Fabio Gurgel On His ADCC Superfight With Mario Sperry: “I’ve Been Preparing For 8 Months.”



The next ADCC will be held on October 19, in Beijing, China, and promises to feature major stars of grappling. Fabio Gurgel will be present both as a teacher and as a fighter, and will do a superfight against Zé Mário Sperry. In an interview with tatame, the “General” commented on how he is training the team for the tournament.

“The preparation is great. Our athletes who will represent the academy are the best we have. Cobrinha in 66 kg, Lucas Lepri in 77 kg , Michael Langhi at 88 kg – which is not his category, but he has the conditions to win – Léo Nogueira, Bernardo Faria, and me in a superfight with Ze Mario ” he said.

About his match against Ze Mario, Gurgel joked that he was forced to leave the comfort of his house to return to training like in the old days. He will arrive in the best possible way to get the victory:

“It was fun getting off the couch and getting back to training hard. I’ve been preparing for eight months and I feel good. I’ll give it the best I can, and have fun, “he said.