SBG’s Mann Defends MMA Title Against Graves

GREAT FALLS, MT, NOVEMBER 10, 2018 – Fusion Fight League’s Border Wars SBG Montana’s Marnic Mann defended her title against Veronica Graves at Fusion Fight League’s Border Wars MMA event. Mann won by a unanimous decision after 5 rounds of back-and-forth, technical fighting, retaining her belt and her title. Graves started the fight strong with … More SBG’s Mann Defends MMA Title Against Graves

SBG Celebrates Wins, 10 year Legacy at Revolution

TACOMA, WA, NOVEMBER 3RD & 4TH, 2018 – Revolution XXXVIII BJJ Tournament As SBG Montana celebrates it’s 10th anniversary, the years of competing at tournaments across the northwest paid off at this weekend’s Revolution BJJ tournament in Tacoma, WA. Sixteen athletes brought home a total of 23 medals in the youth and adult divisions: 7 … More SBG Celebrates Wins, 10 year Legacy at Revolution

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Montana Promotes New Black Belt To It’s Ranks

KALISPELL, MT, December 29, 2017 – SBG MONTANA BLACK BELT PROMOTION Ryan Asay became SBG Montana’s newest black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on Friday, December 29th. Approximately 50 members of the martial arts school attended this special event. Asay’s promotion to black belt marked a particularly special milestone for the BJJ school. Asay was … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Montana Promotes New Black Belt To It’s Ranks

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athlete Opening Bigfork’s First Martial Arts School

Bigfork, MT, AUGUST 15, 2017 Bigfork is about to see it’s first ever martial arts school. Town locals Cody and his wife Mya Bessette are opening up the newest facility of Straight Blast Gym, which specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for kids and adults. For now, SBG Bigfork will only offer kids martial arts, but … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athlete Opening Bigfork’s First Martial Arts School

SBG Judo’s Stella Davison Charges USA Junior Olympic Nationals

SPOKANE, WA – 2017 USA Junior Olympic National Championships Straight Blast Gym of Montana’s Stella Davison competed in the 2017 USA Junior Olympic National Championships for the first time, displaying her skill and training at this highly competitive event. Davison, age 15, spent three days rigorously competing in the competition’s events, which included: the USA … More SBG Judo’s Stella Davison Charges USA Junior Olympic Nationals

SBG Athletes Medal at IBJJF World Competition

WALTER PYRAMID, LONG BEACH, CA, JUNE 1ST-4TH, 2017 – International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation’s World Championship Straight Blast Gym athletes and coaches traveled to Long Beach, CA to compete with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors from around the world in the IBJJF’s international tournament. Leah Taylor took the bronze medal in Women’s Black Belt Medium Heavy … More SBG Athletes Medal at IBJJF World Competition

SBG Judo Team Competes in Inland Empire Tournament

SPOKANE, WA, MAY 27, 2017 – Inland Empire Judo Tournament Straight Blast Gym Judo Team’s impressive skills were on display at Spokane’s Inland Empire Judo Tournament on Saturday, May 27th. This was the third year in a row that the team sent its most experienced athletes to the regional tournament with Ryan Asay and Stella … More SBG Judo Team Competes in Inland Empire Tournament

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Judo Competitors Make Impressive Wins At US Nationals

Salt Lake City, UT, April 29, 2017 – US Judo Nationals Straight Blast Gym of Montana’s Judo Team competed at US Judo Nationals in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 29th with each of their competitors collecting medals for their divisions. Keith Treece had two tough fights in a round robin against a 35-year black … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Judo Competitors Make Impressive Wins At US Nationals

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Teams From Across the Nation Dominate NW Submission Challenge

Boise, ID, April 29th & 30th, 2017 – NW Submission Challenge SBG Montana joined teammates from across the country in Boise’s Northwest Submission Challenge jiu jitsu tournament on April 29th & 30th. Of the six adult competitors who competed, four placed first in their division. In her first competition as a blue belt Marnic Mann … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Teams From Across the Nation Dominate NW Submission Challenge

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athletes Compete In Fusion Fight League’s Ladies’ Night

Billings, MT – Saturday, April 1st Three amateur fighters out of Kalispell’s SBG Montana competed in Fusion Fight League’s first all female fight card. Leah Taylor went up against Jordan Branstetter of Billings, MT, defeating her by TKO in the first round. Marnic Mann fought Lean Alford of South Dakota, winning in the first round … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athletes Compete In Fusion Fight League’s Ladies’ Night