The BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix is official now that the drawing for first spherical matches is full. The 2 favorites, Nicholas Meregali and Felipe Pena have been positioned on reverse sides of the bracket. If this highly-anticipated rematch involves cross, it will likely be for the title of Grand Prix Champion.
However the grand prix bracket is stuffed with potential upsets and immediate classics. We have taken an in depth have a look at the bracket, and a few of the most exciting early matchups.
Felipe Pena vs Luiz Panza
Pena is 4-0 in opposition to Luiz Panza since 2014. He appears to be getting extra environment friendly at beating Panza in each encounter. We will not depend Panza out, however it’s probably that Pena will transfer into the semifinal the place he’ll face the winner of one of the intriguing early matchups of the bracket.
Erberth Santos vs Erich Munis
Erberth Santos and Erich Munis will share the left aspect of the bracket with Pena and Panza. Munis, the younger, thrilling rookie, will tackle Santos, who has been considerably unpredictable over the previous few years. At his finest, he may show too grizzled and too explosive for the youthful Munis. However Munis has an intricate guard, and if his model of play frustrates Santos, that may very well be sufficient for him to win.