Dan Strauss and Richie Martinez Added to Polaris Squads

The teams for Polaris Squads: Team UK/Ireland vs. Team USA continue to take shape. Polaris veteran and commentator Dan Strauss will represent Team UK/Ireland, while 10th Planet representative Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez will compete for Team USA. The event is scheduled to take place on July 17. View this post on

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SUG 21 Results and Highlights: Mason Fowler Armbars Richie Martinez

On Sunday, Submission Underground (SUG) returned to action for the promotion’s first event of the year. The card featured SUG absolute champion Mason Fowler, fresh off a breakout year in 2020, successfully defending his title against 10th Planet representative Richie Martinez. Lower on the card, women’s champion Amanda Loewen faced

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Mason Fowler vs. Richie Martinez to Headline Submission Underground 21

In 2020, Submission Underground (SUG) was one of the few grappling promotions to hold consistent events. After a couple of months off, the promotion has announced its first event in 2021; Mason Fowler will defend his SUG title against Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez in the main event of Submission Underground 21

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SUG 27: Mason Fowler vs. Gabriel Checco Full Card Line-Up and Preview

Submission Underground (SUG) 27 will take place on Sunday, October 10, and will be headlined by a title match between reigning SUG champion Mason Fowler and Gabriel Checco. In the co-main event, Bellator MMA veteran Ian Butler will take on former SUG title challenger Andy Varela. View the full SUG

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Polaris Squads Full Results and Video Highlights: Team USA Shuts Out Team UK/Ireland

On Saturday, August 7, Polaris held its third Squads event, this time featuring Team USA vs. Team UK/Ireland in no-gi action. The matches were fast-paced, much to the delight of the live Southampton crowd. Although there were a number of close and competitive matches, Team USA pitched a shut-out, topping

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Polaris Squads: Meet Dan Strauss, Team UK/Ireland’s Denim-Clad Strongman

Dan Strauss is a bit of a renaissance man. A podcaster, combat sports commentator, BJJ black belt, and aficionado in the manly art of traditional strength training, Strauss returns to elite-level jiu-jitsu competition this weekend at Polaris Squads: Team USA vs. Team UK/Ireland. A Polaris veteran, this will be Strauss’

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SUG 23 Results and Highlights: Mason Fowler Retains Title Against Kyle Chambers

On Sunday, Submission Underground (SUG) returned to action with SUG 23: Mason Fowler vs. Kyle Chambers. In the main event, Mason Fowler submitted Kyle Chambers to retain his SUG absolute championship. Lower on the card, long-time UFC veteran Carlos Condit picked up a quick heel hook submission over fellow UFC

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