Four grappling superfights announced for UFC Fan Expo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Fans of UFC have to be excited about the recent announcement made by President Dana White. White announced Tuesday on UFC.com that the UFC Fan Expo will now include grappling superfights involving Caol Uno, Hermes Franca, Fredson Paixao and Javier Vazquez. The event, which will be held May 28-29, will also … Read more

In depth preview of UFC Fan Expo Grappling Superfights

This weekend the UFC brings not only an expo for fans, but also a grappling tournament co-promoted by Grapplers Quest. The two companies have combined to bring out some top stars for the superfights, and fans lucky enough to be in Las Vegas will have the please of checking out some quality ground work.

Ulysses “Useless” Gomez vs. Rumina Sato
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu purple belt Ulysses Gomez began training in 2001. Now, Gomez is one of Marc Laimon’s top instructors and one of the hottest prospects in MMA’s budding flyweight or 125-pound division. In MMA, “Useless” sports a 3-1 record with his only loss coming against Muay Thai ace Rambaa Somdet. Over the course of his grappling career, he has won a variety of tournaments including, Grapplers Quest, Desert Quest, and NAGA. He is also the first ever American to win the FILA Pankration World Championships.

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Four grappling super fights featured at UFC Fan Expo July 10th & 11th

The world’s best, including Japanese legend Rumina Sato, hit the mat to cap off the largest submission grappling tournament in history.

Las Vegas, NV – Rumina Sato. Fredson Paixao. Joe Stevenson. Vinicius Magalhaes. Jeff Glover. Ulysses Gomez. Bill Cooper. To those in the grappling world, the names represent the best of the best. To have them in the same hall together at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center is electrifying enough. To see them competing against each other in four Superfights that cap off the largest Submission Grappling tournament in history is something that could only be held at the UFC Fan Expo on Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th, just hours before the lights go down for the biggest event in mixed martial arts history, UFC 100.

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