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Felipe Pena To Train At “Atos” For Next Match Against Gordon Ryan

Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan will face each other once again – for the fourth time in total – in February 2023, at a Who’s Number One (WNO) event. This time around, though,...

Felipe Pena: “I Was A Little Chubby 15 Year Old Boy… I Did Not Like Sports At All”

Everyone’s got to start somewhere… Even the biggest of champions had to, such as Felipe Pena – who, self-admittedly, didn’t really like sports before he started training BJJ....

It’s Official: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena Rematch (February 25, 2023)

In case you’ve been impatient and wondered when it’s going to happen, here’s your answer… It’s official: Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena will face each other once again,...

Felipe Pena: “Being An Athlete, Especially In Brazil, Is Very Hard”

Almost every successful person has a come-up story that was full of obstacles and doubters… And it’s no different for the vast majority of BJJ competitors – including Felipe Pena....

FloGrappling Releases Statement About Ryan vs. Pena Stoppage Controversy

One of the most anticipated BJJ matches took place last Sunday, August 7, between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena. It was a no-time limit bout, a part of the Who’s Number One (WNO) main event....

Felipe Pena: “I Didn’t Want To Fight Anymore (After Hearing About Lo’s Death)”

Last Sunday, Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan clashed heads in a much-anticipated rematch. However, the bout was overshadowed by death of Leandro Lo, who was shot and killed earlier the same day. Pena was...

Felipe Pena Accepts 1-Year USADA Suspension: “I Have A Clear Conscience”

Felipe Pena has, as BJJEE wrote in a previous article, been stripped of his title as a 2021 IBJJF Champion. The USADA also enforced a one-year suspension, which Pena accepted. With that said, the...

It’s Official: Felipe Pena vs. Gordon Ryan Scheduled for August 7

It’s now official. After weeks and even months of speculations, the rumors and announcements have now officially been confirmed… As the Gordon Ryan vs. Felipe Pena match has been...

Gordon Ryan & Felipe Pena Agree to Fight in Two Matches – Worth $220,000

The end of the rivalry between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena is nowhere in sight, but it seems that the match between the two is now closer than ever. As per Ryan, both him and Pena have agreed to...

Gordon Ryan on Felipe Pena’s BJJ Stars 8 Performance: “Retire Now, Bro”

BJJ Stars, one of the biggest professional Jiu-Jitsu shows in Brazil, held its 8th event last Saturday – a Middleweight Grand Prix. It was full of spectacular matches, with Mica Galvao emerging...

Gordon Ryan: “Felipe Pena Isn’t Anywhere Near My Level”

There’s a pretty high likelihood that Gordon Ryan will face Felipe Pena this year – at ADCC 2022. And he’s confident that he’ll beat him; despite the fact that Pena is one of...

ADCC 2022: Felipe Pena Moves to the 99kg+ Division To Face Gordon Ryan

It’s now official! Felipe Pena has moved to the 99kg+ division for ADCC 2022; which puts him in the same bracket with Gordon Ryan. The ADCC organizing team posted the news on their official...

Felipe Pena: “My Goal Now Is To Focus On ADCC & Transition To MMA”

Felipe Pena has done it all now in IBJJF tournaments, given that he’s fulfilled his childhood dream of winning the absolute World Championship title at 2021 IBJJF Worlds. Following his win, he...

Felipe Pena Calls Out Gordon Ryan For ADCC 2022 Match – Ryan Accepts

Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan have been going at it for ages; with Ryan mostly picking on “Preguica”, saying that he doesn’t want to accept a match with him. Meanwhile, Pena claims...

Felipe Pena Announces Retirement from IBJJF Competition

Felipe Pena has now managed to do it all, after winning the 2021 IBJJF World Championship Absolute division (following Nicholas Meregali’s disqualification from the final match). Therefore,...

Felipe Pena & Nicholas Meregali Set For 2021 IBJJF Worlds Absolute Final

It’s now official… Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali are set to face each other in the 2021 IBJJF Worlds Absolute finals’ match! “Preguica” was more than excited and...

IBJJF GP 2021: Felipe Pena, Victor Hugo & Others Announced

The IBJJF has announced some of the names for its Grand Prix (GP), which will take place between November 10 and 13 in Las Vegas; all of them being for the heavyweight and the middleweight...

Rider Zuchi replaces Felipe Pena at BJJBET 2: Faces Nicholas Meregali

Rider Zuchi is set to replace Felipe Pena in his match against Nicholas Meregali, at the BJJBET 2 promotion. It was because of an unfortunate pectoralis major (chest) injury that Pena had to withdraw...

Felipe Pena Injured & Out of Match with Nicholas Meregali

The long-awaited match between Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali should have finally taken place in the main event of the BJJ BET 2 promotion, on August 1st. However, because of an unfortunate...

Felipe Pena Talks About Moving to MMA & Match vs. Nicholas Meregali

On August 1st, Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will face each other in the BJJBET 2 tournament. In a conversation with TATAME, Pena talked about their first match in 2018 and what he expects to see...

Pena & Meregali Exchange Words on Social Media Ahead of “BJJBET” Match

The long-awaited match between Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will finally take place in the main event of the second BJJBET edition, on August 1st. And wouldn’t you know it – the two...

Felipe Pena Speaks About His Next Match, Claims: “Gordon Is A Liar”

On June 26, Felipe Pena is set to defend his heavyweight title on the BJJ Stars VI card, against Patrick Gaudio. The expectation of what will happen between the two world-class black belts is great,...

BJJ Stars VI Preview: Felipe Pena vs. Patrick Gaudio in Main Event

The new BJJ Stars event is just around the corner! On June 26 (Saturday), this promotion will feature a card that’s stacked with multiple high-level Gi and No Gi matches alike. Felipe Pena will...

Felipe Pena On Overcoming Obstacles To Become a World Champion

Felipe Pena is often one of the first athletes a new Jiu Jitsu practitioner hears about and looks upon as a role model. And for good reason: „Preguiça“ is commonly mentioned as one of the top...