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"Atomic Ant" Jussier to headline the show. Photo: Carlos Ozório.

There’s the No-Gi Brazilian Nationals in Niterói, the UFC at night… so fight fans in Rio already have full day on their hands. And that’s before you add Shooto Brazil 26 to the mix.

André Pederneiras has a full card in store for Rio de Janeiro’s Hebraica club. One of the matchups features Fernando, an officer from Brazil’s elite police force Bope, who training with José Aldo and co. for the chance to show once again how a mission given is a mission accomplished.

Another of the big fights lined up is a flyweight tussle between Jussier Formiga and Maicon William, a rematch for the latter, who dropped a split decision to Formiga back in 2009. “This time it’ll be different. I’m super well trained. I’m going to win,” guarantees William.

Tickets for the event are on sale at Upper sports club in Flamengo and online at VIP seating with a full buffet and drinks goes for 80 reais, while a seat in the stands goes for 30.

Shooto Brasil 26
Clube Hebraica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 29, 2011

Jussier Formiga vs Maicon William
Julio César “Field” vs Tigrão
Aquiles vs José Maria
Gaúcho vs Armando Sapinho
Rodrigo vs Beto
Walber Tetê vs Kellis Santos
Caião vs Wagner Camara
Fernando vs Hélio Abicassiz

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