Last weekend, on April 6 and 7, in the city of Resende, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it hosted the Seventh Edition of the Desafio Almeida Bros de Lutas , which was a success, with the public present and during the two day event.
On Saturday, the Fit Form Training Center’s Octógono went up to the novice athletes, beginners and advanced of the Boxing and Muay Thai modalities, as well as the Blue and Purple Bands of JiuJitsu.
The fighting infected the crowd that cheered and encouraged the warriors at all times.
The highlight of Saturday, was the athlete of Queluz, São Paulo, João Paulo Cardoso, who in the main fight of the day got a beautiful knockout after applying a precise kick in the rib of the hitherto undefeated Emerson Ramos representative of Valencia in the category K1 – Rules.
On Sunday, the Kids Festival kids opened the day with great fights of MuayThai and JiuJitsu, following the black Belts took action and gave a show of technique and disposition over the Cage and in the long awaited K1 Rules fight between the local Cecília Oliveira and Viviane Nogueira from Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro , who after a hard and well-balanced fight in the first two rounds, ended when Cecilia felt bad at the interval and could not return to the last round, leaving the victory to Viviane Nogueira who celebrated much and redeemed himself from the last loss to the rival.
In the first MMA match of the night, the revelation of Resende Patrick de Jesus hit a header in the head of Maicom Flausino who already fell unconscious in the first round, winning the knockout of the night.
The experienced Genilton “Van Damme” Tavares at the age of 49, gave a show apart, by hitting a beautiful kick jumping and using the grid in the best style Anthony Pettis, and raised the audience throughout the fight against the experienced athlete Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro, David “Tatu” Magliano that sold expensive to defeat in the split decision by the lateral referees.
In the most awaited fight of the night, using the lightweight belt of the challenge, Cristiano “Greco” Cruz broke into the local idol Silvio Toledo and hit a series of blows after a violent kick that hit Silvio with no defense chances, referee Marlon Myhha interrupt the match early in the opening round.
Organizers Márcio “Shark” Almeida and Gurudas Cueva and ambassador of the event former UFC Hugo Wolverine, celebrated the absolute success of the event and already plan the next edition for July.
Check below the results of the seventh edition of the Desafio Almeida Bros de Lutas on Sunday, April 7
Desafio Almeida Bros de Lutas Official Results, Video Highlights, Video Replays and Photographs:
Sunday, April 7
Jiu Jitsu (Black Belt)
Juan de Oliveira (Pinheiral – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Matheus Salvador (Guará – São Paulo)
Marcelo Merlini (São Bernardo – São Paulo ) defeated Marcelo Mota (Pinheiral – Rio de Janeiro)
Jonas Mufuba (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Eduardo Soldado
Luta – Livre / NO GI
Jomar Marçal (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro ) defeated André Bianco (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro)
Viviane Nogueira (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Cecília Oliveira (Resende – Rio de Janeiro)
Patrick de Jesus (Resende – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Maicon Flausino (Barra Do Piraí – Rio de Janeiro )
by Nocaute (Kick in the head)
Fernando Secron (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Uilton Oliveira (Penedo – Rio de Janeiro) by submission (Triangle Chock)
Gerlan dos Santos (Salvador -Bahia) defeated Eduardo “Sniper” Silva by unanimous decision
Fernando Barone (Resende – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Rogério Santos (Taubaté – São Paulo) by WO
Gláucio Filho (Resende – Rio de Janeiro) defeated Lucas Tavares (Salvador – Bahia) by majority decision
Genilton “Van Damme” Tavares defeated David “Tatu” Magliano (Volta Redonda – Rio de Janeiro) by split decision
Jonas “Kuringa” Machado defeated Allan “Guerra” Gomes by submission (Rear naked choke)
Main Event (Lightweight title belt challenge)
Cristiano “Greco” Cruz (Salvador – Bahia) defeated Silvio Toledo (Resende – Rio de Janeiro) by Nocaute (kick and punche)
Genilton “Van Damme” Tavares:
Fernando Secron x Uiton Oliveira
Patrick de Jesus x Maicon Flausino:
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