FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 10 /CNW/ - Local club 'Gracie Barra' in Fort
McMurray is hosting the second-annual Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Submission
Grappling 'Fort McMurray Open' Tournament with special guest
internationally known mixed-martial arts superstar Georges St-Pierre.
The tournament and seminar will be held on May 21, 2011 and is open for
all registrants. The competition is open to everyone, including those
residing outside of the Wood Buffalo region. The tournament will be
held at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park.
The mixed martial arts seminar will be led by world-renowned and current
mixed martial arts Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre. St-Pierre
holds a blackbelt from 'Gracie Barra Bruno Fernandes'.
"The opportunity to bring in a world-class athlete such as Georges
St-Pierre to teach our local community more about mixed martial arts is
a fantastic way to help build the sport in Wood Buffalo," said Michael
King, owner and operator of Gracie Barra Fort McMurray. For tickets or
information please visit: www.graciebarrafm.ca.
SOURCE MacDonald Island Park
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