Who is better at BJJ: Maia or Babalu?

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  1. VanMMA Purple Belt

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    Both guys are excellent at BJJ. Babalu really impressed me when he submitted Mike Van Arsedale.

    What do you think?
     
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    Maia. But I had never heard of the other guy.
     
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  5. mikehunt ........Belt Buckle........

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    end yourself
     
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  7. Will Samuelson The Bear

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    Don't sleep. Babalu was a pioneer.
    MVA was no joke.
     
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  8. Idonotbelieveit winning

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    Maia rapes him 9.9 out of 10
     
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    Babalu is a side show in BJJ while Demian is the Maian Event
     
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    Maia by landslide this isn't even close.
     
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    Agreed

    Maia is different class though
     
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    you missed some great fights then.....

    and TS <Deported1>
     
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    Babs was a mother fucker and a great grappler but he got nothing on Maia.
    Both in pure BJJ and MMA grappling Maia would own him
     
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    Maia is way better than Babalu. But both guys suck at BJJ compared to Seraldo Babalu who is the best LHW of the night

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    Maia's bjj might be better but Babalu was nasty on the ground
     
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    Both are decent but neither are the Michael Jordan of it

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    This is true, he went heads up in wrestking with Couture. But the RNC was his cryptonite. Kinda like Rumble.


    The thing I wonder is, would Babalu be able to submit Tito. And even, would he take Tito down? He was a solid wrestler in his own right.
     
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    Seraldo Bambaloo is good, but Maia is elite
     
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    Don't call him a mother fucker. He will choke you and not let go
     
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