Streaming first 6 live events beginning in 2024 with a 4 Team (3 fighters per team) tournament event followed on the last day by a live 8-man Battleground Baddest Man bracket competition.



Events will have both Gi and No-Gi competitions with double elimination. Each top finisher will advance to the Battleground Season 1 Championship.

The Battleground Way

One team selects its initial combatant, and the opposing team responds with their chosen fighter within one minute. We follow a submission-only format, awarding a team point for each successful submission, eliminating in-match scoring.

Our Uniquely Experienced Team

Led byJoe Warren, 4-time World Champion in wrestling and Bellator MMA, we will engage the sports’ top Athletes, Elite MMA, Wrestling Clubs and Regional Training Centers to provide top-level competitors for our teams.

The Format

Submission Grappling and Jiu-Jitsu Clubs and Organizations will form their own 3-fighter teams to participate.

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Our Uniquely Experienced


With extensive and unmatched experience in all aspects of fight organization, promotion, and participation, our Fight Team ensures that we have the most exciting and entertaining bouts for our fans.

Renzo Gracie Fight Advisor

Renzo Gracie, a Jiu-Jitsu luminary, is a 3-time ADCC champion with victories in UFC and Pride Fighting Championships. Pioneering BJJ in the U.S., he founded the Renzo Gracie Academy, now with 70+ worldwide affiliates.

Joe Warren Fight Talent

Joe Warren is a record-breaking athlete who holds the National takedown record in addition to multiple titles, including four-time US Open National Champion and three-time Bellator World Champion across two weight classes. He also excels in coaching and fight commentary. Joe's invaluable expertise significantly contributes to Battleground's talent recruitment and fight organization efforts.

Daimon Logan Logistics

Damion Logan, founder of Apex Wrestling Schools, boasts 2x NCAA All-American status and has coached numerous NCAA Champions, All-Americans, and World Team Members. As a University of Michigan alum, he brings strong managerial and human service skills to the table. His expertise spans marketing, advertising, time management, proposal generation, and financial aspects like budgeting and accounting, all crucial to operating sports and athlete-oriented businesses.

Burt Watson Event Coordinator

With over 40 years of experience in Boxing and MMA, Burt Watson has held numerous roles with renowned organizations in both sports. As a consultant, advisor, promoter, and event coordinator, Burt brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. He has played a crucial role in coordinating and contributing to unforgettable events in Boxing, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), and MMA.

Kody Mommaerts Show Host

Kody Mommaerts, also known as 'Big Mo,' has rapidly become one of the youngest and most prominent ring announcers globally, achieving recognition across various combat sports in just two years. Awarded '2019 Ring Announcer on the Rise' and repeating in 2020, he surpassed competitors from major promotions like Showtime. Big Mo made history by announcing the first Bare-Knuckle MMA fight and the inaugural Lethwei fight in North America.

Mike Roth Co-Founder | VP of Production

Under Mike Roth's leadership, our team has earned 20+ Emmys in sports media for coverage including the Olympics, Stanley Cup Finals, NCAA Final Fours, MLS, WUSA, Auto Racing, and Soccer World Cups. Mike also produced the UFC's in-house feed for multiple seasons.

This exciting new series features a modified BJJ ruleset which pushes the action in competitions for all ages and skill levels.


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We're excited to launch our tournament series with skills-based competitive divisions and our exciting, proprietary rules set, promoting constant action and dynamic competition. Head-to-head contests will determine the winners who advance.