Since, April 24th of 1999, Grapplers Quest has hosted more than 100 Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournaments and events. We have stockpiled the individual and team results in our database and produced the OFFICIAL Top Ten Teams of the Decade (1999-2009) at Grapplers Quest. Please note that the teams listed below have accumulated points for their competitors placing in the top 3 places in competition since GQ's inception:


Great match between Cobra Kai Black Belt, Chris Holdsworth and 10th Planet and Eddie Bravo Black Belt and World Champion, Denny Prokopos at Grapplers Quest 2009

Paragon Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Bill Cooper makes 149.5 lbs. at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling on Friday, December 11th for the Featherweight Division. Hear about the so-called "weigh-in controversy" here: and listen to Ryan Hall confirm his weight here:

Submission Grappling Video, Women's Professional Absolute at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling: Jaqueline Andrade vs Michelle Ould

Feels like it was yesterday...

I wrote this a few days after he passed in March of 2009.

In the early days of our sport, there were many people in the MMA community that had given up, people who put everything they had into a sport that were slowly fading away, sold out, gave up or went bankrupt. Not TapouT.

Ryan Hall vs. Wilson Reis at 2009 Grapplers Quest World Series of Grappling on Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel in North Las Vegas, NV.


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Grappling RADIO Episode # 3 with Special Guests Rafael Lovato, Jr. discussing his team's No-Gi Adult Team Title at the 2009 World Series of Grappling and also Ryan Hall on Sponsorship, listener calls and host Brian Cimins of Grapplers Quest

3RD EPISODE POSTED (Jan. 8th, 2009)
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