Team Rhino Kicks Ass. Undefeated in 2010.

Updated: February 1, 2010

Team Rhino has started off 2010 in pugilistic style, notching six wins in six fights in January. As most of you know, Ranger Up only sponsors fighters with military backgrounds and we call these Crusaders of the Cage Team Rhino. It’s our way of giving back to the guys who defend our freedom and want to pursue their octagon dreams. This month we got behind six guys, all of whom showed their indomitable spirit and accomplished their Ranger mission in venues across the country.

Former Marine Brian Vanhoven kickedstarted this party with a win against a game Mike Cook, securing a TKO in the 2nd round. Then Georgia National Guardsman Kenny Jackson submitted Matt Hughes disciple Liko Mahoe halfway through the first round at MMA Big Show. Super heavyweight and active Army Soldier Brandon Sayles continued the streak with a first round TKO win in Columbus, Georgia.

Sergeant Tony Sills’ victory was probably the most dominant. He successfully convinced his opponent that it wasn’t in his best interest to show up. He didn’t, so Sills won by default. Not to be outdone, former LRSD soldier Alex Soto only needed forty-five seconds to slap an armbar on his opponent and former Ranger Gert Kocani TKO’d Greg Jackson protégé Diego Brandao in the second round to cap off a perfect month for Team Rhino.

As a token of our appreciation, each Team Rhino fighter will receive a $10,000 bonus. Okay that’s bullshit. A bottle of Maker’s Mark, an inflatable woman, and a dozen Shamwow’s is as good as it gets. Congrats, guys!




  1. Tim @ SSM

    February 4, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    Congrats to Team Rhino on their dominating performances and an undefeated January!

  2. Kenny Jackson

    February 5, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    Congrats team rhino. Its great to be apart of this organization. 2010 is gonna be one hell of a year for the armed forces. Lets continue our dominace of this sport and only rack up more wins. Remember if your not moving forward you are stepping back!

  3. Kriste

    February 6, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    6 Makers Mark 750ml bottles $420.00
    6 American Beauty Love Dolls $227.70
    6 dozen Shamwows $119.70
    6 Team Rhino Champs Priceless

    All of the above in the same cage? Total World Domination Assured

  4. Kelly

    February 6, 2010 at 8:58 pm

    AWESOME comment Kriste! Thanks for the support.

  5. Kriste

    February 6, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    My pleasure Kelly… I love my RU boyz..

  6. kyle bolt

    August 5, 2010 at 8:02 pm

    hi i just finished serving in the marine corps and am continuing my mma career. i am looking for some sponsors to help me out. my pro record is 2 and 1 and my amt record is 36 and 4. if you can help me out or know who can i would greatly appreciate it.

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