KASAI will crown its inaugural World Bantamweight Champion in the Grappling Event of the Summer

‘KASAI Pro 6’ will take place in Atlantic City, NJ on August 17th

May 20th– New York City, NY – KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (“KASAI”) today announces ‘KASAI Pro 6’, scheduled for Saturday, August 17th at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. ‘KASAI Pro 6’ will feature its first World Bantamweight (135lb) Championship Tournament, as well as numerous compelling superfight matchups which will be announced shortly.

So far, five fighters have been signed to compete in the KASAI World Bantamweight Championship Tournament. They include:

  • Geo Martinez
  • Joao Miyao
  • Jon Calestine
  • Ethan Crelinsten
  • Ashley Williams

“The best Bantamweights in the world will be competing in this tournament” said KASAI CEO Rich Byrne. “The names we have lined up and will announce soon are truly special. Get ready for the ‘grappling event of the summer!’.”

The eighth spot “Golden Ticket” for the World Bantamweight Championship Tournament will belong to a competitor that passed through KASAI’s new qualifier process. There will be four separate qualifier tournaments at different locations throughout the nation. Texas, California, New York, and Florida. 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. The qualifiers will take place at the following locations with their respective links to register:

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