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Rumble World Entertainment ‘Rumble on the Rock 9 – Hawaii vs. Japan & 1st Rumble Welterweight Championship Finals’Friday, April 21, 2006At Neil Blasidel Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.On April 5th in Tokyo, Rumble on The Rock announced that, for the upcoming ROTR 9 show on April 21st, besides the semi-final and final of the welterweight tournament, they will host Hawaii vs. Japan, 5 on 5 team competition. There are few interesting names in this team competition. A former member of Inoki Office, Kazuhiro Hamanaka, is scheduled to face Wesley ‘Cabbage’ Correira, and Renato Verrissimo will take on Kuniyoshi Hironaka, who just scored a convincing win over Team Quest’ Ryan Schultz in MARS show in February of this year.Confirmed Card (Subject to Change):Welterweight (77 kg / 169.78 lbs) Tournament Semi-final #1Jake Shields (U.S.A. / Ceasar Gracie Academy) vs. Yushin Okami (Japan / Wajiu-tsu Keishu-kai Tokyo Headquarters)Welterweight (77 kg / 169.78 lbs) Tournament Semi-final #2Frank Trigg (U.S.A. / RAW Training Academy) vs. Carlos Condit U.S.A. / Fighters In Training)Hawaii vs. Japan78 kg / 171.95 lbs & Under BoutRenato ‘Charuto’ Verrisimo (U.S.A. / BJ Penn MMA) vs. Kuniyoshi Hironaka (Japan / Academia Az)78 kg / 171.95 lbs & Under BoutBrendon Wolfe (U.S.A.) vs. Shinpei Sotoyama (Japan / Wajiu-tsu Keishu-kai Tokyo Headquarters)72 kg / 158.73 lbs & Under Bout –Ray Cooper (U.S.A. / Jesus Is Lord) vs. Koji Yoshida (Japan / Freelance)Heavyweight Bout –Wesley ‘Cabbage’ Correira (U.S.A. / Grappling Unlimited) vs. Kazuhiro Hamanaka (Japan / Freelance)Heavyweight Bout –Scott Junk (U.S.A. / BJ Penn MMA) vs. Segaku (Japan / Wajiu-tsu Keishu-kai RJW)

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