LAS VEGAS – UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, today announced it will close out its 2021 live event schedule with three action-packed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) events that will feature many of the finest grapplers in the sport. All three events will be streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS to subscribers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.
EVENT SCHEDULE (LISTED BY DATE)
UFC FIGHT PASS Invitational
Thursday, December 16 @ at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT
The inaugural UFC FIGHT PASS Invitational will stream live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas, marking the first time a combat sports event has been held in the facility beyond a UFC or Dana White’s Contender Series event.
The UFC FIGHT PASS Invitational will feature a four-team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu elimination tournament comprising several of the top MMA promotions showcased on UFC FIGHT PASS, including LFA, CFFC (Cage Fury FC), Fury FC, and James Krause’s FAC (Fighting Alliance Championship). Each team will have four members, with a UFC veteran acting as team captain. Athletes will be named to teams based on their respective connections to each promotion.
A $25,000 cash prize will be awarded to the winning team.
The UFC FIGHT PASS Invitational will also offer several ‘superfights’ featuring notable MMA athletes and stars of the BJJ world, including: UFC lightweight Bobby Green; BJJ Black Belt Andy Varela; BJJ phenom Danielle Kelley; BJJ Black Belt Alexa Yanex; former UFC champion Ben Henderson; and former UFC welterweight Ben Saunders
Eddie Bravo’s Combat Jiu-Jitsu 16-Man Featherweight Championship
Sunday, December 19 @ at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Streaming live from Cancún, Mexico, the worlds of MMA and BJJ collide, as this event will feature a massive “superfight” headlined by big names from both sports.
Super Fight Main Event
UFC’s all-time wins leader, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone takes on one of the best grapplers of his generation, Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Craig Jones.
Eddie Bravo’s Combat Jiu-Jitsu 16-Man Featherweight Championship will also offer a Featherweight Tournament featuring grapplers from MMA promotions Lux and Fury FC, as well former participants of Dana White’s Contender Series.
Fury Pro Grappling 3
Sunday, December 30 @ at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Live from Philadelphia, Fury Pro 3 features a BJJ event loaded with current and former UFC and BJJ stars.
The main event will feature UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas squaring off with BJJ phenom Danielle Kelly.
Additional athletes schedule to appear on the stacked card, include: UFC featherweight Chase Hooper; UFC lightweight Renato Mociano; UFC middleweight Kevin Holland; UFC welterweight Neil Magny; UFC welterweight Sean Brady; UFC middleweight Andre Petroski; UFC featherweight Patrick Sabatini; and rising combat sports star Bo Nickel.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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