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Andre Porfirio Joins IBJJF Grand Prix

Jul 26, 2022

Following the withdrawal of Gabriel Arges due to injury, the IBJJF announced that Andre Porfirio of Fight Sports will replace him in the black belt medium-heavyweight GP on August 12.

Two-time IBJJF world champ Arges announced he would not be able to compete due to a knee injury suffered in the training leading up to the event.

Porfirio, the 2021 IBJJF Pan black belt champion in the medium-heavyweight division, represents Fight Sports and trains out of Miami.

The winner of the GP will claim a $10,000 cash prize. Watch it live on FloGrappling on August 12.