Pati Fontes Describes WWE Recruitment Process
Pati Fontes is one of the elite female competitors of our generation.
As a blue belt, she won bronze at Brazilian Nationals. As a purple belt, she was the runner-up at no-gi Worlds. She's a brown belt world champion in the gi and 3x black belt No-Gi World Champ, not to mention an EBI finalist the current F2W strawweight champion.
But now the Checkmat black belt is exploring other avenues, including a prospective move to the world of Pro Wrestling and the WWE.
"They asked me to do a reality show which wsn’t what I was looking for.. They want to find 'character' which is hard for a fighter – we are used to not showing emotion…. but they are working with me.