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Babalu earns his black belt.

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On Tuesday Bablu earned his black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr.
Hard to believe he was only a brown belt up until Tuesday.

Here is the article

http://mmaoverdrive.com/2008/04/12/quick-hit-babalu-black-belted/#comment-108

Post #1   4/14/08 11:07:17AM   

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Good job Babalu!

Post #2   4/14/08 11:24:05AM   

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What a noob!

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Post #3   4/14/08 11:32:24AM   

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Post #4   4/14/08 12:16:33PM   

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The dude is wicked on the ground...I just assumed he was already a black belt.

Post #5   4/14/08 1:25:43PM   

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i wont lie. i assumed as well. good for babalu. i hope he comes back to the ufc. holding that choke was no different than anything royce gracie did and no different than bj penn vs pulver 2

Post #6   4/14/08 2:00:04PM   

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Grats...
Dana please let him come back....David Heath deserved it.

Post #7   4/14/08 2:08:47PM   

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Damn I hope they bring him back....it wasn't as bad as the steriods fiasco, and he has always been in exciting fights...besides with the HW div fading you may as well swell up the ranks in the other divisions to make up for it. WAR BABALU!!!!

Post #8   4/14/08 2:56:31PM   

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good for babalu but i still think he's a shmuck

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Posted by GrandMaster313

good for babalu but i still think he's a shmuck



As previously mentioned if you want to call Babalu a shmuck, then call Bj Penn a schmuck, and don't even try and defend BJ, he held onto to that choke for revenge, no coincidence

Post #10   4/14/08 5:49:30PM   

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I want to see him back in the UFC so bad, especially since Chuck no longer has the belt (Chuck is kryptonite to fighters with Babalu's style.) He can submit anyone in that division if the fight goes to the ground.

Post #11   4/14/08 6:51:22PM   

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fukeneh BABALU.

Post #12   4/14/08 9:45:32PM   

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I hope he gets a win or two, Then comes back to the UFC, Babalu is a good fighter to watch, Just not against Liddell!

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Posted by waylon_o

The dude is wicked on the ground...I just assumed he was already a black belt.



Uh yeah, I thought the same thing.

Post #14   4/14/08 10:24:20PM   

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Well done Renato

I just always assumed that with his BJJ skills (like many others) that he was a black belt already

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