Grappling Fix: Ricco Rodriguez at Grapplers Quest, UFC Fan Expo 2010 *VIDEO*

Former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez shows off his impressive grappling skills in the following videos from his matches at this year’s UFC Fan Expo Grapplers Quest tournament.

Grappling Fix: UFC Fan Expo Superfight; Shayna Baszler vs Penny Thomas *VIDEO*

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – One of the Super Fights at the UFC Fan Expo 2010 Grapplers Quest tournament last weekend was this match-up on Friday, May 28, between MMA standout Shayna Baszler, who trains under Josh Barnett, and Gracie Humaita’s Penny Thomas. Baszler used her catch wrestling style against the Gracie jiu-jitsu style of Thomas. … Read more

Roller, Glover and Cooper shine at Grapplers Quest at UFC Fan Expo

For the second summer in a row, Grapplers Quest hosted a grappling tournament in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo. The event spanned over two days. Headlining the event were several superfights between established grapplers and MMA fighters.

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A look inside this weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sin City was flooded with everything MMA this Memorial Day weekend. Everywhere there were Tapout, Xtreme Couture, and Affliction T-Shirts, and special UFC Fan Expo passes hung proudly on the necks of dedicated MMA fans. Fans, fighters, promoters, and sponsors of mixed martial arts showed up in numbers totaling approximately 125,000 … Read more

Grapplers Quest: Children’s No-Gi featuring Fard vs. Kanniard *VIDEO*

This video is a Grapplers Quest Beast of the East Children’s No-Gi battle between Muhammad Fard, from Lloyd Irvin, and Robert Kanniard, representing Kurt Pellegrino, that took place on March 20th, 2010. One can only hope young Robert Kanniard and Muhammad Fard will continue on with their BJJ training and one day possibly transition to … Read more

Shane Roller vs Ryan Hall at Grapplers Quest (video)

This weekend at WEC 48 former Oklahoma State wrestler Shane Roller will take on Anthony Njokuani. The winner will most likely earn a shot at the winner of the WEC lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone. Naturally, due to Njokuani’s dynamic striking game, Roller with have to rely on his ground game. … Read more

Wilson Reis vs Todd Moore at Grapplers Quest (Video)

Wilson Reis was the clear favorite going in to the first season of Bellator Fighting Championships. In the semifinals Joe Soto surprised him and ended up going home with the belt. With the loss a lot of people have simply forgot that Reis was one of the hottest prospects in the featherweight division. The strongest … Read more