Naoya Ogawa

Hometown:  Tokyo - Japan
Style:  JUDO (Black Belt), PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING
Height:  6'6"
Weight:  253 lbs.
Date of Birth:  March 31, 1968
Titles:

1992 Olympic Judo Silver Medalist (over 95kg. division)
1989 World Judo Championships Open-Weight Division Champion
1989 World Judo Championships 95+ kg. Division Champion
1987 World Judo Championships Open-Weight Division Champion


Johil De Oliviera

Hometown: Brazil
School/Team:  Budokan Luta Livre Dojo
Style:  LUTA LIVRE
Height: 5'5 1/2"
Weight: 172-177 lbs.
Date of Birth:  July 7, 1969
Big Wins:  Defeated Jose "Pele" Landi.  Fought to a draw with John Lewis.
Disapointments: Lost to Wallid Ismail.
Titles:

Japan Vale Tudo Lightweight Champion


Tito Ortiz

"The Huntington Beach Bad Boy"

Hometown: Huntington Beach, California - USA
School/Team: Team Punishment
Styles: FREESTYLE WRESTLING, Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 190-200 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 23, 1975
Trainers: T.J. Kerr (wrestling), Paul Herrera (high school wrestling)
Training Partners: John Lewis, Chuck Lidell, Stephen Neal, Daryl Pope, (formerly) John Lober and Tank Abbott
Big Wins:  Has beaten Guy Mezger and Jerry Bohlander by ref stoppage at UFC. Won a decision over Vanderlei Silva in UFC. Defeated Mike Van Arsdale, Matt Hughes and Rumina Sato at Abu Dhabi.
Disapointments:  Has lost to Guy Mezger and Frank Shamrock.
Titles/Accomplishments:

High School Wrestling Record: 56-4 (6th in State)
JC Wrestling Record: 57-2 (2 x California JC State Wrestling Champion)
All American at Golden West College
Wrestles at CSU Bakersfield


Alexander Otsuka

Hometown: Tokushima - Japan
School: Battle Arts
Style: PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 203 lbs.
Date of Birth: July 17, 1971

Allister Overeem

Hometown: Holland
Style:  KICKBOXING (since '96), WRESTLING, SAMBO
Height: 194 cm.
Weight: 211 lbs.
Date of Birth:  May 17, 1980
Trainers: Dennis Raven and Peter Hoopman
Kickboxing Record: 7 - 1


Valentijn Overeem

Hometown: Holland
Style:  KICKBOXING (since '91), Sambo, Jiu-Jitsu
Height: 190 cm.
Weight: 222 lbs.
Date of Birth:  August 17, 1976
Trainers: Chris Dolman (Sambo), Dennis Raven (Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)
Titles:

1998 European Vale Tudo Champion
Kickboxing Record: 6 - 2


Jay R. Palmer

Hometown:  Waialua, Hawaii - USA
Style:  TAE KWON DO, Shooto
Height:  5'9"
Weight:  155-158 lbs.
Date of Birth:  1971
Big Wins:  Has beaten Haygar Chin and Brian Gassway.
Disapointments:  Has lost to Juntaro Nakao.
Titles:

Superbrawl Lightweight Champion


Larry Papadopoulous

Hometown:  Sydney - Australia
Style:  BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU, SHOOTFIGHTING, WRESTLING, JUDO, AIKIDO, MUAY THAI
Height:  5'11"
Weight:  186-194 lbs.
Date of Birth:  May 24, 1964
Training Partners:  Alex Cook
Titles:

3 x Australian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament Champion


Joe Pardo

Hometown:  Torrance, California - USA
Style:  GRACIE JIU-JITSU (Purple Belt)
Height:  6’1"
Weight:  210 lbs.
Training Partners:  Randy Couture


Remco Pardoel

Hometown: Oss - Netherlands
Styles:

                JIU-JITSU - 2nd Degree Black Belt
                JUDO - Black Belt
                TAE KWAN DO - Black Belt
                Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Karate

Height: 6’3 "
Weight: 260-265 lbs.
Date of Birth: May 13, 1969
Training Partners: Heath Herring and Giblert Yvel
Titles:

1993 International Jiu-Jitsu Champion
(of Belgium, Denmark and Germany)
2 x European Judo Tournament Open Weight Champion


Ken Parham

Hometown:  Virginia Beach, Virginia - USA
Style:  JIU-JITSU, BEACH KENPO
Height:  5’9"
Weight:  170-175 lbs.


