Last Sunday (29), during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, to promote his second fight against Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva had time to talk about Jiu-Jitsu . The Brazilian fighter recalled the meeting with Fernando Tererê, that happened in England 13 days ago .
Visibly thrilled to meet the black belt, the Spider revealed that he has always been inspired by the double world champion and could not hide his happiness to see him in person for the first time. He told Tatame:
“It was exciting for me because I’m a fan of him since I was a kid. My inspiration in the gi, has always been Uncle Tererê . So for me, it was exciting because I did not know him personally. When I saw my idol up close, it was too much. I cried even, I could not control myself and hugged him too. I am a huge fan. His Jiu-Jitsu it is exceptional, “said the former middleweight champion of the UFC
Watch the video or their meeting: