‘KASAI Pro 3’ Tickets Go On Sale June 15 at 10am EST
The epic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu event goes down August 18 at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
Taking place on Saturday, August 18 at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in the heart of New York City, ‘KASAI Pro 3’ will feature some of the sport’s greatest grapplers, exciting feature fights and an eight-man no-gi tournament at 170lbs (77.1kg) to crown KASAI’s inaugural World Welterweight Champion. ‘KASAI Pro 3’ also airs live on FloGrappling.
The Manhattan Center is one of New York’s prominent performance venues, presenting musical acts such as Judy Garland, Bob Marley and David Bowie, as well as the debut episode of ‘WWF Monday Night Raw,’ and tapings of NBC hit show ‘America’s Got Talent’. ‘KASAI Pro 3’ will be the first submission grappling event in the location’s entire history.
Tournament grapplers at ‘KASAI Pro 3’ will compete in six-minute bouts across two round-robin brackets. The winners of each bracket will advance to a main event championship match. No advantages are awarded, and all submissions are legal.
For all the latest information, please visit www.kasaigrappling.com.
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KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (“KASAI”) is Jiu-Jitsu’s premier competitive promotion, hosting amateur and professional live events featuring most talented male and female grapplers from around the world. Founded in 2016, the organization is committed to developing competitive Jiu-Jitsu’s public profile and showcasing the sport’s best talent. KASAI’s leadership includes professionals with extensive backgrounds in martial arts, live event production, and strategic investment. For more information, visit www.kasaigrappling.com, or visit us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Aidan O’Connor, PR Manager, KASAI Elite Grappling Championships
Ken Gelman, COO, KASAI Elite Grappling Championships