Ahead of UFC debut, unbeaten Deiveson Alcantara vows to continue his finishing ways
Fernanda Prates and Christian Stein, mmajunkie.com
At 29, Deiveson Alcantara will get the first big break of his unbeaten career, when he meets Marco Beltran next month at UFC 212.
But while Alcantara is just now making his long-awaited octagon debut, fighting has been in his life since as long as he can remember. Like a pair of fellow MMA Alcantaras – UFC bantamweight Iuri and former UFC welterweight Ildemar, known as the “Marajo brothers” – Alcantara grew up on the Island of Marajo, North of Brazil, amidst a native combat style called “luta marajoara.”
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