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Grapplefest 11
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Cleveland High School (Rio Rancho), Grapplefest 11, Southwest Grapplefest 11,

Southwest GrappleFest 11 Set for November 2nd

The largest grappling tournament in the southwest is set. The Combast Sports Club proudly presents Southwest Grapplefest 11 which is scheduled to take place November 2nd at Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. As usual the tournament’s format is a double elimination, GI/NOGI that awards places 1st through 4th. Online registration ends Thursday […]

Quinn Mulhern
*SWFN Articles, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Jackson's MMA, Jackson's/Winkeljohn's MMA, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Pre-Fight Breakdown, Quinn Mulhern (MMA), UFC, UFC Fight Night 32,

Quinn Mulhern Set To Face Thiago Tavares In Brazil On November 9th

One of New Mexico’s most talented submission artists is set to return to the Octagon on November 9th after being pulled from his August 31st bout. Quinn Mulhern (18-3) is scheduled to face fellow Jiu Jitsu ace Thiago Tavares (17-5) on the UFC Fight Night 32 fight card which will be held in Goiania, Brazil. […]

Gracie Barra’s Roberto “Tussa” Camargo de Alencar
"Tussa" Alencar, *SWFN Articles, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Gracie Barra,

One of Jiu Jitsu’s Premier Talents, Roberto “Tussa” Alencar is a Hidden Gem in Albuquerque

Albuquerque has a hidden gem flying under the radar of most while being heavily respected by many. Gracie Barra’s Roberto “Tussa” Camargo de Alencar is quietly one of the most successful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors in the world and he is housed right here in one of the richest combat sports cultured towns, Albuquerque. With […]

Grapplefest 10
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Other,

Southwest Grapplefest Takes Place 10 July 27th at the Santa Ana Star Casino

The Combat Sports Club will hold their annual summer grappling tournament, Southwest Grapplefest for the third time at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Satuday July 27th. Grapplefest 10 is a Gi/NoGi double elimination and awards placements for 1st – 4th.  All Men NoGi competitors earn Combat Sports Club points towards Elite […]

UFC on Fox 6
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Clay Guida (MMA), Gracie Barra, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Rafael "Barata" Freitas, Roberto Tussa Alencar,

UFC on Fox 6 Winner Clay “The Carpenter” Guida Thanks Gracie Barra New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jackson’s MMA fighter Clay “The Carpenter” Guida earned a split-decision victory over Hatsu Hioki at this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 6 card in Guida’s hometown of Chicago, Ill. Guida is known for his furious pace, wrestling and has sharpened his jiu jitsu game right here in Albuquerque, N.M. at Gracie Barra […]

las cruces grapplesfest 8
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, SOUTHWEST GRAPPLEFEST 8,

Southwest Grapplefest 8 Important Dates

Press Release: Online registration for Southwest Grapplefest 8 ends today, Thursday at 5:00pm. Late registration is available at Weigh-ins – cash only – and spectator tickets can be purchased online or at the door, same price. Everyone who pre-registers online can attend the Friday seminar for free with World Champion Rainey Whitsett and BJJ Blackbelt, Pro fighter […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Combat Sports Club, Picacho Middle School, SOUTHWEST GRAPPLEFEST 8,

Southwest Grapplefest 8 Hits Las Cruces, New Mexico January 12th

SOUTHWEST GRAPPLEFEST 8 to take Place at Picacho Middle School COMBAT SPORTS CLUB is happy to announce Southwest Grapplefest 8. The event will be the first ever Grappling/BJJ tournament to take place in the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday, January 12th, 2013. The event will be hosted at Picacho Middle School. Early registrations runs $40/$60 for […]

Rafael Barata Freitas
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Gracie Barra, Rafael "Barata" Freitas, Tammy Griego,

Gracie Barra New Mexico Instructors Bring Home Hardware from the 2012 IBJJF No Gi World Championships

Professor Tussa wins gold at Heavyweight and Professor Tammy Griego wins Absolute LONG BEACH CALIF.— Gracie Barra New Mexico Instructors Roberto “Tussa” Alencar, Rafael “Barata” Freitas and Tammy Griego all captured medals today at the 2012 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation No Gi World Championships in Long Beach, Calif. Tussa captured gold in the Heavyweight division. Griego brings […]