A duo of BJJ world champions from American Top Team, Rodolfo Vieira and Bruno Malfacine will be fighting MMA this month. Shooto Brazil will take place in Rio de Janeiro on the 27th. The info comes from MMA Fighting.
Nine-time roosterweight world champion Malfacine will be making his debut in MMA. His opponent will be Romário “Maranhão” Garcia of team Relma Combat, whose MMA record shows only a loss.
Rodolfo, who debuted in the Arzalet Fighting Globe Championship in April, will take on Natalício “Mototaxista” Filho of team Nabruta, who is a more experienced mixed martial artist at four wins, plus two losses suffered in his two latest engagements.
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