Beatriz Mesquita Thinks Heel Hooks Should Be Legal In The Gi

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Bia Mesquita is considered by many to be the greatest female competitor of all-time, with an incredible career in both gi and no-gi competition. 

The submission hunter called in for the 26th episode of The WNO podcast, here are some highlights from the episode. 

Watch: WNO Episode 26 With Bia Mesquita

Bia Wants Heel Hooks Allowed In The Gi

"Even heel hooks, I would allow everything, yeah even in the gi. Especially for the black belts, maybe not for white belts, but since blue belt it should be allowed... If you didn't learn heel hooks until black belt, you shouldn't be competing. At black belt level you should know how to protect yourself." 

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She Plans To Win A 10th World Title And Then Head To MMA

Bia goes into detail about her plans for MMA, her MMA training and which MMA fighters she is a fan of.

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How Beatriz Trains For The Absolute Division 

"To be honest, I train a lot with the guys and I really like it. I think the biggest difference is with the girls it's reality, you can use the same power and technique... I like to fight a lot in the open class, thats something that helped me prepare for the big girls, training with the guys."

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