The Copa Podio will be held on January 13 in Rio de Janeiro, and promises to set the gentle art communjty on fire. The event will feature a heavyweight GP, with names like Rodolfo Vieira, Leo Nogueira, Xande Ribeiro, Braga Neto, Alexandro Ceconi,and American Brown belt phenom Keenan Cornelius among others.
Tatame magazine recently held a poll with its readers and The favorite to win the competition is the triple world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Rodolfo Vieira, who led the poll with 41% of the readers’ votes. Second place went to Alexandre Souza with 21% of internet users’ preferences and Xande Ribeiro ocupied the third place with 16%.
It will interesting to see how how Keenan Cornelius does as he is in the “Group of Death” with Xande, Rodolfo and Leo Nogueira.