Who Will Be the Next Breakout UFC Star from Brazil?

Jeremy Botter@jeremybotterMMA Senior WriterMarch 6, 2013

Brazil has long been known as one of the spiritual homes of mixed martial arts.

From the Gracies all the way to Anderson Silva and the brothers Nogueira, the country has given birth to many MMA superstars. Plus, there are plenty of young UFC stars who hail from Brazil: Jose Aldo and Renan Barao are on top of their respective weight classes.

But who will be the next breakout star from Brazil? Which young Brazilian fighter will assume the mantle once created and held by the Gracie family?

That's the subject of my latest video. I'll tell you who my pick is for the next breakout Brazilian star, and I'll tell you why.

But I also want to hear your thoughts. Which Brazilian fighter do you see breaking from the pack?

Leave me your comments below after you've checked out the video.