The highly decorated “Crazy” Koh Ibu has wasted no time making an impact in Pulse’s 135 lb Division. A slew of recent signings has created in influx of needed talent into the division, and there is no shortage of challengers lining up for a shot at Ibu’s gold, first up is #1 Contender Yurmommy, who left Dare as their 135 lb champ.
Fight to Watch: #3 Fuujin vs #4 Payakarakatong @ PFC 87, with the winner staking their claim for the next 135 title shot
Featherweight - 145 lbs
The 145 lb champ may just be the most dominant fighter in the history of Pulse. After losing his first fight under the banner, Friedrich “Mein Fick” Alzheimer has reeled off 13 straight wins inside the org. His next fight is a super fight, rubber match, with the former 135 and 145 lb champ at Syn, Daniel Larusso at PFC 89.
Champ: Friedrich Alzheimer 19-3 (13-1)
1. Kosken Jorma 19-6-1 (11-4-1)
2. Venum Tree Knee Dad 54-20 (2-1)
3. Mike McLaughlin 16-5-2 (2-0)
4. Sergey Panikov 41-24 (2-2)
5. Lamar Allen 17-8 (7-5)
Fight to Watch: Venum Tree Knee Dad vs Mike McLaughlin @ PFC 88
Lightweight - 155 lbs
After a couple title shots, and a very steady run at the top of the Pulse LW division, “The Lion” Will Rock has finally broken through and claimed is place at the top of a very stacked division.
Champ: Will Rock 18-5-2 (14-3)
1. Kai Yamaguchi 27-8-1 (12-2)
2. Francis Fitzpatrick 24-13 (3-1)
3. Carlos Ortega 18-5 (9-3)
4. Cholo Van Gaal 29-13 (2-2)
5. Adam Deadmarsh 8-3 (4-1)
Fight to Watch: #5 Adam Deadmarsh vs Moe Lester (31-15-2). Lester is just outside the top 5, and both have a chance to enter the title conversation with a win here
Welterweight - 170 lbs
“Crazy” Ira Wright has burst onto the scene at Pulse winning his first 3 fights, and claiming the WW gold. Fighting out of the same alliance as #1 contender Jack Stone may mean these 2 never meet, but rumor is 185 lb champ and top 5 ranked fighter Alexey Andreev may be interested in coming down to his natural weight and becoming the 2nd ever Pulse Champ/Champ (Alzheimer at 135 and 145 was the first)
Champ: Ira Wright 21-3 (3-0)
1. Jack Stone 26-11-1 (9-5)
2. Jarred Reich 11-3-1 (9-3-1)
3. Settakian Fett 15-8 (2-1)
4. Tobias Murphy 13-5-1 (0-1)
5. Bomb Com 20-10 (6-3)
Fight to Watch: #3 Settakian Fett takes on Lasse Alatalo (owner of a 3 fight win streak). With Stone and Wright likely to never meet, the winner of this could stake a claim to a #1 contender fight up next.
Middleweight - 185 lbs
#3 Overall Ranked and #1 MW in the world Alexey Andreev has been spectacular since bursting on the scene at Pulse, establishing himself as the org’s #1 draw after moving up from his natural weight class of WW. While the division offers some contenders, “Andreich” is eyeing a move back to WW and the illustrious Champ/Champ status.
Fight to Watch: #1 Kansleri vs #2 Slurper. Newly signed Snot Slurper looks to cement himself as the biggest threat to Andreev in the MW division
Light Heavyweight - 205 lbs
In a division that has been very competitive at the top, Dave Semenko currently holds the 205 gold, with a chance to represent Pulse against OFC’s 205 champ and a top 5 LHW in Akoni Gray @ PFC 86.
Champ: Dave Semenko 12-1 (10-1)
1. Frank Stein 19-10-1 (9-2-1)
2. Alphonso Mirage 16-6 (3-0)
3. Al Hallick 36-13 (2-1)
4. Rage Parade 13-8 (8-6)
5. Joost Van Buren 15-6 (2-1)
Fight to Watch: #2 Mirage vs #Parade. Both fighters put their 3 fight win streaks on the line as they look to climb the 205 rankings.
Heavyweight - 265 lbs
2 Time Pulse HW Champ Link Gaetz claimed the vacant strap which opened up when Nick Cotton and the entire Alan Partridge fight squad went missing with a win over Ricky Bobby Jr. He will welcome Michael Brakeley to the organization @ PFC 86
Champ: Link Gaetz 12-2 (11-2)
1. Red Brophy 22-5 (8-3)
2. Solomon Nao 7-2 (0-0)
3. Michael Brakeley 20-10 (0-0)
4. Daniel Dmitrov 16-7 (6-4)
5. Ricky Bobby Jr 13-7-1 (7-4-1)
Fight to Watch: With a big time fight between #2 Nao and #4 Dmitrov still waiting on the signature from King Kendrick, Red Brophy and Colin Turnbull will face off to cement there place atop the 265 rankings.