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FloSports Announces Agreement with International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation to Live Stream 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship on FloGrappling.com

 

Partnership Includes World Master Championship, No-Gi Pan Championship, No-Gi World Championship, European Championship, Pan Am Championship and 4 other IBJJF Events
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Austin, TX (April 21, 2016) – FloSports has reached an agreement with the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) to live stream nine IBJJF events, including the World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship June 1-5, 2016, on FloGrappling.com.

Other competitions that will be live streamed and archived on FloGrappling.com include the World Master Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship, the World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship, the European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship and two other events to be announced at a future date.

“This is a great day for fans of jiu-jitsu worldwide,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “We’re thrilled to showcase these amazing events on FloGrappling, and partnering with the IBJJF is an incredible opportunity to grow the sport, which is core to our mission.”

FloGrappling launched in Aug. 2015 and has live streamed seven IBJJF events in the past seven months, including the 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the 2016 Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the 2016 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship, the 2015 New York International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship, the 2015 New York BJJ Pro IBJJF Championship, the 2015 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championships, and the 2015 Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship.

“With the IBJJF and FLO partnership, we are proud to bring the Jiu-Jitsu experience to a broader audience, with high quality live streaming of the biggest Jiu-Jitsu competitions on the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu calendar,” Andre Fernandes, IBJJF Events Director, said.

Fans can access live and archived coverage of all aforementioned IBJJF events, as well as other live streams and archives, original documentaries, rankings, technique videos and more, through an annual FloPRO subscription on FloGrappling.com for $149.99. Monthly subscriptions on FloGrappling are $19.99.

For more information, visit FloGrappling.com.

 

ABOUT FLOSPORTS

FloSports is a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based sports media company based in Austin, Texas, that is unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for.

Focused on three areas – live programming, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love.

Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans.

FloSports owns exclusive broadcast rights to in-demand events, and broadcasts more than 25,000 hours of live sporting events each year. FloSports has 1M+ videos in their library. FloSports features the top webcasts per sport, high-quality, in-depth documentary series and 5M+ athletes ranked within their respective sports.

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