Marreta Santos Appreciation thread. Is he gonna break Silva's record against Branch this Saturday?

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  1. Kung Fu bb Red Belt

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    This guy is a very entertaining fighter and a brutal KO artist. He has tied Silva's record of most finishes at MW with 8.

    1............... March 23, 2014: R1 KO/TKO Ronny Markes
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    2............ Jan 31, 2015: R1 KO/TKO Andy Enz
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    3............ Jun 27, 2015: R1 KO/TKO Steve Bosse
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    4........... May 14, 2016: R1 KO/TKO Nate Marquardt


    5........... Feb 19, 2017: R2 KO/TKO Jack Marshman
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    6........... Jul 8, 2017: R2 KO/TKO Gerald Meerschaert


    7............ Oct 28, 2017: R1 KO/TKO Jack Hermansson
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    8............ Feb 3, 2018: R2 KO/TKO Anthony Smith



    Apr 21, 2018: ????????????????????? How do you see this one going?
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  2. hardcoreBE USFC Champion

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    One of my favorites on the roster atm. I don't think he'll ever be champ (he'll choke on big fights like my other favorites Edson and Cerrone) but I'm always excited when steps in the octagon!
     
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  3. Karasu-Hanta Double Yellow Card

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    Moose absolutely destroyed him which doesn't say anything bad about Marreta but Jesus the UFC suck for letting Moose go.
     
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    Love this guy. Probably most exciting fighter in the division, goes absolutely full intensity every time.

    Branch is a tricky guy though, smart fighter. Will be an interesting fight.
     
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    I just love his style, he must be a terrifying opponent to fight because you know if he can kick you once or twice flush it will change the fight completely. Imagine blocking on those full power bodykicks.
     
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  6. The Natural Born Runner All work is what!???

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    That tattoo is worse than Brock's sword.
     
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  7. The Natural Born Runner All work is what!???

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    Also, NEVER compare that level of competition to the dudes that Anderson was finishing.
     
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  8. The Natural Born Runner All work is what!???

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    Also, since when was he Marreta?

    Next you'll be calling Nick Diaz "El Diablo".
     
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  10. shertardinho more pix plz

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    well done TS, this guy deserves attention
     
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    He still has a lot to improve in the grappling department, but on the feet he´s a nightmare for anyone in the division.
     
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    Ugh, I saw the Bosse KO in person. Absolutely sickening. FREAKIN AWESOME TOO...but sickening.
     
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    The guy has amazing power. I don´t think "that many people" in the division can take those kicks.

    Edit: I liked the fact that he didn´t throw a follow up punch. Bosse was clearly out.
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    Christ, I never realised how many finishes that guy has, got a bright future for sure.
     
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    "Clearly out" is actually an understatement. Lol After the cheers for the knockout, everyone got super quiet. We thought he was DED. Not sure what the TV broadcast showed. But Bosse was unconscious an extremely long time.
     
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    They usually move the camera away, but Dayum watching that live!!! I can only imagine how seriously fucked up Bosse looked after that kick.
     
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    I want Santos and Cowboy Oliveira to win the belts. santos comes from a capoeira background too which is dope
     
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    Awesome fighter.
     
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    His nickname has always been Marreta.

    Marreta means sledgehammer in Portuguese. Hence why he has a giant sledgehammer on his chest, with the word "Marreta" written inside it.

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    Jesus is that a TUF tattoo on his left bicep?


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