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UFC Fight Night 36: Up Close with Gegard Mousasi

UFC Fight Night 36: Up Close with Gegard Mousasi

It’s got to be tough going to Brazil to fight a Brazilian in a UFC event geared toward the Brazilian masses who will fill the arena chanting for your death. But former Strikeforce champ Gegard Mousasi cares not for such things, and at UFC Fight Night 36 on Saturday night, he’s going to step into the cage and do his job – which is to utilize his ace striking skills to solve the Lyoto Machida riddle, and make the partisan Brazilian crowd choke on their Acai berries.

The things going in Mousasi’s favor include his confidence, his experience, and the fact that he’s no stranger to wrecking Brazilians (see: Mousasi vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza or Mousasi vs. Renato “Babalu” Sobral); the things going against him on Saturday night include the possibility that someone in the crowd will shoot him regardless of whether he wins or loses.

Anyway, enjoy this video interview of him.