Cebuana settles for silver in blue belt division of Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu competition

Glendale G. Rosal 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) champion Ellise Xoe Malilay debuted in the more competitive blue belt category with a well-deserved silver medal finish in the Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Al-Ain 2023, at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in…

Malilay siblings from Cebu are now BJJ world champs

Dale Rosal 11/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Malilay sisters of Cebu, Eliecha Zoey and Ellise Xoe, can finally call themselves World Champions. This after the siblings bagged gold medals in their respective divisions in the 14th Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu…

Cebu to host Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition  

Dale Rosal 10/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More than 200 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) athletes will test their mettle in the upcoming Cebu Flipsports Open 2022 gi and no gi BJJ competition slated this weekend at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu atrium.  The…

Cebuana siblings continue BJJ mastery in UAE

Dale Rosal 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Malilay sisters once again showcased their prowess in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) after winning a gold medal each in their respective categories in the Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro (AJP) International Tour-Asia Continental Pro-Gi 2022 at…

Malilay sisters harvest medals in Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Jiu-jitsu siblings of Cebu, Ellise Xoe and Eliecha Zoe Malilay won gold and silver in the Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates over the weekend. The…

Cebuana wins Jiu Jitsu gold in AJP Tour UAE 

Glendale G. Rosal 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) prospect Eliecha Zoe Malilay is now ranked the No. 5 best female BJJ athlete in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after bagging the gold medal in the recent…

Malilay siblings of Cebu win gold, silver medals in Jiu-Jitsu tourney in UAE

Glendale G. Rosal 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) standouts Eliecha Zoey Diaz Malilay and Ellise Xoe Diaz Malilay shone in the recently concluded Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro Tour Fujairah International Pro-Gi tournament last July 2 in Abu…

Rising stars: Cebuana siblings making waves in BJJ in UAE

Dale Rosal 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two young Cebuana siblings are making waves in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) scene in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Eliecha and Ellise Diaz Malilay, daughters of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Dante Malilay Jr. and Marichal…

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