Luke Griffith
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Another reason to root for Luke Griffith! The jiu-jitsu legend in the making just won another event after being crowned the champion of Europe, and has been credited as among the best of the best!


Global (01 December 2023) — South Africa’s Luke Griffith brought great pride to South Africa after he was crowned the Jiu-Jitsu champion of Europe at the Euro NoGi 2023.

Wasting no time in conquering more competitions against serious opponents, he recently won another event and earned huge praise for his rising career.

“Let this be your notice: Luke Griffith is among the best in the world”, experts from FloGrappling weighed in after Luke’s winning performance in the Who’s Number One (WNO) shows.


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For the proud South African who trains under John Danaher in Austin, Texas, every new victory is a step closer to his status as a legendary competitor.

To date, Luke has an impressive track record that placed him in the Top 15 NO-Gi Jiu-Jitsu names to know, just over a month ago.

His recent WNO win has seen him be commended for his quick momentum, and even those who have competed against him have sang his praises and shared affirmation that he will have an outstanding career.

Having come a long way from his garage gym in Johannesburg, his talent has taken him all over the world as he continues to defend his title as “the South African giant” both for his size and stature in the world of jiu-jitsu.

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