Metamoris 4: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Meets MMA

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an inefficient and unsophisticated modern fad”, said Chael Sonnen in an interview with Adam Guillen of in 2011. Three years later, Chael Sonnen is in danger of eating his words when he battles Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, an upcoming grappling event to be held on August 9 in Los Angeles, California.

Check out the awesome trailer for Metamoris 4 below:

Metamoris has Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purists from around the world on the edge of their seats in anticipation  of their latest event, which features top mixed martial artists against BJJ legends. Chael Sonnen, after recently announcing his retirement from MMA, has decided to try his hand at grappling.  His opponent is none other than 7 time Mundials champion and 3 time ADCC gold medalist, Andre Galvao.  

Check out the below video for a beautiful display of Andre Galvao’s grappling prowess.

Other exciting matches to look out for at Metamoris 4 are Dean Lister vs. Josh Barnett and Keenan Cornelius vs. Vinny Magalhaes.  Taking some time away from MMA, Barnett will be looking to showcase the discipline of catch wrestling. In Dean Lister, Barnett faces one of the world’s most experienced and accomplished grapplers. Lister has not been submitted in competition in over 15 years.

Metamoris 4 is a true dream card for every BJJ fan, featuring the best competitors in the world.  The entire event will be available via live streaming at

Check out the complete fight card for Metamoris 4 below:

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