LFA 136: Rio de Janeiro vs. São is ready for July 15

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — LFA CEO Ed Soares introduced that the promotion will return to Brazil in July with a Rio de Janeiro vs. São Paulo crew problem. LFA 136 will function a struggle card crammed with prime prospects from the neighboring Brazilian states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. They are going to face off in varied weight courses with bragging rights and worldwide recognition on the road. This would be the fifth LFA occasion to happen in Brazil after the promotion’s worldwide enlargement started final summer season.

LFA 136: Rio de Janeiro vs. São Paulo takes place Friday, July fifteenth on the CIDE Casa Branca in Caraguatatuba, São Paulo, Brazil. The primary occasion will function a featherweight showdown between prime prospects Italo Gomes and Wellington “Predador” Prado. The complete foremost card might be out there worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

“We’re excited to proceed the LFA’s worldwide enlargement in Brazil at LFA 136,” acknowledged Soares. “After internet hosting 4 profitable occasions within the state of Rio de Janeiro, we are going to now journey southwest throughout the border into the state of São Paulo. The struggle card might be crammed with matches that includes prime fighters from the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. This contains Brazil’s prime featherweight prospects Italo Gomes (RJ) and Wellington Prado (SP) who will meet in the principle occasion.”

Gomes (11-2) is an thrilling 26-year-old prospect from the coastal Brazilian municipality of Macaé, which is situated within the state of Rio de Janeiro. He’s a BJJ black belt and member of the Tata Battle Workforce within the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, which is the place he moved to coach as soon as turning professional shortly after his twentieth birthday. The Tatá Duarte protégé joined his teammate and UFC star André “Sergipano” Muniz on the world stage final month with a marquee win in the principle occasion of LFA 132. Gomes used his grappling prowess to safe a Unanimous Resolution win towards fellow Brazilian prospect Melquizael Costa. Now the Fluminense will look to earn back-to-back headlining wins for the promotion as heads to the state of São Paulo to face their prime prospect at LFA 136.

Prado (12-2) is a 22-year-old blue chip prospect from the municipality of Itapevi, which is situated within the state of São Paulo. It sits within the western a part of the Higher São Paulo metropolitan space simply 22 miles to the west of the town of São Paulo. The proud Paulista is a member of the China Workforce within the metropolis of São Paulo, which is led by Brazilian MMA veteran Gilmar “China” Gross sales. Prado and his twin brother Willian are each often called “Predador” on account of their aggressive preventing fashion, which they realized from their father. All three males are BJJ black belts with the dual brothers each incomes their black belts from their dad. Wellington Prado will now look to earn the largest win of his profession towards Gomes, when the LFA makes its debut in his house state of São Paulo at LFA 136.

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At the moment Introduced Fundamental Card (Accessible worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS®):

Fundamental Occasion | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)

– Italo Gomes (11-2) vs. Wellington Prado (12-2)

Co-Fundamental Occasion | Flyweight Bout (125)

– Davi Costa (11-3) vs. Eduardo Henrique da Silva (10-1)

Ladies’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)

– Alexia Thainara (7-1) vs. Janaína Silva (4-0)

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)

– Jonas Bilharinho (9-2-1) vs. Pedro Lopes (5-0)

Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)

– Wallace Lopes (9-2) vs. Rafael Costa (13-3)

Preliminary Card:

Flyweight Bout (125 lb)

– Júnior Assis (7-3) vs. Hermison Oliveira (10-6)

Light-weight Bout (155 lb)

– Jairo Pacheco (6-0) vs. Lucas Barros (7-2)

Light-weight Bout (155 lb)

– Gabriel Souza (4-0) vs. Patrick Bittencourt (4-0)

Ladies’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)

– Dayane Cristine (0-0) vs. Maria Eduarda Santana (0-0)

Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Government Author, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a ardour for Fight Sports activities and in addition a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s additionally a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.


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