Felipe "Preguiça" Pena is one of the greatest talents in the new BJJ generation. He is a black belt under Marcelo Uirapuru at Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte. He usually does his training for competitions with Vinicius Draculino and his idol Romulo Barral. Preguiça has conquered many important titles in BJJ, and will try to rack up another one at IBJJF Pro League GP. Round one pits him against João Gabriel Rocha.
IBJJF Pro League GP
With 50,000 USD on the line, the IBJJF Pro League GP 2016 will go down this Saturday, June 9, in Las Vegas, gathering eight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu aces:
On the right-hand side of the bracket, Marcus Buchecha will face Bruno Bastos, and the winner will fight a semifinal with the victor in a match between Felipe Pena and João Gabriel. Xande Ribeiro leads the left side of the bracket, competing against Mahamed Aly. Leonardo Nogueira vs. Alexandro Ceconi completes the line-up.
The event will be broadcast live and for free by the IBJJF Facebook page and will start at 11 a.m. PST on Saturday, June 9.
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