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Brett Martinez vs. Will Martinez superfight headlines grappling tournament in Stroudsburg, Saturday

Brett Martinez vs. Will Martinez superfight headlines grappling tournament in Stroudsburg, Saturday

A $500 cash prize is being awarded to the winner of a submission only 8-man grappling tournament at MMA Signatures Jiu Jitsu Asylum in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Saturday morning.

Asylum MMA & BJJ Academy - Submission Only Grappling Tournament
Asylum MMA & BJJ Academy – Submission Only Grappling Tournament

Two former Bellator MMA competitors headline the event.  Brett Martinez and Will Martinez will compete in the main event superfight.  Although the two mixed martial artists have the same last name there is no relation between the two.  The superfight with Will will also be a submission only grappling contest.

Brett Martinez last competed in MMA in June 2015 with a professional record of 6-4.

Will Martinez (11-3-1) is the owner of Martinez BJJ in Philadelphia, and is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Master Carlos Machado, 8th degree Black Belt.  He came out of retirement from mixed martial arts in 2016, earning a win in the main event of WCC 18 over Troy Wittman.

Competitors in the $500 cash prize tournament include:

Lamont Lister
Steve Wilson
Anthony Mcglynn
Michael Padilla
Jeffrey Bascomb
Jon Zang
Ed Abrasley
Andrew Kochel

Alternate: Lucious Macdonald

MMA Signatures Jiu Jitsu Asylum is located at 564 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.  The March 11 event begins at 10 a.m.  There will be a $10 admission fee.

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