- Last weekend, the day before WWE TLC, MVP won the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship
In the WWE TLC PPV last Sunday, MVP accompanied his companions from the Hurt Business, Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin, in their victory where they were crowned as new RAW Tag Team Champions. The day before, MVP won the 2020 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Master World Championship tournament, which took place in Kissimmee, Florida at the Silver Spurs Arena.
For the people that have been asking what medal I'm holding in this photo, let me inform you. On Saturday I won a Brazilian jiu-jitsu world championship competing in the IBJJF Masters tournament. The Hurt Business had an eventful weekend! Now you know. ????#thehurtbusiness pic.twitter.com/iJyJ5QMfb0
— MVP (@The305MVP) December 21, 2020
MVP tweeted a photo backstage at WWE TLC and revealed his victory in the tournament. The photo shows Shelton and Cedric holding their titles, while Bobby Lashley showed the United States Championship and MVP his medal.
“For people who have been wondering what medal I have in this photo, let me inform you. On Saturday I won a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship competition in the IBJJF Masters tournament. The Hurt Business had an eventful weekend!” He explained in a tweet.
MVP competes under his real name, Hassan Hamin Assad, in the Masters-GI / Master 4 / Purple division. Represents Gracie Barra Champions, based in Houston. He noted on Instagram that this was his fourth tournament. He also revealed that he was promoted to a brown belt after the victory.