PFL viewers only have gotten to see 20 seconds of Handesson Ferreira ahead of his trip to the welterweight playoffs.
Ferreira needed only that long to take out Paul Bradley in his only regular-season fight at PFL 7. Now he’s in the playoffs and on Saturday will try to win two bouts so he can have a shot at $1 million.
Ahead of Ferreira’s (12-1-1) opening-round playoff fight against Rick Story (21-9) at PFL 10, get to know the Brazilian fighter.
PFL 10 takes place Saturday at St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. The main card airs on NBCSN following prelims on Facebook Watch.
Full name: Handesson de Souza Ferreira
Nickname: Boy Doido (“Crazy Boy” in Portuguese). It’s what my schoolmates used to call me in high school.
Height/Weight: 5-foot-11, 170 pounds
Birthplace: Joao, state of Paraiba, Brazil
Team: Pitbull Brothers in Natal
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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