Third Coast Grappling 7: The Middleweights Grand Prix Bracket Announced on FITE
New prize money plan fires up bracket of best grappling athletes in the world; Commentary team includes Josh Palmer, Brandon Mullins, and Sean Patrick Flannery
NEW YORK, May 28, 2021 – FITE, the premiere global platform for sports and entertainment, announced Third Coast Grappling 7: The Middleweights on Pay Per View June 19, 2021 available worldwide via FITE's streaming footprint of devices on all major online, mobile, OTT and Smart TV digital devices. 3CG 7: The Middleweights will crown the promotion's Inaugural Middleweight Champion after an 8-man grand prix. The first place winner will walk away with $15,000 and in a twist to fire up all the athletes prize money will be given at the Semi- and Quarter finals levels too.
The event features the top grappling athletes in the world and also introduces Josh Palmer to the commentary team, who brings experience calling major events in a range of combat sports and his own black belt in BJJ. He joins Brandon Mullins, former World Champion, and Sean Patrick Flannery, the BJJ black belt and star of movies such as Boondock Saints and the recent Assault on VA-33.
The bracket is packed with incredible talent including Gustavo Batista, Brazil's "Braguinha;" Roberto Jimenez, the Ecuadorian/American grappler who has won titles across the IBJJF circuit; John Combs, the American black belt and star student of Amal Easton; Andrew Tackett, the 18-year old purple belt who is one big dark horse in this competition; Pat Downey, the grappling super star; Oliver Taza, the Lebanese-born Canadian athlete who trains with Gordon Ryan in Puerto Rico; and Pedro Rocha, the Brazilian grappler who also holds titles in wrestling.
This is just another day at the office for us," said Ryan McGuire, President of Third Coast Grappling. "Exciting events, world class athletes, and top notch entertainment guaranteed. We are excited to present another stellar event in conjunction with our partners at FITE. On June 19th we will crown our Middleweight Champ and someone becomes $15,000 richer."
Order the live June 19th event at 9pm ET now: https://www.fite.tv/watch/third-coast-grappling-7/2p9eu/ Your FITE PPV purchase includes unlimited replays, and can be streamed on all your devices via the free to add FITE app. No subscription required to buy—just Pay Per View it!