SUG 27 Results and Video Highlights: Mason Fowler Retains Title Against Gabriel Checco

Submission Underground (SUG) absolute champion Mason Fowler has now successfully defended his title nine times. On Sunday at SUG 27, Fowler took on SUG veteran Gabriel Checco and yet again walked away with his belt. And in the co-main event, Bellator MMA and former SUG tag team champion Cris Lencioni

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SUG 27: Mason Fowler vs. Gabriel Checco Full Card Line-Up and Preview

Submission Underground (SUG) 27 will take place on Sunday, October 10, and will be headlined by a title match between reigning SUG champion Mason Fowler and Gabriel Checco. In the co-main event, Bellator MMA veteran Ian Butler will take on former SUG title challenger Andy Varela. View the full SUG

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SUG Champ Amanda Loewen Is Ready for WNO: ‘That’s my preferred ruleset’

On September 25, the long-reigning Submission Underground (SUG) champion Amanda Loewen will make her Who’s Number One (WNO) debut at the WNO Championships. A black belt for nearly eight full years, she is stepping into the deep end of the women’s heavyweight division where she’ll be facing the world’s absolute

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Demian Maia Not Ready to Retire Yet, Plans to Compete in Jiu-Jitsu

On June 12 at UFC 263, Demian Maia lost a decision to surging welterweight contender Belal Muhammad. Following the fight, UFC president Dana White indicated that it was “probably” Maia’s last fight. Maia, who turns 44-years old in November, isn’t ready to call it quits just yet. In a recent

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SUG 26 Results and Highlights: Pedro Marinho Submitted in Main Event

Submission Underground (SUG) 26 took place on Sunday, August 15, and was headlined by a tag team jiu-jitsu match featuring accomplished competitor Pedro Marinho. In what would be a significant upset, Marinho’s Gracie Barra tag team lost, with Marinho being the only competitor to be submitted. Lower on the card,

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SUG 26 Preview: Pedro Marinho in Tag Team Action, UFC Flyweights Clash

Submission Underground (SUG) 26 will take place on Sunday, August 15. The card is headlined by a tag team match-up involving top jiu-jitsu competitor Pedro Marinho. Lower on the card, longtime SUG veteran Gabriel Checco will take on current UFC light heavyweight Danilo Marques, and former UFC flyweight title contender

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SUG 25 Results and Highlights: Pedro Marinho Guillotines Andy Varela in Regulation

On Sunday, Submission Underground (SUG) 25 took place live from Portland, OR. In the main event, Pedro Marinho capped off an excellent weekend of competition with a submission win over former SUG title challenger and 10th Planet black belt Andy Varela. Marinho made his SUG debut just a few weeks

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SUG 25 Full Card Line-Up and Preview: Can Andy Varela Spring the Upset Against Pedro Marinho?

Submission Underground (SUG) 25 takes place on Sunday, July 18. In the main event, Pedro Marinho will make his second SUG appearance when he takes on former SUG title challenger Andy Varela. And in the co-main event, veteran competitor Edwin Najmi will face UFC and Bellator veteran Jeremy Kennedy. Below

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SUG 24 Results and Highlights: Kyle Boehm Wins Tournament, Amanda Loewen Retains Title

On Sunday, Submission Underground (SUG) held SUG 24, featuring an eight-man tournament with $10,000 and a shot at champion Mason Fowler on the line. Kyle Boehm won the tournament on a pair of regulation heel hooks and, in the finals, a submission on Pedro Marinho in overtime. And in the

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Everything You Need to Know About the Submission Underground Absolute Tournament

On Sunday, June 27, Submission Underground (SUG) will hold an eight-man absolute tournament featuring some of the top submission-only grapplers and jiu-jitsu players in the world. The tournament winner will walk away with two things: a fresh check for $10,000 and a guaranteed shot at SUG champion Mason Fowler’s title.

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