[EXCLUSIVE] Wagner Prado – From Pimp My Ride to UFC Debut Against Phil Davis
STUDIO MMA, RIVERSIDE, CA – Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Wagner “Caldeirao” Prado, at 19 years old, was on the Brazilian version of pimp my ride. The host invited him to train at Team Nogueira and was lucky enough to spar with Anderson Silva. Fast forward five years, Prado will now make his anticipated octagon debut this weekend against Phil Davis at UFC on FOX 4.
Prado sits down with StudioMMA.com’s reporter, Bobby Cavian, for an exclusive one-on-one interview. “Caldeirao” explains how he got his nickname and started in MMA. As well, talks about opponent Phil Davis, thoughts on Jon Jones, possible move down to 185 lbs (middleweight) and much more.