Carlson Gracie team black belt Raphael Abi-Rihan’s career boasts such titles as the European Open, the Brazilian Nationals and the Rio Open. Now you can’t say Bernardo Faria is trailing behind. The Alliance ace has the Pan and Worlds to his name. And the two black belts are set to face off in superfights at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Professional Cup to take place in Italy. Another match bolstering the program for the event on May 13 is the rematch between Kron Gracie and Yan Cabral.
Abi-Rihan addresses the matchup with Bernardo Faria, in the video below (in Portuguese):
The BJJ Professional Cup will hand out a total of 60 thousand in cash prizes and sign-ups end this May 5. To get in on the action and for further information click here.