UFC’s Unicorn: Roxanne Modafferi QandA

Roxanne Modafferi is the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) #8 in the women’s flyweight division. She will be facing top prospect Danielle Kelly in the main event of Submission Hunter Pro 60, an all-female card stacked with some of Jiu-Jitsu’s rising stars and exciting grapplers.

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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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Submission Hunter Pro 60: Grappling for Good

Submission Hunter Pro (SHP) is holding its 60th event on Oct. 25, 2020, and what a coming-out party this will be. Headlining the card is an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter going up against a young, talented and rising star. UFC fighter Roxanne Modafferi will face Danielle Kelly as the

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Submission Hunter Pro 58: Results and Review

Submission Hunter Pro (SHP), a submission-only Gi and No Gi promotion run by Garcia Promotions, just had its 58th event on Oct. 3. In the debate on which format and ruleset is best in grappling competitions, SHP sticks to the fairly incontrovertible premise that to win, one must make the

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Ana Carolina Vieira, Queen of the Kumite (Third Coast Grappling: Kumite VII Results and Review)

All hail the Queen of the Kumite! Third Coast Grappling (3CG) Kumite 7 was the last event of the series that spanned four months amidst a worldwide pandemic. Eight elite female competitors went all-in for the $10,000 prize and a title that will never be disputed. They showcased the best of

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Profile Of A Powerful Female: Jessica Swanson

Jessica Swanson is of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 prize. It is the last event of the series that spans four months amidst a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised ofight world-class elite competitors showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu. This is part seven of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in the bracket.

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathalie “Tata” Ribeiro

This is a profile on Nathalie Ribeiro, part six of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Jena Bishop

This is a profile on Jena Bishop, part five of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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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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Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathiely De Jesus

Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 is the last event of the series that spans four months during a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 prize. That is a powerful statement for equality in the sport. Eight world-class elite competitors showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu. This is part three of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in the bracket. This is Nathiely De Jesus.

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