The Wandering Pugilist
About the Project
"Sacrifice" - Top ten nominee for Narrative Magazine's "Below 30" competition in 2012.
"The Fighting Preacher" - First place winner of 2012 National Geographic/Nikon "Full Story" competition.
"No Tabuleiro Da Baiana" Capoeira and Samba roda takes place every second Saturday of the month in the Arcos de Teles of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
"Fight in Maré" - The following essay is of the "Campeonato De Boxe e Artes Marcias" in Marcilio Dias, a favela community in Rio de Janeiro.
"In Remembrance" - Vigil in Complexo da Maré for the victims that died on June 25th, 2013 in the favela "Nova Holanda".
"Trabalho na Floresta" - A ceremony of "Santo Daime", a spiritual practice founded in the Amazonian regions of Brazil.
"Gladiators" is an annual inter-state boxing tournament in the state of Espírito Santos, Brazil.
"Luta na Baixa" - Photo essay following a community boxing event in the favela "Baixa Do Sapateiro" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Endure - A photographic essay describing my experience living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
An Interview - Etoudi Michel Willian
"Jiu-Jitsu in Niteroi" - Photos from an inaugural Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu seminar led by Guto Vicente, head of the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu team in Niteroi.
"Rio Breakers" - Essay featuring the b-boys and b-girls of Rio de Janeiro.
Fightland Photos - Photos from my publications on the Fightland Blog of Vice Media.