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RUFF athletes on cutting weight in Chinese MMA

on 19 October 2012 Tags: cutting weight, Irshaad Sayed, Robert Sothmann, Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF 6, Sandro da Silva, Wang Guan, weigh in

Long accepted as part of combat-sports culture, weight cutting, the process by which athletes lose excess weight in order to compete in a lighter division, has only become commonplace in China within the last three years.Cutting weight, and the rehydration period that follows, allows fighters the ability to carry more mass into the cage, and has given Chinese MMA athletes the same competitive adva......

Fighter Spotlight: Sandro da Silva

on 12 October 2012 Tags: fighters, RUFF 6, Sandro da Silva, Wang Guan

Growing up as one of seven children in a tough section of Belem, Brazil, it’s difficult to imagine anything phasing RUFF featherweight Sandro da Silva. Having spent time fighting South American drug cartels as a Lieutenant in the Brazilian army, da Silva later became an accomplished performing artist and acrobat, traveling around the world, diving from impossibly high objects.Constantly in search ......

RUFF signs da Silva to exclusive

on 21 May 2012 Tags: fighters, RUFF 4, Sandro da Silva, super fight

The Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation has inked an exclusive contract with Macau-based featherweight Sandro da Silva for the ongoing Super Fight series. Da Silva, a BJJ black belt, originally hails from Belém, Brazil, but has been based in Macau for three years, where he trains with Hanrry Chan. A former Brazilian BJJ champion and Brazilian and European Capoeira champion, da Silva currently owns ......

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linkanyway

linkanyway

04. April, 2014 |

great fight!!!

dapeopleschamp

dapeopleschamp

22. October, 2012 |

RUFF puts on some good fights. Send a fighter to the UFC

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

I like how your fight cards always have blood on them. nice touch

little eval

little eval

22. October, 2012 |

The main event is sick. I'd put my money on that Thai kid any day of the week. Yeah, Brazilians are tough, but every third one of them is...

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

Wang Guan has less votes than da Silva? What's up with that? Gotta show some love for my Chinese brotha! He's gonna whoop that ass again...

Masshole

Masshole

04. April, 2011 |

I'm a looking and I'm a liking.
Check out that tall drink of water on the far left.

killer kane

killer kane

28. February, 2011 |

Tie Quan straight up demolished Reinhardt with that nasty guillotine choke; boy's got skills for sure.