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History Channel's Human Weapon Host and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu standout, Jason Chambers enters $15,000 Grapplers Quest World Series Pro Division, Saturday, Dec. 12th, 2009 (pros start at 1:00 PM) in Vegas in the 150-169.9 lbs. category.

Purchase Tickets online here:
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Grapplers Quest is offering another "COMPETE FREE FOR A LIFETIME" Video Contest.

How do I enter to win? Create a documentary-style video discussing your Quest for Grappling Excellence through the Grapplers Quest events. Post it to YouTube or another video hosting site. Please see below for examples of our 2008 amd 2009 winners who will NEVER pay again to compete at our events for LIFE.

Entries MUST be posted on your own Blog on GrapplersQuest.com under your account on or before, DECEMBER 31st, 2010 and REPLY to this Blog with a LINK to your posting.

David Avellan, one of the Head Instructors at Freestyle Fighting Academies in Florida (http://bestfreetrial.com/), came out on Sunday, June 28th, 2009 to help raise awareness for Autism, a cause very dear to his heart. Here are some video excerpts:

Don't miss the Greatest Grappling Show on Earth, Saturday, December 12th at Texas Station in North Las Vegas, NV

One-Legged Fighter Makes Martial Arts History

Mixed Martial Arts is intense for any fighter — so imagine entering the ring with one less leg than your opponent. That's exactly the obstacle facing Arizona fighter Matt Betzold, but he's not letting his handicap keep him out of the ring.

Betzold, who was given poisoned candy when he was six years old, had his left leg amputated below the knee by doctors.

Purchase 'First Fight', a Grapplers Quest inspired Comic Book in the Grapplers store created by Bryan Brown.
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Check out free eight page preview.
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BARET YOSHIDA is entering the Men's Advanced Division at the 2009 Grapplers Quest West Championships in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at CAL STATE-Long Beach at The Pyramid.

====== UFC SUPERSTAR, DIEGO SANCHEZ SUPPORTS AUTISM OCT. 10TH ======

Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez will be signing autographs on Saturday,

October 10th at Grapplers Quest at Cal State University's PYRAMID

in Long Beach to raise money for Autism. 100% of the first

UFC #1 Lightweight Contender, Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez will be at Grapplers Quest in Long Beach, California on Saturday, October 10th to Meet & Greet with Fans and Support AUTISM Fundraising. Diego will fight for the UFC Lightweight Championship against BJ Penn on Saturday, Dec. 12 in Memphis, Tennessee available on Pay-Per-View.

EVENT: 2009 Grapplers Quest West Coast Grappling Championships Featuring $10,000 in Prizes

When: Saturday, October 10th (8AM-8PM - ALL AMATEUR DIVISIONS)

Box Office, At-The-Door Registrations, and Weigh-Ins Open at 8:00 AM

I can't believe Grapplers Quest in Long Beach, CA
is just 9 days away. There are 600 pre-registered fighters and
counting, this event will truly determine the BEST IN THE WEST 2009
and will be our largest event in California ever.

See you on Saturday, October 10th in Long Beach!

Brian C.