INSANE: Brand New Form of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Spot ‘Car -Jitsu’ Is Taking Over MMA World in Russia

Published 12/23/2021, 8:30 AM EST


A brand new form of grappling sport is taking over the streets of Russia and it looks to be inspired by MMA. The general public of the country is engaging in a brand new form of grappling combat sports involving a car. Usually, jujitsu tournaments take place on a mat with proper gear.

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Therefore, many believe that this new type of grappling seems a bit unprofessional, risky, and dangerous. However, it is still garnering some audience of its own.

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Two people get inside a car to compete in a grappling bout with no holds barred. Anything inside the car can be used as a weapon, including seat belts, steering wheel, car seats, dashboard. window and so on.

Obviously, no combatant can use striking, and the only way to win is via submission. Check out the video below to learn more about this new surging trend from Russia.

Is Car Jitsu the next big thing in the world of MMA?

Highly unlikely that a sport like this will ever manage to survive the test of time. Although, Mixed martial arts were also in the same boat way back in the day, and it just seemed like a dead sport.

However, heavy investment and financial backing from multi-billionaires ‘The Fertita Brothers’ changed the landscape forever.

Although many believe that Car Jitsu just seems like a weird trend that has found some positive responses from the community in Russia, but it seems highly unlikely that it will last.

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What are the rules of Car Jitsu?

It is quite simple to follow and there aren’t any complications that casual fans won’t understand. Two opponents will start the fight either in the driver’s or passenger’s seat. Each contestant will compete to gain leverage and force them to quit. The fights go on for 2 rounds and at any moment fighters can escape the car to stop the fight.

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Grappling isn’t seen as an interesting art form and casual fans usually scoff at the idea of such events. However, this interesting twist on the beautiful art form might just be the thing that Brazilian Jujitsu needs to pick up more fans.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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