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  • BJJ Stars 11: World Champ Gustavo Batista Will Face Another World Champ πŸ”₯

    This match promises fireworks! The Medium-Heavyweight IBJJF World Champ Gustavo Batista faces the Middleweight IBJJF World Champ Jansen Gomes in a super fight at the BJJ Stars 11. The event takes place in SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil, and you can watch it on FloGrappling if you are not in Brazil. If you are...

  • 2023 IBJJF Grand Prix: A Remarkable Performance By Ronaldo Jr πŸ†

    Ronaldo Jr. competed at the IBJJF GP once again and is still undefeated under this ruleset. He defeated Sebastian Rodriguez and got his third consecutive victory in an IBJJF Grand Prix Super Fight.

  • 2023 World Master: Josh Hinger Got Double Gold In The Master 3 πŸ₯‡πŸ₯‡

    IBJJF World Master Double Gold πŸ₯‡πŸ₯‡

    Josh Hinger won double gold in the Master 3 - Middleweight division and Open Class. It is so wonderful to see you succeed, Josh! A lot is going on in your personal life, you only had a week of training camp, and now here you are πŸ”₯ Very well deserved!

  • 2023 IBJJF World Master: Joseph Won His Division and His Black Belt πŸ₯‡

    Professor Andre Galvao promotes Joseph MacMorris II to black belt after an amazing performance at the IBJJF World Master. Joe won his division (master 1 medium-heavyweight) and got second place in the open class. Congratulations!

  • 2023 IBJJF World Master: Emilly Vasconcelos Brings Her Second World Title πŸ₯‡

    Emilly Vasconcelos just won her second IBJJF World Master title! In her weight division, she was defeated in the final by a very tough opponent but she came back to the Open Class and she made it! Congratulations, Emilly ✨

  • IBJJF GP Super Fight Preview: Ronaldo Jr Is More Than Ready πŸ”₯

    Ronaldo Jr. is back on the IBJJF stage and promises a show once again. He will face Sebastian Rodriguez in a super fight at the IBJJF GP during Jiu-Jitsu Con. Don't miss out on September 1st live on FloGrappling.

  • Interview: Kaynan Duarte Will Face Meregali On WNO 19 πŸ”₯

    Kaynan Duarte will face Nicholas Meregali in the no-gi main event of Tezos WNO 19 on Thursday, August 10th. It will be the first time they face each other in the no-gi and more than that, it's a tiebreak since each of them has 2 wins in 4 matches. Watch now for Kaynan Duarte's interview and predi...

  • Interview: Tye Ruotolo Is Back On The ONE Championship πŸ”₯

    Tye Ruotolo is back on the ONE Championship stage next Friday, August 4th. He will face Dagi Arslanaliev at ONE Fight Night 13. Watch now for an interview with him!

  • Jonnatas Gracie Is About To Compete at Tough Roll | 8-Man Bracket GP

    Professor Jonnatas Gracie is in Australia to compete in the Tough Roll Grappling on July 29th. He is one of the athletes in an eight-man bracket Grand Prix and is ready to rock. Watch now an interview with Gracie.

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  • 20 Fights in 1 Week: Emily Leyva Talks About Her Impressive Performance

    Emily Leyva is one of our Juvenile Blue Belts and trains hard every day at Atos Jiu-Jitsu HQ. The past two weekends, Emily competed at ADCC Open in Tijuana, Jiu-Jitsu World League in Los Angeles, and the IBJJF American Nationals in Las Vegas. She had 20 fights and only one loss - in a black belt ...

  • 2023 IBJJF Pan Kids Preview | Interview with Professor Andy Murasaki

    The 2023 IBJJF Pan Kids is coming. Professor Andy Murasaki is in charge of the kid's competition training together with Professor Lucas Pinheiro, Rafaela Guedes, and Coaches Arthur Mariath, Emily Leyva, Sarah Galvao, and Alexa Herse. A very strong and solid kids team is being built to compete at ...

  • IBJJF & Atos BJJ On Demand: A Conversation With Andre GalvΓ£o

    In this special long-form interview, 5X World Champion and IBJJF Hall of Fame member Andre Galvao talks about the ATOS black belt performances at the 2023 Worlds, Leandro Lo being inducted into the Hall of Fame and his mission to spread Jiu-Jitsu.

  • 2023 IBJJF Worlds: Lucas Pinheiro Makes Waves In The Roosterweight Finals

    With the IBJJF World title secured and a deep sense of accomplishment washing over him, Lucas Pinheiro decided to retire from the competition scene. After winning the 2023 Worlds in the rooster weight division, Pinheiro left his black belt on the mats as a form of show retirement.

