Athletes of Belém do Pará won the challenge North/Northeast vs Curitiba, what happened in the Gladiators FC II, in Curitiba. Taking this opportunity, the visitors met the academy UDL and followed a training of team from Curitiba.
The athletes Iliarde dos Santos, André Lobato, Ivan "Pitbull" and the manager Glaydson "Ironman" could accompany a Muay Thai training where all athletes from UDL where present. "Shogun is a great friend and could not come to Curitiba and don’t know his gym. We are thinking of starting a partnership with UDL, maybe good news will appear shortly. Our relationship with Eduardo Alonso, Shogun and Ninja will pay good results for everyone", explained Ironman, "The partnership with Curitiba is getting stronger, and now we have athletes from South in the Ironman in Belém, too, will be a clash of regions all the time and definitely we will coming back here to compete".
Athletes of Belém were delighted with the good structure of UDL and very pleased with the Gladiators FC. "I really enjoyed the event, an excellent structure and organization was great, I hope we can compete again in Curitiba by the Gladiators", said Iliarde dos Santos, who talked about his fight against the athlete of the CM System, Paulo Diniz. "Diniz is very hard, the boy can handle a lot of punches and hard hits, but thank God I managed to prevail in combat and achieve victory".
*Photo – Ivan Canello – ManiaMMA.com.br