Does it work? Alex Poatan abandons gloves and tries his hand at the accordion in a country show; check out

Champion swaps the octagon for another stage under the eyes of Glover Teixeira

Alex Poatán takes a chance as an accordionist after UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

With guaranteed success in MMA, Alex Poatán decided to 'drop the gloves' and took a chance on music. In a video shared by the profile 'ooc_mma', at the Instagram, the UFC champion appears playing the accordion at a country show. The athlete, today, shines as one of the great names in mixed martial arts.

In the images (see below), it is possible to see Poatan attacking as a musician. The scene takes place under the eyes of the friend and mentor Glover Teixeira.

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On the 13th, Alex was the protagonist in the UFC 300. On that occasion, the Brazilian shared the octagon with Jamahal hill and promoted a brutal victory with a knockout in the first round, defending the light heavyweight belt (up to 93 kg.).

Subsequently, Poatan offered to join the list of athletes who will fight in Rio de Janeiro, on May 4th. The athlete, however, did not have his wish granted by the company.

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