After what was simply a fantastic night of Jiu-Jitsu at Indigo at the O2 in London we have our results from the evening. Dark Matches Tom Caughey def. Jack Tyley by Decision Marcus Phelan def. Chris Newman by Decision Preliminary Card Pedro Dias def. Nobuhiro Sawada by Decision Arya Esfandmaz def. Jamie Hughes by Submission (bow and arrow choke) Ash Amos def. Ed Ingamells by Decision Tarik Hopstock def. Eoghan O'Flanagan by Submission (straight ankle lock) Tommy Langaker def. Sebastian Broche by Submission (collar choke) Main Card Eduardo 'Teta' Rios def. Santeri Lilius by Decision Michael Perez def. Darragh O'Conaill by Decision Ethan Crelinsten def. Tom Halpin by Submission (arm bar) Vagner Rocha def. Ross Nicholls by Decision Ffion Davies def. Gezary Matuda by Submission (arm triangle) Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Jake Shields by Decision The full action packed replay is available now exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, where you can see the moment we crowned our very first female Polaris champion, as well as our number one contender match for the Welterweight belt.
New York, March 7, 2019 – For the first time in Polaris Grappling history, betting odds will be offered on Polaris 9, the World’s Most Exciting Pro Jiu Jitsu Event, taking place at the O2 Arena in London, England. MyBookie.ag oddsmaker David Strauss was attracted to the event, given the growing popularity of Mixed Martial Arts and the disciplines contained within. “Being able to secure a deal with UFC Fight Pass was a big step forward for the Polaris Grappling League.” said Strauss. “It brought their event to our attention, and that of many other fight fans. It only made sense to offer betting on this growing MMA discipline.” The headline fight features former UFC fighter Jake Shields going up against rising Bellator star Rafael Lovato Jr. “I expect Shields will take most of the action given his name recognition, but should they look at Rafael’s 9-0 record as a professional fighter, they may quickly realize the -180 price on MyBookie.ag is too good to be true.” The first event offered by MyBookie.ag, Polaris 9, take place on March 15th, 2019 at The Indigo at the O2 Arena in London. The card features 8 preliminary bouts with 6 more on the Main...
We are very pleased to announce the full running order and finalised match-ups for our first event of 2019. Here is your full main card. Jake Shields vs Rafael Lovato JR Ffion Davies vs Gezary Matuda Ross Nicholls vs Vagner Rocha Tom Halpin vs Ethan Crelinsten Darragh O'Connaill vs Mike Perez Santeri Lilius vs Eduardo Teta Rios Prelims Tommy Langaker vs Sebastian Brosche Eoghan O'Flanagan vs Tarik Hopstock Ed Ingamells vs Ash Amos Fred Vosgrone vs Halldor Logi Valsson Jamie Hughes vs Arya Esfandmaz Nobuhiro Sawada vs Pedro Dias Marcus Phelan vs Chris Newman Jack Tyley vs Tom Caughey Polaris 9 is on Friday March 15th.Doors open: 18:00In-venue only matches: 18:30Preliminary Card: 19:00Main Card: 21:00 Venue: indigo at The O2Live and exclusive on UFC Fight Pass
The main card for Polaris 9 has been finalised. Taking place at The Indigo at the 02 Arena in London, we have some amazing matches to look forward to. Featuring: Jake Shields Vs Rafael Lovato Jr. Ffion Davies Vs Gezary Matuda Ross Nicholls Vs Vagner Rocha Tom Halpin Vs Ethan Crelinston Santeri Lilius Vs Teta Rios Darragh O'Connaill Vs Mike Perez *Oder of bouts TBA Polaris 9 is on Friday 15th March. Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/Polaris9Tickets Alternatively, it is available to stream live exclusively through UFC Fight Pass
In a highly anticipated match for the Polaris under 55kg womens belt, Ffion Davies takes on Gezary Matuda. In what will be an epic clash of styles this should prove to be a Jiu-Jitsu match for the ages. Will the young Ffion be able to take out Gezary and secure the gold? Or will Gezarys experience prove to be too much? There's only one way to find out. Polaris 9 takes place at Indigo at the 02 Arena, on Friday March 15th and can be streamed live only from UFC Fight Pass. Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/Polaris9Tickets
We are incredibly excited to welcome Rafael Lovato Jr. to the Polaris stage, where he will be taking on fellow American Jiu Jitsu pioneer, Jake Shields. Lovato is an undefeated MMA fighter and a very accomplished grappler. Jake Shields is one of the most famous American exponents of submission grappling both in pro jiu jitsu and in MMA. This should be an epic clash of styles! For tickets to this amazing night of Jiu-Jitsu check here: http://bit.ly/Polaris9Tickets
Polaris 9 is back on Friday March 15th at the Indigo 02 in London. Tickets are available now: http://bit.ly/Polaris9Tickets Doors open: 18:00 In-venue only matches: 18:30 Preliminary Card: 19:00 Main Card: 21:00 We have made the bottom floor standing room only, giving an excellent view of the stage compared to seating on the bottom floor. For those who want to sit, the balcony is available. The top tier of tickets gets you access to the private bar, where there will also be a brief after party where you can relax with the show producers and athletes. Standing tickets: £20* Seated balcony tickets: £40* Kings Row VIP tickets: £80* *Plus booking fees.
