The New York Times Investigates Fight Sports Sexual Assault Allegations

One of the most prominent and respected news sources in the world has turned its attention to the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. On Tuesday, the New York Times published an article about Fight Sports, Fight Sports owner Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, and the various allegations of sexual assault and misconduct related

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Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu Announces New Guidelines to Address Misconduct at Fight Sports

On Tuesday, Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu announced new guidelines for addressing misconduct within his affiliation, Fight Sports. The announcement comes weeks after news came to light regarding the sexual assault case of former Fight Sports black belt Marcel Goncalvez. Abreu had previously announced a plan to deal with instances of misconduct

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Jackson Sousa Suspended from Checkmat, Dropped by Sponsor Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Amid numerous allegations of sexual harassment and a pattern of sexually inappropriate behavior, black belt competitor Jackson Sousa has been suspended by Checkmat, released from associations with gyms, and dropped by one of his sponsors, Shoyoroll. The allegations against Sousa, made by multiple women, describe Sousa as being predatory, manipulative,

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