Well, sometimes you don’t need a gun.
And sometimes — despite the thought of many a Mr. Macho — you don’t need a man.
Especially when you’re a fighter in the UFC.
26-year-old Polyana Viana has a 10-2 record in mixed martial arts. She’s also been targeted for burglaries on two occassions.
That combo might produce a death machine ready to pounce on any would-be criminal.
Meet…let’s call him “Lucky.”
On Sunday, while Polyana was waiting for an Uber in Rio de Janeiro, Lucky walked up. He asked what time it was, then he said he had a gun.
Lucky demanded she give him her cellphone.
[This isn’t gonna end well.]
Polyana decided his “gun” was “too soft” to be real.
As recounted to MMAjunkie:
“He was really close to me. So I thought, ‘If it’s a gun, he won’t have time to draw it.’ So I stood up.”
These are Polyana’s arms:
These are Polyana’s legs (plus various other parts):
Topped off by:
She held Lucky ’til the cops got there.
“[I] sat him down in the same place we were before and said, ‘Now we’ll wait for the police.'”
What deters crime? A lot of things. Outside lights around your home. A dog. The impression that you’re paying attention when you’re out and about. Oh — and a gun.
Polyana doesn’t need a gun. And Lucky’s? It was made of cardboard.
He might wanna change his approach to crime.
He also might wanna change his name, as is evidenced by his photo — after Polyana did her thing — courtesy of UFC President Dana White. I know y’all like to see a crook get his just desserts. Enjoy. That ain’t the stain of victory on his shirt. Yikes:
As I covered in August, for law enforcement officers in Brazil, masculinity is no longer mandatory (here). Maybe they should require ’em to be girly — girly like Polyana Viana. And maybe Disney should cast her in the next Star Wars movie, because — as Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy’s been asserting for some time now — for one very unLucky would-be criminal in Rio, the Force is Female.
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