Marcelo Alonso Joins Press Row

By Jordan Breen Aug 24, 2011




Every Wednesday, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen welcomes a member of the mixed martial arts media into “Press Row” on the Sherdog.com blog. This week, Breen welcomes Portal do Vale Tudo and Sherdog.com's Marcelo Alonso to “Press Row.”

Breen and Alonso, a pioneer in Brazilian MMA journalism, discuss UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, and what the event means to the Brazilian MMA industry. The pair discuss the emergence of Anderson Silva as a star, the potential retirement of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and what little-known Brazilians might make big impacts in Rio.

Breen and Alonso also break down the impact the card could have for Brazilian MMA on the whole, the changing perception of the sport in the Brazilian media, and potential destinations for UFC events in Brazil.

Grab your credential and get a seat in “Press Row.”

The above file can be saved in MP3 format here.

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