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Three Different States in One Night Yet All Victorious

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

On December 3, 2011 Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA traveled to three different states to compete in all areas of mixed martial arts and, once again, they proved that they are tallented in all areas of the sport.

Caleb Sedlock traveled to Richmond, VA and took first in the heavy weight blue belt dvision and 2nd in the no-gi division.  He was very impressive and put on quite a show.

Terry Owens at NAGA

Avery and Joel, Butch Hiles MMA’s very tallented young boxers, traveled to Ashland, KY to compete in the Silver Gloves.  Both displayed a lot of skill and won impressively showing that they will be a force to be reconned with for years to come.

Avery and Joel

Finally, Butch Hiles MMA fighter (also coached by legendary coach, Leon Ramsey), Wes Hanson, and Dragon’s Den MMA fighter (a Butch Hiles BJJ affiliate), Zac Gobel, both scored impressive first round finishes in the NAAFS in Akron, Ohio.

Wes Hanson Butch Hiles MMA

Look for exciting things in 2012 from Butch Hiles MMA.  Their fighters will also be competing in the first MMA shows in WV.  They are very excited for the shows and to display their skills in front of their fans in WV for the first time ever.

For more information about the gym or the upcoming MMA shows, please contact:

Butch Hiles


Party Bus Leaving For Our MMA Fights Saturday

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

There is still room left for the bus trip this weekend…  A bus will take you to and from the fights and you can relax, eat, drink, etc on the bus.  There will be 50/50 drawing and a lot of fun things to do.  Thus far, we have over 50 people committed to going and it’s almost sold out.  Get your tickets from us ASAP!!!  Wes Hanson is selling tickets and receives a commission for doing this, so please buy them from us.
The fights are in Akron, Ohio and Wes Hanson would love your support.  He is our most electrifying up and comer and is currently undefeated in MMA and holds two titles.  Don’t miss watching him fight live!

NAAFS Combat Challenge
To get remaining tickets or to ride the bus contact:

Butch Hiles



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Facility gives wrestlers Competitive Edge – Sports – Charleston Daily Mail – West Virginia News and Sports

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Check out the article about our wrestling program in the Charleston Daily Mail:


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Additional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Day Added

Monday, November 21st, 2011

In efforts to get you more BJJ days and rolling time, we will be adding Thursday night at 7 to the BJJ schedule.  

BJJ evening classes
Monday 6-7, 7-830
Wednesday 6-7. 7-830
Thursday 7-830
Tuesday is submission wrestling from 6-7 as well…
Also, December will be official belt and stripe testing month.  If you to schedule a private to test or work on your game let me know ASAP.  December is going to be another crazy month.
Please study your BJJ curriculum

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Wes Hanson & Butch Hiles Live on the Radio Tonight

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Wes Hanson and Butch Hiles will be live on the radio tonight (Tuesday 9/6/11) at 10:30pm.  You can call in and ask them questions at:  818-475-9372 or go to and chat live.  
They will be talking about Gruesome MMA’s show this Friday night and many other hott MMA topics.  Don’t miss it!

Butch Hiles – Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC – An annual event featuring the greatest sports and athletes WV has to offer


8/6/11 In-House Tournament Results

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Mens White Belt 164

1 David Lowery

2 Matthew McCormick

3 Erik Lilly

Mens White Belt 180-209

1 Kevin Cochran

2 Jeremy Randolph

3 Keith Stinson

Mens Blue Belt 150-164.9

1 Paul Simmons

2 Matt Garretson

3 Brian Propst

Mens Blue Belt 209 and under

1 Kevin Cochran

2 Burns Diamond

3 Barry Eickholt

Mens Blue Belt 225

1 Eric Halstead

2 Caleb Sedlock

Mens Purple combined weights

1 Adam Sepulveda

2 Eric Halstead

3 Caleb Sedlock

Mens Gi Absolute

1 Caleb Sedlock

2 Kevin Cochran

3 Jeremy Randolph

Teen No Gi beginner

1st Martin Hayden

2nd Chris Witters

3rd Matthew McCormick

Mens No Gi 149 and under

1 Martin Hayden

2 Matt McCormick

3 Erik Lilly

Mens No Gi Intermediate 165-179.9

1 Matt Garretson

2 Joshua Warren

3 Michael Mobley

Mens No Gi intermediate 150-164.9

1 Paul Simmons

2 Brian Propst

3 Matt Garretson

Mens No Gi 209 and under

1 Adam Sepulveda

2 Caleb Sedlock

3 Kevin Cochran 

Mens No Gi Absolute

1 Adam Sepulveda

2 Caleb Sedlock

3 Patrick Stevens

Thanks for a great tournament, great day, and a great night.  I hope everyone can go compete next week in Wheeling and on September 3rd for THE WV GAMES –

Jens Pulver | Driven Released on iTunes

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Get Jens Pulver Driven via iTunes:
JENS PULVER | DRIVEN was released as a pre-order title on iTunes this week, an honor reserved for studio titles, and seems to be doing well. The film goes live across a wide array of Video on Demand platforms this Friday, but for now check out our awesome iTunes page!
Thank you again for your support, and especially your patience.
With Very Warm Regards,
Gregory Bayne

Butch Hiles – Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC – An annual event featuring the greatest sports and athletes WV has to offer

Jens Pulver MMA Seminar & Movie Screening

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Jens Pulver – Former UFC Champion & MMA Legend

Former UFC champion, and MMA legend, Jens Pulver will be doing a MMA seminar at Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC on June 11th from 11-2. Jens was a UFC champion and a force in the Pride Fighting organization. He has an excellent MMA game and can offer a lot of additional wrestling and stand-up skills on top of everything else.

