On Feb 07th & 08th, The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Guilherme will be fighting GI & NOGI no time limit Superfights in Chechnya. They will also be conducting Jiu-Jitsu seminars there.
Rafael Mendes will be facing Chechen BJJ black belt Arbi Muradov and Guilherme Mendes will face Samir Chantre.
Vinny Magalhaes will face Jackson Sousa.
This is not the first time that foreign BJJ black belts have gone to Chechnya (part of Russia). Felipe Costa was recently in Grozny (capital city) with his student Chechen BJJ black belt Arbi Muradov. Be sure to also check out our interview with Ramil Mammadov to follow the growth of Jiu-Jitsu in the Caucasus.
The seminar is organized by Arbi Muradov’s academy Fight Club Berkut.
BJJ in Chechnya Documentary: