Team announcement for WSOF Submission 1 on 6/15
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING announces the official grappling teams for “WSOF – Submission 1” on June 15th, 2019 at Sam’s Town Live.
“We are overwhelmed with the amazing talent showing up to represent at our inaugural event 'WSOF Submission 1,'" said Shawn Wright, president of WSOF GC. "The fundamental competition is strong at the highest levels of grappling to include jiu-jitsu black belts, wrestling champs, and judo combat sport stars. Everything goes with the exception of striking. This definitely sets the bar high for our regional, national and global series.”
“We have always been a fan of the art from inception. Whereas, weight is not the defining factor the outcomes can be very surprising and strategy prevails
over size. We have four 5-man teams of pure talent training for this night and the battle is real! Team based fights leading up to head to head combat is sure to keep the fans entertained."
The four teams consist of:
•“Team Drysdale” coached by the “legendary local” Robert Drysdale and featuring the fierce Max Rohskopf and Rafael Domingos as well as
monsters Marcelo Camirin Nunes, Fellipe Andrew, and UFC star Gilbert “Durinho” Burns.
•Team 10th Planet” out of Las Vegas is being coached by the amazingly talented Casey Halstead who comes to battle with “The Beast” Kyle Boehm, and the highly talented Keith Krikorian, Ruben Rivera, Andy “night night” Varela, and Sid Skrob aka Sid Vicious.
•Team Arizona BJJ Allstars is showing up and showing out with Corey Mullis AKA Professor Mullis who will captain and participate! His warriors consist of Michael Currier, Jonathan Daniel Caraveo, relentless Austin Baker, and Tyson Antillon from Legion MMA out of Phoenix.
•“Team Zangief” representing Henderson, Nevada. The captain is none other than Gabriel Barbosa Checca and he brings serious competition with the likes of Paul Schon, “world-renowned” Kit Dale, Moises Antonio Lopez AKA Honey Badger, and UFC/Bellator Veteran King Kevin Casey.
VIP Doors and Meet & Greet at 5:00pm
GA Doors at 6:00pm
First bout at 7:00pm on Father’s day Weekend!!
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