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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.


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How Jackson Sousa Plans To Deal With Dan Strauss at Grapplefest After 6-Month Layoff

Jun 30, 2020

Checkmat black belt Jackson Sousa is back in action on Grapplefest 9 and he's taking on the notorious stongman Daniel Strauss. We spoke to Jack ahead of his first match since January to find out how he's prepping for the match.