Grappling: BJJ Pro League Is This Weekend!

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The BJJ Pro League event is this weekend, Saturday the 8th, live from San Diego!

This coming December 8th, from the Pyramid on the campus of the University of California Long Beach comes the IBJJF’s BJJ Pro League.  The event is the latest in a series of grappling and MMA related competitions that BETDSi is offering lines on.  The show features tournaments in 4 categories, and the odds to win the tournament crown are up at BETDSI right now!  The cool thing about betting these fights is tha tthe broadcast will be available on the internet at the web page, so you can watch the action live.

Interested in betting on the BJJ Pro League on December 8th  Look for the lines at BETDSI and open an account now!

The first tournament is in the rooster to featherweight division, and the favorite to win is Samir Chantre at (+110).  Chantre, who is a Brazilian based out of Modesto, California, has won several important grapplig competitions since 2009, and he is comfortable fighting with or without the gi.

The rest of the field features solid competitiors that are worth watching.  Laercio Fernandes (+225) and Gabriel Moraes (+300) have left Rafael Freitas (+750), who has had success in competition but failed to break thru and win a title, as the longshot.

The favorite in the Medium Heavy weight class is the fabulous Keenan Cormelius.  Cornelius has been collecting gold medals in the toughest BJJ competitions in the world and he sits at (+150).   Jackson De Souza (+220) , Diego Gamonal (+300) and Roberto De Alencar (+450) round out a field that is tighter than the Rooster weight class.

Gustavo Dos Santos Pires (+120) is the favorite in the Super Heavyweight division.  He will face a close challenge from Ricardo Evangelista (+180), and the field is rounded out by veterans Marcio Cruz (+450) and Eduardo Telles (+600).

In a competition like this, where the differences in the skill sets of all the men are differentiated only by details and nuances, it is really wide open and anything can happen.  Even a competitor who is a heavy underdog could conceivably score points early and stall to hold on for the victory.  Sometimes it bares fruit to know which competitors are aggressive and might come out strong.  Another thing to watch is for competitors who get through the first match quickly.  A fresher fighter in the finals could break throug hand take out a guy who is favored.  Well worth watching, enjoy the betting action at DSI.


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