VIDEO: Alex Poatan conquers Australia, trains with heavy weights and even becomes a hairdresser

Brazilian has experiences in the country and, amid speculation about moving to the new division, trains with Tai Tuivasa

Alex Poatan conquers Australia, trains with heavy weights and even becomes a hairdresser. Photo: Reproduction/@ianbortanlaza

Alex Poatán conquers Australia, trains with heavy weights and even becomes a hairdresser. Photo: Reproduction/@ianbortanlaza

Alex Poatán He proved that his charisma goes beyond the borders of the octagon when he arrived in Australia and was received like a true star. In a store full of fans from different corners of the world, the light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg.) UFC he was greeted with deafening shouts of 'Chama', his catchphrase.

Poatan, who still doesn't have a fight scheduled, took the opportunity to train with the heavyweight Tai tuivasa. The duo, who already demonstrated friendship, strengthened their ties even further with intense and relaxed training. In addition to the partnership in the ring, the Brazilian also showed off his skills outside of it by playing pool and even cutting the Australian's hair.

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But the party didn't stop there. The champion surrendered to the Australian rhythm and danced with dancers in carnival costumes, infecting everyone with his contagious energy. The images quickly went viral on social media, showing a lighter and more fun side of the fighter.

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Poatan is a UFC star

please note that Alex Poatán established himself as one of the biggest names in MMA by successfully defending his belt for the first time in history UFC 300, held on April 13, by knocking out Jamahal hill in the first round.

The victory placed him in a select group of athletes who reigned in two different weight categories in the organization. At 36 years old, the pupil of Glover Teixeira boasts a record of ten wins and just two losses in MMA.

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