On this weeks show we recap Polaris 9 headlines by Raphael Lovato Jr. and Jake Shields, and featuring matchups with Vagner Rocha, and Ffion Davies. We recap Fight to Win 105 in Tulsa Oklahoma, and Gilbert Burns vs. Gleison Tibau on Titan FC 53. Plus all the weeks professional BJJ news and top stories affecting the world of professional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The biggest news being that the IBJJF has announced it will finally begin paying its Black Belt World Championship winners based on how many competitions are in the division. We talk about some ADCC ticketing mishaps, and some other grappling news.
Kicking off our recaps we dive into Polaris 9. Which featured a title bout between Ffion Davies vs Gezary Matuda, a number 1 contender match with Vagner Rocha, and a headline match between Raphael Lovato Jr. and Jake Shields; as well as a few other stand out matches to keep an eye on.
After that we recap Fight to Win 105 featuring matches with Isaque Bahiense vs Vitor Oliveira, Hunter Colvin, and more local grapplers.
After that we get into a preview of IBJJF 2019 Pans that features some returning stars and some faces that we have not seen in a while. Gabby Garcia makes her IBJJF major event return, and we see a number of current Black Belt World Champions Shane Jamil Hill Taylor, João & Paulo Miyao in the same weight class for the first time in a while.
That and much more on this weeks episode of the Grappling Rewind Podcast.
Recorded on 3-18-2019