The kid from the Amazon was on his way to greatness, he decided to go all-in on his dream. Of course, both are hard workers, and both have talent, but it’s been a much longer process for Ferreira to find himself and show his talent to the world, while Pettis’ dynamism shot him into stardom very early on. It was a blow to the finances of the Brazilian, but it allowed him to spend a lot of time in the gym, where he could get better day after day without media attention or the pressure of a fight. What a stupid fuck, I would love to see him getting a chance for the belt. He did not have the strongest shot wrestling game, preferring to use the clinch, looking for trips and throws. Carlos came very close to becoming a champion in the 2009 No-Gi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship when he captured the silver medal, finishing behind the great Lucas Leite. Despite being one of the most successful lightweights of the past years he is still relatively unknown. Luckily, Nijem’s game didn’t run very deep, either. Confusing aggression and haste is one of the most important things that Carlos has corrected since training at Fortis. Barao failed to make weight, and the fight got cancelled by the Californian Athletic commission. Khabilov fought great fighters like Jorge Masvidal and Benson Henderson in the past, and was a -130 favorite against CDF (who unfortunately weighed in at 157 lbs). A new opponent was proposed, but during fight week this new opponent was withdrawn as well, because he was too heavy. Carlos eventually caught Ramsey with an overhand right that rocked him. He opened the round with a good 1-2 and a body kick. It’s a process. By: Matt Erickson and Ken Hathaway. Carlos then fought three southpaws in a row, losing the first two fights. It must have felt good for our hero as he beat Jorge Patino, the man who knocked Jacare Souza out cold a long time ago in Manaus. FORTIS MMA. It took twenty seconds for CDF to reach full mount and beat down the Canadian. Sayif Saud studied wrestling for three years with the great Mike Van Arsdale (former NCAA Division 1 champion) in Albuquerque. A rescheduled light heavyweight fight between Glover Teixeira and Thiago Santos is expected to headline this event, which takes place live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. That little move allowed Carlos to have a strong base to transfer all his weight in that right hook. Ramsey eventually managed to escape, but the attempt was quick and dangerous. Carlos entered the fight pressuring the Diamond, it took only seven seconds before Dustin’s back touched the cage, as Carlos’ assault of straight punches and kicks backed up the Thugjitsu fighter.