ADCC European, Middle East, and African Trials Results and Recap

On Saturday, the first Trials event leading up to the 2022 ADCC Championships took place in Poznan, Poland. Winners of the ADCC European, Middle East, and African Trials punched their ticket to the ADCC Championships, scheduled for September 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. Below are the results from the finals

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2021 ADCC European Trials Competitor List: Oliver Taza, Former Trials Winners, Polaris Vets

Now less than a year away from the 2022 ADCC Championships, the first official qualifying event is set to take place. The ADCC European, Middle East and African Trials (“European Trials”) take place on Saturday, September 18. As one of the few qualifying events for the prestigious ADCC Championships, it

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Craig Jones Out of WNO Championships, Replaced by Oliver Taza

We are now less than two weeks away from the much-anticipated Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships on September 25-26, and the event has taken a major blow. On Monday, FloGrappling announced that Craig Jones, the favorite to win the 185-pound division, has withdrawn from the event and has been replaced

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‘End of an Era’: John Danaher Announces Break-Up of Danaher Death Squad

One of the best competition teams in the history of competitive jiu-jitsu is officially no more. On Sunday, John Danaher, head coach of the legendary Danaher Death Squad, announced that the team is no longer together as a single training and competition unit. Danaher announced the news via a lengthy

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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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