PJ Barch, William Tackett Added to Stacked Team USA for Polaris Squads

The rosters for the upcoming Polaris Squads event continue to fill in, as a handful of grapplers have been announced for the July 17 team grappling competition. The promotion recently announced the additions of PJ Barch and William Tackett to Team USA, and Bradley Hill and Tom Halpin to Team

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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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JT Torres, Edwin Najmi to Represent Team USA at Polaris Squads

Team-based grappling will return to a big stage this summer with the third installment of Polaris Squads on July 17. And for the first time, the United States will be represented to take on some of the UK and Ireland’s best grapplers. Those teams are already starting to take shape,

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Jake Shields to Face Kyle Chambers at Submission Underground 22

Long-time submission grappling and MMA veteran Jake Shields is set to return to action when he faces Kyle Chambers on the main card of Submission Underground (SUG) 22. The event is scheduled for April 25. The bout was announced via the SUG Instagram. View this post on Instagram A post

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Andy Varela to Challenge Mason Fowler at Submission Underground 22

At Submission Underground (SUG) 21 on March 29, 10th Planet black belt Andy Varela survived some scary moments to defeat Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii via escape time. As promised, the win secured Varela’s spot as the number one contender to SUG absolute champion Mason Fowler‘s title. The promotion has

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Roberto Jimenez and Others Announced for Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds

A young grappling phenom will be trying his hand (pun intended) at combat jiu-jitsu. Eddie Bravo, the founder and creator of combat jiu-jitsu, announced that 20-year old Roberto Jimenez will join Nathan Orchard, CJJ lightweight champion Tye Ruotolo, and CJJ welterweight champion Kody Steele at the Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds welterweight

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Mason Fowler vs. Richie Martinez to Headline Submission Underground 21

In 2020, Submission Underground (SUG) was one of the few grappling promotions to hold consistent events. After a couple of months off, the promotion has announced its first event in 2021; Mason Fowler will defend his SUG title against Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez in the main event of Submission Underground 21

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