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Tenderizers (Dead Rising 2)
Dead rising Tenderizers 3
Type Melee
How to Make MMA Gloves + Box of Nails
Uses 25
Strength Great
PP 100
Fits in Inventory Yes
"Nail-studded gloves to add penetrating power to Chuck's punches."
—Combo Card Description

The Tenderizers is a combo weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, made by combining MMA Gloves and a Box of Nails.

This combo weapon has been described as:

"They work just like regular ol' MMA gloves (Chuck has surprisingly good Muay Thai moves), but the addition of nails make them something slightly more awesome."[1]

Attacks and Combo CardEdit

Card LocationEdit

The appropriate Combo Card can be found by examining the "Blood Round 4" poster in Royal Flush Plaza, near Casual Gals and across from the door to the Americana Casino. Note that while the poster also exists elsewhere in Fortune City, Chuck has to read this specific poster to earn the Combo Card.

Weapon Component LocationsEdit

Dead Rising 2 and Case Zero general locations of weapons needed to make the Tenderizers.

MMA Gloves
Dead rising MMA Gloves

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza First Floor Main Area

Location icon Royal Flush Plaza - The Man's Sport (R103) (4)

Box of Nails
Dead rising Box of Nails
Location icon see article


  • In the PC file items.txt this weapon is called "MMAGloves_spiked".
Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with
  1. Arrow explosive -- Blambow?
  2. ATM bankrun -- Bank Run?
  3. Bazooka Bike
  4. ChainLink
  5. Golfball - Golf Club
  6. Gumball Machine
  7. Intestine
  8. Tenderizers
  9. Plates
  10. Holy Arms
  11. Vinyl Records
  12. Training Sword
  13. Small Vase



  1. Frushtick, Russ. 'Dead Rising 2' Combo Weapons Guide - Duct Tape Is Your Friend, MTV. (August 31, 2010).

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