Michigan Arms News
Michigan Arms has lost another Family member.
Nick Hill was involved in a auto accident and
passed away on September 2, 2023.
Nick will be missed very much in the
Armwrestling Scene and our prayers go out to his family and friends.
Robert Knapp will be Missed by Michigan Arms and
Robert Knapp at the 2009 MSC
We are sad to hear that a truly genuine person and great
friend for many years has passed this morning!
Robert Knapp (The Dragon) was born May 11, 1960 and passed February 2, 2022.
He was 61 years young.
He was part of the sport of
Armwrestling in Michigan for many years. He was a founding member of the Hit
Squad and supported events all over MIchigan.
It was always a pleasure to spend time with Robert at events, he was soft
spoken but a great competitor on the table. He will
be missed by all that new him.
Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
More pictures will be added as I find them. If you have pictures please post
them in the comments.
RIP my friend. This has been posted with the permission of the family.
IAF World Champions
Matt Bourdon and Dan Blanchard won
their Right & Left hand classes
Timber Bourdon and Taggard Hanes also champions.
Monday's in Belding Michigan - Contact Dan
Saturday's in Langston Michigan - Contact Brandon Sellers - 616-302-5969
Thursday's in Howard City Michigan - Contact Matt Bourdon - 616-893-8081
If you would like your practice posted here, send your info to
Congratulations to our 2017 National
Team Michigan takes 2nd-Place
2017 Bike time was cancel do to Nationals in Battle creek
lets hope they will have us back next year.
Proud Sponsors of 2017 MSC
click here for Video from Mlive
click here for pics.
- 2016 BorderWars
Michigan Armwrestling Championships - Details
Arms 2016 Schedule is in the works
2015 Armwrestler of the
Dan Blanchard Holding his belt after his MSC Super Match and
Armwrestler of the year announcement.
2015 - Michigan
Flyer and Info.
Championships have been delayed until further notice.
as the host was dragging us along not
responding, not willing pay for the event.
If you know of a host willing help out and host a event in the
U.P. please let us know.
We lost another Great Puller.
Mike Grubbs from Indiana
pass away August 5th, 2015.
Mike has been around the Armwrestling seen sense the 80's
Mike, his Daughter and family has been running the Blue berry festival Event
which turned into the Indiana State Championships the Last 2yrs.
Please keep the Gubb family
and friends in your prayers through this difficult time.
Mike was the friendly type that would leave
an impression on everyone in the room.
Most of us that has been around Mike, I am sure have a story or two to tell.
Here is one I have to tell you guys
I was in California working
when I heard this one or I would have been their.
It was in the early 90's at a small event in Indiana. Mike was armwrestling
2 different contestants when they broke their arms.
Not to many people can say that.
for our dad Michael Grubbs
2015 East Michigan Championships Results
found a fraudulent Web site selling my Top Gun Armwrestling
Tables and Mazurenko Armwrestling Table
2014 PD's (includes the final match of the
Super Match) DVD...$5, ..Blu-ray..$10
DVD & Blue Rays Includes Menus, Prelims, Finals & Super Matches.
Contact George - email@example.com
WOW what a great event in
- Illinois State Armwrestling Championships
Schedule page has been updated
Look for PD's Pub 4th annual Semi Finals & Super
Match to be on YouTube in a couple days
Michigan Arms is working on some events for 2015
check schedule page
WAL News Release
Game of Arms
2014 Pd's Pub Armwrestling Championships
New DVD's Available
2014 Junior MI State Championships with Sparta Town & Country Days Tournament..DVD.....$5,
2014 Tony Laduke U.P. Power Championships...DVD...$5,
edited videos of complete tournament with menu's
going to get
started on PD's Pub this week.
Armwrestler of the Year - Dan Bennett
Tony LaDuke U.P. Championships Oct. 18th.
The staff and Laduke Family would like to Thank everyone for
Supporting this event.
We hope you all had a good time and we want to see everyone back
next year as we plan to make it even better for all who come.
community sends our prayers to the Taylor family.
The 2014 Indiania State Championships Held this last Weekend at
the Blueberry Festival
was held in honor of Roger Taylor. Roger was known as the
Rocket, and was liked by everyone
including his competitors, We Just found out he passed on July
15th, He was well known in the
Michigan Armwrestling community in the 90's & 00's although he
was from Northern Indiana he was
part of the Michigan Arms Family and will be missed.
Recorded the Indiana State on labor day weekend and will be
working to get that posted to you tube
in the next few weeks.
1st place winner from Mich. was Alan Berget
& Scott Castle.
Video - 2014 Junior State Championships
Michigan - 2014 National Champions
East Michigan Final 4 and Grudge Matches
Michigan Tournament DVD & Blu-Ray Disk available Now.
Junior Michigan State Championships
& Sparta Town & Country Days
Pictures of the Junior Michigan State Championships
Benefit Tourament Results
We raised aprox
$1100 for the Castle's and they would like to say thanks you
to everyone who supported the event. Special thanks to the
for the large amount of Donations for the Raffle.
& State Champions
This years State Championships was Great Event
271 Entries plus the Super Match up.
Many old timers united for the first time in years,
some pulled some just had a good time.
Thank you to all our
the Competitors that
made this happen.
and most of all the
Bracket & Entries Ladies Tara Bourdon and Amy Berget.
who step up to cover for 2 absent staff members
Let don't forget the
tournament Director who worked his ass off, Steve Pettis
- Border Wars top3 right hand -
East Michigan Results
Support our Michigan Events
Michigan Armwrestling Championships
Junior State championships
2014 Michigan State Championships
Sadly we lost another family member of our sport
on Sept. 8th.
Tony Laduke a proud puller of the UP (St. Ignace)
a long time puller and friend has passed away.
Our thoughts & prayers go out to his Family and Friends
Tony achieved in our sport,
Michigan Armwrestler of the year in 2000 and wonmany state, national, and world championships in wrist wrestling and Armwrestling.
and was a mentor to many pullers in the great Michigan Upper Peninsula.
Tony always showed great sportsmanship with a smile that we all will
Results - Tony LaDuke Classic/U.P.
Michigan 2013 Armwrestler of the year.
added to the Michigan Arms youtube page.
I am currently working on more of that event.
Michigan Juniors Championships Sparta Town & Country Day
2013 State Championships
Super Match is Craig Tullier 3 / Scott Ballinger 0
Past champion page has been updated
the schedule for more events
We have lost one of our Long time Team Member
Vern Lange passed
away on 11/10/12.
Most importantly Phil and Tammy have
lost a father and husband. Please keep them in your thoughts and
Vern was a presence on and off the table. He was a great training
partner, friend, and will truly be missed in the armwrestling family and
surly by his family and friends. RIP our friend
JOHN BRZENK STARTS THE
pullers from the 70's