On March twentieth, the Sapateiro Invitational will start, with numerous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes going at it for delight and cash. Headlining the evening is Emilio Hernandez vs Jon Calenstine in what has been dubbed, ‘Battle for the axe’. It is because the winner receives $1000, a title belt and a custom-made axe. In a contemporary twist, prize cash will also be claimed within the type of bitcoin.
In an period that options lots of superfights, it’s good to see little touches like this that make occasions stand out a bit extra. The principle occasion is a no-time restrict, nogi, no factors affair in no gi, so you may anticipate to see a lot of submission makes an attempt and grappling with out concern between two very distinguished black belts. The whole occasion will also be guess on, as a part of F2W’s betting promotion.
Elsewhere, it options different superfight specialists reminiscent of Emil Fischer, Rene Sousa, Werther Marciales and lots of, many others so it’s set to be fairly a marathon of pure Jiu Jitsu. This occasion can also be primarily based in Florida and is $30 per ticket, with matches beginning at 5PM. On-line viewers may also buy tickets by PPV.
On a closing, side-note…it’s good to see a return to regular for grappling occasions. While we could not fairly be absolutely again into the swing of issues, it’s occasions like this that assist get the ball rolling. In typical Pandemic-fashion, it’s both held in Texas or Florida and that may do for now. Nevertheless, do not forget that it received’t be lengthy till BJJ tournaments and grand prix occasions are again on virtually each weekend which is able to implausible for opponents, promoters and followers in every single place. With this in thoughts, lets all hope the Sapateiro Invitational provides us an evening to recollect.