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Self-Defense Seminar at WV State College

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Butch Hiles will be teaching a self-defense seminar to all the students of WV State University on October 9, 2012.  October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this is a perfect opportunity to reach a broad audience and help to stop the cycle of violence.

The seminar will take place outside Dawson Hall at WV State University from 1-3pm.  All students and friends of students are encouraged to attend.

The ramifications of domestic violence are staggering. Young women are
among the most vulnerable, suffering the highest rates of intimate
partner violence. Exposure to domestic violence puts our young men and
women in danger of long-term physical, psychological, and emotional
harm. Children who experience domestic violence are at a higher risk
for failure in school, emotional disorders, and substance abuse, and
are more likely to perpetuate the cycle of violence themselves later
in life.

We hope to see everyone there!
For additional information contact:

Butch Hiles

Butch@ButchHiles.com

304-549-9370

www.advancedbkj.com

Sponsored by: NAACP and WVSU

Jeff Monson Seminar Friday, August 31, 2012

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Jeff Monson Seminar
Friday, August 31, 2012

 

Grappling and MMA champion, Jeff Monson, will be coming to Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA to do a seminar on Friday, August 31, 2012.

Monson has one of the most impressive resumes you will ever see and has competed all over the world.  He’s an amazing instructor and has a wealth of knowledge.  You do not want to miss the opportunity.

Resume:

Submission grappling

Abu Dhabi Combat Club
2009 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships Bronze Medalist
2005 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships Gold Medalist
2001 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships Silver Medalist
2000 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships Silver Medalist
1999 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships Gold Medalist

International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
2008 FILA Grappling World Championships Senior No-Gi Gold Medalist
2007 FILA Grappling World Championships Senior No-Gi Gold Medalist

International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
2007 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships Black Belt No-Gi Absolute Gold Medalist
2007 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships Black Belt No-Gi Silver Medalist
2001 Pan American Championships Blue Belt Gold Medalist

USA Wrestling
FILA World Team Trials Senior No-Gi Winner (2007, 2008)
FILA World Team Trials Senior No-Gi Runner-up (2009)

On the Mat
2009 Submission Grappler of the year
2004 Submission Grappler of the Year

Amateur wrestling
USA Wrestling
Northwest Senior Greco-Roman Regional Championship (1998)
Northwest Senior Freestyle Regional Championship Runner-up (1998)
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Pac-10 Conference Championship (1992)

Mixed Martial Arts
ISKA World Heavyweight Championship
SB Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship
Strength and Honor Championship
Cage Warriors Heavyweight Championship (One time)
Ultimate Fighting Championship – Knockout of the Night and Submission of the Night
XFC Heavyweight Championship
SportFight Heavyweight Championship

Details:

Time: 7pm

cost: $40 (if you compete at WV Games Sept 1) & $50 if you do not.

Deposit of $20 to keep track of spots would be appreciated.  Contact Butch Hiles for details

Location: Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA – 410 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25302

Contact:

Butch Hiles

Butch@ButchHiles.com


Butch Hiles
www.advancedbkj.com – Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC
www.theWVgames.com – An annual event featuring the greatest sports and athletes WV has to offer
www.realitycagecombat.com – The RCC is a MMA event all about the fighters and fans. Don’t miss it!

Free Month of Training Coupon

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC is offering an incredible deal for people who buy a reserved ticket to the fights on Aug 25, 2012.

Please redeem the coupon below for some amazing training!

September Events

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

We are bringing the biggest and best events to Charleston, WV!

Friday, Aug 31, at Butch Hiles Gym – Jeff Monson

Followed by the WV State Grappling Championships

WV Games

The WV Games return with all the action this Sept 1, 2012.  Tons of events and an awesome atmosphere.  Don’t miss the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, and the Beach Wrestling event all sposnored by us.  For more information take a look at our website: www.thewvgames.com

$450 up for grabs and swords to the winners!

The state’s best MMA promotion returns to Morgantown Sept 15

Ticket info: http://naafs.biz/site/2012/08/10/caged-fury-19/

Tickets for Aug 25 MMA in Charleston, WV on Sale!

