Rafael Lovato Jr. and Tim Spriggs will take the stage at Fight To Win Pro 64 a submission only grappling tournament. The event is scheduled to take place on February 23, 2018, in Denver, Colorado.
Rafael Lovato Jr. is one of the most active competitors at the moment. When he is not competing in grappling you can see him taking names for Bellator in the middleweight division. This guy is an absolute athlete with a very entertaining style of grappling. He is not afraid to engage and push the action. Lovato is a black belt under Carlos Machado and has spent time learning from the Ribeiro brothers. His MMA experience will give him the edge in the fight with Spriggs.
Tim Spriggs is no slouch when it comes to grappling. He has competed at the highest level of Jiu-jitsu. Spriggs earned his black belt from Julius Park of the Crazy 88 academy. These are some of Tim’s achievements:
IBJJF World Champion (2014 brown)
FIVE Super League Champion (2015 black)
World Expo Grand Slam Champion (2013 brown)
IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2013 purple)
IBJJF Pan American Champion (2014 brown weight & absolute, 2013 & 2012 purple)
IBJJF European Champion (2012 purple weight & absolute)
IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2016 absolute
Stylistically this is a great fight. Both guys are not afraid to engage and be aggressive. You can watch F2W Pro 64 online at Flograppling.com. The event begins at 11 a.m. (MST).