Kasai is back in New York!
Kasai Pro returns for number 5 with a star studded lineup with some of the biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu today including: Craig Jones, Felipe Pena, Romulo Barral, Dante Leon, and rising star Jon “Thor” Blank. The event begins with a stacked undercard followed by the 8-man round robin tournament to see who the best light heavyweight in the world is. In between the tournament rounds their are 3 featured superfights that will keep everyone on the edge of their seats!
Kasai Pro 5 takes place at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom located at 311 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001.
Doors open at 5:30pm ET. Undercard begins 6pm ET. Main card beings 8pm ET.
Watch live on FLOgrappling.com or follow along here where we will have live up to the minute results here:
Eight-man World Light Heavyweight (205 lbs) Championship Tournament:
Group A: Felipe Pena, Jackson Sousa, Tex Johnson, and Valdir Araujo.
Felipe Pena vs. Valdir Araujo: Felipe Pena winner by points (2-1).
Tex Johnson vs. Jackson Souza: Tex Johnson winner by Heel Hook.
Tex Johnson vs. Valdir Araujo: DRAW
Felipe Pena vs. Jackson Souza: Felipe Pena winner by points (3-0).
Valdir Araujo vs. Jackson Souza: Jackson Souza winner by points (5-1).
Felipe Pena vs. Tex Johnson: Tex Johnson winner by Heel Hook.
Group B: Craig Jones, Jon Blank, Kaynan Duarte, and Pedro Marinho.
Craig Jones vs. Pedro Marinho: DRAW
Kayan Duarte vs. Jon Blank: Kayan Duarte winner by points (9-0).
Kayan Duarte vs. Pedro Marinho: Kayan Duarte winner by points (11-1).
Craig Jones vs. Jon Blank: Craig Jones winner by Rear Naked Choke.
Jon Blank vs. Pedro Marinho: Jon Blank winner by Armbar.
Craig Jones vs. Kayan Duarte: Kayan Duarte winner by Rear Naked Choke.
Craig Jones vs. Jackson Souza: Craig Jones winner Ankle Lock.
Tex Johnson vs. Kayan Duarte: Winner by points (3-1) and Champion Kayan Duarte.
Romulo Barral (Gracie Barra) vs. Marcos Tinoco (Marcelo Garcia) 189 lbs: Marcos Tinoco by points (4-1).
Dante Leon (GF Team) vs. Edwin Najmi (Gracie Barra) 175lbs: Dante Leon winner by Rear Naked Choke.
Mayssa Bastos (GF Team) vs. Fion Watson (Notorious MMA) 115lbs: Mayssa Bastos winner by Rear Naked Choke.
Chelsea Mapa (TRAINING GROUNDS) vs. Christina Pinto (SILVER FOX BJJ) 115lbs: Chelsea Mapa winner by decision.
Steven Ramos (ESSENTIAL) vs. Albruce Touaev (BRUNSWICK BJJ) 170lbs: Steven Ramos winner by points (7-0).
Alex Nemeth (STRATEGIC MMA) vs. Justin Primrose (OAMA) 200lbs. Gi: Justin Primrose winner by Gi Choke From The Back.
Laura Griffith (RGA TEAM) vs. Nathalia Santoro (RGA) 140lbs: Nathalia Santoro winner by Guillotine.
Jon Potts (Monster MMA) vs. Konstantino Chioutakos (FAZ FORCA TEAM) 185lbs: Konstantino Chioutakos winner by points (12-3).
Sean Yadimarco (SAVARESE) vs. Mathaus Anderson (GREGOR GRACIE) 170lbs. Gi: Mathaus Anderson winner by Armbar Inside The Triangle.
Rey De Leon (10thP NYC) vs. Tony Bergamo (MUSHIN NYC) 135lbs: Rey De Leon winner by points (8-2).
Freddy Martinez (SHAOLIN BJJ) vs. Nick Fiore (RGA) 165lbs: Nick Fiore winner by points (7-0).
Vinicius Ferreira (ALLIANCE) vs. Sergio Vilas (RGA) 205lbs: Sergio Vilas winner by points (3-2) in OT.
Athos Miranda (MG) vs. Pierre Olivier-Leclerc (TRISTAR) 170lbs: Atos Mirands winner by points (2-0) in OT.
Matteo Martinez vs. Stanley Rosa (BAMMA) 185lbs: Stanley Rosa winner by points (3-2).
Carlos Rosado (GB LI) vs. Kurt Chase Patrick (10TH P. FAIRFIELD) 155lbs: Carlos Rosado winner by points (10-0).
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