Monday, January 29, 2007

ICON Signs - Charuto, Junk & Suganuma!

The future is bright for Icon Sport. Within the last 2 weeks, Icon has signed fighters who each hold the potential to become champions within their respective weight classes: Heavyweight Scott Junk, Middleweight “Charuto” Renato Verissimo, and Light Heavyweight Poai Suganuma.

Scott “Punk Haole” Junk, a collegiate football stand-out who was invited to try out for the Pittsburg Steelers, has successfully made the transition from team sports to the individual challenge of MMA.

“Charuto” Renato Verissimo, needs no introduction in the MMA industry. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert has competed against – and beaten – some of the best in the world, including UFC Champion Matt Hughes, UFC Champion Carlos Newton, and current Icon Middleweight Champion Frank Trigg.

Poai Suganuma, could be the future of Icon Sport’s Light Heavyweight division. Still in the early stages of his MMA career, Poai has shown the potential to compete with the world’s best in the very near future.

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