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Gracie Humaita Reigns Supreme in Las Vegas at 20th Grapplers Quest West Championships - July 9, 2011

Flashback to October 2000, Amilcar "Mica" Cipilli was the first person waiting in the parking lot of Durango High School with 6 students ready to help setup the event. I'd never met him before that day other than brief phone conversations, but looking back, Mica was head instructor of one of two schools back then and he knew how important donating his time and energy and love for the sport to help Grapplers Quest possible.

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Brian Cimins, Grapplers Quest Founder Launches "How I Roll" Blog

Brian Cimins, Grapplers Quest Founder Launches
Blog and Book Entitled, "How I Roll" to take an in-depth
"Spy Cam" and insider view including behind the scenes videos at every
Grapplers Quest worldwide about all of the Tournament Ins-and-Outs
and Day-To-Day operations of Grapplers Quest, Television Production,
and Pay Per View will be covered too.

Cimins' personal and professional life will be an open book...hope you enjoy!

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Bill Cooper, 24-Time Grapplers Quest Champion signs to Strikeforce for 4-Fights - Debut is July 22nd in Las Vegas

Agora Hills, California Breaking News: Bill "The Grill" Cooper, 24-Time Grapplers Quest Champion signs to Strikeforce for 4-Fight deal for his next big step in his undefeated Mixed Martial Arts career. Cooper was undefeated (7-0) as an amateur and undefeated as a Pro where he captured the Lightweight title from Gladiator Challenge. His second pro fight and debut for Strikeforce is July 22nd in Las Vegas against Rumble on the Rock veteran, Maka Watson.

When asked what signing with Strikeforce meant to Cooper, he responded,

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117 Teams and 621 Competitors already Registered for JULY 9 - LAS VEGAS - Who wins the TEAM Title?

LAS VEGAS - On Saturday, July 9 in Las Vegas, 117+ teams and 1000+ competitors will compete to determine the best grapplers in the West. It's going to be THE grappling event of the summer. We also have the Official Grapplers Quest after-party at the Beatles REVOLUTION Lounge at the Mirage Hotel and Casino from 10pm-4am. Free Drink for all champions, bring your medal ;-).

Is your team not listed below? Spread the word, registrations WILL be available at the door.

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Ryan Hall Grapples Autism and Raises Awareness with a Seminar - The Unspoken Voice of Autism

The Unspoken Voice of Autism

Every person in this world has a voice, importance, and purpose in this world. For a fighter, his voice is the weeks of training, his importance is the goal he sets for himself, and his purpose could be as small as getting through a fight or as big as winning a tournament. But, what of those who’s voice is heard in a different tune?

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Official AFTER PARTY of Grapplers Quest at Revolution Lounge at MIRAGE Hotel and Casino - Saturday night, July 9 - LAS VEGAS

LAS VEGAS - The Official AFTER PARTY of Grapplers Quest, The World's Best Submission Fighters in Las Vegas will be hosted at the famous Beatles inspired "Revolution Lounge" at MIRAGE Hotel and Casino on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

Come party with us to celebrate our 20th grappling (MMA) event in Las Vegas since 2000. The party will be from 10:00 PM until 4:00 AM. Free shot to GOLD Medal or CHAMPIONSHIP BELT Winners (21+), wear your BLING to the club!

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The Beautiful Grapplers Quest Girls Return to Present Awards in Las Vegas on July 9th

LAS VEGAS - On Saturday, July 9th, Grapplers Quest invades Las Vegas for the 20th time in 11 amazing years. The event will feature 230 Grappling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Wrestling divisions for Men, Women and Children of all ages and styles, open to all competitors.

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Ryan Hall Instructional Training Seminar for Autism Awareness - Part 1

Special Thanks to Ryan Hall, head instructor of 50/50 BJJ for donating his time and skill to help raise awareness for Autism.

Learn about Autism and Donate to help families struggling with Autism every day at:

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