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Thursday, Jul 13, 2000

Official Resultsdanger Zone “battle At The Bear”4 Bears Casino

From the event’s promoter:



OFFICIAL RESULTS
DANGER ZONE "BATTLE AT THE BEAR"
4 BEARS CASINO


Main event pitted Dan Severn against Marion, IL Ron Rumpf. Ron took the fight on a two day notice. Two of Dan’s previous opponents pulled out prior to the event. Ron stepped up to the challenge of meeting The Beast head to head. Ron did not hesitate, right from the start Rumpf threw a pretty hard connecting leg kick. Dan did not hesitate, and shot in taking Ron to the canvas. Severn threw a barrage of knees and elbow smashes to finish him with a key lock at :54.

David Ferguson vs. Jeff Wales  -  Ferguson Heel hook at 4:50
Joe Doerkson vs. Mike Heuser  -  Doerkson Arm-bar at 10:51
Mike Cordosa vs. Jeremy Bolt  -  Cordosa Rear-naked choke 7:55
Warren Owsley vs. Dennis Reed  -  Owsley Arm-bar at 3:14
Adrian Serrano vs. Eric Grove  -  Serrano Decision OT

Amateur 150-below Tournament
Arthur Salem over Kris Kramer  -  TKO punches 3:50
Adam Salem over BJ Mahon  -  Decision
Arthur Salem over Roger Skjarret  -  Rear-naked choke 4:30
Arthur Salem over Adam Salem  -  Injury default

Amateur 190-above Tournament
Chris Roberts over Tom Passa  -  TKO punches at 2:05
Chris Gates over Chris Roberst  -  Rear-naked choke at :40

The Danger Zone would like to thank all the participants and staff for all their support and help in making this a great show. Be sure to contact us for our next show. Ft. Wayne IN in the month of Nov. Contact Becky Levi www.the-dangerzone.com and fill out a fighter application.

Dan Severn-Becky Levi
The Danger Zone Inc.
www.the-dangerzone.com

From the event’s promoter:



Rings USA To Invade Hawaii

On Saturday night July 22, The Neal S. Blaisdell Arena will rock. Some of the top fighters in the world have been invited to fight in the Rings USA "Rising Stars" Tournament. Rings is one of the most recognized fighting organization in Japan. The winner in each weight division (over and under 200lbs) will compete later this year in the Rings "King of Kings" tournament with a very big$$$$ grand prize. Winners of the preliminary tourney will receive $10,000.

Tickets are on sale at all regular outlets, Blaisdell Center Box Office or charge by phone at (808) 526-4400. Reserved seating $25 in advance, $29 day of show, VIP Ringside seating $50.

Fighter line-ups and BIOs follow…


Rings USA "Rising Stars Tournament" Hawaii
"B" Bracket

Middleweight Tournament #1

Kawika Pahalui
(Jesus Is Lord) stands 6’0" tall and weighs 199lbs. Winner of two FutureBrawl 8-man tournaments. Former Hawaii State Champion Wrestler. An aggressive style of striking and grappling. Trains with fellow Jesus is Lord member Ray "Bradda" Cooper. His NHB record is 8-1.
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Josh Hall
(Shark Tank) is an Olympic caliber wrestler who has recently begun to train with the Shark Tank and head instructor Eddie Millis. He is working hard on the stand-up portion of the game. This will be his pro debut.

Kanahare
(Rings Japan) Rated #5 in Rings and #2 rated Japanese Rings fighter

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Adrian Serrano
5’9" 185lbs, is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a UFC veteran fighter with over 40 NHB (No Holds Barred) wins. He is also the former Extreme Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion and Middleweight Champion.

Middleweight Tournament #2

Yasuhito
Namekawa (Rings Japan) The top amateur Rings competitor who recently turned pro.
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Falaniko Vitale
(S.W.A.T.) stands 6’1" tall and weighs 195lbs. A former University of Hawaii football standout. He brings in an undefeated (4-0) NHB record into the ring. Niko is a tremendous athlete who will be fighting in front of his hometown and will draw strength from that.

Chris Munsen
(AMC) is from Seattle, Washington and is training with legendary Matt Hume. Chris recently won a FutureBrawl bout at the weight of 240lbs. He has a college wrestling background and likes a "brawling" style of fighting. His lighter weight should make him an even more dangerous fighter.
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Dave Menne
5’11" 190lbs. According the The Mixed Martial Arts writers association, Dave is the #1 rated lightweight fighter in the world. He is a UFC veteran and currently holds the title of WEF lightweight Champion. He normally fights at 175lbs, so the weight will definitely be a factor.

Heavyweight Tournament #1

Tali Kuliha’apai
(Grappling Unlimited) stands, 6’2" 224lbs. From Honolulu, Hawaii. He has a 8-0 Pro Boxing record and is 2-0 in NHB. Tali has heavy Hands and is rapidly developing a ground game with his instructor, two time World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, Egan Inoue.
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Valintijn Overeem
(Rings Holland) is the top Dutch fighter and currently ranked #3 in Rings Japan. He has tremendous stand up skill with a Muay-Thai background and is comfortable with ground fighting.

Tom Sauer
This WEF and Extreme Challenge veteran stands 6’0" tall, weighs 230lbs, and has an NHB record 22-3. He is the former WEF heavyweight champion. Down from his heaviest weight of 255lbs. Tom feels like a new fighter at this weight. He retained almost all his strength and is much quicker now. Tom recently won a Rings fight in Russia and will be a favorite to win his bracket.
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Mike Dresch
resides in Olympia Washington

Heavyweight Tournament #2

Eric Pele
(Nova Uniao) stands 6’4" tall and weighs 330lbs. His instructor, John Lewis is expecting great things from Eric. John says he moves like a 180lb fighter. This will be Eric’s pro debut.
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Wesley "Cabbage" Cabrerra
(Grappling Unlimited) stands 6’3" tall and weighs 295lbs. He resides on the "Big Island"of Hawaii. He is undefeated (7-0) in NHB fighting with a well-rounded arsenal of boxing and Jiu-Jitsu. This will be a step up in class for Wesley.

Roger Neff
is from Coeur d’alene, Idaho and stands 5’11" and weighs 275lbs. A former US Olympic wrestling alternate who recently defeated Chris Franco in impressive fashion at the King of the Cage event in Los Angeles, CA. Roger has a 5-1 NHB record and many are picking him to "win it all". He also holds 13 National titles in Wrestling and Sambo. Won World Cup Greco in Roman Wrestling.
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Rocky Batastini
stands 6’3" tall and weighs 300lbs. He is a very explosive fighter. He holds the Super Brawl record with a 6-second knockout over UFC veteran Lance Gibson in Super Brawl 10. He is a good wrestler and striker. A favorite in a short fight. Some question his ability to "go the distance".


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