In just over a week’s time, the seventh addition of Polaris Pro Grappling returns to the indigo at the 02 in London with another star-studded card.
As one of the highlights of the Jiu Jitsu calendar, Polaris consistently produces a night of unparalleled action with some of the biggest names and upcoming talents on the circuit. As a staple of the UK scene, these events also provide a platform for competitors to break through as the next stars of the sport.
Polaris 7 promises to continue this trend. The featured prelims showcase 2 Gi and 4 No-Gi match ups with a dynamic range of varied styles. With the stage warmed up, the main card comes into play and produces some of the most fascinating matches on any Polaris card to date.
Since Craig Jones submitted Jake Shields in Polaris 6 to claim the inaugural Polaris Middleweight Championship, the introduction of championships has added an extra slice of competition. At Polaris 7, two more belts will begin their story as the event stages the semi finals for tournaments for the Featherweight and Welterweight titles.
The main event also features two huge stars as mutltiple World Champion and BJJ pioneer Gregor Gracie takes on black belt and UFC superstar Gilbert Burns in a can’t miss match-up.
The full card is as follows:
Miha Perhavec v Jamie Scott (NOGI, 85kg Catchweight)
Dominic Debiec v Pedro Bessa (GI, 80kg Catchweight)
Eoghan O’Flanagan v Thomas Caughey (NOGI, 80kg Catchweight)
Oliver Lovell v Yousuf Nabi (GI 74kg Catchweight)
Lloyd Cooper v Kieran Davern (NOGI, 80kg Catchweight)
Tom Halpin v Igor Terreco (NOGI, 68kg Catchweight)
Gregor Gracie v Gilbert Burns (NOGI, 85kg Catchweight)
Nicky Ryan v Phil Harris (NOGi, Featherweight)
Lachlan Giles v Oliver Taza (NOGI, Welterweight)
Ross Nicholls v Nathan Orchard (NOGI, Welterweight)
Masakazu Imanari v Ash Williams (NOGI, Featherweight)
Samantha Cook v Venla Luukkonen (NOGI, Over 55kg Ladies)
With a host of intriguing match ups and fascinating permutations this promises to be one of the most intense Polaris cards to date. From our involvement with Polaris, as well as a night of packed action, the buzz and atmosphere in the arena always contributes to a memorable night.
If you'd like to get involved, you can still buy your ticket to Polaris 7 by following this link!