Biography(references)Born and raised in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Butler began wrestling at the age of eight and later attended Point Pleasant Beach High School where he was a four-year varsity starter. At Princeton, Butler was a two time captain of the team, a two-time MVP, and an All-American in the junior freestyle category. After graduating from Princeton with a degree in economics in 2006 Butler followed many of his classmates into banking, and went to work on Wall Street with Thor Equities, but became tired of the routine after two and a half years and decided to quit his job to move to Southeast Asia in 2008. In 2011 Butler responded to an advertisement from Evolve MMA in Singapore which was looking for a wrestling coach to join its fight team. After a conversation with owner Chatri Sityodtong Butler was invited for a trial and offered a place on the team which he accepted.
Awards & Accolades
James Kouame vs. Jake Butler | ONE Championship Full Fight | Sep 2013
Tatsuya Mizuno vs. Jake Butler | ONE Championship Full Fight | January 2016
ONE: Full Fight | Jake Butler vs. Cristiano Kaminishi | The Wrestling Superstar | September 2015
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