Dillon Danis to take on Jakson Souza at Polaris 4 Oct. 29

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Marcelinho Garcia pupil Dillon Danis has a new opponent announced for his Polaris 4 bout, slated to take place in Poole, England. Brazilian black-belt Jackson Souza will replace Richie Martinez in the no-gi duel.

Dillon Danis coaches featherweight UFC champ Conor McGregor in BJJ. Danis has been collecting strong results in grappling events lately.

Jackson Souza is a black-belt under Ricardinho Vieira who is a world no-gi champion. This year the Checkmat athlete finished second at the Worlds and won the European Championship.

Besides this match, the organiztion announced a fight between sitting two-time absolute BJJ champion Dominyka Obelenyte and England’s Yas Wilson, who is coached by Roger Gracie. This will be a fight in the gi with a 15-minute time limit.

Polaris had already announced AJ Agazarm vs. Ikuhisa Minowa and Masakazu Imanari vs. Denny Prokopos (no-gi), as well as Vitor Shaolin vs. Fernando Tererê (15-minute, gi).

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