Marcelo red, Argentine MMA fighter, was able to fulfill his dream and will be on a billboard of UFC. The aforementioned could not believe it when he found out on television, while watching the broadcast of UFC Vegas 19. Now, he will replace Raphael Assuncao and face Raoni barcelos on the evening of UFC Vegas 20. He is living in Mexico and trains at the Entram Gym in Tijuana, Baja California.
I just saw my name on TV on the next billboard in UFC“My heart is going to come out,” was what the Argentine wrote this Saturday night on his official Twitter account. There, he was clearly very happy and excited to be able to make the leap in quality he was looking for. At 32 years old, the «Pitbull» will finally be inside the most important cage in the world of Mixed Martial Arts.
Of course, the “Pitbull” wanted to be present among the Bantamweight of the world’s leading Mixed Martial Arts company, but he did not put obstacles in doing so in Featherweight either. Red He was aware that it was not going to be easy to achieve it, but he did not lose hope to reach UFC. He knows he qualifies and tried to intimidate Dana White into being with several of the best 135 pounds in the world.
His sayings before he found out
Weeks ago, Red He began by saying the following for his time as a free agent in MMA: “I left Combate Americas. My contract ended and I did not renew with them. I want to take the leap. I want to fight in the best promotions in the world, so it’s time to give it a try. That chapter of Combate Americas is over and I want to compete in the UFC. I think I have everything to do it. I work with a great team, I train daily and I don’t need anything to be ready to UFC«.
“I want that opportunity and we are working hard to get it. I have no problem fighting elsewhere. I need to listen to the offers, see what is in my best interest and compete. I want to fight in the USA Because the pay is better and the experience is much better for the future, because I think I can fight with the best, so let’s do it, “he also acknowledged, making clear what he wants.
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