Polaris 3 is one of the biggest events in grappling. Practitioners from all over the world came together to test their skills against the best in the business. Let’s take a look at the Polaris 3 Full Results.
Starting with the undercard matches–Keith Mckenzie scored a win over Jeff Lawson via palm to palm choke while Greg Creelfought Vinicious de Castro to a draw. Alain Pozo overcame Micah Atkinson via inside heel hook, Ben Dyson won over Travis Newaza using a kimura lock and Adam Adshead eked out a draw versus Phil Harris.
Now for the main cards.
Garry Tonon of Renzo Gracie Academy against Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares of Team Nogueira
This no-gi match resulted in a draw as both fighters exchanged amazing submission moves and counters. A true technical showdown that all fight fans should watch and learn from.
AJ Agazarm of Gracie Barra against Jake Shields (of Cesar Gracie JJ
Another no-gi match that showcased the incredible talent of both competitors. Jake Shields pressured AJ Agazarm for almost the entire match but AJ kept on wriggling his way out of tight situations. A brief spat after the end of the fight forced staff to keep both fighters separated.
Augusto “Tanguinho” Mendes of Soul Fighters against Eddie Cummings of Renzo Gracie Academy
This no-gi match ended in a draw as both fighters tried and failed to land varied submission attempts.
Bruno Frazatto of Team Nogueira versus Gianni Grippo of Alliance NY
A gi match that resulted in a draw. Both fighters are formidable double guard position players, resulting in an almost monotonous match.
Gezary Matuda from ATT against Laurence Fouillat of Ribeiro JJ
A closely contested gi match against two very dissimilar styles that ended with a draw. Gezary seemed content to apply pressure and exert control against the more defensive and older Laurence.
Jonathan Satave of Alliance NY against Darragh O’Connaill of East Coast Academy
A tight match featuring Jonathan’s aggressive top game and Darragh’s savvy defense. This gi match ended in a draw though both fighters had chances to win it.
Geo Martinez of 10th Planet against Luiz Tosta of London Shootfighters
Although ending in a draw, it was a good match between two intelligent and experienced grapplers. Geo tried to push the pace but ultimately came short against Tosta’s resilient defense.
Joao Miyao of Unity/PSLPB against Yukinori Sasa of Paraestra
Miyao showed his dominance during this gi match although Yuknori managed to survive and end out a draw.