He defeated a grandmaster and several national champions along the way.
Looking to defeat the defending champions for a third consecutive year, the team would fail to do so.
Dinamo has not lost any match at home and was the only team to defeat the champions the entire season.
"It feels better when you defeat true champions," said Rushie.
And Gulko did it - thus becoming the only player in the competition to defeat the champion.
Luton also became one of only two clubs to defeat runaway champions Reading.
One week later, Starr and Champion defeated the former champions to win the title.
As an underdog, he defeated the Japanese champion in a 12 round unanimous decision to claim the title.
The hosts won after defeating the defending champions, Jordan.
They defeated the defending champion Dakota Wizards 101-99 to record the team's first ever win.