Raquel Canuto vs. Chelsah Lyons confirmed for ‘KASAI Super Series’
Two female stars will meet on the KASAI mats on February 2nd at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX
December 20th– New York City, NY – KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (KASAI) today confirms that Raquel Canuto and Chelsah Lyons will meet in a superfight at ‘KASAI Super Series’ on Saturday, February 2nd at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX.
“Raquel and Chelsah are both very accomplished and dynamic grapplers” said KASAI President Rolles Gracie. “This matchup should be very exciting to watch.”
Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto is a black belt under Robert Drysdale and represents the Zenith team. Her list of Jiu-Jitsu accomplishments includes: IBJJF No Gi World Champion (2017), IBJJF Long Beach International Open Champion (2017), IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2018), IBJJF European Open 2nd Place (2018). Raquel is also the spouse of two-division KASAI World Champion Renato Canuto.
Chelsah Lyons is a black belt and instructor at Marcelo Garcia Dallas. She is the 2013 IBJJF No-Gi World Champion, 2014 IBJJF No-Gi Pan Am Champion, 2015 IBJJF World Bronze, 2015 IBJJF No-Gi Silver. She also has three Fight to Win pro victories (Gi & No-Gi).
In addition to Lyons vs. Canuto, ‘KASAI Super Series’ will also showcase some of Jiu-Jitsu’s most decorated names in compelling feature fights including Gordon Ryan vs Joao Gabriel Rocha, Marcio Andre vs. Renato Canuto, Vagner Rocha vs. Matheus Lutes, Tom Deblass vs. Bruno Bastos, and Ricardo “Demente” Abreu vs. Aaron “Tex” Johnson.