KASAI Announces Pro Qualifier for ‘KASAI Pro 6’

Nationwide search for Jiu-Jitsu’s next Bantamweight stars will take place in four different cities.

May 23rd– New York City, NY – KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (“KASAI”) today announces the Pro Qualifier for the World Bantamweight Championship Tournament (135lbs) at ‘KASAI Pro 6’. There will be four separate qualifying tournaments held at locations throughout the nation over the course of two weekends in June.

  • June 8th – Austin, Texas – Cooper MMA – 2pm
  • June 9th – Solana Beach, California – Studio 540 – 2pm
  • June 15th – NYC – Renzo Gracie Fight Academy – 2pm
  • June 16th – Orlando, Florida – Fabin Rosa BJJ Academy 12pm

The winners of each region will win all-expenses paid travel to compete in semi-final and final matches on the big stage at ‘KASAI Super Series Orlando’ on Thursday July 4th at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Hotel & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The Pro Qualifier Champion will be granted the eighth spot at the KASAI Pro 6 World Bantamweight Championship Tournament on August 17th in Atlantic City, NJ.

All matches will be ten minutes using the KASAI Points System with Golden Score Overtime.

Participant entry fee – $40

“Our goal is to find the next big star” said KASAI President Rolles Gracie. “The winner will be invited to compete in our upcoming ‘KASAI Pro 6’ event to compete against some of the biggest names in our sport. Just look at our previous qualifier winners including Junny Ocasio, Matheus Lutes, Nick Calvanese, and Pedro Marinho. KASAI’s Pro Qualifier is a fast-track to Jiu-Jitsu stardom.”