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Rings USA "Rising Stars Tournament" Hawaii
Middleweight Tournament #1
(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.
(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.
(Rings Japan) Rated #5 in Rings and #2 rated Japanese Rings fighter
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
Namekawa (Rings Japan) The top amateur Rings competitor who recently turned pro.
(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.
(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.
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
(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.
(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.
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.
resides in Olympia Washington
Heavyweight Tournament #2
(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.
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.
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.
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".