Pardoel - Gladiator
in Gladiator Challenge - interview & pic by Wiggert
Meerman, SFUK Holland, 2 August 2002
you tell us about your last fight in the US (against Roger
Pardoel : For me this was the return to the
waited a long time before people gave me a shot for
need to thank Paddy, Ted Williams and Wiggert Meerman
for this one and
of course all the people I train with.
was it to fight in the US again where you also made your
Pardoel : I love the USA. England is really
cool to fight in because the people are great and
love the sport and ground fighting. But the usa has the
bigger shows. and more people watch that shows and it's
televised more for an fighter it's an profit I think
happend during your stay in the US against Homer Moore
Pardoel : I suffered a food poisoning. I lost
11 pounds in 5 hours and had a blood pressure of 180/104.
lost more than 20 pounds and still can't eat well. ( 5
Siarra did his best for me and put up an great show after
you want to fight in a wild show !!!!
RITC!!!!!!!!! this show has the loudest people
did you change your training workouts last year and why??
Pardoel : I got more in to boxing because it
interests me a lot.
Murray is my friend and he is helping me out with this
a lot with his boxing trainer together
are the plans on training in the next coming year, are
you planning to go outside Europe for training??
Pardoel : I can't tell what the year is going
will do some training in London. that's sure may be go
to Brazil and train with some friends.
am lucky that I can train in an nice club and with people
like Heath Herring, Ze Marcello, Draculino and Lee
do you think about Ian Freeman and his last fight??
Pardoel : I am very sad for his loss of his
dad. He deserved the win 100% - he
is great athlete and a wonderful person. Wiggert
met him once but he is really o.k.
there plans for fighting in the UK or students of yours??
Pardoel : we are ready to fight. Gidion, Lee and
Carlo made good fights last time
so I hope that we can come again
: How are
Pardoel : I am doing fine
is the team of students going according to you??
Pardoel : At the last tournament we won the
prize of best team in BJJ.
the dutch championships in sport jiu jitsu we did also
fine with one 1st, one 2nd and one 3rd place. I think
we are doing fine.
is next in MMA??
Pardoel : Eric Pele in September in King of
people you want to thank??
Pardoel : all the people which I train with...all
the people that are coming to watch me fighting, ya you
the promoters that still believe in me
advice to the fans??
Pardoel : train hard and keep on trying. Never
for the time!