Anthony Pettis promoted to Brown Belt

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  1. CinemaKingdom

    CinemaKingdom Brown Belt

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    He was promoted to purple belt after submitting Benson Henderson (almost 1.5 years ago) but apparently he was promoted to brown belt after subbing Gilbert Melendez according to his Wiki profile. I hadn't heard anyone talking about this like they did when he was promoted to purple.
     
  2. straight6

    straight6 Black Belt

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    Congrats Pettis....
     
  3. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    He's approaching GOAT status now.

     
  4. biscuitsbrah

    biscuitsbrah Red Belt

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    very nice
     
  5. UniqueSteez

    UniqueSteez Be water my friend. Platinum Member

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    He was the first person to submit Gilbert he certainly deserves it.
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  6. joeyjoejoe

    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    I've only ever heard of his gold belt, goo to know though.
     
  7. PSX

    PSX Purple Belt

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    Rickson by armbar?
     
  8. D1wrestla

    D1wrestla Purple Belt

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    Pettis and I got our purple belts on the same day. Unfortunately he easily beat me to brown
     
  9. CinemaKingdom

    CinemaKingdom Brown Belt

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    A little info about his coach if anyone is interested (from BJJ Heroes):

    Daniel Correia, commonly known as Daniel “Moraes” is a former Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion who earned his black belt rank training with Royler Gracie, Moraes also became one of the head coaches at the Relson Gracie academy. In his competitive career, Daniel Moraes earned over 350 wins in between BJJ and Grappling tournaments.
     
  10. CinemaKingdom

    CinemaKingdom Brown Belt

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    Nice, he did have a quick transition but subbing the guys he did he deserves it! Congrats on your purple belt.
     
  11. D1wrestla

    D1wrestla Purple Belt

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    Thank you and Yes he deserves it more than me for sure lol.
     
  12. jmd69

    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    Congrats to A Pettis
     
  13. mihailovich

    mihailovich Purple Belt

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    So you've posted only 229 times since Pettis submitted Bendo? :wink:
     

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