Gordon Ryan defeats Patrick Gaudio in BJJ return

SEO Title: WNO 20: Night of Champions featured Gordon Ryan’s Return. Besides that, there were two women’s title matches, and two four-man title tournaments in the 145 and 170 lbs weight classes.

This event marks the second stacked pro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ompetition this weekend, following Polaris 25, which witnessed a surprising upset in the $30K Absolute Grand Prix.

Gordon Ryan headlines WNO 20 after a year of inactivity. While he was a massive favorite at -1800 odds against Patrick Gaudio for the heavyweight title defense, the card offers a lot more than just Ryan’s return.

The two four-man title tournaments, especially the 145 lb bracket featuring young ADCC champion Diogo Reis and the stacked 170 lb division with BJJ stars like Mica Galvao, Jay Rodriguez, PJ Barch, and Andrew Tackett, promise plenty of intrigue and action. Additionally, there are two women’s title bouts on this deep and exciting card.

For a detailed preview of the event, read more here.

Gordon Ryan defeated Patrick Gaudio by submission (armbar) [Heavyweight Title]

Nathiely de Jesus defeated Rafaela Guedes by decision [Heavyweight Title]

Elisabeth Clay defeated Brianna Ste-Marie by decision [145 lbs Title]

170 lbs Championship Tournament:

Mica Galvao defeated PJ Barch by submission (flying armbar) [Finals, 170 lbs Title]

Andrew Tackett withdrew due to injury, PJ Barch replaced him in the final.

Andrew Tackett defeated PJ Barch by decision [Semis]

Mica Galvao defeated Jay Rodriguez by decision [Semis]

145 lbs Championship Tournament:

Diogo Reis defeated Gabriel Sousa by decision [Finals, 145 lbs Title]

Gabriel Sousa defeated Ash Williams by submission (kneebar) [Semis]

Diogo Reis defeated Keith Krikorian by decision [Semis]

Non-Title Bouts:

Rafael Lovato Jr. defeated Ricardo Evangelista by submission (triangle)

Thaynara Victoria defeated Tiffany Butler by submission (foot lock)

Steffan Banta defeated Thomas Bracher by submission (reverse triangle)