Brian Battler


A football player, who joined Heavy D! and Lucky Glauber in the Sports Team of The King of Fighters '94. Despite being named MVP of the year, he had a violent behavior and only found pleasure in tackling his opponents. He was asked by Heavy D to fill in the missing spot to the three man team, to which he agreed. In their non-canonical team ending of the King of Fighters '94 tournament, Brian claimed he was going to return to playing football for his fans. A running gag seems to exist with the USA Sports team, where they will receive invitations to that year's KOF tournament, only to be beaten senseless and have their invitations stolen from them by another team.

Unfortunately, Brian's football team was in the Superbowl 1995, so the team couldn't join KOF '95. They never never returned after that, except for their dream match appearance in 1998. An official artwork shows Seth, Vanessa and Ramon beating their team, so it's possible that they simply didn't qualify for KOF 2000. Brian is said to have come from an earlier SNK game, Football Frenzy.
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The King of Fighters '94


The King of Fighters '98The King of Fighters '98: Unlimited Match


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Page Updated:  Feb. 18th, 2020

Even though I live in USA... I no give two craps 'bout foot-ball. Not even 1 crap. It doesn't matter who wins. There are so many better things you can be doing on a Sunday besides getting drunk / watching "the game". Meh. That said, Brian is a character I always loved to make fun of... and enjoyed beating up on. lmao. Even if you don't agree with my "biased" opinion, Brian only appeared in a few games and I'm not surprised, bitch. Brian looks dumb, lacks creativity, has mostly poor animation, and his moves are silly. Just silly. At best, Brian is a memorable "old school" KOF character... as kooky as he is. I'll even admit his shoulder guard thingy makes him look cool (but everyone who wears a shoulder guard thingy looks cool). Ha ha ha. Ha.

Unless you're a Dallas Cowboys fan... you've probably never chose Mr. Battler in KOF '94 or KOF '98. Poor guy. Nobody really chooses him in KOF. Admit it. If you're not admitting it, you're just a troll. It's cool. Srsly, it's easy to see why SNK canned his design early on and didn't reinvent him in future installments. (Never say never? Meeeh. Don't do it SNK). This BRO BRO disappeared from KOF rosters and had to settle for being stuffed into a backgrounds and endings here & there. Poor Brian. He got chose last, he's he's the type of character who seems like he can deal with it. Now get back to football and getting weekly head injuries. -_- 

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