The famous Hawaiian singer said, “You can’t change a crazy person like me,” in an interview with Hawaii News Now.
Viernes is 6’3″ and 378 pounds, currently the reigning U.S. Slap Wrestling Champion.
“This slap fight is like a ‘Rocky’ moment for me you know,” Viernes said. “It’s like the guy has more under his belt, but then again I have to prove that what I say is true, which is I’m the best in the US, hands down.”
Viernes found success with the infant sport of slap fighting in the United States. With celebrity endorsements from Logan Paul and Arnold Schwarzenegger, another bout for Viernes is gaining worldwide recognition.
“So it’s what I’ve been working for this whole time, it’s organized, it’s commissioned, I’m so happy with the progress that the slap fighting world you know has been,” Viernes said. “I could walk away right now and be happy with where the sports going to be.”
“No matter who or where he fights, the Waianae native never forgets his roots.” Viernes said, “We represent, we’re out here, Hawaiians doing it, we never forget, and we never forget where we came from. We always have been savages.” Or “Who he fights for,” Viernes said of his five children — Koa, Noa, Xjhayla, Xavier, and Xaysha.
“Every moment of my life is the Crazy Hawaiian, Crazy Hawaiian, Crazy Hawaiian, but I really do that for my kids and giving them memories with their dad. My dad did something; he’s something,” Viernes exclaims. “What does your dad do?”
“That’ll be a funny one for my kids to say, he slaps people.”