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Reality Cage Combat/ NAAFS – Caged Fury 18 tickets, officially on sale for all!

Just go to ticketmaster http://www.ticketmaster.com/Reality-Cage-Combat-Caged-Fury-18-tickets/artist/1754410?SREF=TWArtist

MMA at the Charleston Civic Center 8/25/12

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

For Immediate Release:
Contact Butch Hiles
304-549-9370
Butch@ButchHiles.com

 Coleman, Miocic to Sign for Fans at Caged Fury 18 in Charleston

7/5/12 (Charleston, WV): The NAAFS, in conjunction with Reality Caged Combat, will return to the state of West Virginia this August 25th with arguably one of its best cards of 2012. In addition to what is expected to be a stellar fight card, the NAAFS has confirmed that MMA superstars Mark Coleman and Stipe Miocic will both be on hand to sign autographs and take photos with fans in attendance. Coleman is one of the sports most accomplished fighters historically. The UFC Hall of Famer is also a former Pride Grand Prix tournament winner and the former UFC Heavyweight Champion.

Miocic, who is the former NAAFS heavyweight Champion, is one of the UFC’s brightest young stars and will be part of the main event on September 29th in England when he collides with Stefan Struve for at UFC on Fuel 5. After capturing the NAAFS heavyweight title in June of 2011, Miocic has gone on to win three straight fights in the Octagon including his most recent, a TKO over then unbeaten Shane Del Rosario at the historic UFC 146 event. Miocic is currently undefeated at 9-0 as a pro and has finished 8 of 9 opponents.

 Caged Fury 18 will feature many of regions top fighters in action on August 25th including UFC veteran and West Virginia’s own Branden Hinkle.  The card will also include Wes Lane, Ryan Shank, Victer Crenshaw and Matt Garretson along with the return of former MW contender John Soeder.  The complete fight card is expected to be released in the coming days. Tickets for the great event start at just $25 and go on sale soon.  Tickets for Caged Fury 18 can be purchased at the Charleston Civic Center box office, www.NAAFS.tv,www.realitycagecombat.com, Ticketmaster and by calling 304-549-9370 or 330-280-8442. All bouts are subject to change.

About the NAAFS

Established in 2005, The NAAFS is the fastest growing regional mixed martial arts organization in the sport today and has produced over one hundred live events in the Midwest. The television program “NAAFS Cage Fighting” can be seen each week domestically on the television home of the Cleveland Indians, “Sports Time Ohio” and nationally via Direct TV and Dish Network sports packages. The NAAFS has been featured internationally on G-TV. Highlights from NAAFS events have aired on prominent networks such as Spike TV and HD Net. Fighters that have competed inside the NAAFS cage include Brian Rogers, Jessica Eye, Chris Lozano, Daniel Straus, Dan Spohn, Aisling Daly, Stipe Miocic, Jason Dent, Donny Walker, Forrest Petz, Matt Brown, Ben Rothwell, Dave Herman, Ryan Madigan, Paul Bradley, Sean Salmon, Jeff Cox, Josh Hendricks, Sean McCorkle and Phil Davis among many others. The NAAFS is responsible for organizing and hosting MMA’s most prestigious amateur tournament which has developed dozens of today’s top professional fighters.

Dan Hardy Mini Doc Features Butch Hiles Gym

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The UFC’s Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy recently had a mini documentary filmed and Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC is featured in the film (check out part 2).

“I get paid to beat people up,” says Dan Hardy. “I love every minute of it.” It’s a good thing, then, that Hardy is an MMA fighter, and was cool with hanging out with us.

Still, he’s not a typical fighter. He gets along with them, sure, and relates to them, but he also takes competition as an insult: Anyone who signs up to fight Hardy must “think he’s better than me.” And unlike most fighters—shit, unlike most athletes—he’s a pretty cool guy—engaging and a real human being. A real freak, sure, who hurts other people real, real bad, but a normal dude.

