November 5, 2017
The 2017 Asia Pacific Submissions Only Jiu Jitsu Event was held on November 5, 2017 at the Mall of Asia, Pasay City. This competition format was created to encourage competitors to compete for submissions, instead of merely playing for points.
The event saw some podium finishes by Team FIST-Fabricio, namely:
Vergel Ilao – Bronze, Male Masters 1, White Belt Division, Under 69 kg, Gi
Kevin Baklan – Bronze, Male Adults, White Belt Division, Under 62 kg, Gi
Aaron Vargas – Gold, Male Masters 2, White Belt Division, , Under 77 kg, Gi
Christopher Cortez – Gold, Male Masters 1, Advanced Belt Division, Over 77.9 kg, No Gi
Rosenberg Rosete – Gold, Male Masters 1, Advance Belt Division, Under 77.9 kg, No Gi
Also held on the same day and venue was the ADCC Submission Fighting Philippine Nationals.
Nilo Vidal bagged 2nd place under the Male Adults, Intermediate Division, 65 kg.