500 Years & 500 Seconds w/ Cuki Alvarez & Frank “The Crank” Camacho

500 w/ Cuki Alvarez & Frank “The Crank” Camacho
Cuki “The Flying Cockroach” aka “The Janitor” & Frank “THE CRANK” Camacho talk about their near death experience car accident that happened on the I-405 S in California, the week of UFC 263 FIGHT WEEK for Frank The Crank Camacho and his cornerman Cuki Alvarez, who just had arrived to CA from Saipan.
Due to injuries sustained from the car collision accident, Frank The Crank Camacho had to withdraw from his UFC 263 bout against Matt Frevola.
We are grateful to have Frank & Cuki around to tell us this story with many life lessons to be extracted from this conversation. As well as some great snippets of the history of Trench Tech, Mixed Martial Arts in Saipan and the CNMI, & a little bit of everything in between.

Jiu Jitsu In Paradise // Tetsuji Kato

October 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Special Forces


Tetsuji Kato  first arrived on Guam for A SuperBrawl5 in 1998 where he won a lightweight NHB tournament
He easily defeated his opponents to win the tournament.

He was flown to Guam for months at a time by Enson Inoue to teach local grapplers for free at the Purebred Shoot Gym Guam.

He repeated this process in Saipan and has helped launch CNMI talents such as Frank “The Crank” Camacho, Cuki Alvarez & Shane “Pikaboo” Alvarez and has contributed deeply to the foundation of the Mariana Islands success in MMA over the years.

In his career he has competed in the ADCC, lost a 3rd round decision fight to Anderson Silva, and competed in headliner fight of the first ever MMA event in the Playboy Mansion against Gilbert Melendez.

After along break from competition He competes at Copa de Marianas on 10/08