    In this seaso...

  • 2023 IBJJF Worlds: Rafael Silveira Promoted To Black Belt After Winning πŸ₯‡

    Rafael Silveira was promoted to black belt by Professor Andre Galvao after winning IBJJF Worlds in the brown belt middleweight division.

    Rafael had an amazing outcome as a brown belt and now it's time to shine in the highest level. Congratulations, Professor Rafa.

  • 2023 IBJJF Worlds: Juvenile Gold Team Thoughts After An Incredible Season πŸ₯‡

    Our juvenile gold team is amazing 🀩 here are their thoughts right after the 2023 IBJJF Worlds.

    Alexa Herse - double gold in the Juvenile 1 lightweight division
    Emily Levya - silver in the Juvenile 2 lightweight division
    Jadeya Reber - gold in the Juvenile 2 middleweight division
    Lilian Marchand ...

  • UFC Vegas 73: Mackenzie Dern Interview

    Mackenzie Dern recently visited Atos HQ as part of her training camp for her next challenge. At UFC Vegas 73, she will face Angela Hill in the main event in the strawweight division.

    Mackenzie Dern is an IBJJF Gi and No-Gi World Champion, ADCC Champion, 12W3L in MMA, and one of the best female ...

  • CBJJ Brasileiro: 4 Black Belts From Atos HQ Will Be Representing in Brazil

    Four of our Black Belts from Atos HQ will compete at CBJJ Brazilian Nationals, the famous Brasileiro! As the tournament is only one month before the IBJJF Worlds, our athletes usually do not travel to Brazil to compete, but this year they decided to go before it.

    Luiza Monteiro is running to the...

  • Osamah Almarwai Fights For ONE Championship Belt πŸ”₯

    2022 IBJJF Roosterweight No Gi Worlds Champion, Osamah Almarwai will make his debut at ONE Championship next Friday, May 5th in Colorado. He will face the current ONE flyweight champion Mikey Musumeci. The first black belt champion from Yemen, Osah is ready to make history for his country once ag...

  • Lucas β€œHulk” Barbosa Brings His Vibe Back to San Diego πŸ“βœ¨

    Professor Andre Galvao is coaching Atos athletes during the CBJJ Brazilian National in Brazil; while the World Champ Barbosa is running the 7 a.m. comp class at Atos Jiu-Jitsu HQ πŸ”₯

    Should Hulk compete in the 2023 IBJJF Worlds? 🀯 You know what we think… and we’d love to watch β€œThe Hulk Show” agai...

  • Road to Grand Slam 2023: Juvenile Team Ready to Compete in the Brasileiro

    We are having a great year with our female juvenile team! 5 of our girls are traveling around the world to compete in all the IBJJF Grand Slam tournaments. They are traveling together for the third time in a row under Professora Angelica Galvao's guidance. Meet our girls now and watch Angelica's ...

  • BJJ Stars 10: Kaynan Duarte is One Of The Top Seeds in The 16-Man Bracket

    Kaynan Duarte is ready to compete at the "BJJ Stars 10: Battlefield" this weekend. He is one of the top seeds in the 16-man absolute bracket. The event will take place on Saturday, April 22nd, in SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil. Watch now a short interview with him and Professor Andre Galvao.

  • 2023 IBJJF Pan: Andre Galvao Analysis the Black Belts

    Professor Andre Galvao analysis Atos' Black Belt performance.

    πŸ₯ˆ Jhenifer Aquino.- Roosterweight
    πŸ₯‡ Luiza Monteiro - Lightweight
    πŸ₯ˆ Ffion Davies - Lightweight
    πŸ₯‰ Rolando Samson - Middleweight
    πŸ₯‡ Gustavo Batista - Medium-Heavyweight
    πŸ₯‰ Ronaldo Jr - Medium-Heavyweight

  • Medium-Heavyweight Division Dominated by Gustavo Batista πŸ†

    (Portuguese interview)

    Gustavo Batista dominou a categoria mais difΓ­cil do Pan (meio pesado) e faturou mais um tΓ­tulo!

    Entrevista por BJJ Cria.

  • Luiza Monteiro Got Her 9th Title at the IBJJF Pan Championship πŸ†

    (Portuguese interview)

    Luiza Monteiro conquistou o nono título do Pan e, no final, homenageou Leandro Lo e pediu por justiça