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Can Jarred Brooks Defend His Jiu-Jitsu Skills Against Mikey Musumeci?

Witness the clash of champions as Jarred Brooks defends his jiu-jitsu skills against Mikey Musumeci in a thrilling grappling world title fight. Don’t miss ONE Fight Night 13 on Prime Video!

Jarred Brooks, the reigning ONE strawweight mixed martial arts world champion, is gearing up to prove his jiu-jitsu defense in an upcoming grappling world title fight. Known as ‘The Monkey God,’ Brooks will face off against Mikey Musumeci, the ONE flyweight submission grappling king, in a champion-versus-champion clash at ONE Fight Night 13 on August 4 in Bangkok.

This highly anticipated event will take place at the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium and will be available live and for free to Prime Video subscribers in North America. As the co-main bout of the evening, fans can expect an intense showdown between these two talented fighters.

Brooks, a member of the renowned Mash Fight Team, has expressed confidence in his jiu-jitsu skills, particularly in ankle locks. Although he hasn’t had many opportunities to showcase these skills in mixed martial arts, he is eager to demonstrate his prowess against Musumeci.

"I’m defensively sound in ankle locks, as far as jiu-jitsu goes. It’s just that I haven’t really been put in those positions in mixed martial arts. So [I’m interested in seeing] what Mikey can do against somebody of my prowess," Brooks shared in an interview with ONE Championship.

For this fight, Brooks is moving up in weight class, aiming to become a two-sport ONE world champion. His last victory came in December when he defeated Joshua Pacio to claim the ONE strawweight MMA world championship title in Manila.

On the other hand, Musumeci will be defending his world title for the third time. Having won the title in September, he successfully defended it in May against Osamah Almarwai. Musumeci’s impressive grappling skills make him a formidable opponent for Brooks.

This clash of champions promises to be a thrilling display of technique and skill. Fans can expect an exciting matchup as these two fighters go head-to-head in the world of grappling . Tune in to ONE Fight Night 13 on Prime Video to witness this epic battle!