By Lynn Mitchell:
BJJ Superfight: UFC Fighter & a black belt under Cesar Gracie – Nick Diaz of Gracie Fighter vs a black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. – Braulio Estima of Gracie Barra.
This will mark the launch of WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO on May 12, 2012 the highoctane home of all things Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sports. This event brings together the largest and most influential Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu network of blackbelts, champions, students, brands, media, and decision makers.
The fans are anxious to see Nick Diaz who fights inside the octagon at welterweight(170 lbs) and Braulio Estima who fights on the mat at medium heavy(194.5 lbs). The two agreed to meet at a catch weight of 180 lbs.
Diaz hasn’t competed in a BJJ match in two years but has never been submitted while Estima has an impressive record in BJJ competitions.
Here’s their record now fire away!!!!
Nick Diaz’s stats in MMA:
26 Wins 13 KO/TKO
8 Losses 2 KO/TKO
Braulio Estima’s stats in BJJ:
3x Jiu Jitsu World Champion (2004, 2006, 2009)
2x 2009 ADCC Champion (Weight and Absolute)
3x European Champion (2007, 2009, 2011)
2x World Silver Medalist (2005, 2008)
Pan American Champion (2002 purple, 2003, brown, 2006)
2007 ADCC Silver Medalist