GrappleFest 11: Daisy Fresh vs. Europe Full Card Line-Up and Preview

GrappleFest 11 takes place on Saturday, February 26, live from Liverpool, England. The event will showcase European grapplers taking on one of the US’s fastest-rising teams — Daisy Fresh (AKA Pedigo Submission Fighting). A number of elite grapplers will be in action, including Mikey Musumeci, Dante Leon, Ffion Davies, and Kendall Reusing.

The main event features 2019 no-gi world champion Dante Leon taking on Mateusz Szczecinski. At GrappleFest 10, Leon picked up a hard-earned decision victory over Oliver Taza, while Szczecinski dropped a decision to Pierre-Olivier Leclerc. Leon is an excellent wrestler with one of jiu-jitsu’s most dangerous guillotines, while Szczecinski is an advance leg locker and guard player, creating an interesting clash of styles.

And in the co-main event, recently-crowned Who’s Number One (WNO) 125-pound champion Ffion Davies will move up in weight to face 2019 no-gi world champion Kendall Reusing. Both women tend to do their best work on top and, for that reason, typically wrestle for takedowns on the feet. On paper, Reusing is the more accomplished and seasoned wrestler, so look for Davies to potentially play guard early.

Also in action is WNO bantamweight champion and 2021 IBJJF world champion (in the gi) Mikey Musumeci, who will be facing talented UK grappler Kev Corkhill. Additionally, recent ADCC trials winner John Hansen will meet multiple-time European Open medalist Jamie Hughes.

View the current GrappleFest 11 line-up below:

  • Dante Leon vs. Mateusz Szczecinski
  • Kendall Reusing vs. Ffion Davies
  • Mikey Musumeci vs. Kev Corkhill
  • John Hansen vs. Jamie Huges
  • Matty Holmes vs. Brad Schneider
  • Jacob Couch vs. Santeri Lilius
  • Jorge Valladares vs. Jack Tyley
  • Owne Livesey vs. Paul Lukowski
  • Sam Micale vs. Tommy Yip
  • Nadine Tavares vs. Simone Caffrey
  • Ben Hills vs. Des Parker
  • Lawrence Fitzpatrick vs. Reece Doran
  • Ciaran Brohan vs. Jay Butler
  • Rosa Waslh vs. Marina Mavrou

How to watch: GrappleFest 11 takes place on Saturday, February 26 and will air live on Fite TV PPV.

Ben Coate

Ben has been involved with grappling, whether through wrestling or Brazilian jiu-jitsu, essentially his entire life. After wrestling throughout his childhood, Ben found Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a young adult and quickly fell in love. He has been training for over ten years and currently holds the rank of brown belt, and remains involved in both the MMA and BJJ scene. Ben has been writing about combat sports since 2017. He has interviewed and profiled some of MMA's biggest stars, including multiple UFC champions.

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