Sunday, September 9th @ 11am
20 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT, 06106

Join Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for an afternoon of outdoor Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu matches. We will be setting up our 20 foot cage in the parking lot outside our gym, for this event. This will be a great opportunity to gain some competitive experience in a friendly and controlled setting. Match ups will be made based upon weight, skill level, experience and coaches’ recommendation.
We will also be having food and drink with the BBQ grill going all day long, so bring your appetite! There will be comfortable seating arrangements, as well as areas where you can stand, if you’d prefer. 20$ for spectators, Children 12 yrs old and under are FREE with a paying adult.

***Again, this event is open to students of a wide variety of skill levels, but is encouraged to those seeking experience.

*Unless agreed upon by both participants, all grappling fights will be gi and both competitors will be the same belt rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Matches will be 5 minutes in length for all white and blue belt competitors and 6 minutes in length for all competitors purple and above. COMPETITORS WILL FOLLOW THE SAME RULES SET FORTH BY THE INTERNATIONAL BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU FEDERATION.

*All Muay Thai competitors must bring proper headgear, shin guards, mouthpiece, and groin protection. All fights will be 3 rounds, 2 minutes per round, with a minute rest in between rounds. Each competitor is allowed no more than 2 cornermen and is encouraged to grease cage side, if needed.

If you are interested in competing please have your coach contact Matt Bessette at mattymangler@gmail.com or private message through Facebook. (Positions are limited for competitors, so act swiftly!)


Matt Bessette and Russell Leak
“Train like an Underdog, fight like a champion.”