In addition to the MMA seminar, we will officially be screening his new documentary called “Driven” at the Capitol Theater on 123 Summers St at 3:30 PM. There will be a question and answer session with Jens and the director afterwards as well. This is a huge event and a very special documentary.

Jens Pulver – Driven

While at first look the film may appear to be just another fight documentary, Jens Pulver ups the ante by presenting a very raw and emotional look into his past, opening up in a way few do to give voice to the victims of child abuse and domestic violence, and hope that the cycle can indeed be broken.

We want to be able to bring this film, and Jens’ message to our community, so we’re embarking on a much bigger and special event than normal. We really hope that you will bring your friends and family with you to enjoy this film and hear his message.

Here is a link to the official trailer:

After Party Sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings in Southridge will be hosting and official after party where we will watch the Carwin vs Junior dos Santos UFC with Jens and the whole crew. They will also cater our VIP section during the screening of “Driven.”

Pricing and Tentative Schedule

Seminar with Jens Pulver: Only $65 11-2

Movie Screening with Question & Answer with Jens and the Director: $20 Doors Open at 3:30, Movie at 4:30, Q&A approx. 6:15

VIP Section Of Movie Screening: $40 includes private section with Jens and the director, food and drink catered by Buffalo Wild Wings, your cover to the after party at Buffalo Wild Wings, and preferred seating

Package Deals

Seminar/Movie Together: Just $75

Top VIP package: $85 includes seminar, VIP section of the movie with Jens and the director, food and drink catered by Buffalo Wild Wings, your cover to the after party at Buffalo Wild Wings, and preferred seating, all VIP package owners will get first opportunity for pictures, etc

Seminar and VIP spots must be reserved ASAP

A $20 deposit can be mailed or paypaled to Butch Hiles. Send an e-mail to for details or call 304-549-9370.

Purchase Tickets on-line:

Seminar Only : $65

Seminar and Movie : $75

Movie Only: $20

Hotel Info

Since this is an all day event, we encourage people to stay overnight.  In fact, if interested, we will open our gym up for people to practice with each other the next day as well.

The Holiday Inn Express has offered everyone an amazing deal but you must book before 6/6/11 because the deal expires.  You can call or book your reservations online and you will be given a discount but typing in, or telling them, a special code “MMA”

Holiday Inn Express

100 Civic Center Drive

Charleston, WV 25301


Please contact Butch Hiles at 304-549-9370 or for group discounts and any other inquiries

Don’t miss this exciting event!!!

**Times may be subject to change before the event but plenty of notice will be given

Special Thanks to

Heavy Leather Gear, Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC, Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA LLC, Buffalo Wild Wings, White Insurance & Associates, Yeager Media Group, Chris Feldhaus, Rick Pullins, Jens Pulver, and Gregory Bayne .




Thank You and New Champion!!!

Monday, April 25th, 2011

I just want to thank everyone who came down on Easter weekend and supported their friends and teammates.  I also want to thank all those who anxiously await the results on twitter and facebook when they cannot be there.

We have unbelievable team and a great gym for friends and family to be in.  I am always very appreciative and thankful for that.  Each one of us puts out heart and soul into working out to better ourselves for our friends and family.  Some of you compete and some of you do not but you are all equally as important to each one of us.

Last Saturday, Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC traveled to Jenkins, KY and had four guys fight MMA against some very tough opponents and each one of our guys represented themselves and the gym very well.

Cody Tominack was up first and had a war with a guy who was very similar to him in both fighting strategy and skill.  However, Cody dominated the first round with a monstrous takedown and some ground and pound.

In round two, his opponent reversed a position on Cody and was able to get into full mount.  Cody stayed composed and weathered the storm and was able to reverse that position and land a couple big strikes with just seconds remaining.

With the rounds tied one to one, Cody’s opponent could not answer the bell for the third, thus giving Cody the win via verbal submission.

Eran Bailes was next up and didn’t waste much time once the bell started.  Eran added another monstrous takedown and worked his way into side control.  From there, he worked his way into mount and finished the match with strikes in about a minute and a half.

Mike Lovejoy was the third of Hiles’ fighters to compete and he had a very tough opponent on his hands.  However, following a similar game plan as the others, he also shot in for a takedown.  Once he achieved the takedown he was able to catch the guy trying to get back to his feet with a hard suplex followed by taking his back with full hooks.  His opponent fought hard but eventually the rear choke was set in and the match ended about 2:30 into round one.

Finally, Wes Hanson came to the ring to fight for the Gladiator Fighting 145lb championship.  Wes is trained by the legendary Leon Ramsey, as well as the Butch Hiles gym and put a tremendous amount of preparation into this fight.  It showed from the beginning as he landed a nice front kick and scared his opponent with his power.

Feeling a sense of urgency, his opponent shot for the takedown.  However, Wes quickly reversed it, and gained side control.  From their he softened his opponent up with strikes, while he worked his way into full mount.  The full mount proved to much for his opponent because Wes quickly trapped his opponents arm around his head and rained down uncontested punches until the referee was forced to stop the fight.

Wes Hanson won his fight in about 1:30 and became the new 145lb champion.  This was only his second MMA fight, and it came against a much more experienced opponent.  However, once again, hard work pays off and Wes overcame a lot of obstacles to capture this title.

Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA, LLC once again goes undefeated and helps build another champion in WV

Thanks for everything!

Butch Hiles




Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA in the paper again

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA in the Charleston Gazette again for MMA

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