Asia’s premier mixed martial arts brand, Evolve MMA, is joining forces with Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu to launch “Asia’s largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi program and the 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu South East Headquarters at the academy.”
According to a press release sent to the Jiu-Jitsu Times from Evolve Fight Team Manager Jason Petlueng, 10th Planet black belt Rick Marshall will be moving to Evolve headquarters in Singapore to head the program. He is scheduled to arrive in October.
Evolve Founder and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong described Eddie Bravo as a man who created one of the world’s most effective no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu systems in the world.
Eddie Bravo has created one of the the world’s most effective No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu systems in the world. It is an honor for Evolve Mixed Martial Arts to partner with 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu to give our students yet another avenue for learning and growth.
BREAKING NEWS: Evolve MMA and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu have officially joined hands to launch the largest 10th Planet Jiu…
Bravo is equally excited about their partnership.
We are excited to launch 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu in Singapore. As one of my black belts, Rick is more than qualified to launch our program at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts. I will be coming to Singapore soon to celebrate this unique partnership.
Petlueng told the Jiu-Jitsu Times:
We are very excited to have Rick teach the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu system here at Evolve MMA. The members of the Evolve Fight Team are looking forward to adding the innovative concepts to their game and executing them in the cage.
Evolve MMA is already one the biggest mixed martial arts gyms in the world, and counts top fighters in Eastern and Western MMA promotions as its members. ONE Championship Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki, Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, and former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos are just a few of the big-name fighters who call the Singaporean gym their home.
Now, with this new deal in place, Evolve MMA is set to grow even bigger and attract even more of the world’s top combat sports’ talent.