, Others

The Third Coast Grappling middleweight grand prix line-up is now finalized, and it’s stacked with some of the best no-gi grapplers in the world. The promotion has announced the full, eight-man tournament field for that event, which will take place on June 19. Recent additions to the line-up include Oliver

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2021 No-Gi Pans: Previewing the Tournament’s Best Division

The first major IBJJF tournament of the year is set to take place this weekend, May 15-16, as the 2021 no-gi Pans will go down just outside of Dallas, TX. Per usual, the tournament attracts many of jiu-jitsu’s top black belt competitors across all divisions. However, this weekend, all eyes

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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 171: William Tackett vs. Vagner Rocha Preview and Betting Odds

One of the year’s most intriguing match-ups is set to go down this Saturday at Fight to Win 171. In the main event, grappling phenom William Tackett will take on seasoned veteran Vagner Rocha in a no-gi submission-only match. The card also features a pair of title matches, as well

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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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