The World of BJJ: What’s Coming Up in December 2021

We’ve acquired you coated for all of your BJJ-related information and upcoming occasions for December 2021. Take a look at what the BJJ world has in retailer for you!


F2W 189 (3 December 2021)

One of many busiest (if not the busiest) skilled grappling organizations, Struggle to Win, returns to Denver with one other nice card.

Listed below are a couple of of the matches which have been introduced thus far:

  •     Hugo Marques vs Jackson Nagai
  •     Edwin “Junny” Ocasio vs Hiago George
  •     Michael Liera Jr. vs PJ Barch

Who do you see popping out on prime in every of those matchups?

Take a look at the F2W Instagram web page for extra information on outcomes and upcoming occasions.


Emerald Metropolis Invitational #3 (4 December 2021)

Emerald Metropolis Invitational is again with one other stacked event – this time, it’s a 185lb no-gi Grand Prix. One other $10,000 prize is up for grabs, together with one other flashy championship belt!

This group is shortly establishing itself as one of many premier skilled grappling reveals on the scene proper now. 

At Emerald Metropolis Invitational #1, JP Barch submitted all 4 of his opponents to assert the 170lb title. At Emerald Metropolis Invitational #2, Gianni Grippo beat Kennedy Maciel to win the 145lb title. 

Listed below are the rivals for the 185lb event thus far:

  •     Oliver Taza
  •     Izaak Michell
  •     Nick Ronan
  •     Giancarlo Bodoni
  •     Dante Leon
  •     Jon Clean
  •     Jon Piersma
  •     Josh Hayden
  •     Andre Petroski
  •     Sean Yadimarco
  •     Alan Sanchez
  •     Calvin Tracey
  •     Isaiah Wright
  •     John Combs
  •     Matteo Martinez (Qualifier Winner)
  •     Steve Kasten (Qualifier Runner-Up)

Who do you’ve got coming away with $10,000 and a brand new championship belt?

Take a look at the Emerald Metropolis Invitational Instagram web page for extra updates on the cardboard.


Grapple Kings 6 (5 December 2021)

Three championship titles will likely be up for grabs on December 5th as Grapple Kings hosts what they name “the largest [grappling] card ever dropped at Eire” in an Instagram put up.

In the primary occasion, Ashley Williams takes on Robert Degle for the sunshine heavyweight title. Within the co-main occasion, Rosa Walsh faces Ashley Bendle for the light-weight title. And likewise on the primary card, Tom Bacher meets Shane Fishman for the light-weight title.

Listed below are all of the matchups happening on the primary card:

  •     Ashley Williams vs Robert Degle (LHW title)
  •     Rosa Walsh vs Ashley Bendle (LW title)
  •     Tom Bacher vs Shane Fishman (LW title)
  •     Kamil Wilk vs Joshua Williams
  •     Myles Prive vs Chris Rees
  •     Paul Redmond vs Chris Walsh
  •     Hugo Borim vs Tom Barry
  •     Honza Stach vs Jamie Dicks
  •     Ciaran Brohan vs Tom Tovey
  •     Mick Brennan vs Tom Cellamare
  •     Laura Pereti vs Priscila Batista (gi)
  •     Damien Dowling vs Sebastian Kozok

The occasion will happen stay from the Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise, Eire. You may stream the occasion stay on FloGrappling.

Take a look at the Grapple Kings Instagram web page for extra updates on the cardboard.


Fury Grappling (9 December 2021)

Jon Jones lately introduced on Twitter that he can be competing in opposition to Bellator fighter and former Skilled Wrestler Jack Hager in a grappling match on December 9th at Fury Grappling.

Hager responded and stated {that a} deal had not but been agreed upon, however that he was open to a dialogue.


IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championship (9-12 December 2021)

The IBJJF Gi World Championships will lastly return after greater than two years of postponements and cancellations. Whereas there’s a lot to be enthusiastic about, there will even be loads that’s completely different about this version of the IBJJF Mundials.

For starters, the event is not going to be held on the iconic and beloved Walter Pyramid in Lengthy Seashore, California – the place the occasion has been held yearly since 2007. As a substitute, this 12 months’s version of the championships will happen on the Anaheim Conference Centre. What’s extra, athletes should modify their already shaken-up competitors schedules, as most are accustomed to the World Championships happening in Could-June, not December.

With a bunch of returning champions not registered to compete, we’re certain to see an assortment of latest gold medalists within the black belt divisions this 12 months.

Do you’ve got any predictions? Who will name themselves a black belt world champion in 2021?

Take a look at the entire IBBJF calendar for more information about this and different upcoming occasions because the 12 months involves an finish.


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In the event you weren’t already excited for BJJ within the month of December, you ought to be now.

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