Arturo Ruas is an amateur wrestler with a background in jiu-jitsu and capoeira. Though he got to show some of those skills on the short-lived Raw Underground, Ruas never found his footing on WWE television.
Following his release from WWE in June, Ruas is a free agent and waiting for his next opportunity.
Speaking to Sean Waltman on Pro Wrestling 4 Life, Ruas was asked about the possibility of competing in Josh Barnett's Bloodsport given his background.
"I'm waiting," he said. "I've always wanted to be there because they have real great matches there. I want to be there and I'm open to be there and working at Bloodsport. In WWE, I had some matches, good matches, but never enough to make people see, not just my skills, but myself and my content. I want to show what I am capable of and to show MMA fighters that if they want to wrestle me, they have to be on another level. They have to train harder. It's not going to be easy against me inside that ring. I'm starving to be able to show people what a real fight means. In the pro wrestling universe, not every time you get to show a real fight with people beating each other. That's my goal. I can challenge anyone now. If you want me to be on your show to bring some violence and technique, just call me."
Ruas was planned to be part of Diamond Mine before his release. You can find his comments on those plans and his release by clicking here.
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