“Tell me about it, man… I missed this so much. ”
A heavy-breathing Priscila Cachoeira replies the phone moments after finishing her last training session of the day. It is her first semester of 2019 at Parana Vale Tudo at Niteroi, Brazil, also she has a smile on her face. After a turbulent year at 2018, she’s finally inching closer to being 100-percent healthy , also is dedicated to her next battle from the Octagon.
Cachoeira is remembered as the unlucky girl who got destroyed by Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event of UFC Belem at February 2018. It had been Cachoeira’s UFC debut, made against a competition regarded as the future champion in the branch, plus it went much worse than most anticipated.
To complicate things, “Pedrita” suffered a bad knee injury only minutes to the fight, which forced her to have operation and stay sidelined for almost a year. Now, on March 16, Cachoeira finally makes her come back to actions against former Cage Warriors champion Molly McCann at UFC London, yet the Brazilian flyweight questioned whether she would ever be able to compete one more time.