Vitor Caiado, known as “Vitao” in the MMA scene, still doesn’t know what it’s like to lose. Unbeaten in four professional bouts, the Brazilian heavyweight has won all his matches on the fast track – by knockout or submission. The fighter, who debuted as a professional less than a year ago at Arena Global, quickly gained prominence in Brazil and soon moved to Russia, where he took on two rivals.
– Staying two months in Russia was a wonderful experience, in addition to getting to know a different culture and visiting amazing places, I was able to train with a wonderful team. Thanks to this period in Russia, I had the opportunity to have two excellent fights in the Open FC and MMA series – he said.
In the fifth edition of Open FC on Russian soil, Vitor faced Kmoldin Mamozonov for the first time. Facing another undefeated athlete, Brazil needed just 30 seconds to finish the fight by technical knockout. In his second appearance, it was Russian Yan Shipilov’s turn to suffer at the hands of Kaiado for the MMA Series 35. In a new show, he needed 35 seconds to defeat his rival and claim his legendary stage crown.
– Five years ago I started training to be a professional MMA athlete, from the very beginning I always trained with professionals, training hard, devoting myself to my development as a fighter two or three times a day, And when the opportunity came for four fights, professionally I went there, did my best and won. I am happy, but now I want to focus on training and take my game to another level – commented.
At 31 years old, the athlete representing MVP is already on North American soil, where he will train with some of the biggest names in world MMA on the American Top Team (ATT). Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal, Amanda Nunes (UFC Champion) and Yaroslav Amosov (Bellarator Champion) are some of the stars who are part of the team. Excited about the doors he could open in the United States, Caiado didn’t hide his excitement.
– In the American Top Team I intend to develop a lot as an athlete. Undoubtedly, they are the biggest team in the world, with a huge pool of athletes, especially in my division, heavyweights. I will train with the big names in world MMA and dedicate myself to developing and automatically improving my game – fighter designed from the city of Crixus in Goa, who also accomplished:
– I believe training in the US will give me more opportunities to fight in events that could be a route to the UFC, which is a big dream of my career. However, before getting to Ultimate, I also aim to fight other MMA organizations and make a name for myself – he added.
In a conversation with the athlete’s manager, Thiago Custodio, planning and caution became clear at this new moment in the promising heavyweight’s career: – Vitor is a down-to-earth athlete who has the confidence to train well and climb. understands the importance. in the cage. We have to keep doing one thing step by step without any hesitation, that without any doubt the result will come – concluded the businessman.