ADCC Update: Catherine Perret IN For Franciele Nascimento

(This article is part of our week of ADCC coverage. To get live results, play by play, and commentary, we’ll have a live updates article running all weekend)

Catherine Perret is a late add to ADCC this weekend. The Checkmat athlete and 2018 IBJJF champion posted an announcement to her Instagram yesterday, which was confirmed by ADCC head Mo Jassim. Perret will be filling in for Franciele Nascimento.

Perret posted a series of pictures to announce her invitation.

Catherine Perret is a worthy add to the ADCC field, having recently defeated fellow ADCC competitor Ffion Daives in July and Amanda “Tubby” Alequin in August. Perret currently holds the F2W no-gi bantamweight belt.

Nascimento, who had to drop out of the under 60 kg class due to injury, won the South American ADCC Trials held in São Paolo back in March.

Per ADCC, here is the updated competitor list for this bracket:

  1. Beatriz Mesquita – Brazil – (Gracie Humaita) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
  2. Jena Bishop – USA – (Alliance) – 2nd North American Trial winner
  3. Livia Gluchowska – Poland (Absolute MMA) – 2nd European Trial winner
  4. Rikako Yuasa – Japan (Dragon’s Den) – Asia & Oceania Trial winner
  5. Bianca Basilio – Brazil – (Almeida JJ) – Invited
  6. Elvira Karppinen – Finland – (MMA Team 300) – Invited
  7. Ffion Davies – Wales – (ECJJA) – Invited
  8. Catherine Perret – Brazil – (Checkmat) – Invited

Stay tuned to Grappling Insider for our ADCC coverage. There is much more to come throughout the week – leading to the big event this weekend.

Matt Peters

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