The living legend, Gordon Ryan, returns from his seven-month hiatus to take on a new challenge in the form of UFC veteran, Philip Rowe in an exhibition match live on FloGrappling. Gordon took the layoff to make some critiques to his already flawlessly technical approach and is hoping to show off to a new group of jiu-jitsu fans in the process to help the sport grow even more.
Who’s Number One: The Return of Gordon Ryan Results
Apart from the return of Gordon Ryan, three WNO champions will be crowned in the same event in the build-up to his exhibition bout. In the co-main event, Ffion Davies will try to become the WNO flyweight champion against Nathalie Ribeiro.
Also on the card, Luiza Monteiro will take on Beatriz Mesquita for the women’s bantamweight title. These title fights along with Gordon Ryan are almost a guarantee that fans will be in store for something special.
Who’s Number One? Return of Gordon Ryan can be found on FloGrappling’s site starting at 8 EST/ 5 PST. Results will be updated below as the event unfolds!
Gordon Ryan vs. Phillip Rowe, Ryan scored Four Submissions (Heel Hook, Guillotine, and Two Triangles) — Exhibition Bout
Beatriz Mesquite def. Luiza Monteiro via Unanimous Decision — WNO Women’s Bantamweight Title Match
Ffion Davis def. Nathalie Ribeiro via Unanimous Decision — WNO Women’s Flyweight Title Match
Levi Jones-Leary def. Oliver Taza via Unanimous Decision
Mikey Musumeci def. Richard Alarcorn via Leg Lock at 0:57
Jacob Couch def. Hunter Colvin via Arm Lock at 6:30
Brianna Ste-Marie def. Bri Robertson via Triangle Choke at 7:14
Damien Anderson def. Estevan Martinez via Unanimous Decision