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Jon Fitch vs. Paulo Miyao at World Jiu-Jitsu Expo
Add Jon Fitch to the superfight schedule for the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo next month in Long Beach, Calif.
Fitch will go against BJJ world champion Paulo Miyao in a 20-minute submission only match, Renzo Gracie told Newsday on Thursday.
"He's a fighter," Gracie said. "I couldn't beleive when we offered him such a tough opponent, he took it right away and not even a question."
Two weeks prior to the expo, Fitch is scheduled to fight Marcelo Alfaya at World Series of Fighting 6 in Miami.
Gracie also said that Rodolfo Vieira, who was supposed to fight Kron Gracie, had to pull out with an injury. A new opponent for Kron Gracie is still in the works.
For more info on the expo, try worldjiujitsuexpo.com.