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Bellator signs big time MMA Veteran Renato "Babalu" Sobral

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Babalu to Bellator
Recently signed fight veteran Renato "Babalu" Sobral to appear in Tournament 8 possibly even Tournament 7, unfortunately not signed early enough to settle beef with Lombard.

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Post #1   8/10/12 10:34:36PM   

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Hell yeah!

Post #2   8/10/12 10:44:32PM   

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Glad to see Bellator sign some notable guys.

Post #3   8/10/12 11:06:06PM   

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Hell yeah!

This. I'm glad they grabbed him, good name recognition.

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Post #4   8/10/12 11:19:07PM   

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This LHW tourny would have been 10X more interesting if he were involved. Pumped to see him compete! WAR BABALU

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Ufc should have signed him. Let bygones be bygones

Post #6   8/11/12 1:05:16AM   

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this is good. i always thought bellator was kind of weak in the upper weight classes. babalu is not what he used to be but still a great addition for bellator

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Ufc should have signed him. Let bygones be bygones



I didn't even know he was out of Strikeforce.

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Great signing for them.

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Post #9   8/11/12 7:25:40AM   

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Fantastic addition to the roster. I was a big fan of Babalu when he was in the UFC but when he got cut it was hard to keep track of his fights, being all over the map n all. Good to see him find a solid MMA home

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There roster is getting better and will only continue to do so

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Posted by sparky

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There roster is getting better and will only continue to do so



Babalu < Lombard
Babalu < Alverez

Not sure the roster is getting better.

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Posted by Twenty20Dollars

Glad to see Bellator sign some notable guys.



I agree. Its pretty cool. Looking forward to seeing his first match up in Bellator.

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Posted by sparky

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There roster is getting better and will only continue to do so



Babalu < Lombard
Babalu < Alverez

Not sure the roster is getting better.



Ok now compare Babalu to the rest of Bellator's roster, Your only comparing him to the 2 most popular faces Bellator built up.

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Posted by sparky

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There roster is getting better and will only continue to do so


Babalu has done better already outside an in the UFC than Lombard....he doesn't only crush cans! His chin isn't great at LHW....but at MW he owned Robbie Lawler and kept it standing the whole time, due to that I think he should move to and stay at MW and if he could I would like to see him take on Lombard....I would pick him to win for sure. He can take what MW's dish out in punching power, but not LHW's.

Post #15   8/11/12 3:46:20PM