The second ever Polaris Contenders will take place on September 14 at the Sports Wales National Centre, from 14:30. Polaris Contenders is designed to give athletes a clear route from "amateur" to "professional", and a way to fight your way to a spot on Polaris Pro, which is broadcast on UFC Fight Pass. HOW DO I ENTER? To enter the Polaris Contenders, you will need to buy a ticket on this website from 20:00 UK TIME on 9th August 2019. There are 32 tickets per weight class, on sale until the event is sold out. WHAT IS THE FORMAT? For this contenders we will run two weight classes - Lightweight 70.3KG and Light Heavyweight 93KG. This competition is for MALE / ADULT over 18. We will run a womens qualifier in future. Other weight classes will be run at a future time, so please enter the class appropriate for you. Weigh in on arrival / registration on the day. Each weight class will have 32 competitors split into two brackets of 16, single elimination style. No repercharge. The winners of each 16-man bracket will face each other at Polaris 12, which takes place in Wales on November 9th. Second place...
Here is the full main card poster for Polaris 11 - August 31st - Manchester
We have announced three stunning matches for our upcoming card in Manchester. For the first time in Polaris history we have an all-female main event. Our current champion Ffion Davies looks for revenge against the extremely talented and dangerous world champion Talita Alencar. We have never seen these two in a boring fight, so expect non-stop action from start to finish. After a stellar debut on Polaris 10, the beast from the East Coast Nick Rodriguez is ready for his next challenge. Not everybody will say yes to a match with someone like Nick Rodriguez, but the British black belt Ben Dyson instantly agreed and is on a mission to stop the rise of Rodriguez in its tracks. Dyson is on a tear recently, having submitted his way to a place in ADCC, and with a number of submissions on Fight 2 Win under his belt. Rodriguez, a product of South Jersey BJJ and John Danaher, is not phased and plans on another dominant performance at Polaris 11. Olympic Judo Champion Satoshi Ishii returns to the Polaris stage, this time facing off against one of Europe's best in Roger Gracie black belt Arya Esfandmaz. To have an Olympic athlete...
Featherweight (65kg) title holder Nicky Ryan. Def. Phil Harris at Polaris 7 via armbarDef. Masakazu Imanari at Polaris 8 via rear-naked chokeDef. Urijah Faber at Polaris 10 via Judges Decision Lightweight (70kg) title holder Ash Williams. Def. Masakazu Imanari at Polaris 7 via judges decisionDef. Ethan Crelinsten at Polaris 10 via judges decision Welterweight (77kg) title holder Mansher Khera. Def. Lachlan Giles at Polaris 8 via judges decision Middleweight (84kg) title holder Craig Jones Def. Jake Shields at Polaris 6 via HeelhookDef. Matheus Lutes at Polaris 10 via judges decision Light Heavyweight (93kg) title holder Craig Jones Def. Keenan Cornelius at Polaris 8 via judges decision Women's Under 55KG champion Ffion Davies Def. Elvira Karppinen at Polaris 5 via judges decisionDef. Chelsea Leah at Polaris 6 via armbarDef. Gezary Matuda at Polaris 9 via arm triangle
We are pleased to announce that tickets are on sale now for Polaris 11. It will take place at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Saturday 31st August 2019. Manchester is proving to be a hive of British Jiu Jitsu, with many high level gyms in the immediate and surrounding areas. We look forward to bringing some of the best grapplers in the world to this area of England whilst showcasing the local talent on offer. Tickets can be bought here
If you missed the Polaris 10 preliminary stream, you can catch it right here. There were some absolutely epic matches and fast subs, as well as a signature throw from Jeff Lawson. Preliminary Card Kamil Wilk VS Catchweight (68 kg) NOGI Jeremy Skinner Igor Terreco VS Catchweight (63.5 kg) NOGI Phil Harris Andy Roberts VS Catchweight (80 kg) GI Jeff "Ippon" Lawson Craig Ewers VS Catchweight (76 kg) NOGI Luiz Finocchio Konstantinos Chioutakos VS Middleweight (83.9 kg) NOGI Pete Robson Enrique Villasenor VS Catchweight (63 kg) GI Trevor Birmingham Spencer Hewitt VS Catchweight (63 kg) NOGI Michael D'Aguiar
Did you know that you can now place bets on Polaris Pro Grappling, thanks to MyBookie? They have odds up already on all the main card matches. Go take a look, and if you think you know better, why not sign up for an account? Check out our previous videos where Josh Palmer breaks down the betting odds for each main card match. You can sign up and take a look at the betting lines here Watch our videos with Josh Palmer here: Unfortunately MyBookie is not currently available in the UK, but it's something we're working on. Polaris 10 is on Saturday 25th May at The Lighthouse in Poole, UK.
We are very pleased to announce our official sponsors for our tenth event. It's because of sponsors like these that we are able to put on some of the best grappling matches in the World and feature the highest level of athletes within our sport. Our sponsors are: Scramble Scramble have been a staple of the UK BJJ scene for ten years and counting. Specialising in high quality jiu jitsu Gi's, rash guards and accessories, their lifestyle clothing also has a significant stylish look, recognisable all around the globe. Tatami Fightwear Chances are you bought your first ever Gi from Tatami. They have helped develop the sport worldwide since their inception. Known for great value, affordable jiu jitsu equipment and sponsoring some of the best known martial artists in the World, Tatami are your one stop shop for all of your jiu jitsu needs. Canavape CBD Canavape started in a humble business unit in England in 2014 as the first company to offer CBD vape products in Europe. They’re now based in London and sell their products across the globe. They helped to shape the CBD E-Liquid market but also offer a range of other CBD products including CBD oil, supplements, and...
We are very pleased to bring you our full main card for Polaris 10. We are returning to the Lighthouse in Poole for an electric night of grappling. Nicky Ryan Vs Urijah Faber - Featherweight title match Craig Jones Vs Matheus Lutes - Middleweight title match Ethan Crelinsten Vs Ashley Williams - Lightweight title match Miha Perhavec Vs Richie 'Boogeyman' Martinez - Middleweight Brad Pickett Vs Caol Uno - Lightweight Nick Rodriguez Vs Ashley Amos - Catchweight - 105 Kg Tickets are going fast, click here to get yours
Here are the competitors for the first ever Polaris Qualifiers, taking place at BodyPower in Birmingham. The winner of Bracket 1 will face the winner of Bracket 2 on the Polaris 11 preliminary card, August 31, in Manchester, with show fee, transport and accommodation paid (subject to negotiation), broadcast on UFC Fight Pass. 10 minute, no gi, rules are available on our website. Friday - single elimination 8-man tournament Dominic Dillon vs Antanas Jazbutis Nastasa Silviu vs Alex Salisbury Liam Corrigan vs William Stone Thomas Bracher vs Chris Short Saturday - single elimination 8-man tournament Craig McIntosh vs Steve O'Keeffe Jed Hue vs Max Bickerton Dinu Bucalet vs Thomas Grandjean Sebastian Szyszka vs Adam Ellis Look out for the next Qualifier after Polaris 10.