Copa Podio returns to Rio de Janeiro May 5th for another amazing jiu-jitsu tournament

The professional invitational jiu-jitsu tournament Copa Podio returns to Rio de Janeiro this weekend and promises another amazing evening of BJJ action.

The event will feature a lightweight Grand Prix with 8 of the world’s toughest grapplers, a team challenge that pits Alliance against GFT, the return of jiu-jitsu legend Fernando ‘Terere’, and a superfight between ADCC champion Braulio Estima and legendary grappler Xande Ribeiro.

This packed card of jiu-jitsu action takes place in Laranjeiras in Rio de Janeiro Sunday 5th May. Tickets are available so any Connection Rio guests should speak to a member of staff today as we’ll be arranging a special deal and possibly transport for the event.

Viewers from around the world will be able to see the event via a live stream. Go to for details.

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