The inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, staged on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a live pay-per-view webcast of the entire slate of jiu-jitsu superfights.
The HD stream, produced by Mobile Black Belt and available for purchase on mobileblackbelt.tv for $9.95, will begin with a pre-show at 6:30 pm/9:30 pm PT/ET and the first fight will take place at 7:00 pm/10:00 pm PT/ET.
The full slate of fights includes:
NICK DIAZ vs. BRAULIO ESTIMA (NO-GI)
KAYRON GRACIE vs. RAFAEL LOVATO (GI)
VICTOR ESTIMA vs. KRON GRACIE (GI)
NINO SCHEMBRI vs. BILL COOPER (GI)
KYRA GRACIE vs. ALEXIS DAVIS (NO-GI)
CAIO TERRA vs. JEFF GLOVER (NO-GI)
Jiu-jitsu fans unable to watch the live stream will be able to purchase the full production On Demand for 30 days following the event on mobileblackbelt.tv.
“I am honored to be a part of this inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo,” says Renzo Gracie, “We have some of the best jiu-jitsu players on earth competing at the show. Now everyone will have a chance to watch the best of the best compete even if they can’t make it to Long Beach to attend the Expo.”
In the spirit of “the gentle art,” the World Jiu Jitsu Expo and Mobile Black Belt will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from each pay-per-view purchase to charity. In addition, Nick Diaz will donate his entire purse to charity.