Featured Competitor: Vinny Magalhaes shines at “Ultimate Absolute”, earns Submission of Year nomination and now off to ADCC

In this feature flick, Vinny Magalhaes submits Daniel Gracie with banana-split submission at "Ultimate Absolute" no-gi grappling tournament in July 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fumM2vaAddw



Vinny competes next at ADCC 2011 in Nottingham, England on September 24-25. Vinny will fight in th 99+kg division against the likes of Bruno Bastos, Antonio Silva, Jeff Monson, "Cyborg" and others.



He has also recieved a nomination for "Submission of the Year" by FightersOnly Magazine for his M-1 Global LHW title-win over Victor Nemkov. Vinny submitted Nemkov with a Mounted gogoplata/neck crank on 4/282011 at Saint Petersburg Ice Palace Russia. Winners will be announced at the World MMA Awards



You can vote for Vinny for Submission of the Year, along with your favorites in other categories such as "Fight of the Year" and "Breakout Performance of the Year" by clicking here http://www.onlineawards.co.uk/fightersonly/home.asp



You can also check out Vinny in his matchup against Marcus Buchecha Almeida, again at "Ultimate Absolute" from July, 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyT2S6Ft57w



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