The OAKBERRY, a superfood hub, is a sponsor of Women's Jiu-Jitsu GP gives 11th edition the BJJ Stars Gladiators XI – Heavyweight + Super Fights. With eight Brazilian women present, the championship marks the return of Yara Soares, from the Frates academy, owner of the 'queen of mats' at the Grand Slam of Jiu-Jitsu, in Abu Dhabi, in 2022, and will also have big names like Gabrieli Pessanha (Infight), winner of several tournaments in the Heavyweight category (over 67 kilos) and one of the most awarded athletes in the sport.

This edition will feature, for the first time, an award of R$ 100,000 to the champion of the tournament, which will be played at Pavilhão Esportivo do Pacaembu on September 9, in São Paulo. Tickets for the event are available from I want ticket platform.

O Pacaembu Sports Complex will host BJJ Stars competitions for the next five years, this being the third event held at the venue. The space has been undergoing several reforms, led by the Allegra Pacaembu, the concessionaire responsible for managing the site. At the Complex, OAKBERRY will have brand activation on several occasions, including the presence of a kiosk for the sale of bowls of açaí, in addition to brand exposure at the athletes' weigh-in and also during the break between fights.

“Our participation in an event of this importance is natural. Açaí and jiu-jitsu have a very nice history in common, as the Gracie family brought the fruit from Belém do Pará when they came to Rio de Janeiro, and the cream became an integral part of the sport's lifestyle and diet developed by the brothers”, says Sabrina Zajakoff, Brazil marketing manager at OAKBERRY.

For the brand, there is also the additional importance of sponsoring the women's event, strengthening women's participation in sports and putting Brazilian talent in evidence. In addition to Yara and Gabrieli, athletes Tayane Porfírio (Roger Gracie team), Melissa Cueto (Alliance), Tamiris Silva (Dream Art), Welma Moreira (CEI JJiu Jitsu, Carina Santi (G13 BJJ) and Mikaela de Lima will also participate in the tournament. (GF Team) Kira Gracie, multiple jiu-jitsu champion, businesswoman and owner of the GracieCore academy, will be the competition's ambassador, and Kira is still part of the IBJFF Hall of Fame.

“Jiu-jitsu assumes that everyone is able to fight regardless of physical strength. Female empowerment goes exactly through the discovery of women's ability to fight, defend themselves and develop in any aspect of life”, says the executive.

About OAKBERRY

Created in 2016 by Georgios Frangulis and Renato Haidar, OAKBERRY is a superfood hub, focused on the commercialization of açaí. With around 600 stores, the chain works with the franchise model and is present, in addition to Brazil, in over 40 countries such as the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, China, Australia, Peru, Spain, Portugal and Malta.

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