Former UFC light-weight Gleison Tibau uncovered that he just lately received an unsanctioned four-person match although filming a rap audio online video.
Tibau, who fought in the UFC concerning 2006 and 2018, not too long ago signed a deal to combat with the PFL as section of the promotion’s 3rd time. He will just take on Joao Zeferino on Thursday evening at PFL 2. In advance of his return to the cage, Tibau discovered that his struggle record demands updating. Talking to MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz, Tibau described how he not too long ago was associated in a 4-guy, a person-night tournament in Germany that was unsanctioned. He received both equally of the fights, and get this, it’s all part of a rap audio video.
“A rap group needed to do a new music video clip and resolved to do a 4-male event with two fights on the very same evening, and they preferred true fights,” Tibau explained.
“It reminded me of the previous days in Brazil, the tournaments I fought, finding termed on limited discover. It is not like I’m fighting for 5 or 10 a long time, I have been undertaking this for 20 years and have fought for all forms of promotions. I’ve fought in rings established on the floor, I have fought inside of an condominium.
“The established appeared quite gangster-like, it was an industrial region with a cage established in the middle of nowhere, so f*cking cold, and people today obtaining there by helicopter. The manufacturing was brilliant. It was a terrific encounter. If I were being a young child just setting up [in MMA] or utilised to gatherings like UFC, PFL and Bellator, I’m confident I wouldn’t even go away the vehicle, I’d go back again property ideal absent.”
The previous time we saw Tibau compete in a sanctioned bout was when he defeated Will Brooks via submission in Battlefield FC in July 2019. Two several years and two unsanctioned fights afterwards, and he now returns to the cage this Thursday in hopes of PFL goals.
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