Heavyweight grappler representing Checkmat. A student of Ricardo Vieira and a product of the Fight Zone gym in Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Jackson Sousa dos Santos hails from the nearby favela Cantagalo, home to many great jiu-jitsu fighters.
Grappling Bulletin: Coral Belt Yvonne Duarte Makes Jiu-Jitsu History
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GrappleFest 9: Tayane & Ffion To Tangle In Openweight Affair
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FloGrappling Official Seeding Predictions For 99KG
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Four Must-See First-Round Matches At The Marianas Open
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Miyao, Canuto, Bahiense Earn Gold At Abu Dhabi London Grand Slam
Mar 11, 2018By Michael Sears The fifth and final Grand Slam of the 2017-2018 UAEJJF season came to a close on Sunday night in London, with over $125,000 in cash prizes on the line and up to 200 ranking points. The Copper Box Arena at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosted two days of nonstop action, culminating in the black belt finals. The UAEJJF season wraps up at the Abu Dhabi World Pro on April 24-28. Here is a recap of the men’s final matches.
Abu Dhabi London Grand Slam Black Belt Previews
Mar 11, 2018By Michael Sears