Celsinho in action this weekend

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Celsinho trying for a spot at World Pro Photo: Hugo Valente

The Rio de Janeiro chapter of the World Pro tryouts takes place this weekend at Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. The event gathers a first-rate team of fighters, a guaranteed spectacle for gentle art fans.

Among the last names to make the list in the purple to black belt division, the likes of world champion Celsinho Venícius, Augusto Ferrari, Augusto Bernardo and absolute brown belt world champion Leonardo Nogueira are all guaranteed. Those who want to check out the action up close should buy a ticket at the Bibi Sucos juice stores in Leblon or Jardim Botânico. Tickets for for the two-day event cost only $ 20.

Another alternative for fans outside of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, or who cannot come up with a ticket, is to watch the webcast via the official website of the South American tryouts (http://www.abudhabipro.org/).

Check out some of the big names to see action in Rio:

Celso Venicius (Ryan Gracie)

Renan Vital (Gordo JJ)

Bernardo Augusto (Alliance)

Victor Bonfin (Gordo JJ)

Alexandre de Souza (Gracie Floripa)

Rafael Lang (Akxe)

Augusto Ferrari (Barbosa)

Theodoro Canal (GFTeam)

Wallace Castro (GFTeam)

Leonardo Nogueira (Alliance)

Antonio Braga Neto (Gordo JJ)

Rafael Mendes (Acts)

Adriano Silva (Barbosa)

Rodolfo Vieira (GFTeam)

Cesar Tozi (Tozi JJ)

Fernanda Mazzeli (Striker)

Kim Land (Checkmate)

Denilson Pimenta (GFTeam)

Leon Amancio (Checkmate)

José Carlos (GFTeam)

Gustavo Campos (Acts)

Vitor Henrique (GFTeam)

Mario Reis (Gracie Barra)

Silvana Silva (Manimal)

Gilbert Durinho (Acts)

Rafael Formiga (Soul Fighters)

Ricardo Evangelista (GFTeam)

Delson Pé Lead (Gordo JJ)

Ana Maria India (Checkmate)

Diego Gamonal (BTT)

Marcos Alexandre (Asle)

Richard Flood (GFTeam)

Gabriel Willcox (Willcox)

Diana Menezes (Good-Sai)

Felipe Varela (Gracie Humaitá)

Thiago Alves (Barbosa)

Elisangela Silva (Checkmate)

Vinicius Marinho (GFTeam)

Frederick Zaganelli (Gracie Barra)

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