It was October 16, 1998. The 21rst UFC event was to take place at the Ginasio do Portuguesa inSao Paulo,Brazil. A total of eight Brazilian warriors including MMA legends such as Wanderlei Silva, Pedro Rizzo, and Vitor Belfort took the Octagon by assault in an amazing and KO’tic night of fights.
Fast forward to August 2011 and we are about to witness the return of the UFC to where the essence of MMA was born only this time there are twelve action packed bouts with eight of the best local talent available including some more MMA greats.
Let’s break down what we will call the Brazilian Legion for UFC Rio. So sit back, enjoy your read, and please, leave a comment.
Originally posted at The MMA Truth.