It may not have been the prettiest fight as far as technique goes, but Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standout turned mixed martial artist, Gabi Garcia finally competed in and won her first bout.
Garcia would beat Seini Draughn (professional wrestler Lei’D Tapa) by way of TKO (strikes) in Round 1 at Rizin Fighting Federation in Japan, December 31.
Critics immediately took to the internet to bash Garcia and Tapa for their standup game or lack thereof.
Despite the criticism it seems Garcia plans a return to the ring and will compete in April. See below post from Gabi Garcia’s official Facebook.
“A life dedicated to sport!
A life without parties, no friends, no night!
A diet of life, pain!
Stay away from my family!
Live alone and think only of training!
If it’s worth it?
My cry and joy responds
A life for a few minutes, a life for a burst of “I deserve”
A life dedicated to receiving praise and be discredited
A life that most give up and do not have courage
But I did not spend the earth not to be noticed, I went to show people that every time someone thinks impossible you are able to accomplish!
To those who supported me, my thanks to those who do not, my thanks also, ever seen the same story in my career jiu jitsu!
See you in April!”