Local jiujitsu athlete will compete next month in Naples, Florida from Midland Reporter Telegram


Emily Fernandez, 14, trains with Bruno Bastos, owner of Bastos BJJ, before a tournament in Denver earlier this month. Fernandez was invited to participate in the Fight to Win Pro 18 event, where she won a jiujitsu match against her competitor via split decision. Fernandez’s competition also won Fight of the Night among others at the teen level. Fernandez, a student at Early College High School, will compete next month in Naples, Florida. Read about Emily in a future edition.