Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu Strips Marcel Goncalvez of Black Belt, Establishes Sexual Misconduct Policies

Earlier this week, ADCC head organizer Mo Jassim caused a stir in the jiu-jitsu community by accusing Fight Sports leader Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu of mishandling the situation involving Fight Sports black belt Marcel Goncalves. Details on those allegations can be found here. In short, in 2018, Goncalves was arrested and

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Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu and Vagner Rocha Issue Statements Regarding Marcel Goncalves Sexual Assault Allegations

In March 2018, jiu-jitsu black belt and former Fight Sports affiliate instructor Marcel Goncalves was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault stemming from allegations that the then 31-year old Goncalves had had intercourse multiple times with a 17-year old student. Recently, ADCC head organizer Mo Jassim released

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BJJ Bet Announces Monster Card, Felipe Pena vs. Nicholas Meregali in Main Event

As the COVID-19 pandemic winds down and the world slowly returns to normal, top jiu-jitsu promotions are finally returning to action. Brazilian promotion BJJ Bet has announced a card for Sunday, August 1, and the card is stacked top to bottom with the best competitors in jiu-jitsu. In the main

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Gordon Ryan Breaks Down Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs. Luiz Panza

Although Gordon Ryan has taken an indefinite leave of absence from competition, that doesn’t mean he’s entirely off the scene. Shortly before Friday’s Who’s Number One (WNO) event, Ryan sat down with FloGrappling to break down his favorite matches on the card, which features a main event between Craig Jones

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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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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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Gordon Ryan Goes Off on Gustavo Batista for Turning Down Match

Never one to shy away from conflict, Gordon Ryan has renewed a beef that kicked off in February. On Saturday, the top pound-for-pound no-gi grappler called out fellow black belt competitor Gustavo Batista for declining a match under purportedly absurd conditions offered by Ryan. In February, Ryan and Batista went

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Gordon Ryan Shows Respect to Rocha: ‘He did what most others won’t, showed up.’

After weeks of trash talk that was uncharacteristically heated for submission grappling, Gordon Ryan is now showing nothing but respect for Vagner Rocha. On Friday, Ryan largely dominated and submitted a game Vagner in the main event of Who’s Number One. Following the match, Ryan took to Instagram to celebrate

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