Medusa 2 Combat Jiu-Jitsu Features Ffion Davies, Brianna Ste-Marie

On Saturday, March 12, Medusa Female-Only Jiu-Jitsu will return for its second event. The card will feature an eight-woman combat jiu-jitsu (CJJ) tournament with some of the best no-gi grapplers in the world, including Who’s Number One (WNO) champion Ffion Davies and returning Medusa CJJ champion Brianna Ste-Marie.

The promotion announced the event on social media.

Below is the current Medusa 2 line-up:

Brianna Ste-Marie: One of 2021’s breakout competitors, Ste-Marie won the inaugural Medusa CJJ tournament, adding to her CJJ 125-pound world title. She won gold at the 2021 ADCC East Coast Trials, and is coming off a decision win over Amanda “Tubby” Alequin at WNO.

Ffion Davies: A 2021 no-gi world champion, Davies is coming off a WNO title-winning performance against Nathalie Ribeiro. Davies competed at the first Medusa event, defeating Jennifer Rivera by armbar.

Bia Mesquita: The field’s most accomplished jiu-jitsu competitor, Mesquita is an ADCC world champion and a seven-time IBJJF world champion. She competed in first Medusa CJJ tournament, losing in the first round.

Fatima Kline: Another talent on the rise, Kline won the inaugural Medusa EBI-rules 115-pound tournament. Kline is expected to compete in her second professional MMA bout at Invicta FC 46 on March 9.

Gillian Robertson: A UFC veteran since 2017, Robertson is a BJJ black belt that can frequently be seen competing in grappling. She competed in the first Medusa CJJ tournament and lost to Nikki Sullivan by kneebar.

Nikki Sullivan: A black belt under Andre Galvao, Sullivan is a Masters world champion. She came up just short in the finals of the first Medusa CJJ tournament, losing in overtime to Ste-Marie.

Juliana Miller: Miller sports a 2-1 professional MMA record, and holds notable wins over Mesquita (in CJJ) and Kline.

How to watch: Medusa 2 takes place on Saturday, March 12 and will air live on UFC Fightpass (subscription required).

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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