FloSports Extends Partnership with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation To Live Stream Major Events
FloSports has a new agreement with the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) to live stream the biggest IBJJF events and championships through 2018 exclusively on FloGrappling.com.
The new agreement will stretch FloSports’ partnership with the IBJJF to four years after they began working together in October 2015 at the Pan Jiu Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship. The next event in the partnership is the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Irvine, Calif., March 15-19, 2017, featuring top black belts and defending champions such as Leandro Lo and Mackenzie Dern.
“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with the IBJJF to provide jiu-jitsu fans with global access to the top competitions in the world,” says FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani. “IBJJF competitions are the most competitive and prestigious jiu-jitsu events, and we’re excited to showcase the best of the best.”
The full list of the IBJJF competitions to be aired on FloGrappling.com are:
World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship – May 31 – June 4, 2017 in Long Beach, CA & 2018 Event
World Master Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship – August 24-26, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV & 2018 Event
Grand Prix – August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV
Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship – (2017 and 2018)
World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship – (2017 and 2018)
European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2018
Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2018
Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2018
“FloGrappling.com is the No. 1 site in the world for live coverage of jiu-jitsu, and we’re happy to continue showcasing our biggest events on this platform,” says IBJJF Events Director Andre Fernandes. “There is no more global sport than jiu-jitsu, so we’re happy to reach a worldwide audience of fans through this agreement.”
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