Polaris Squads Full Results and Video Highlights: Team USA Shuts Out Team UK/Ireland

On Saturday, August 7, Polaris held its third Squads event, this time featuring Team USA vs. Team UK/Ireland in no-gi action. The matches were fast-paced, much to the delight of the live Southampton crowd. Although there were a number of close and competitive matches, Team USA pitched a shut-out, topping

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Polaris Squads: Meet Dan Strauss, Team UK/Ireland’s Denim-Clad Strongman

Dan Strauss is a bit of a renaissance man. A podcaster, combat sports commentator, BJJ black belt, and aficionado in the manly art of traditional strength training, Strauss returns to elite-level jiu-jitsu competition this weekend at Polaris Squads: Team USA vs. Team UK/Ireland. A Polaris veteran, this will be Strauss’

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Dan Strauss and Richie Martinez Added to Polaris Squads

The teams for Polaris Squads: Team UK/Ireland vs. Team USA continue to take shape. Polaris veteran and commentator Dan Strauss will represent Team UK/Ireland, while 10th Planet representative Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez will compete for Team USA. The event is scheduled to take place on July 17. View this post on

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‘Stones and Strangles’ – A Raspberry Ape Story

BJJ black belt, ADCC, Polaris and Quintet veteran Daniel Strauss a.k.a ‘Raspberry Ape’ has released an eight-part miniseries on YouTube called ‘Stones and Strangles’. Since releasing an episode every Tuesday and Friday, the series has rolled to an end. The last episode was released Aug.14. ‘Stones and Strangles’ takes place

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Grapplefest 9 Full Card Announced

Grapplefest has announced the full card for the first UK-based grappling event since Coronavirus necessitated the cancellation of all professional sports events, Grapplefest 9. The news comes shortly after the promotion announced the first fight, a somewhat surprising matchup between Ffion Davies, the lightest IBJJF European Open Absolute Champion of

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