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.