Former WEC champion and one of the stars of the extinct Pride, Paul Philo is returning to national events and will be the main fight of the fifth edition of First Class Fight, which takes place this Saturday, October 23rd, at the Mauro Pinheiro gym, in Ibirapuera. Your rival will be Marco Antonio Pezão in a fight valid for the category up to 93 kg.
After facing Denis Kang in Australia in July this year, Paulão is ready to return to the octagon and will have his first fight in São Paulo.
“Without a doubt, São Paulo, as the largest commercial center in Brazil, has a great option, which is the FCF”, he stated.
Training in Rio de Janeiro with Murilo bustamante, former UFC middleweight champion, Paul Philo, who has only one defeat in his career, predicts a complicated fight, but guarantees to be prepared.
“He is a great striker and I have a good ground game, but my hands are also heavy”, he concluded.