Cristiano Marcello heads to Jordan and provokes “wimp chicken”

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Cristiano Marcello in action at BC 8. Photo: Carlos Ozório.

With a quick submission over Guido Caneti at this Saturday’s Bitetti Combat 8 event in São Paulo, Cristiano Marcello now takes off for Jordan, where he will fight at Desert Fighting Championship on the 8th.

For his last fight, at Bitetti Combat, the black belt was expecting to have a rematch with Aleandro “Mandarina” Solano. After agreeing to the bout, though, the Costa Rican fighter ended up pulling out.

“The guy is a wimp chicken who doesn’t follow through with his commitments. He said he’d come, so he should have been here. Or he should have said he didn’t want to first,” he spat.

Check out the video interview (in Portuguese) below, where the black belt and leader of CM System academy breaks down the fight between his student Mario Soldado and hard-hitting American Jordan Smith.

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