Friday, September 11, 2009
Art of War : Macau, 26th, Sept, 09
Our legendary member and also a famous HK movie star "Gus" is organising an MMA event in Macau. Lets group up together and support the event!! (We have guys from Taiwan as well, let's enjoy a group discount and we can get better seat if we order through KLN BJJ!!)
If you are interested, please drop an email to our Yahoo mail group or firstname.lastname@example.org for signing in.
Words from Gus and Andy:
Hi guys,Please come support the first MMA event in the area. I will hook up something special for KLN BJJ! See below for a message from the organizer, BJJ brown belt Andy Pi. Other special guests include: Vitor Belfort, Joachim Hansen, Rashaan Salaam (Heisman Trophy winner). We have a a Hennessy Artistry concert/party right afterward. It will be an awesome da/night!
Dear China's BJJ/MMA Community,We are excited to announce that the Art of War Fighting Championship will be going to the Venetian Resort in Macau on September 26, 2009. This event, "Ground Zero" will be the largest Art of War event to date and we are excited to work with the Venetian to bring our exciting brand of mixed martial arts to our fans and friends in Southern China.
Match 1 - 72 kilograms : Jason Schmidt (USA) vs. Kenichi Hattori (Japan)
Match 2 - 78 kilograms : Li Jun Lei (China) vs. Jeong Soon Hak (Korea)
Match 3 - 84 kilograms : Munkhbayasgalan Dorjderem (Mongolia) vs. Elyorbek Akborov(Uzbekistan)
Match 4 - 78 kilograms : Zhang Li Peng (China) vs. Claes Beverlov (Sweden)
Match 5 - 78 kilograms : Vaughn Anderson (Canada) vs. Kim Dong Hyun (Korea)
Match 6 - 72 kilograms : Dai Shuang Hai (China) vs. Arthit Hanchana (Thailand)
Match 7 - 78 kilograms : Michael Costa (Brazil) vs. Simeon Thoresen (Norway)
Michael Costa is fighting out of Wanderlei's camp and has aggressive attacking style. Simeon Thoresen is a prodigy student of Joachim Hansen and has 10 of 11 wins by submission.
Match 8 - 78 kilograms : Wang Sai (China) vs. Lee Yong Jae (Korea)
Wang Sai is looking to avenge his last performance in the Art of War ring. Lee Yong Jae has an undefeated amateur record and is making his pro debut.
Match 9 - 90 kilograms : Rodney Glunder (Netherlands) vs. Antonio Braga Neto (Brazil)
Rodney Glunder has wins over Cheick Congo, Valentijn Overeem, Cyrille Diabate and Melvin Manhoef. Antonio Braga Neto is the 2008 Heavyweight World BJJ Champion.
Match 10 - 84 kilograms : Daniel Madrid (USA) vs. Daijiro Matsui (Japan)
Daniel Madrid is a bright up-and-coming MMA star from the USA. Daijiro Matsui is a veteran of Pride Fighting Championship having faced the world's best fighters like Wanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort, Igor Vovchanchin, and Quinton Jackson.
Match 11 - 96+ kilograms : Rolles Gracie (Brazil) vs. Peter Graham (Australia)
Rolles Gracie puts his legendary family's reputation on the line against K-1 heavyweight knockout artist, Peter Graham.
Match 12 - 72 kilograms : Andy Wang (China) vs. Atsuhiro Tsuboi (Japan)
Andy Wang of The Ultimate Fighter reality tv show takes on Japanese Shootboxing expert Atsuhiro Tsuboi.
Special Guests for the Art of War 14
- Ground Zero event will include : Michael Buffer
- Ring Announcer : Big John McCarthy
- Referee : Yuji Shimada
- Referee : Royce Gracie, Bas Rutten, Wanderlei SilvaWe will also be holding a MMA seminar with none other than BAS RUTTEN on SATURDAY SEP 29.
More details will be announced on our website: http://www.mmachina.com/
Tickets for the event and room packages can be purchased from the Venetian website: https://www.cotaiticketing.com/VCLTicketing/eventDetail.do?eventCode=aow2009
For more information regarding the Art of War Fighting Championship, please log onto: http://www.mmachina.com