RIZIN heavyweight Gabi Garcia returns to competition on December 31 when she attempts to protect her dominant undefeated run against multiple-time WGP middleweight kickboxing world champ, Barbara Nepomuceno.
Garcia (5-0, 1 NC) has been dominating the competition since her professional debut back in 2015, finishing heavyweight contenders such as Lei’D Tapa, Veronika Futina, Destanie Yarbrough and Anna Maliukova. However, in Nepomuceno, she faces perhaps her toughest test to date in a woman who’s enjoyed a huge amount of success already in combat sports. The showdown will essentially be a kickboxing world champ vs. a BJJ world champ.
The Brazilian recently took to her social media pages to announce that Jimenez Media Productions are currently filming her as she prepares for the highly anticipated women’s heavyweight encounter against Nepomuceno. The documentary, set to be released next year, will follow her preparations for the biggest fight of her career, as well as the aftermath.
“We started this project for the next fight and also for after the fight. It will be a documentary for people to understand the pain, the training, the story to get here.” Garcia said.
The 33-year-old took to her Instagram page to share a teaser from the documentary, take a look below.
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Começamos esse projeto para a próxima luta e também para depois que a luta do dia 31 passar. Vai ser um documentário para as pessoas entenderem a dor, o treino, a história para chegar até aqui. Esse vídeo foi gravado ontem pelo cinegrafista Eduardo Jimenez que faz um trabalho fantástico e captou algumas cenas do treino na nossa academia. Reta final, energia boa. Obrigado @jimenezmediaproductions por aceitar fazer esse documentário. Coach @yoko_godzilla_hamamura por todos os dias se dedicar a me fazer uma lutadora melhor. @pointofimpactmma @hollywood3323 @foxydakid 📍Rizin 14 #rizin14 📍31 de Dezembro 📍Tokyo/Japan 📍Saitama super arena 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 We started this project for the next fight and also for after the fight. It will be a documentary for people to understand the pain, the training, the story to get here. This video was recorded yesterday by Eduardo Jimenez who does a fantastic job and captured some training scenes in our gym. Final stretch, good energy. Thanks @jimenezmediaproductions for accepting doing this documentary. Coach @yoko_godzilla_hamamura for every day devote myself to make me a better fighter. @pointofimpactmma @ hollywood3323 @foxydakid 📍Rizin 14 #rizinff #gabigarcia #teamgabigarcia #rizinガール #wmma #training #jmma #rizin14
RIZIN 14 takes place on December 31 from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be aired worldwide live on FITE TV.