Euclides Pereira, the Greatest Vale Tudo Fighter?
Just heard about this guy, and couldn't find anything on the site about him.
Justin Wren, from TUF10, trained with him and vouches for the extraordinary claims.
YouTube- HL Euclides Pereira
Originally Posted by Justin Wren
Does anyone have a way of verifying these old Brazilian newspaper articles? Or have some way to transcribe/translate them?
I can't see the video from work, but they did a Kruck's Corner on him on Inside MMA last week. Still moves pretty well for a 79 year old guy.
Last edited by Craig Jenkins; 7/20/2010 3:57pm at .
Euclides is really a living legend.
Unfortunately, even here in Brazil, few people know that warrior.
Today, It may appear that no one could achieve a card like that.
However, at that time (mid 50s, 60s, 70s), no hold barred fights were happening LIVE, WEEKLY, at "Heróis do Ringue" (Ring´ Heroes), a TV broadcast show. A fighter could, easily, dispute 30, 40 bouts a year.
fabiao, is there any way you'd be able to access copies of the newspaper articles on Pereira? Putting them on the web would be a great look into MMA's long history in Brazil.
I'll send an email to a person who is close to Euclides.
Originally Posted by Conde Koma
Actually, they live very very far away my place.
Let´s see what we can get.
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