Below is a video of Ryan Hall's first match, in his last Tournament as a Brown Belt. Only 2 weeks after winning the Brown Belt Division, he was promoted to Black Belt, read more here: - Major congrats Ryan!!!

Special congratulations to Ryan Hall for receiving his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Felipe Costa of BRASA on April 1st, 2010. Congrats to the leader of 50/50 BJJ and 22-Time Grapplers Quest Champion, RYAN HALL will competing at the CBJJ Pan American Games of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as the first time as a Black Belt!

Try with Ryan Hall at 50/50 BJJ:
3601 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
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UFC President, Dana White, has been nominated to the TIME magazine 100 most influential people in the world. He's done more for Mixed Martial Arts than anyone else on the planet. This is a HUGE honor and you can help ensure he makes the TOP 100, as he deserves!

I scored him 100, because in my career, he's been the single most influential in MMA, Score Dana 100 here:,28804,1972075_19720...

The No-Gi Return of Alliance Black Belt, Chris Moriarty at 32-Man "World's Best Grappler" Tachi Challenge on Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11th in Lemoore, California at Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino. Get more info at:

My friend and member of America's Best Referee Team, Rafael Elwanger hosts an amazing show down in Louisiana and it's only 4 weeks away, don't miss it, it's the biggest event in Louisiana. Tell Rafael, Brian and GQ says hello and please spread the word for 3rd Louisiana State Championship Competition on Saturday, May 1st, 2010.

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For the World's Best Grappling Tournaments, Submission Wrestling Competitions, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament and any other Mixed Martial Arts shows or Ground Fighting Events, go to:

For upcoming Grappling Tournaments, Submission Wrestling Competitions, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament and any other Mixed Martial Arts Ground Fighting Events, go to:

Dr. Robert Haley of Lyndhurst, New Jersey ( was named National Director of Sports Chiropractic for Grappling events nationwide by the World Grappling League. Together with the ACA Sports Council, Doc Haley has been assembling the most amazing sports doctors for the best submission fighters on the planet!

Matt Betzhold offering Submission Wrestling Classes for Kids. Matt is one of the most inspirational people I've ever had the pleasure to meet and despite losing his leg at a young age, he's achieved more on wrestling mats and MMA cages than most could ever dream of. Read about his amazing story here:

Black Belt Match, Klint Radwani vs Fernando Bernardino at Grapplers Quest 2010 Beast of the East