Jon "Thor" Blank Competes this Saturday at EBI 17 Combat Jiu Jitsu


This Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10th Planet Bethlehem instructor and brown belt Jon “Thor” Blank will be making his highly anticipated Eddie Bravo Invitational debut at EBI 17 in the very first 16-man combat jiu jitsu tournament at 185 lbs.  The event will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass so make sure you tune in to watch him put in some work for the squad. MyMMANews wrote about Thor and some of his accomplishments headed into EBI 17, including his recent big win against Danaher Death Squad’s Ryan Quinn at Kasai Pro 3.  You can check the article out here.

The countdown show for EBI 17 was also just released, and Thor is the second competitor featured in the countdown.  You can watch the countdown video below.

Zach and JM will be headed out to California with Thor to corner him so they will be gone from Thursday through Monday next week.  However, they did made sure to get coverage for the classes that they will be unable to teach while they are away.  Substitute instructors for each day are listed below.

Thursday, September 27

·         10am - Quin Puryear

·         5pm - George Katechis

·         6pm - Yoga

·         7pm - Tom Cellamare

·         8pm - Tom Cellamare


Friday, September 28

·         10am - Jules Knighton

·         6pm -7:30pm - Jaime Schklowsky

·         7:30pm - Mike Ortiz

Saturday, September 29

·         9am - George Katechis

·         11am - Andrew Jones

·         1pm - Carlos


Monday, October 1

·         10am - Aidan Phillips

·         6pm - Joel

·         7pm - Zack Edwards

·         8pm - Zack Edwards