Last week, TATAME.com went to the Nobre Arte gym in Rio's Morro do Cantagalo slum, with three time BJJ world champion Kyra Gracie, who traded her kimono for boxing gloves.
The black belt hsa been training for three months at Nobre Arte. “I started to train boxing because I want to fight MMA and no one s better than Claudio Coelho to be my master. My focus is still the Jiu-Jitsu, and my biggest goal this year is the Worlds, but my goal is to keep training more boxing so next year I can debut on MMA”, said Gracie.
“She really surprised me, she has a good physical prepare, she’s good on boxing and she’s a southpaw. I’m pushing the work because I want to make her good on her game without being hit with punches", Claudio said.
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