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Arm wrestling championships coming to Fort Myers

By Staff | Aug 11, 2010

Southwest Florida Armsport Club has announced that Ron Dao’s Pizzeria & Sports Bar will host the second "Grip & Hit" Arm Wrestling Championships at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21.

The event features some of the area’s and Florida’s top arm wrestlers, both male and female, competing for a chance to be crowned SWF’s "Strongest Arm."

Contestants should weigh-in and register early — Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m., or from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Men will be divided into 15 weight divisions, novice and pro categories, including two left-handed classes and one open class for women.

Entry fee for amateurs and pros is $25. A $1,000 cash prize will be given to the overall winner. Novice first, second and third place finishers receive custom engraved Olympic-sized medallions.

Ron Dao’s Pizzeria & Sports Bar is located at 15320 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-481-1882.