2015 ADCC Champion is set to make his debut in the Octagon. Ramos has been previously quoted saying MMA is bad for Jiu-Jitsu:
“I am passionate about Jiu-Jitsu. I think all who practice it are passionate about it. It’s very difficult to live from Jiu-Jitsu generated income alone today and have good finances. It’s easier to migrate from the gentle art to MMA, and MMA has higher earning potential. So I see these transitions from big names of gentle art as something initially bad for Jiu-Jitsu, because we lost great athletes, ”
He is now booked to fight with Ray Cervera in his California bound RFA debut. Ramos last fought against David Rickels in his first and only Bellator fight. Prior to this defeat he won 4 matches with stoppages.
Ray “Baby Ray” Cervera is looking to bounce back from two decision loses – against Jamall Emmers and Cain Carrizosa. Cervera is affiliated with Bakersfield Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
He is definitely training seriously. Here he is with Palhares after training: