Roraimense goes in search of a historic career achievement and returns with the conquest of the Grand Slam.
Roraima fighter Fabiana Pereira, Fafá, traveled on the morning of Thursday (15). The destination is the city of Las Vegas in the United States. The athlete will play competitions in the American city: the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) and the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship World Master. Fafá goes in search of a historic achievement for Roraima, which is to win the title of both events and to close with a key in Gram Islam.
NAGA is the largest mixed grappling tournament circuit in the world, with over 700,000 competitors. On Saturday (17), the event returns to Las Vegas, Nevada. Children and adolescents will compete first and then will be followed by the adult divisions.
Next week, August 21-24, he will fight in the IBJJF World Master Jiu-Jitsu Championship, the World Championship. The roraimense will try the two-time championship of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF). If she wins this competition she closes the Grand Slam (when they win the four major competitions in the world) which will be a historic achievement for Roraima and Brazil as a female black belt Master.
Another historical achievement, but this one already won by Fafá Pereira, is the ceremony in which she will receive the IBJJF on August 24 for the first place in the world ranking. Two roraimens have already received the same honor: Luca ‘Hulk’ Daniel and Herbert Santos, in male. In the female category, Fabiana will be the first in the state, as black belt Master 1.
Fafá participated in 2018 of NAGA and won the belt of competition in the women’s black belt. This year will try to win again. She who is two years without losing a fight in any competition and remains unbeaten. The fighter spoke with Roraima in Tempo and spoke of the expectation of once again representing the state in world competitions.
“I thank all the people who support me and help me to participate in the competitions and who help to be always rising on the podiums and in the world ranking. I won the European Championship, the Panamerican and the Brazilian and I want the World Cup. So I will make several dreams come true. in this competition and achieving various goals, “he said.
The black belt also commented on the importance of receiving this great number one tribute from the world. “It is an important and grand title for our state and for sport and especially for women. It opens the door to this new generation that may be conquering and doing new things. I hope God will bless me with this achievement in my career.” I trained and prepared for this competition, I did my part and now let’s see what goes on “, he finished.
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