Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

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After news of the new weight restrictions in UAEJJF’s tournaments down to 110kg for men and 90kg for women, we went out and discussed the repercussions this new rule will have on the athletes, and capture what the competitors affected by the decision think about the new guide line.

Juarez Soares is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Marcos Siqueira, being the founder of the Araruama Jiu Jitsu Academy and the DDR Jiu Jitsu team, one of the most respected grappling squads in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Juarez Soares is also a respected jiu jitsu referee, having worked with important federations such as the FJJ-Rio, the CBJJ and the IBJJF.