Brandon’s First-Ever Submission Only Grappling event takes place tomorrow evening at the WMCA. The evening features some of Manitoba’s most-skilled Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts from 14 different gyms including Joe “El’ Dirte” Doerksen who earlier in his career had a number of fights in the UFC.
A total of 18 matches are scheduled to take place followed by the Quintet Team Competition. This is a five man team event, with a maximum weight limit total for team. Each team sends in one member for a five minute match, if one competitor gets submitted he is eliminated, winner stays in and loosing team sends in next competitor. If there is no submission after 5 minutes both athletes are eliminated and 2 new contestants enter. This format is followed till one man standing.
The event is being presented by Wamma Brandon and organized and run by top students and the administration team.