Polaris Squads is a revolutionary new team format grappling event with the aim of bringing the excitement and camaraderie of team sports, to grappling. The event will featured Team UK & Ireland against Team Europe, with a superfight at half time. The Superfight will be a 10-minute feature bout between our women’s champion Ffion Davies and Polish challenger Magdalena Loska, under the Polaris Superfight rules. Broadcast on UFC Fight Pass at 8pm UK time Sunday 27 September.

On April 4th, Polaris returns to the International Convention Center in Newport, Wales with a stacked show. Unlike previous events, Polaris 13 will be focused around a one-night tournament featuring some of the biggest names in the world of submission grappling. The Absolute Grand Prix features some Polaris regulars as well as some promotional debutants, let’s meet the athletes: Nick Rodriguez Nathan Orchard Mike Perez Adam Wardzinski Freddie Vosgrone Patrick Gaudio Kaynan Duarte & Polaris GP trials winner; Nick Ronan

Doors open - 4.00pm Doors to seats - 4.45pm First fight - 5pm Prelims end - 7.30pm Main card start - 8pm Show ends - Approx 10/10.30pm Polaris 11 brings the worlds most exciting grappling event to Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. This card features Ffion Davies' first title defence as she looks to avenge a previous defeat on EBI to the dangerous Talita Alencar. Mansher 'Munch' Khera also has his first title defence against the late replacement but incredibly game Edwin Najmi, in what will be a epic battle for the Welterweight gold. Cage Warriors' Paddy Pimblett makes his promotional debut again UFC veteran Stevie Ray, with his stablemate Chris Fishgold looking to get back to winning ways against Scramble Academy Leeds' grappling instructor; Liam Cann. Tommy Langaker looks to continue his run of electrifying performances against his toughest test to date, Marcos Tinoco. The heavyweights make up the rest of the main card, with Olympic gold medallist Satoshii Ishii trying to implement his game against Polaris veteran Arya Esfandmaz. ADCC qualifiers Nick Rodriguez and Ben Dyson battle it out to get momentum and make a claim for contending for the inaugral heavyweight crown. This looks to be one of the...