Kurt "Batman" Pellegrino
will be training with renowned grappler, Marcelo Garcia
, in preparation for his UFC 116 bout in July against BJJ standout George Sotiropoulos.
Garcia submitted Pellegrino in the 2007 ADCCs (pictured above).
"Even though I was a very good grappler, this is somebody who took me down, took my back and choked me out cold," Pellegrino said. "I will be the most prepared person in the world."
"I'm hoping that knocking George out or submitting George in an exciting fashion, that I get a title shot or No. 1 contender," Pellegrino said. "I'm hoping that our fight is exciting and one of us gets a title shot.
"I'm going to give the crowd what they want on the biggest card of the year. I know George is going to bring the best he can bring. Let's go. Find a good wrestler to work out with is what he needs to do."
HT: MMA Junkie
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