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The Olympia Twelve Must-See Events!

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9. BSN’S OLYMPIA GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

■ Arm bars, guillotine chokes, full guard, full mount these are part of our everyday vocabulary thanks to the wild popularity of MMA. The thinking man’s methods of handing out beat-downs, with muscle, technique, and brains (yes!), all contribute to victory. You’ll see just how intense it gets as grapplers from all over the globe hit the mat to twist their opponents into shapes you thought were possible only in cartoons.

WHEN: Sep. 27 & 28, 10 a.m.

DON’T YOU WISH: Pinning your opponent’s thumb in a thumb-wrestling match qualified as an of cial grappling submission hold?

8. OLYMPIA ARM WARS

■ Since the dawn of time, a good old-fashioned arm wrestling match has been the decider of many a dispute and the most undeniable way to say, “I’m better than you!” Arm Wars: High Stakes went over the top when it debuted here last year and was aired on TV in both Europe and Asia. Now it’s back with Arm Wars 19: Vengeance! Featuring the top arm wrestlers in the world battling for six high-octane rounds, this year’s event promises to be an all-out war!

WHEN: Sept. 27 & 28, 10 a.m.

DON’T YOU WISH: You knew the secret arm-wrestling technique to beat the 110-pound female arm wrestling champion who just shamed you in front of the entire North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center?

7. OLYMPIA COMBATIVE SPORTS

■ If it involves punching, kicking, takedowns, submissions, or anything else having to do with handing someone their ass, then we guarantee you’ll fi nd it here in this brand-new Olympia Weekend event. Headed by martial arts and sports entertainment maverick Terrance “Tokey” Hill, Olympia Combative Sports is the modern-day gladiator games (minus the annoying death part, of course), featuring boxing, grappling, karate, taekwando, kickboxing, and wrestling. Prepare to be KO’d by excitement!

WHEN: Sept. 27 & 28, 10 a.m.

DON’T YOU WISH: All those years of playing Street Fighter translated into real-life skills?

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