brown belt FTW?

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  1. GGNORE

    GGNORE I'm the Void, I'm the end of living

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    Kinda weird to see Matt Brown get his Brown belt on this win...maybe if it was by submission? Maybe I'm a bit too cynical to say this is how everyone in the UFC has a Black Belt in BJJ
     
  2. Rozko

    Rozko Black Belt

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    He earned it in the gym prior to this fight. Him surviving that RNC attempt and neck crank after having his liver destroyed twice was just icing on the cake.
     
  3. Presinator

    Presinator If Arnold were President, he would be...

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    Not every BJJ instructor grades the same. Some base it on strict BJJ competition merit, some on knowledge and putting in the time/effort, and some base it on things like being successful in MMA.
     
  4. Kentucky Deluxe

    Kentucky Deluxe Banned Banned

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    silva, a black belt, couldn't do anything to him, in the first round.

    I'd say he's at brown belt at least.
     
  5. StrakerRose

    StrakerRose Brown Belt

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    Most of the time you see ceremonial belt givings, the guy earned it previously.

    Like when Frank Mir broke Tim Sylvia's arm, he "earned" his black belt that night. But that was just ceremony, he'd earned it long ago, that was just the moment he was allowed to take possession of it.
     
  6. AssWhoopin

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    Well, ya can look at it like he did not get submitted by a BB.....
     
  7. GSP_37

    GSP_37 Steel Belt

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    The artistic way Brown's brown belt was tied was very amusing.
     

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