The recent announcement that former Pride Champion Fedor Emelianenko, arguably one of the World’s best MMA fighters, and Gregard Mousassi, the current DREAMS Middlewieght Champion, are competing in ADCC 2009 (https://adcombat.com/Article.asp?
show_name=ADCC&Article_ID=16954) attracted the attention of other top notch MMA stars. Since the article went public ADCC head organizer Guy Neivens has been inundated with requests for entries from World class MMA fighters: "I cannot believe the people that now want to compete in our event!" Says an enthusiastic Neivens. "I cannot release the names yet because of confidentiality requests but I can certainly assure you that it is quite frankly incredible!" Neivens finishes.
WIth the European, Brazilian and American trials just around the corner the 2009 event is creating the international buzz amongst fighters and fans. Stay tuned to ADCC News for the latest updates and to find out WHO is competing in ’09