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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America’s best to grapple in New Jersey

Morristown, New Jersey – Grapplers Quest “The World’s Largest Grappling Competition” is hosting the Official 2009 U.S. Nationals of Grappling to The Mennen Sports Arena Center (161 East Hanover Ave.) in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday and Sunday, June 27th and 28th. Spectator tickets will be available online at and at-the-door starting at 11:00 AM each day.

UFC veterans and mixed martial arts superstars competing include: Vinicius “Pezao” Magalhães (TUF Season 8), Wilson Reis (Bellator), Dante Rivera (TUF Season 7), Matt “No Regard” Arroyo, Jamal Patterson (IFL Veteran) and Brian McLaughlin (TUF Season 8), plus the world’s best submission fighters including Ryan Hall, Pablo Popovitch, Bill Cooper, Bruno Bastos, Jorge “Macaco” Patino, Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, Rick “The Animal” Migliarese and female standouts, Kathy Brothers, Cristina “Midget Twister” Rodriguez (Gracie Tampa/Rob Kahn) and many more.

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