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Gordon Ryan Talks Roger Gracie: “I Consider Him The Best Of All Time”

Gordon Ryan has emphasized several times that he doesn’t idolize anyone… But whom does he admire? Well, it would appear that the legendary Roger Gracie is one of those people. Here is...

Gordon Ryan Talks John Danaher: “He’s Always There”

If you want to become successful in any endeavor and field in life, then no matter what they tell you… You can’t do it alone. You need people who will be there, alongside you, supporting...

Donald Trump Jr. Congratulates Gordon Ryan On WNO Win: “Well Done”

Gordon Ryan dominated the main match of the latest WNO event, WNO 20… And he retained his heavyweight title against Patrick Gaudio! Ryan had the lead for 15 minutes of the match and tapped...

Gordon Ryan Shows The Best Way To Control Mount In Jiu-Jitsu

Be honest with us: how often does it happen that, after you finally reach Mount position, your training partners escape it? And not only escape after a lot of effort, but doing so quite easily?...

Gordon Ryan Set To Defend Title Against Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa At WNO 21

On November 30th, 2023, Gordon Ryan will defend his heavyweight title – taking on Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa at WNO 21! This announcement came shortly after Ryan’s recent WNO title...

Gordon Ryan Responds To People Who Say He Wouldn’t Win Without Steroids: “Little History Lessons…”

Gordon Ryan is, arguably, the greatest no-gi BJJ competitor of all time. He hasn’t been defeated for quite some time and has won the vast majority of his matches in more than a dominant...

Gordon Ryan Shows The Vital “Backstep From Primary Leg Extraction” Escape

So your opponent has you in a leg entanglement and is threatening you with, let’s say, a Heel Hook… But you know your escapes and you manage to clear the knee line. However, in the...

Gordon Ryan’s Precious Advice: “Mental Work Is The Hardest Work”

How do you approach your Jiu-Jitsu training sessions? Yeah, you probably don’t have anything against giving it your all on the mats, feeling exhausted after training and wanting nothing else...

Gordon Ryan Shows How To Take The Back After Failed Heel Hook Attempt

The Heel Hook is one of the most devastating submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But, just like any other submission, it can be escaped with proper technique and timing. So, what happens when you...

Gordon Ryan Shares Important Half Guard Passing Details

When was the last time you got stuck in a training partner’s Half Guard? Quite recently, wasn’t it? Well, if you don’t know how to pass Half Guard – especially against a good...

Gordon Ryan Reveals Details To Escaping From Mount, Side Control, & North South

Oh yeah, indeed… Escaping from pinning positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is never going to be easy. Especially if you’re pinned by someone who knows what they’re doing (and if they...

Gordon Ryan Praises Girlfriend, Nathalia Santoro, For Unwavering Support: “I Am Very Lucky”

Gordon Ryan is, arguably, the greatest BJJ no-gi athlete of all time. But, even though he earned that title and the successes that go with it, he didn’t do it alone. He had the support from...

Gordon Ryan In Search For An Opponent: “I’m Looking For People I Haven’t Subbed Before”

Gordon Ryan is looking for a new Who’s Number One (WNO) opponent, to face him in a November event. Victor Hugo won’t be able to make the bout… But Ryan is open to any and all other...

Gordon Ryan Reveals Important Toreando Pass Details

While many different strategies and tactics make up the guard passing dichotomy, two prominent styles are employed in modern BJJ: pressure passing and agility passing. Pressure passing has typically...

Gordon Ryan Returns To Competition Against Patrick Gaudio

It’s official: Gordon Ryan returns to competition on October 1st! That’s when he will defend his Who’s Number One (WNO) heavyweight title against Patrick Gaudio, at WNO 20. The...

Buchecha Interested In Gordon Ryan Rematch: “Gordon’s A Great Fighter”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is interested in a rematch against Gordon Ryan! The two met for the first time back at ADCC 2019, in the final match of the absolute division. Ryan won in the...

Gordon Ryan: “No One In The World Can Beat Nicholas Meregali”

Nicholas Meregali earned a dominant win against Kaynan Duarte in the most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) event. He took Duarte down, transitioned into Mount, and secured an Arm Triangle:  ...

Gordon Ryan Talks Jon Jones: “He Is Spectacular As A Person”

Gordon Ryan recently had an opportunity to train and spend some time with MMA legend Jon Jones. Here’s a glimpse into their rolling session:   View this post on Instagram   A post...

Nicky Rod: “I’ve Never Taken Gear”

When will the rematch between Gordon Ryan and Nicky Rodriguez take place? It’s difficult to say. But Nicky Rod appears to want it to happen as soon as possible. In a recent interview by...

Gordon Ryan Says He Would “Love To Compete Against All Of My Opponents Natural”

Gordon Ryan has recently shared his stance on PED testing in grappling tournaments; claiming that, if they were to be introduced into grappling events individually, they would be destroying those...

Gordon Ryan Claims That PED Testing Would Ruin Grappling Tournaments

What do you think about performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Should BJJ athletes be subjected to PED testing – especially by an organization such as the USADA? Well,...

Gordon Ryan Talks About Meeting Fans: “I Love Them”

Gordon Ryan is one of the most recognizable names and faces in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – he has a lot of fans, all around the world. So it’s no wonder that he was approached by a...

Tom DeBlass Reveals A Gracious Message He Received From Gordon Ryan (In 2017)

Gordon Ryan is one of the most polarizing figures in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He embraces trash talk against his opponents and often times pushes it to the limit, frequently making the BJJ community...

Gordon Ryan Asked If He Thinks He’ll Ever Lose: “Well, If I Compete Until I’m 40…”

Gordon Ryan has been out of competition for quite some time due to health issues. However, he is slowly getting back on track, and – according to a recent interview – we could be...