SBG’s in-house grappling tournament to benefit the Gorilla Booster Club! ALL proceeds from fighter registration, admissions & concessions go to the GBC to help send our competition teams to out-of-state tournaments in Oregon, Washington, California, and Las Vegas. Cost: $30 competitor fee | $5 spectator fee OR $20 immeditate family Doors Open: 9 AM … More Register For The Fall 2019 Gorilla Cup!
BILLINGS, MT, OCTOBER 29, 2016 – Hamilton Ash won the 155lb title fight and took home the belt after his bout at Fusion Fight League at Metra Park. His opponent was Joe Miles fighting out of Z’s Gym in Fort Collins, Colorado. The fight was scheduled for five 5-minute rounds. Ash dominated the first three … More Ash Victorious in Title Fight
BERKELEY, CA, OCTOBER, 9, 2016 – Every Fall, Straight Blast Gym athletes from around the world gather for camp to train in Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, MMA, and Yoga. In the company of teammates and coaches, new belts are typically awarded in SBG traditional ironman grappling event. After a grueling 3-hour ironman event at SBG … More Ash Earns BJJ Black Belt After Grueling Ironman
KALISPELL, MT, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 – Straight Blast Gym Kalispell and SBG North sent 5 fighters to the Kalispell Kombat event at Majestic Valley Arena this past weekend. The event was hosted by FightForce, a promoter that organizes MMA bouts across Montana. First up was SBG’s Derrick Moody against Erik McQueen. They spent most of … More SBG Goes 4-0 at FightForce Bouts
EVERETT, WA, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 – The North American Grappling Association (NAGA) hosts the country’s oldest and largest Submission grappling and Braziian Jiu Jitsu tournaments. Straight Blast Gym in Kalispell and SBG North in Whitefish sent 18 athletes to compete in the NAGA Tournament outside of Seattle this past weekend. Marnic Mann, Rachel Sanders, Michele … More 18 SBG Competitors Medal at NAGA
ONTARIO, CA, AUGUST 20, 2016 – Nearly 800 competitors showed up for the Kids World Championships in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Citizens Business Bank Arena this past weekend. Representing Montana was a group of 8 kids from Straight Blast Gym in Kalispell and Whitefish. Each competitor earned a medal and in some cases two. The … More 8 Kids From Flathead Valley Compete in Jiu Jitsu World Championship
EVERETT, WA, AUGUST 7, 2016 – Four competitors from Straight Blast Gym in Kalispell competed and medaled at the IBJJF Seattle International Open this past weekend. Cody Bessette won gold in his weight class. Aaron Westphal took silver in his weight and bronze in the absolute. Patrick Brooks won bronze in his very first tournament. … More SBG Team Small But Powerful Performance at Seattle Open