Highschool & below
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Jon Maryanski born Jonathan Michael Maryanski was born on November 11th 1983. Jon grew up with his mother, father and older sister in Ravensdale Washington, a suburb one hour outside of Seattle Washington. At an early age Jon showed an interest in many sports, which included Junior Football and Baseball. However, Jon discovered his true calling when he joined up into the Maple Valley Mat Rat Wrestling Program at age 6.
Jon continued to work on his skills as a wrestler and it showed as he left Tahoma Junior High Wrestling program as league champion. Jon continued his wrestling career at Tahoma Senior High School, where he wrestled in the 112 and 119 weight classes. Jon completed his senior year in high school as the SPSL League Champion.
Although Jon excelled individually in his wrestling triumphs he was always considered to be an admirable team player amongst his teammates. Following graduation Jon pursued a career in the Fire Services Industry as a Firefighter. Jon was a resident Volunteer Firefighter for Maple Valley Fire District. Although pursuing a career in fire services he still continued to follow his main passion through coaching wrestling at Tahoma Senior High School and later was a Head Coach at Sequoa Junior High.
Jon has never backed down from a challenge or quit at anything he has started. This drive for perfection to accomplish any task showed through when he graduated at age 21 from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy as a licensed state firefighter. Although Jon had accomplished his goal he still longed to go back to competition in his sport.
In the summer of 2006, Jon began training as a Mixed Martial Arts fighter under Reese Andy with the West Coast Fight Team. After a handful of wins Jon adopted the ring name ‘Jon The Mauler Maryanski’ and entered the Professional arena as an MMA Fighter. Jon’s professional debut was on 11-22-08 at the CATC 4 Carnage of the Creek when he earned a TKO as a result of a corner stop against Jimmy Wood. Jon’s second professional fight was on 5-2-09 at the Alliance Uprising when he earned a TKO as a result of punches (referee stop) against Rex Guzman.
Drew Brokenshire started his martial arts career in high school by joining the Franklin Pierce Wrestling team. Through his wrestling career he gained a great work ethic that is one of his main assets as a Martial Artist. He continued to wrestle at Highline Community College. He was not able to break the varsity line up and soon found a new passion in Mixed Martial Arts.
Drew joined AMC Pankration where he spent the first several years training. Drew's first Amateur MMA bout came on February 10th 2007. Starting with a 0-2 record he persevered and through his hard work and dedication became the most decorated amateur fighter in Pacific Northwest history by winning 8 different titles and defending many of them multiple times. Ending his amateur career with a 17-5 record in MMA, 1-1 Record in Muay Thai, 1-0 record in kickboxing, 1-0 record in boxing, and several other non-sanctioned smoker bouts and grappling tournaments, he started his professional career with a wealth of experience.
Joining with West Coast Fight Team, Drew had his first professional bout on February 18th 2012 and since then has accumulated a record of 7-1 including 3 title bouts where he won and defended the Cagesport Featherweight title. Drew's wealth of experience and well rounded skills have brought him success in the cage and he teaches those skills that help him succeed to all students at West Coast Fight Team.
Drew is constantly working to become a better martial artist and has aspirations to be a world champion.