“The King” Gordon Ryan is set to take on  Vinny Magalhaes on May 5th at Absolute Championship Berkut Jiu-Jitsu (ACB JJ).

Gordon announced the news on his Facebook page only hours ago.

May 5th long beach California I'll be taking on adcc champion @vinnymma as part of an upcoming @acb_jj event. #ohyeamofuckas

Posted by Gordon Ryan on Friday, February 23, 2018

The event will mark Gordon’s first fight with ACB JJ, which he signed with only days ago.

RELATED: Gordon Ryan Signs Exclusive Contract With ACB JJ

Gordon Ryan is one of the most famous faces in competitive Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Not only is he a member of one of grappling’s most dangerous teams, the Danaher Death Squad, but he is a four-time EBI Champion, three-division EBI Champion, IBJJF Champion, and ADCC Champion.

Vinny Magalhaes, however, also has some impressive credentials. An ADCC and IBJJF Champion himself, Magalheas has stood toe-to-toe with some of the biggest names in BJJ. He even defeated Marcus Almeida “Buchecha” — widely considered one of the greatest competitive grapplers — via heel hook.

Needless to say, Vinny Magalhaes is not going to be make it easy for Gordon Ryan, nor is Ryan going to make it easy for him.


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