Black Belt Super Fight: Eduardo Azevedo v Leopoldo Pires

The 2011 Essex BJJ Open is excited to be the scene of several black belt super fights and we are delighted to announce a second match-up! Eduardo Azevedo of Checkmat will meet Leopoldo Pires of Pedro Bessa in the -76kgs masters division. Both fighters are seasoned competitors and instructors and you can find Leopoldo at the Warrior School of Combat and Eduardo at Checkmat. Considering the wealth of experience these two are bringing to the match we are anticipating a tremendous bout. Spectators will also be able to see Andy Roberts versus Michael Russell in the -76kgs adult division.

We can't wait for the 30th's promise of great BJJ! Get registering; registration closes at 11:55PM on 24 April.

Portrait of Leopoldo Pires by James Oluoch-Olunya of Combat BJJ