Fight Announcement! We have a new opponent for Dillon Danis. Checkmat standout Jackson Sousa steps in to fight Dillon Danis in a no gi bout at Polaris 4. Expect fireworks as neither of these fighters is known for taking a backwards step. Live tickets are on sale now and selling fast. Polaris 4, October 29. www.polaris-pro.org Pay per view will be available through our homepage. @dillondanis @jacksousabjj @lighthousepoole #Bjj #jiujitsu #polaris #polaris4 #p4
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).