Rodolfo Vieira has confirmed that he will be doing MMA next year. After fighting in Arzalet FGC and Shooto, he has now signed a contract to be a part of ACB MMA. But that’s not all.
Having stepped away from competitive BJJ some time ago (his last title came at ADCC 2015), Vieira has also been announced as a new hire by ACBJJ, a jiu-jitsu organization that is also home to Marcus Buchecha, Leandro Lo, Romulo Barral, Lucas Lepri and Erberth Santos.
Stellar card to kick off new season
Another piece of news coming from the Eastern European organization is the confirmation of a stacked line-up for an event that will be held Jan. 26 in São Paulo, although the venue is not yet known.
Besides featuring two titles fights, the show will have another 15 matches, with a number of world champions competing. Here’s the current line-up for ACBJJ 10:
Luiz Panza vs Joao Gabriel Rocha (title fight)
Augusto Tanquinho vs Paulo Miyao (title fight)
Marcus Almeida vs Mahamed Aly
Leandro Lo vs Otavio Sousa
Marcio Andre vs Lucas Lepri
Erberth Santos vs Adam Wardzinski
Claudio Calasans vs Patrick Gaudio
Romulo Barral vs Arnaldo Maidana
Yuri Simoes vs Abdurakhman Bilarov
Braulio Estima vs Rudson Mateus
Mikey Musumeci vs Rafael Barata
Gabriel Lucas vs Ricardo Evangelista
Marcelo Mafra vs Luan Carvalho
Rodrigo Cavaca vs Igor Silva
Thiago Sa vs Josh Hinger
Osvaldo Moizinho vs Nicollas Welker
Lucas Rocha vs Rodrigo Caporal