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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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VII: Queen of the Kumite (Preview)

Hear them roar. To cap off the successful Kumite series, Third Coast Grappling (3CG) chose to have an all-female bracket. As the other Kumites went, $10,000 goes to the champion, but there is an additional incentive for this finale. As 3CG President Ryan McGuire described it, “Gamblers Jiu Jitsu/Mike Cipriani will be paying every winner of each match including the final a nice crisp $250.00.” That means the Kumite Queen wins the title and $10,750. Read on for the breakdown of each first round matchup.

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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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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI: Absolute Gi (Preview)

Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI is the penultimate event in the series, a gi event with stars such as Roberto Jimenez, Victor Hugo, Fellipe Andrew, and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa.

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite V Preview

It’s no secret that Third Coast Grappling provides amazing match ups for their spectators and competitors. Their previous grappling events have set the bar high. Kumite V will not be an exception to the rule. Filled with Kumite veterans as well as new faces this event will also have an

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite IV: Results

Third Coast Grappling is on a streak more dazzling than Comet NEOWISE, having had four stellar Kumites in a little over a month. Third Coast Grappling: Kumite IV, the latest installment, had the same eight-man tournament with updated rules,* seven superfights, a charity exhibition match involving Gordon Ryan, and a rambunctious pack of kids in a “Grapple Royale” a la “Royal Rumble.” Not even a near-melee** mellowed the mood as the firecracker of a show refused to fizzle out, ending the action-packed night with a grappling legend becoming ten grand richer.

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