Hardy lives somewhere between isolation and aimlessness. When he’s training for a fight he practically lives at the gym, and even when he doesn’t have a fight on the horizon, he’s still training as much as possible. He tells filmmaker and Blood for Blood bassist Ian McFarland what he thinks constant competition is doing to him. He’s an angry dude who wants to slow down and “chill out” eventually, but right now he gets off on the violence, on the discipline, on the superiority of beating another man down. Only fighters, he says, know what it’s like to prepare for a fight, and then withstand one. Everyone else has expectations, but no one else understands.

But is there anything for Hardy outside the world of fighting? He can’t relate to politicians or regular people… even other fighters. Actually, the only place outside the gym Hardy seems to feel comfortable is in the hardcore scene, where people have tattoos like his and generally don’t give a shit who he is. He walks out to Cock Sparrer’s “England Belongs to Me” at fights, which is appropriate since he’s from Nottingham. His MMA nickname, The Outlaw, brings to mind Outlaw Anthems, Blood for Blood’s 2002 LP. The fact that the hardcore scene—where fuckups and angry little kids hang out—is the only place a person like Hardy feels normal seems appropriate.

The film was created as part of the McFarland & Pecci brand series of mini-docs focused on iconic subculture heroes. Go to www.mcfarlandandpecci.com to see the other films.

Women learn self defense for a good cause

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Women learn self defense for a good cause

Posted: May 23, 2012 2:04 PM
By Jessie Shafer, Reporter – bio | email

  WATCH THE VIDEO: Women learn self defense for a good cause

 

At his gym in Charleston, Butch Hiles is offering classes to the general public. In those classes, people can learn how to protect themselves.

Hiles says more than 10,000 women are raped in Kanawha County every year. To combat that, he says they just need to know a little self-defense.

Women in the Kanawha Valley took control. They don’t want to face an attacker and be unprepared.

A college student, Krista Moore said, “I think it would good to learn how to protect myself if anything were to happen.”

And her friend agrees. They say being aware is key.

“If anything does happen like that, you could save yourself from a very scaring situation,” said Lindsay Tincher.

All of the proceeds from this event go straight to REACH. That stands for Rape Education, Advocacy, Counseling, and Healing.

The group is there for women who need a helping hand through what, they call, a very complicated and difficult time.

“We don’t like to say that these programs help prevent, but they do help reduce the risk. And so, just learning how to come out and reduce the risk of a sexual assault or any other attack is definitely important,” said Jaqueline Bevan, of REACH.

To contact an advocate with REACH- call 304-340-3676

Butch Hiles Promotes First MMA Event in Charleston, WV History

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

With the largest crowd since MMA has become legal, Reality Cage Combat dominated the Charleston Civic Center.  The fights and crowd were amazing and we cannot thank everyone enough.  Please check out the pictures and look for announcements and updates here and www.realitycagecombat.com

 

Upcoming Special Events

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

This is a list of all the special events pertaining to the event on May 18, 2012

May 12 – Rock Concert by DeadFaceDown, Elysium, and Tomorrow Burns. The show starts at 1030pm, $5 Cover, 21 yrs and up w/ ID @ the Blue Parrot in Charleston, WV – Get your tickets here!

May 12 – 1pm Press Conference at the Mardi Gras Casino and Resort in Crosslanes, WV

May 17 – 8pm Weigh-in Show at the Mardi Gras Casino and Resort in Crosslanes, WV

May 18 List of Events

5:30 VIP Pre-party and meet & greet with celebrity guests

6:30 meet & greet for general public

7:30 Fights

Afterparty @ Timothy’s Bar at the old Quarrier Diner

May 19Stephan Bonnar seminar at Butch Hiles Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA, LLC

May 22Self-Defense Seminar to Benefit REACH (A rape crisis program)

Get Your Discounted Tickets, While Supplies Last at These Locations:

Buffalo Wild Wings in Southridge

Timothy’s Bar on Quarrier Street

Get Your Discounted Tickets at Quaker Steak in Charleston Every Thursday Night

Quaker Steak and WV Radio will be having our fighters selling tickets every Thursday night from 7PM-10PM. If you buy your tickets from them, you can save up to $17 from ticketmaster!