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    Connection Rio - June 8th, 2010 (full house update)

    Tue, 2010-06-08 06:57 — mad jack the hat

    Well the house is full and really lively. The arrival of Gerbil (some of you may know him from his sherdog thread), Nial, Bridget, Kathy I AM TRULY SORRY ITS NOT KATHY ITS Christie (very sorry) , the New Zealand couple, and Pierce has given us a full house and looks to be a good one. With my other knee on the mend and me training around it, I'm getting closer to my 6 week training camp for my MMA fight at Jungle Fight. My Muay Thai classes have started generating some income with a few privates here and there.

    "Ninja" submits at Bitetti Combat; Teixeira wins by TKO

    Thu, 2010-06-03 22:02 — SilvaBR

     Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL – Former EliteXC Champion and Pride veteran, Murilo “Ninja” Rua, submitted Arturo “Tutu” Arcemendes with an arm-triangle choke in the main event of Bitetti Combat, last Friday, in Rio de Janeiro. Mauricio Rua´s brother recovered of a knockdown and submitted his opponent with 1:27 of first round.

    Edinaldo "Lula" is the new WFE Heavyweight Champion

    Thu, 2010-05-27 14:59 — SilvaBR

    Sparring Partner of Junior dos Santos, Edinaldo "Lula" Molusco was famous in Brazil after his victory against the Pride and Cage Rage veteran Edson Draggo, in WFE 5. Back to the ring at WFE 6, last Wednesday, in Salvador, "Lula" faced Joaquim "Mamute" for the WFE Heavyweight Championship.

    Freitas stops Crocotá at Jungle Fight

    Sun, 2010-05-23 15:24 — SilvaBR

    Sao Paulo, Brazil - Gil Freitas was the great name of Jungle Fight 20, last Saturday. With a good grappling game, the brown belt of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu defeated Crocotá, a UFC veteran, with a unanimous decision after three rounds.

    Fighters on weight for Jungle Fight

    Sat, 2010-05-22 10:46 — SilvaBR

    Edilberto Crocotá and Gil Freitas are weighed for headlining the main event of Jungle Fight 20 this Saturday at Pacaembu, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event will air live on ESPN Deportes in the U.S., beginning at 9:00 p.m. EST/6:00 p.m. PST.

    Chatuba has a tough challenge in Nitrix

    Fri, 2010-05-14 08:08 — SilvaBR

    André “Chatuba” Santos will face a tough challenge at Nitrix 5, held Saturday in Camboriú (SC). He faces the tough fighter Sergio Junior in one of the main fights of the night.
    Shortly before leaving for Santa Catarina, the fighter spoke to the OTM about the challenge.

    MMA doesn’t stop in Brazil

    Tue, 2010-04-27 11:40 — SilvaBR

    May promises to be a great month in Brazilian scene of MMA. Fighters like André Chatuba, Flavio Alvaro, Bruno Carioca, Leonardo Chocolate, Edilberto Crocotá, Marcio Gracinha (sparring partner of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua), and Ednaldo Lula (sparring partner of Junior dos Santos), and other rising names in Brazil will be in action in some events in the country.

    RFT celebrates achievements and full schedule

    Thu, 2010-04-22 16:40 — SilvaBR

    RFT, the team led by Márcio Cromado, will be following a busy schedule in the coming weeks. After achieving excellent results in recent wrestling competitions, the focus now turns to MMA, where several athletes already have appointments.

    Jungle Fight - Warriors (Results)

    Mon, 2010-04-19 18:10 — SilvaBR

     Jungle Fight Warriors was promoted last Saturday, in São Paulo, and had six fights, with new talents fighting for an opportunity. According to Wallid Ismail, promoter of show, Jungle Warriors is a Brazilian MMA Championship, while the Jungle Fight is a World MMA Championship.

    Living at Connection Rio - Monday, March 22nd, 2010

    Mon, 2010-03-22 17:13 — mad jack the hat

    We all made goals to train the morning session every other day, as there is less students and more black belts, so with the smell of toasted bread comming from my bulky bunk buddy nev, i wake up make myself some toast and a guranana smoothie and off to training i go. Every body is so much more energetic in the morning except us gringos but we soon liven up wen we get a few black belts mounting us.

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