Devon Larratt, the global arm wrestling icon, is set to be back in action this Saturday, 26th August, when he takes on Italian superstar puller Ermes Gasparini in the main event of East vs West 9 taking place in Istanbul, Turkey.
East vs West, one of the biggest and most premium arm wrestling competition series in the world is all set to get its ninth edition East vs West 9 returning to Istanbul, Turkey this 26th of August, featuring once more a star-studded fight card starring the best of the best from the eastern and western arm wrestling scenes.
The first East vs West event took place on 12th June 2021, followed by the second edition which was hosted on 12th February 2022, and both events took place in Istanbul. For its third edition, East vs West returned to the Turkish city on 22nd May. The fourth edition was held on 6th August, followed by the fifth on 19th November last year. The sixth installment took place on on 21st January this year, followed by the seventh and eighth on 7th May and July 29th respectively.
The ninth edition of the premium event series will head to The Green Park Pendik Hotel & Convention Center in Istanbul on Saturday, August 26th.
EvW8 saw Gasparini securing a 3-0 win over Jerry Cadorette in the right arm main event. Meanwhile, Artyom Morozov suffered a defeat by similar 0-3 margin against Bulgaria’s Georgi Tsvetkov.
This time, Gasparini is headlining once again, against the legendary Devon Larratt, who is coming off a dominating 6-0 thrashing of Dave Chaffee in the main event of King of the Table 7 on 26th June.
The super matches will follow a BEST OF 5 format.
East vs West 9 Date
The event will take place on Saturday, 26th August.
East vs West 9 Time
The event will commence from 8:00 PM Istanbul time / 6:00 PM CET / 12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST / 5:00 PM GMT / 9:00 PM GST
How to Watch East vs West 9 | East vs West 9 PPV
Like all of its past editions, East vs West 9 will stream on Coresports for $16.99
East vs West 9 Matches | East vs West 9 Lineup
- Main Event: Devon Larratt vs. Ermes Gasparini (Right Arm)
- Vitaly Laletin vs. Revaz Lutidze (Right Arm)
- Iraklı Zirakashvili vs. David Dadikyan (Right Arm)
- Todd Hutchings vs. Ibrahim Sagov (Right Arm)
- Paul Linn vs. Ruslam Babayev (Right Arm)
- Evgeny Prudnik vs. David Dadikyan (Left Arm)
- Ferit Osmanlı vs. Georgi Dzeranov (Right Arm)
- Davit Samushia vs. Valiko Itchkiti (Right Arm)
- Ivan Matyushenko vs. Davit Arubali (Left Arm)
- Brad Grundy vs. Kyle Hutchinson (Right Arm)
- Derek Smith vs. Mehdi Abdolvand (Right Arm)
- Dustin Hyatt vs. Thomas Manghi (Right Arm)