Over the past week or so, Polaris has been releasing a number of cryptic teasers to their new spinoff “Squads”. Now, many thanks to Jits Journal, the format has been unveiled.
Squads – A New Grappling Team Format
Like the identify states, Squads will be looking to innovate the Jiu-Jitsu scene again. Following their successful British isles Grand Prix outing, which saw a new rule structure, Polaris “Squads” is hunting to mix matters up the moment yet again.
Polaris Squads will aspect 2 groups, Crew British isles & Eire vs Crew Europe and will not observe the Quintet format of “maximum weight limit”. As a substitute, the two groups will appear to industry their own crew of eight, consisting of 4 users who are underneath 75kg and 4 users who are underneath 95kg.
Matches will be break up into two forty-minute halves with rounds becoming 5 minutes just about every. Comparable to Quintet, this will be a pure “submission-only format with no in-round factors technique, nevertheless, a factors program has been unveiled. Group points will be scored for submissions, with 1 position for an even body weight submission, or a higher fat submits a reduced excess weight. If a reduce weigh competitiveness submits a greater excess weight levels of competition, then the crew will be awarded 3 points.
Unlike Quintet, all submissions will be authorized, which means heel hooks, neck cranks and spine locks are allowed.
Initial Competitor Declared
It has been declared the Polaris Lightweight & Bantamweight winner Ashley Williams will be concerned in the party and is regarded to be representing Crew British isles & Ireland.
Polaris “Squads” usually takes put on September 27th and can be viewed completely on UFC Battle Pass.