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    Gracie Barra Manchester Invitational BJJ Competition

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:35 — Carl Fisher

    With a veritable scarcity of BJJ competitions in the Manchester area, it was time to take the bull by the horns and attempt to organise a BJJ event closer to home;

    UNION TEAM victorious at AFRICA U.F.A.

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:31 — Will Hendricks

    UNION TEAM victorious at AFRICA U.F.A.
    July 12, 2005.
    Carnival City Arena
    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Nashville Grappling open 7/23

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:30 — Ed Clay

    The 4th annual Nashville Grappling Open will be at Franklin road academy in Nashville TN on July 23rd. This will be a gi and no gi tournament and will run very smoothly in one day.

    This tournament has become one of the premier tournaments in the south east. There will be medals for the 1st through 3rd place competitors and will be large trophys for the 1st through 3rd place teams.

    For more info go to or call 615-834-7927.

    Pre-registration will end July 17th

    Southwest Submission Grappling Challenge (in Oklahoma)

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:21 — Rafael Lovato Jr.

    August 20th at The Cube (council road baptist church) 7903 NW 30th, Bethany, OK. This will be a rated event (

    This event will also be sponsored by OnTheMat and Sprawl Fight Shorts. There will be prizes awarded like OnTheMat videos and Sprawl merchandise. Also, the winner of the advanced absolute division will take home $300.

    All the info and registration forms are available on the website

    See everyone there.

    Rafael Lovato Jr.

    Nino Schembri seminar @ Cobra Kai July 16th!!

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:18 — Anonymous

    Nino Schembri will be having a Gi Seminar Cobra Kai Las Vegas on July 16th from 1-4 PM.

    Price is $50

    Don't miss an opportunity to train with one of the world's best!

    For academy information or direction please visit

    Ginastica Natural and Alvaro Romano Return to Santa Cruz

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:11 — Claudio Franca

    Date and Time

    Saturday, July 23rd, 2005
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


    Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy
    2-1507 East Cliff Drive
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062

    Price: $40 for Claudio Franca Association Members; $50 for all others.

    For more information, please call (831) 476-7650

    2 Weeks until Tinguinha`s seminar in VA Beach!! LAST CALL!!

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:06 — Gustavo Machado

    Tinguinha will be teaching: Spider Guard, Cross Guard and Sitting up guard techniques.


    Where : Gustavo Machado Academy - VIRGINIA BEACH 2696 Reliance Drive - VA Beach - VA.

    For directions -

    Saturday, July 23rd - 2005
    Starts at 12:00 (noon) until 3:00 P.M.

    CONTACT: Gustavo at

    Or call # 757-7499814

    Cost: $40.00

    Don`t miss this chance to learn from one of the best BJJ instructors in the world!

    Limited spots available!

    AFC 13 - On The Schedule For Ft Lauderdale July 30th

    Wed, 2005-07-13 04:02 — Miguel Itturate

    Absolute Fighting Championship
    War Memorial, Ft Lauderdale, Florida
    Saturday, July 30th, 2005

    For tickets, keyword: absolute fighting or call ATT at 954-425-0705 for more information.

    The AFC returns to Florida for it's 13th edition. 'The summer is always hot in Florida, and the fights at the end of July will be every bit the equal' states matchmaker Miguel Iturrate.

    RITC 72 - This Saturday ( July 16 ) at Ft McDowell Casino

    Mon, 2005-07-11 05:37 — John Petrilli

    RITC 72 - Welcome to THE FORT
    Ft McDowell Casino
    Saturday, July 16, 2005

    Tickets range from $10.00-$50.00.
    Live outdoors. Tickets on sale at the casino
    gift shop and all ticketmasters locations.
    Discounts for winners Circle members.

    Hwy 87-2 miles north of Shea just minutes from Mesa & Scottsdale.

    Doors open 7:00pm / Fightime 8:00pm

    Rage in the Cage will bring mixed martial arts fighting at it's finest to Fort McDowell Casino on July 16.

    Fight Card:

    Jamie Varner ( 170 ) vs Victor Estrada ( 165 ) RITC WW Title
    Rich Moss ( 195 ) vs Robert Rose ( 190 )

    Grapplers Quest Southeast and Copa Atlantica Quick Results

    Mon, 2005-07-11 05:36 — OntheMat

    Grapplers Quest Southeast and Copa Atlantica Quick Results

    $5000 in prizes were up for grabs at King William, Virginia!

    At the first day of competition the Grappler's Quest SouthEast saw some tremendous action on the mat.

    In the absolute division Jeff Monson continued his winning ways defeating Rick Macauley in the finals by a score of 2-0. This marks the third time these two have battled this year! Jeff Monson defeated Rolles Gracie en route to the victory as well. Rick Macauley defeated Chris Moriarty, who managed to submit Jamal Patterson!

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