POLARIS 8 - WORLD-LEADING GRAPPLING PROMOTION END OF YEAR SPECTACULAR WILL CROWN 3 CHAMPIONS Will Craig Jones become the first ever Polaris two-division champion? Light Heavyweight Championship Match Keenan Cornelius vs Craig Jones (Middleweight Champion) Welterweight Match Vagner Rocha vs Benson Henderson Welterweight Championship Match Ross Nicholls vs Marcin Held Heavyweight Match Satoshi Ishii vs Dan Strauss Featherweight Championship Match Nicky Ryan vs Masakazu Imanari Catchweight Gi Match Pedro Bessa vs Santeri Lilius Dated: 14 November 2018, United Kingdom Polaris® 8, the end of year spectacular from world-leading professional jiu jitsu promotion Polaris, will be streamed live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass® on Sunday, December 9th from the Ice Arena in Wales. The main event sees breakout star Craig Jones move up in weight to challenge one of the most successful jiu jitsu athletes the United States has ever produced in Keenan Cornelius. Jones, the current Polaris middleweight champion, believes he can beat the American and become the first ever two-division weight class champion of Polaris. "Keenan has blue hair and invented the 'worm guard' - who doesn't want to see this man lose?" says Jones, who trains out of Absolute MMA in Melbourne, Australia. Keenan hails from the...
The epic Polaris 8 main card is finalised! Check it out here, don't forget to visit the Polaris 8 Event Page for all the details on tickets and how to watch online. Keenan Cornelius vs Craig Jones (Light Heavyweight Belt Match) Vagner Rocha vs Benson Henderson Satoshi Ishii vs Dan Strauss Nicky Ryan vs Masakazu Imanari (Featherweight belt match) Ross Nicholls vs Marcin Held (Welterweight belt match) Pedro Bessa vs Santeri Lilius
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Polaris 8 on the 9th December at the Ice Arena Cardiff will see Renzo Gracie’s Nicky Ryan face off against Wales’ Ashley Williams for the Polaris Featherweight Belt. Tickets are available now Click here.
The Polaris Dream Team: Craig Jones, Dan Strauss, Gregor Gracie, Marcin Held and now Vitor Shaolin will be in Las Vegas for Quintet 3. We will be facing Team Alpha Male, Team Sakuraba, and Team 10th Planet, the winners of Quintet 2. We have Team 10th Planet in the first round. There will also be superfights, including Hideo Tokoro (owner of the famous Imanari-roll armbar from Quintet 1) vs Nicky Ryan, and Frank MIr vs Satoshi Ishii. QUINTET 3 at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Oct. 5th. Doors open at 6pm, event starts at 7. Tickets available at ticketmaster (https://buff.ly/2NWUu2h) Polaris fans receive a 10% discount on tickets with the following code: POL020 And of course, you can catch all the action on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Cage Warriors 100 PLUS the final of the Cage Warriors Academy Grand Prix final will go down on one night – December 8th in Cardiff’s Ice Arena – with Polaris 8 closing the weekend in the same venue on Sunday 9th. Cage Warriors, Europe’s leading MMA promotion and Polaris, hosts of ‘the world’s most exciting pro Jiu Jitsu event’, have teamed up in a ground-breaking partnership to offer fight fans one incredible weekend to end 2018. The Cage Warriors Academy (CWA) Grand Prix final will open up the action on Saturday, and will feature the finalists who have battled their way to the top spot throughout 2018. Cage Warriors President Graham Boylan created the tournament to scope out the top amateur talent on the continent, and is now just months away from crowning 2018 Grand Prix champions in seven weight divisions. Cage Warriors will then host their final event of the year, CW100, promising a massive show to close off 2018. Plans are already in place to stack this card with the biggest names on the CW roster. The location is set for Cardiff’s Ice Arena, due to massive ticket sales for CW97 in the same venue on September 29th, an event which is already 70% sold out with 7 weeks to...
Announced for Polaris 7! Nathan Orchard will fight Ross Nicholls, and Oliver Taza will fight Lachlan Giles. This makes up the opening round for our 170lbs / 77.1kg welterweight tournament. The two winners will fight later in the year for the coveted Polaris welterweight belt.
Polaris 7 Tickets ON SALE NOW! July 14 Doors open 16:00 Finish approx 21:30 Easy public transport to and from the venue! New standing tickets introduced at a lower price! Epic fight card to be announced soon! Polaris 7 Event Information **Click Here for tickets**
We at Polaris were honoured to be invited to field a team at the first ever Quintet, and event conceptualised by MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba. The event took a team vs team format, and Polaris dominated on their way to victory. The team was made up of Craig Jones, Caol Uno, Gregor Gracie, Marcin Held and Dan Strauss. We highly recommend you check out the full event replay on UFC Fight Pass. [gallery ids="765,766,767,768,769,770,771,772,773,774,775,776,777,778,779,780,781"]