Fight 2 Win 155 preview.

Fight 2 Win is back in action this Friday night (Oct 23rd) in Philadelphia. There was one big change this week. That is, Rafael Lovato Jr. is now off the card (for unknown reasons), and Matheus Luna will step in to fill his spot against Jake Watson. This will give Watson an opportunity to avenge a loss that Luna handed him this year at Pans. Let’s take a look at some of the match-ups of F2W 155

Main event

In the main event, 3X IBJJF world champion Pati Fontes, will put her F2W flyweight belt on the line. Fontes is coming off a “Submission Of The Night“ loss to Amanda Alequin via head and arm choke at F2W 153. But that was in a Gi. The woman trying to take her title? Newly promoted 10th Planet black belt, Grace Gundrum. Gundrum has been rising in popularity recently in the sub only scene and her match against Fontes will be her first test at black belt. The match will be No Gi.

Pati Fontes vs Grace Gundrum portraits.
Pati Fontes (left) and Grace Gundrum (right).

Co-main event

In the co-main event, we will now see Luna vs Watson. Luna is a black belt under Ricardo Feliciano and Lucas Leite from Checkmat BJJ Academy. He is coming off a fresh, silver medal run at Pans this year and has won Worlds in the colored belts. He lost a decision to Keenan Cornelius at F2W148. His opponent, Watson, is also no stranger to F2W. In fact, this will be his 13th time competing for the organization. He will be looking to avenge a loss that Luna handed to him this year at Pans. Watson lost via an advantage point in that match.

Matheus Luna vs Jake Watson portraits.
Matheus Luna (left) and Jake Watson (right).

Main card

Another fight that will be featured on the main card is a matchup between Devhonte Johnson and Vinicius Ferreira. Johnson is a Unity BJJ black belt under Murilo Santana. He has acquired a number of gold medals in IBJJF competitions and is a F2W regular. Ferreira won IBJJF worlds last year and is an ADCC silver medalist. He trains with Alliance and is a black belt under Fabio Gurgel. In his last appearance at F2W he lost a decision to Roberto Abreu.

Devhonte Johnson vs Vinicius Ferreira portraits.
Devhonte Johnson (left) and Vinicius Ferreira (right).

Other match-ups

Ryan Stark vs Jacob Lehman

Nicholas Willey vs Andrew Jared Kochel

Ange Lopez vs Jared Weiner

Brad Pearson vs Jonavin Webb

Erin Orange vs Jillian Peterson

Stephanie Taylor vs Rebecka Heise

Kevin Magrann vs Craig Feldman

F2W 155 will be streamed live on FloGrappling.

Josh Clopton

Josh Clopton is a UFC veteran and Jiu Jitsu black belt. In 2005 he left his job in Tulsa, Okla. and moved to San Francisco to pursue fighting. While trying to break into the UFC, he worked on a commercial crab fishing boat to make ends meet. Josh earned his black belt under Jake Shields in 2016 and now helps train other fighters and has been the chief cornerman in over 20 UFC fights. He teaches at El Nino Training Center and also for companies such as Google, YouTube and LinkedIn. He is an avid reader, writer and outdoorsman.

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