(BRANDON HANSEN/Chewelah Independent)
CHEWELAH CHAMP: Chewelah fighter who trains a local Jiu Jitsu school wins 125-pound championship in area MMA competition…
Chewelah Jiu Jitsu ccontinues to bring home the belts.
Trustin Taft has become the latest MMA champion to come out of the town. At this month’s The Beatdown at the West Central Community Center, Taft defeated previously undefeated Tyler Walker for the 125-pound championship. He improved his record to 3-1 and is the new Flyweight Champion for The Beatdown’s promotion company.
Taft won by arm triangle choke and will now have the opportunity to fight for another title in the Proving Grounds Promotion in a few months.
“His strengths are his toughness and iron will,” Chewelah Juu Jitsu instructor Kris Rancourt said. “Trustin has been training for about a year with me and is becoming well-rounded.” More