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Record Number of Competitor Registered All Ready! World Grappling Games in conjunction with OntheMat is proud to bring you the Best of the West Submission Grappling Championships. In the appropriately named Hall of Champions in Long Beach City College they will be coming in record numbers to compete, watch, or browse the mall at one of the world’s largest and best run tournament circuits. In addition there will be an on site mall with all the latest gear and vendors and food supplied by Silva’s BBQ and Sambazon. Main Event: Ryron Gracie vs Rick Macauley In the main event for the day, a 20 minute superfight between the pride of the Gracie Academy, Ryron Gracie and Rick ‘the Vanilla Gorilla’ Macauley. ‘Everyone knows that styles make the matches exciting,’ says matchmaker Alan ‘Gumby’ Marques from OntheMat. There is a sharp contrast in styles with Ryron’s solid foundation in the basics, and Rick’s enormous bag of tricks, however both men are proven champions. Moreover, they are each looking to end the fight by submission, so you can expect a war here.’ Plus Lightweight Round Robin Pros and Advanced Open Weight Divisions and more! Attention Competitors! Weigh-Ins Information! (There will be no weight allowance. If an athlete is within 3 pounds of their weigh class they will have until 1 hour before their scheduled division to make weight) Saturday, April 22nd, 2006 between 10am-10pm at: OTM Fight Shop, 1010 Aviation Blvd., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 Sunday, April 23rd, 2006 by your divisions scheduled deadline time at the tournament location.

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