Heavyweight Bernardo Faria showed why he’s known as the cyborg at Alliance in São Paulo. He has stamina, grit and youth in his favor. Thus he beat favored-to-win Xande Ribeiro in the final by 2 to 0 with a sweep he worked tirelessly on before finally succeeding just before eight minutes on the clock.
The results prove that Fábio Gurgel wasn’t completely wrong in choosing Bernardo Faria and Tarsis to represent the team in the absolute: both were crowned world champions, at least in their respective weight groups…
“This is the greatest day of my life,” said Bernardo.
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