Grapplers Quest West 2: Matt Hughes, Diego Sanchez and More!
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On February 23rd, 2002, Grapplers Quest hosted the 2nd Grapplers Quest West Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The first ever Superfight Absolute Submission Grappling Division on the planet was hosted which featured competitors of all sizes and from all types of ground fighting backgrounds including:
No-Gi Submission expert, David Terrell (Cesar Gracie/NorCal Fighting Alliance), PRIDE Fighting Championships Veteran, Bobby Southworth (American Kickboxing - Season 1 Ultimate Fighter), Former King of the Cage Champion, Javier Vasquez (Showtime BJJ), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Cameron Earle (Ralph Gracie), Submission Wrestling Expert and 8-Time Grapplers Quest Champion, Todd Margolis (Lloyd Irvin), Team Freedom’s Ahmad Reese (famous for submitting ADCC Veteran, Ricco Rodriguez via leglock), Judo Expert and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Mark Kompaneyets (Marcus Vinicius), and finally Submission Expert and student of Olympic Wrestling Champion, Mark Schultz, Justin Ellison (Walt Bayless), as well as an EPIC alternate match many called "The Greatest Comeback in Grappling History" featuring Eddy Rolon (Team End Game) vs. UFC veteran, Edwin Dewees.
Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion, Matt Hughes jumps into the Advanced Middleweight Division to show the grappling world that he is more than just a wrestler and can hang with the best. See some of Hughes’ epic ground fighting battles against some of America’s Best Grapplers including Leglock Master, Val Ignatov (Cesar Gracie), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Nakapan Phungephorn (Lloyd Irvin), and another BJJ Black Belt, Luke Stewart (Ralph Gracie). How will the UFC Champion do against the Best Grapplers in America?
Advanced Division highlights including DEEP Grappling Champion, Jeff Glover, Henry Akins (Rickson Gracie Black Belt), Jamie Cruz (Renzo Gracie Black Belt), UFC Veteran, Mark Hughes (Miletich Fighting System), Sean Spangler (Marc Laimon Brown Belt), International Fighting Championships Middleweight Champion, Steve Heath (Cesar Gracie), Mark Bieri (Cobra Kai Brown Belt), and many, many more!
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