Bentley & Hernandez Set for PGI 5 January 19!!!








SBG Idaho submission grapplers, Brad Bentley and Stephanie Hernandez, have been selected to compete at the prestigious Proving Grounds Invitational on Saturday, January 19 at the Church & State Event Center in Layton, Utah!

Proving Grounds is an invite only, submission only, winner-take-all tournament. The winner in each weight division (160-, 160-190, and 190+) will take home a cash prize. The event will be conducted under the EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational) rule set. 

SBG Black Belt and Coach, Bentley, will be competing in the under 160 lb Black Belt division and will take on a stacked division full of some of the region’s other top competitors!

SBG Purple Belt and mixed martial artist, Hernandez, will be competing in the Women’s Open Weight Blue/Purple Belt division! This will mark the first ever PGI women’s tournament and features 16 of the top female grapplers and martial artists in the region!

For a thorough explanation of the EBI rule set, check out

For more event information or to purchase tickets, go to