Larry Parker

Hometown:  California - USA
Style:  AMERICAN JIU-JITSU, Wrestling
Height:  5’11"
Weight:  195-220 lbs.
Titles:

1998 World Superchallenge Open Champion


Eric Paulson

Hometown: Redondo Beach, California - USA
Styles:

                JEET KUNE DO
                    -JUN FAN KUNG FU
                    -SHOOTWRESTLING
                    -Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Height: 6’0"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Date of Birth: 1966
Occupation: Hollywood Stuntman
Trainers: Dan Inosanto and Rickson Gracie
Training Partners: Noe Hernandez, Zane Frazier and Team: Full Contact
Big Wins:  Has beaten Ben Spikjers, Sean McCully and Todd Bjornethun.  Fought to a draw with Paul Jones.
Disapointments:  Has lost to Matt Hume, James Warring and Paul Jones.
Titles/Acomplishments:

Light-Heavyweight Shootwrestling Champion
Shooto Record: 8-1-1


Russ Paxson

Hometown:  Evansville, Indiana - USA
Style:  BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU, MUAY THAI
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 150 lbs.
Weight Range:  148-159 lbs.
Big Wins:  Defeated Jason Canals.


Andreas Pederneiras

Hometown:  Rio De Janiero - Brazil
Style:  BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (Black Belt), JUDO (Black Belt)
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 167 lbs.
Date of Birth: 1967
Training Partners:  John Lewis
Big Wins:  Has beaten Rumina Sato.
Disapointments:  Has lost to Pat Militech.


"The Pedro"

Real Name: Pedro Otavio Merique Caesar

 Hometown: Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
School/Team:  Budokan Luta Livre Dojo
Style:  LUTA LIVRE
Height: 6’3"
Weight: 230 lbs.
Date of Birth: 1967
Titles:

UVT5/WVC 4 Tournament Champion
IVC III Tournament Champion


Willie Peeters

 Hometown:  Holland
Styles:

                KICKBOXING
                FREESTYLE WRESTLING
                SHOOTFIGHTING

Height: 6’1"
Weight: 207-220 lbs.
Date of Birth: October 26, 1965
Occupation: Bar Bouncer
Trainer: Fred Royers (kickboxing) Titles/Accomplishments:

12 Dutch Greco-Roman Wrestling Titles
Holland Cage Fight 2 Tournament Champion


"Pele"

Real Name:  Jose Landi Johns

Hometown:  Curitiba - Brazil
Styles: MUAY THAI KICKBOXING, LUTA LIVRE
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 176 lbs.
Date of Birth: 1976
Training Partners:  Vanderlei Silva
Mug Shot
Big Wins: Defeated Pat Miletich at WEF.
Disapointments: Has lost to Chuck Lidell and Johil de Oliviera.


Tony Peterra

Hometown:  Santa Maria, California - USA
School/Team:  The Shark Tank (Rancho Cucamonga, California)
Style:  SHOOTFIGHTING, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Machado Jiu-Jitsu
Height:  5’11"
Weight:  198 lbs.
Date of Birth:  November 8, 1966
Titles:

1998 Mexico Shootfighting Champion
Texas Super Brawl Champion


Jens "Lil' Evil" Pulver

a.k.a "The Pulveriser"

Hometown:  Davenport, Iowa - USA
  (formerly) Boise, Idaho
School/Team:  Miletich Martial Arts Academy, (formerly) Shamrock 2000
Styles:  FREESTYLE WRESTLING (since '80), Boxing (since '91), Jiu-Jitsu (since '94), Muay Thai Kickboxing
Height: 5’7"
Weight: 150-155 lbs.
Date of Birth: December 6, 1974
Place of Birth: Sunnyside, Washington
Education: B.A. in Criminal Justice/Sociology from Boise State University
Marital Status: Single
Manager: Monte Cox
Trainers: Pat Miletich
Mug Shot
Big Wins:  Knocked out Phil Johns. Fought to a draw with Alfonzo Alcaraz.
Titles/Acomplishments:

UFC Lightweight Champion
2 x All-American Wrestler