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'Babalu' Sobral on retirement: 'My body cannot continue to do this anymore'

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If Renato Sobral has one regret about his final MMA fight, it's that he couldn't make his body do what it used to.

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Post #1   6/20/13 4:22:02PM   

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As much as I like Babalu, he probably should've done this a few fights ago.

Post #2   6/20/13 5:06:02PM   

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I met babulu a few years ago. He was kind of a jerk.
That's me saying it nicely.
He was like a year past when he should have retired

Post #3   6/20/13 5:37:36PM   

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Sad to see him go but its time.

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Post #4   6/20/13 7:35:51PM   

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One of the last from that generation. I will miss that evil stare. Him holding on to the choke that ended his UFC career vs David Heath for dis-hespect he call him a mother fuck*r.

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Post #5   6/20/13 9:07:47PM   

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My Fav, but dude's chin is gone...he is 37 and would be just an amazing ground coach for any team that picked him up...Blackzilians?!

Post #6   6/20/13 10:16:40PM   

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Think he should be a ground coach as well

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Post #7   6/20/13 10:41:47PM   

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I never liked Babulu after he wouldn't stop the choke, after the ref broke up the fight, I didn't like Royce Gracie for the same reason so its problly just me.

Post #8   6/21/13 8:15:10AM   

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Goes without saying that I love him but this should have happened a while ago. Too many wars back in the day took its toll

As mentioned he needs to turn coach

Post #9   6/21/13 8:27:19AM   

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Posted by jae_1833

My Fav, but dude's chin is gone...he is 37 and would be just an amazing ground coach for any team that picked him up...Blackzilians?!



His chin stood up pretty well but his ability to stood did not.

Post #10   6/21/13 12:09:48PM