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Former UFC champion mentions how tough wrestling is

By Emanuel Martínez Junior Dos Santos, former UFC champion, spoke about what will be his first fight in the professional environment,


By Emanuel Martínez

Junior Dos Santos, former UFC champion, spoke about what will be his first fight in the professional environment, as the Brazilian will debut tonight at AEW Rampage.

“I didn’t know much about professional wrestling. He wasn’t a big fan of it. But that changed when Dan Lambert invited me to go (to AEW) and see how difficult it is. This is not a joke, man. Those guys try hard and they have to be very well prepared for that. So, when I saw all that, everything, I became interested and told Dan Lambert that I wanted to do it, “said the Brazilian.

“One of the most amazing things about professional wrestling is, at least for me and what I could see, the crowd. Man those guys love this thing! They really want to participate and they yell at us and say many things. I can bet a lot of them would be willing to step into the ring and beat us up. That kind of energy was incredible to feel, and for a long time I hadn’t been this excited to step into the ring and do my best in my performance. So, man, I’m looking forward to (his fight tonight), ”the fighter mentioned.