While there were no major MMA events going down over the weekend, a number of UFC stars appeared in the grappling realm as part of Polaris 12.
Polaris Pro Grappling landed in the United Kingdom for Polaris 12 in Newport, Wales on Saturday, November 30. The main event featured breakout star Nick Rodriguez facing former UFC middleweight champ and Polaris debutant Luke Rockhold. This was the third time Rodriguez grappled on the Polaris mats, winning twice previously with the promotion. Jiu-jitsu fans were excited to see these two heavyweights face off against each other.
Other notable matches included Gilbert “Durinho” Burns, who took on Tommy Langaker in a gi, and PJ Barch matched up with Marcin Held.
Polaris 12 streamed on UFC Fight Pass. Check out the full card results below.
Polaris 12 Results
Nick Rodriguez def. Luke Rockhold via Unanimous Decision
Ash Williams def. Richard Alarcon via Armbar
Tommy Langaker def. Gilbert “Durinho” Burns via Unanimous Decision
Michelle Nicolini def. Vanessa English via Toe Hold
Devhonte Johnson def. Arya Esfandmaz via Unanimous Decision
PJ Barch def. Marcin Held via Split Decision
Espen Mathiesen def. Bryn Jenkins Via Armbar
Shane Fishman def. Stefan Petrov via Inside Heel Hook
Stephen Ramos def. Justus Goeschel via Unanimous Decision
Craig Ewers def. Liam Cann via Unanimous Decision
Frederic Vosgrone def. Ash Amos via Guillotine
Jeremy Skinner def. Eoghan O’Flanagan via Heel Hook
Fred Greenall def. Shane Price via Armbar
Nastasa Silviu Georgian def. Jamie Hughes via Reverse Triangle