Jake Watson: “I believe Lovato and I have plans to excite.”

22 year old Jake Watson has a shot at beating a Jiu Jitsu legend on October 23rd when he meets Rafael Lovato Jr. at Fight 2 Win 155. Watson is 15 years younger than Lovato, but is no stranger to competing at a high level. Since earning his black belt

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2020 IBJJF Pans Recap – The Best Major So Far

This year’s IBJJF Pans can be thought of as 2020 World Championships. The event, from Oct. 8 to 11, was the first major tournament since the pandemic started. Maybe we needed a major tournament, but it was amazing to have IBJJF majors back. Each year, IBJJF Pans take place around

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Crushing: Mikey Musumeci out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans

Mikey Musumeci is out of the 2020 IBJJF Pans. Unfortunately, the young Musumeci has pulled out of the most anticipated event from the IBJJF. According to the latest information available, he won’t be competing because he is preparing content for BJJ Fanatics. Musumeci took to social media today to make

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Ana Carolina Vieira, Queen of the Kumite (Third Coast Grappling: Kumite VII Results and Review)

All hail the Queen of the Kumite! Third Coast Grappling (3CG) Kumite 7 was the last event of the series that spanned four months amidst a worldwide pandemic. Eight elite female competitors went all-in for the $10,000 prize and a title that will never be disputed. They showcased the best of

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: The Heavier weights

You are reading this right, the 2020 IBJJF Pans are on. In our previous posts, we covered the lighter– and the middleweight classes. It’s time for the heavier weights. You may ask why Mikey Musumeci is featured in the image then? The reason? The roosterweight has signed up as a

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Luiza Monteiro

Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 is the last event of the series that spans four months during a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 prize. That is a powerful statement for equality in the sport. Eight world-class elite competitors showcasing the

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: The Middleweights

Did you think we were doing an IBJJF Pans lower weight breakdown only? Well, think again. In the second edition of our IBJJF black belt Pans Breakdown: Middleweights, we are looking at the light-, middle- and medium-heavyweight divisions. As we said in the previous post, Pans are happening despite the

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI Review: Hugo wins

Kumite VI, with the stacked card that featured two-Kumite champion Roberto Jimenez, Kumite II champion Victor Hugo and Fellipe Andrew on a brand new and bigger mat area. In the end, Victor Hugo won another 3CG championship and check.

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