If there’s one factor Mikey Musumeci loves greater than Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it is in all probability Italian meals.

It is no shock that the fighter nicknamed “Darth Rigatoni” is a lover of all issues pasta and pizza. Utilizing the pair as a part of her common food plan, Musumetsi realizes she has to train some restraint, however there’s one exception to the rule. That is the kitchen of the well-known Italian meals chain Carbone.

“I principally eat all the things at night time,” Musumetsi informed the South China Morning Publish. “However in all probability when you introduced me meals from Carbon, I might shed weight simply because I need to eat that meals. It is one thing I might shed weight for.”

Opened in 2013, Carbone is an Amazonian Italian meals hotspot within the coronary heart of New York Metropolis. The chain has additionally opened in Dallas, Miami, Las Vegas and Hong Kong.

Whereas Mikey Musumeci’s food plan is uncommon for an expert athlete, it has clearly served him properly. Darth Rigatoni is a five-time IBJJF champion. He additionally made historical past by turning into ONE Championship’s first singles world champion, successful the title with a dominating efficiency towards Kleber Souza on Prime Video 2 in ONE in September. He efficiently defended the title earlier this month at ONE Battle Night time 6 on Prime Video, dominating world sambo champion Gantumur Bayanduren.

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Mikey Musumeci is grateful for the platform ONE Championship has given him

Mikey Musumeci has dominated the world of submission wrestling for years, however likelihood is many individuals had by no means heard of him till ONE Championship signed him final 12 months.

Since then, “Darth Rigatoni” has blown up the world of fight sports activities together with his infectious persona and his extremely distinctive preventing fashion, which has saved him contained in the undefeated circle till now.

After his historic ONE world title win late final 12 months, Mikey Musumetsi shared his gratitude to the ONE CEO for giving him the chance to shine on the ONE Championship world stage.

I bear in mind telling all my buddies [that] all 5 instances i received [in] black belt [during] the world was nonetheless like 10% of the publicity and recognition you get for successful one match in ONE. In order that simply tells you ways massive this platform is and what they’re doing for athletes.”

He added.

“You understand, all of us work so laborious and prepare a lot. So all these athletes deserve this recognition for the way laborious they prepare. And ONE provides us the platform we deserve. I am simply very grateful to be on this platform and I am very grateful to Chhatri for this chance.”

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