Mixed Martial Arts

Erick Buthsombat and Rodrigo Caporal in training at the JAB MMA gym in Central. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong dojo Team Grips eyes success at Abu Dhabi

A large black dragon curls its way over the sculpted torso of Rodrigo Caporal, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and one of Asia's best mixed martial artists. This week, he is hoping the victorious serpent will inspire others, as he leads a dedicated team of grapplers at the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Abu Dhabi.