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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Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan Out, Juliana Lima In (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan out, Juliana Lima in; Erin Herle out (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: Women’s Lighter Divisions

Women have taken a powerful position in the BJJ community and this will be on full display on Oct. 10-11 at the 2020 IBJJF Pans. The female divisions are stacked with talent from top to bottom. Even though the number of participants in each weight class is not quite as

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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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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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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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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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Exclusive IBJJF Pans Breakdown: The Lower Weight Classes

IBJJF Pans are actually going down this year, despite the coronavirus hiatus. Pans are back with a bang on Oct. 8. Black belts will fight on Oct. 10 and 11. On this post, we will do an IBJJF Pans breakdown for lower weight classes up to featherweight. We’ll also talk

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