World Submission
Only Alliance

Our mission is to bring together practitioners, coaches, and enthusiasts of all styles and backgrounds, creating a vibrant and dynamic community of submission artists who share a common passion for the art and sport of grappling.

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Where Submissions
Reign Supreme

Through our collective efforts, we aim to elevate the art of submission to new heights, showcasing the full potential of this powerful and dynamic style of grappling.

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Join the
Sub-Only Movement

We invite you to join us on this exciting journey as we work together to build a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the art of submission.


Who We Are

an organization that seeks to unite all sub only events under one banner.

a new organization dedicated
to promoting the growth and development of submission-only grappling.

As many of you know, submission-only grappling has become increasingly popular in recent years, offering a unique and exciting form of competition that emphasizes technique, strategy, and the art of submission. The World Submission Only Alliance aims to bring together practitioners, coaches, and enthusiasts of this style of grappling from around the world, creating a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the art and sport of submission.

Through our events, seminars, and online resources, we will provide opportunities for athletes to test their skills and compete at the highest level, while also offering educational and training resources to help practitioners of all levels improve their technique and deepen their understanding of the art of submission.

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We believe that the World Submission Only Alliance has the potential to revolutionize the world of grappling

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a platform for the next generation of submission artists


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Upcoming Events

Our member tournaments are hosting several sub-only events in the upcoming months. Here's a sneak peek at some of them.

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Money In The Bank

Money in the Bank, scheduled for May 21st, is an exciting event that features a mix of superfights and title fights. Fans can catch all the action live on Flograppling. With a stacked lineup of talented athletes, this event promises to be one that Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts won't want to miss.

Prize Pool: 1000$
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Midwest Finishers 14

Midwest Finishers 14, taking place on May 27th, showcases men's 185lbs and women's 145lbs categories in both brackets and superfights. Fans can watch all the thrilling action live on Flograppling. With top-notch athletes competing in this event, it's sure to be a thrilling and intense experience for all Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts.

Prize Pool: 1000$
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FSO: Zack Edwards Memorial 2

The Zack Edwards Memorial 2, taking place on June 4th, is a special event dedicated to the late Zack Edwards. Fans can watch all the action live on Flograppling. This event serves as a tribute to Edwards' legacy, and is sure to be an emotional and memorable experience for both participants and spectators alike.

Prize Pool: 1000$
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SOGI: Cinco De Mayo

SOGI Cinco de Mayo, scheduled for May 6th, is an exciting Jiu-Jitsu event featuring an 8-men middleweight qualifier to determine the numero uno contender. Fans can catch all the action live on Flograppling. With a high level of competition and an intense format, this event is sure to deliver a thrilling experience for both competitors and spectators alike. Don't miss out on this must-watch Jiu-Jitsu showdown!

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Featured Events

Check out our selection of featured tournament series' and catch all the exciting Jiu-Jitsu action you don't want to miss!

What we offer

The World Submission Only Alliance (WSOA) is dedicated to the promotion and growth of submission only tournaments. As a collective of experienced tournament promoters, competitors, and fans, we aim to provide valuable resources and support to other sub only tournaments around the world. By partnering with us, other tournaments can benefit from our extensive network, knowledge, and expertise in the industry. We believe that by working together, we can elevate the sport and create more opportunities for both athletes and fans.

Connected to all community events

This means that if you are a sub-only tournament looking to expand your reach, WSOA can help by connecting you with relevant events and communities in the grappling world. By partnering with WSOA, your tournament will have access to a wider audience and the opportunity to collaborate with other events and organizations. This can ultimately help grow your brand and increase participation in your tournament.


Cross promotion and increased visibility

By partnering with WSOA, other sub only tournaments can benefit from increased exposure to a wider audience, including fans and competitors who may not have been aware of their event otherwise. This can lead to higher attendance and greater opportunities for sponsorships and partnerships, which can ultimately help these tournaments grow and thrive. WSOA's established network and marketing expertise can provide a valuable boost to these events, allowing them to reach their full potential.


Provide added promotion for events by listing all upcoming events

added promotion for events by listing all upcoming events where to watch and contact info. By having their events listed on the WSOA website, organizers can ensure that their events are visible to a large community of grappling enthusiasts, which can lead to increased attendance and more exposure for their brand. Additionally, WSOA provides all the necessary information such as where to watch the event and how to contact the organizers, which makes it easier for people to attend and participate in the event.


Rankings and crown champions

Rankings and crowning champions, which will be available soon. This service will provide a platform for participants to compete and be ranked, giving them the opportunity to showcase their skills and eventually be crowned champions. The rankings will also allow for easier matchmaking and create a more competitive environment for all participants.


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