Amazon wins Shooto Brazil 65 in national premiere, in Rio de Janeiro

Luis fighter Artur collects now a four fights cartel, with three wins and one defeat.
03/08/2016 08h02 - Updated 3/08/2016 08h02
Photo: Mauro Neto / Sejel

The debut on the national circuit Luís Artur fighter yielded good results. In the search for a good performance at Shooto Brazil 65, the Amazon won the event for the flyweight category to 57kg, knocking out the opponent Elves Oliveira, in the third round. The event was held in Rio de Janeiro and in the early hours of Tuesday, 02, the thick shell landed in Manaus.

"The fight was really what I expected, as did as that combined with my training team. I went up, without letting him take me down, I was taking the lead and everything went well, was an accurate shot in the liver and ran to commemorate "said Artur.

With the Amazonas Government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel), the Amazon now collects a four fights cartel, with three wins and one defeat. The achievement also means climb one more step in the search for agreement the biggest and best MMA event in the world, UFC.

"It was an honor to fight Shooto, I know that many athletes seek it, but I also have other goals and one of them is the UFC. I want to grow professionally, take the Amazon name to where I am and to live what I like. Now, In Manaus, I will study some opportunities that are coming up and try to touch my career in the best way ", said the fighter.

The athlete's coach, Alexander Smith, It points out that good performance was the result of a lot of training, but also a lot of study and combine these two factors are important for success.

"We had a camp a month and a half to attend this event, It is our first national, and did a good job. We set up a strategy on the videos of rival fights, calculating its weakness and thanks to God in the fight was all as scheduled and won with margin of advantage "commented Alessandro.

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