Next to IKEA on Exit 13 of the New Jersey Turnpike used to stand, REXPLEX, but back in 2005, Tony Hawk was sitting in the bleachers at 2005 Grapplers Quest Beast of the East II in Elizabeth, New Jersey. This was the final of the 4-Man Superfight Absolute Division with Rafael Lovato, Jr., Marcos Avellan, Joe D'Arce and Todd Margolis.

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On November 15, 2003, Grapplers Quest hosted the Best Superfight Absolute Division ever assembled on U.S. Soil in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roy "Big Country" Nelson fighting out of Marc Laimon's Cobra Kai academy won a stacked 8-man absolute grappling tournament at Grapplers Quest West 4 beating Frank Mir, Brandon Vera, and Diego Sanchez in an 8-man grappling tournament

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Marcelo Mafra vs Anthony Cincotta at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling Welterweight division. Don't miss another grappling event, sign up for our official event newsletter and get a $5 OFF Coupon here:

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Love him, hate him, respect or revere him, Lloyd Irvin and his team earned, "Grappling Team of the Decade" earning more points than any other Grappling Team in the World at Grapplers Quest, The World's Largest Grappling Tournaments between April 24th, 1999 and December 12th, 2009.

Katie Weilbacher vs Jesse Miele at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling

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"Lethal' Lana Stefanac vs Tanya Evinger at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling. Lana vowed before this and the last show that she wanted to avenge her only GQ loss against Penny Thomas. Can she get by Tanya Evinger, fresh off a 2 year layoff?