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BJJ Tournament Recap – Texas International Grappling Festival

By TXMMA Staff


Misael Miranda splits black belt division with Junior Show; Plenty of great matches throughout the day


GPG Texas International Grappling Festival. Order prints and downloads at http://www.mikecalimbas.com/BJJ/GPG-TGIF2014HOUSTON, TX, April 21, 2014 – Grand Prix Grappling was back in Houston on April 5th for their first tournament of the year. Entitled the Texas International Grappling Festival, this competition featured close to 300 competitors. It also featured a super fight between new school owner Pablo Silva and SMAA black belt Spenser Gilliam.

Some of the other competing black belts included Chris Westfall, Julian Vega, Jordan Rivas, and more. As for the final winners in that open weight bracket, it was Misael Miranda once again in the finals as he split the prize with incoming Brazilian Junior Show, who will now be teaching in San Antonio.

Plenty of other great grapplers at all levels at this tournament as well. We recorded over three and a half hours of matches for this one so check them all out below.


Team Results – Texas International Grappling Festival 2014 (April 5, 2014 – Houston, TX)



  • 1st – Gracie Barra 202
  • 2nd – GFTeam 186
  • 3rd – Elite MMA 167
  • 4th – Team Tooke 150
  • 5th –  Solis Martial Arts Academy 142


  • 1st – Team Tooke 144
  • 2nd – Gracie Barra 140
  • 3rd – Brazos Valley MMA 85
  • 4th – Solis Martial Arts Academy 64
  • 5th –  Elite MMA 56


BJJ Tournament Photos – Texas International Grappling Festival 2014


As always you can order prints and downloads via mikecalimbas.com. Texas International Grappling Festival 2014 event gallery here.



Select Match Video – Texas International Grappling Festival 2014


Just a shade another 50 matches recorded for this BJJ tournament. Make sure to check out the YouTube Channel for videos from the best BJJ tournaments in Texas and beyond!