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Coach Vows FeijÃ£o, Jacaré, GalvÃ£o Will Sweep Strikeforce Titles
By: Marcelo Alonso
Brazil’s X-Team coach Josuel Distak said this week will be one of celebration for the gym, as two of his prized students, Rafael “FeijÃ£o” Cavalcante and Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza, returned with impressive victories from Saturday’s Strikeforce “Heavy Artillery” in St. Louis, Mo.Read more
“FeijÃ£o has shown once again that, in shape, he is between the world's best at this weight and deserves a title shot," said Distak, who cornered the 205-pound fighter with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva through his first-round knockout of Antwain Britt.
Regarding Jacaré's fight, Distak praised the fighting spirit of opponent Joey Villasenor, who fell to the Brazilian in a clear-cut unanimous decision.
‘Feijao’ Hurt But Stuck to Game Plan for Win
By: Loretta Hunt
After his win Saturday, Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante acknowledged that opponent Antwain Britt had him hurt.
Cavalcante, a training partner of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, stayed calm and turned the tables. He finished Britt at 3:45 of the first round and discussed the victory shortly after.