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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WNO Results & Highlights: Gordon Ryan, Craig Jones Dominant

Who’s Number One on Friday, February 26 was easily the most anticipated grappling event of 2021 so far. Even without the backstage mayhem involving Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao, the event delivered high-level, high-action submission-only action as promised. In the main and co-main event, Danaher Death Squad representatives Gordon Ryan

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John Danaher Previews DDS Matches at Who’s Number One

Just a day before Who’s Number One on February 26, John Danaher offered his thoughts on the two matches involving his students Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones. Jones is set to take on Team Atos representative Ronaldo Junior, while Ryan will face Roberto Jimenez in the co-main event. In typical

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Who’s Number One Preview: Gordon Ryan, Craig Jones, Roberto Jimenez All In Action

On Friday, February 26, Who’s Number One returns to action with a packed evening of elite no-gi submission-only grappling. In the main event, Danaher Death Squad representative Craig Jones will square off with Team Atos rep Ronaldo Junior. Also in action will be current no-gi king Gordon Ryan, young phenom

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No Gi Pans preview: The most underrated event of the year?

Let’s face it, we know this year sucked for BJJ competition. No adult Worlds, no ADCC trials and no No Gi Worlds meant a total lack of high-level tournament competitions. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel, as No Gi Worlds will go down this weekend. The date

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2020 IBJJF Pans Recap – The Best Major So Far

This year’s IBJJF Pans can be thought of as 2020 World Championships. The event, from Oct. 8 to 11, was the first major tournament since the pandemic started. Maybe we needed a major tournament, but it was amazing to have IBJJF majors back. Each year, IBJJF Pans take place around

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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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Ultimate F2W 150 Preview: The ‘legend’ is back

This weekend’s F2W 150 event (Aug. 14) brings back the best medium heavyweight in the history of IBJJF competitions, Romulo Barral. Last weekend saw a number of BJJ stars get after it under the F2W banner for Fight 2 Win 149. You can check the results by clicking here. The

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