Otavio Sousa

NY BJJ Pro champion Otavio Sousa ponders why more athletes don’t fight for money

Three-time BJJ world champion Otavio Sousa added another title to his résumé last weekend as he beat the field of the New York BJJ Pro, an event held by the IBJJF that gives out cash prizes. The Gracie Barra black-belt emerged as the middleweight victor and pocketed 4,000 dollars. Soon afterwards, Sousa talked to Flograppling.com…

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Dominyka Obelenyte, João Gabriel, João Miyao, Otavio Sousa shine at New York BJJ Pro; see more results

The New York BJJ Pro, an event held by the IBJJF featuring cash prizes, took place on the night of November 19 at the Nat Holman Gym (CCNY), in New York. Dominyka Obelenyte stole the show by winning double gold. João Gabriel Rocha defeated Mahamed Aly in the ultra-heavyweight final. Otavio Sousa beat Marcos Tinoco…

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Luiz Panza, Tarsis Humphreys, Otavio Sousa, Marangoni stand out at Los Angeles BJJ Pro

The Los Angeles BJJ Pro IBJJF Championship, which took place last Sunday at California State University, in Los Angeles, was a stage to great matches and awarded its champions with prize money from blue belt to black belt masters’. In the adults’ black belt section, which had Luiz Panza, Tarsis Humphreys, Otávio Sousa and Gabriel…

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