Gabriel Marretinha is selected for the event in July after losing his unbeaten record in his last fight

Promising welterweight, Brazilian returns to the octagon on July 13 and faces training partner Gilbert Durinho

G. Marretinha performs on July 13th. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @gabrielbonfi

In search of returning to the path of victories, Gabriel Bonfim, better known as 'Marretinha' accepted a crucial duel in the welterweight division (up to 77,1kg.). Considered a promise in the organization, the Brazilian was selected to face Ange Loosa, training partner Gilbert Durinho, in an event scheduled for July 13th, with no defined location yet. The information was released by 'Team Iridium'.

Hired via Contender Series, Gabriel Marretinha He had been enjoying two consecutive victories since being hired in 2022. A legitimate black belt, the Brazilian submitted two opponents in the first round and ended up being overcome by the veteran Nicholas Dalby in his last performance. At the time, Bonfim had a great start, but ended up succumbing to pressure from his rival and was knocked out in the second half.


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Moreover, Ange Loosa seeks to achieve third triumph in his career. In a great moment in the organization, the athlete has not known what it's like to lose since 2022 and has not been defeated in his last three appearances. Known for his aggressiveness, Durinho's training partner expects to get closer to the top 15 in the category currently reigned by Leon edwards.

Ange Loosa (photo) faces Gabriel Marretinha on July 13th. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @ange_loosa


According to journalist Marcel Dorff, there are rumors that the event will be scheduled to take place in Tampa, Florida (USA). Despite the statement, there is no UFC position so far.

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