Austin Vanderford, born March 21, 1990, is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Middleweight division for Bellator MMA. He is now ranked #7 in the Bellator Middleweight Rankings as of August 16.
Vanderford was born in Santa Rosa, California, and moved to Ninilchik, Alaska, when he was 9 months old, where he developed a taste for competitive sport while wrestling for his junior and senior years on the high school squad saw him become a two-time Alaska State Wrestling Champion (2007-160 lbs, 2006-152 lbs).. Vanderford joined the wrestling squad at Southern Oregon University and went on to win the NAIA National Wrestling Championship (184 lbs.)
In 2012, he was a two-time NAIA All-American. After finishing his undergraduate career and receiving a Bachelor’s degree, he took up a coaching position with the University for a couple of years before following his urge to fight and quickly moving on to the lower tiers of the welterweight MMA circuit, winning all four of his amateur bouts.
A career in mixed martial arts
Early in one’s career
On March 11, 2017, Vanderford made his professional debut against Sol Renato at Prime Fighting 9, defeating him via TKO in the first round. He went on to win unanimous decisions over his next two opponents, Adam Fugitt and Ben Fodor, before claiming the CageSport Welterweight title against the latter at CageSport 47.
Vanderford earned a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA after going undefeated in six regional fights.On February 15, 2019, he made his Bellator MMA debut, taking on Cody Jones and submitting him via arm-triangle choke in the first round.
Yasutora Sado, alias Chad, is a Human who lives in Karakura Town. He is a professional boxer who competes in televised bouts. He was Ichigo Kurosaki’s classmate at Karakura High School at the time.
Sado is a Mexican and Japanese adolescent. He has dark skin, high cheekbones, and wavy brown hair with bangs that drapes over his brown eyes. He is a powerful and exceptionally tall man who appears much older than he is. Sado has a tattoo on his left shoulder that reads Amore e Morte I and features a heart surrounded by a serpent and angel wings.
Sado is a quiet individual who is frequently the target of jokes or bullying since he never fights back. Nonetheless, he is treated equally among his Karakura buddies. Sado has a weakness for cute things, such as little animals and Kon’s plushie form. Sado is an exceptionally bright student, ranking 11th out of 322 students in Karakura High School. Sado is an extremely loyal individual. He is very loyal to his friends, particularly Ichigo, who is one of his closest friends, even going so far as to try to fight a Gotei 13 captain in order to go help him.
Sado was born in Okinawa, Japan, but his parents moved him to Mexico when he was a child. Sado was adopted at the age of eight by Oscar Joaqun de la Rosa, a man Sado believes to be his grandfather because he refers to him as Abuelo.
Sado was highly violent in his early years, using his physical advantage to intimidate and attack any other youngsters who displeased him.