Marina Ribeiro storms ahead this 2011 season. At the European Open, the black belt shrugged off the likes of Letícia Ribeiro and Kyra Gracie. At the Gramado, Brazil World Pro tryouts, the CheckMat athlete got her way to Abu Dhabi paid so she can compete at the World Pro.
Another athlete standing out lately is Talita Nogueira, better known as Treta, who also did well at the Gramado tryoutss and will be heading for Abu Dhabi. There she’s in for a tall order, as she’ll likely come up against the decorated Gabi Garcia.
Check out the interview with the girls (in Portuguese) below: