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Woodley's response to getting his BJJ black belt.

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  1. Phisher Gold Belt

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    Dude no-sold beating the shit out of Till, but broke down when Din Thomas put that belt around his neck.


    ETA Here's Din Thomas talking about Woodley's promotion with Luke Thomas on The MMA Hour. (timestamped)



    Cliffs:

    • Woodley has been training BJJ in the gi since 2006. He's trained under Din and Ricardo Liborio.
    • Din says that Woodley has had high-level black belt skills for years and that his top game is insane.
    • Liborio wanted to promote Woodley a couple of years ago, but Woodley hasn't had time to train in the gi recently because of his MMA obligations and injuries.
    • Slightly off topic:
      • Din is a third degree black belt under Liborio.
      • Din closed his jiu jitsu schools to train fighters full time at ATT.
      • Daniel Weichel is the only other active fighter with a black belt under Din.
     
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  2. Quietus Black Belt

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    it was a cool moment, hes been working at it for over 10 years so its important to him, also good on Din Thomas for not handing them out like candy like they do in certain gyms.. he had to earn that in real combat.
     
  3. The Witcher відродитися

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    Thats fucken awesome.
     
  4. Fiddlesticks Purple Belt

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    Great moment.
     
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    Great moment. He earned that in the best possible way. Good for him.
     
  8. DiegoLunes Banned Banned

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    He got it for submitting a guy that seems to know very little about submissions.
     
  9. Juan Bombadil Brown Belt

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    Darren looked like your typical white belt

    Ground game > Standing

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  10. Threetrees BLM

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    He got it for 12 years of dedication to the craft

    You don't get your belt for one moment.
     
  11. Bogeyman Electrical Cord Belt

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    So he's now officially a member of the black panthers?
     
  12. Moral Victory Black Belt

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    That's just lovely, on the broadcast they cut the camera right before he got it and switched back at him looking emotional.
     
  13. Rondas Pillow Black Belt

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    Seems racist
     
  14. Rondas Pillow Black Belt

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    When he got dropped he was about out of it. Then he had Tyrone pound on him and exhaust him. I wonder why his submission defense wasn’t good at that point?
     
  15. Phisher Gold Belt

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    Indeed.

     
  16. DetachedOrchid MAYANS M.C.

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    Probably called his coach racist for it being a black belt.
     
  17. Yashabo "I rove you my bitches" - Teruto Ishihara 2016

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    That joke's been made already bruh
     
  18. MEAN357 Pernell Whitaker belt

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    Beautiful moment, glad to see Woodley gettin his props.
     
  19. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    You guys are nuts. I found the whole thing cringeworthy.

    The only thing worse was when Neil Melanson gave Couture a black belt for beating James Toney. Neil clearly did it for self serving reasons.
     
  20. BoxingMMA Brown Belt

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    Am I the only one who thought that was racist as fuck? If it’s a white super hero they call them cool names if it’s a an African American they call them “black panther” or “black lightning” this happens in all movies and other aspects of culture in the USA. Most people just call them belts but because T.Wood is getting one it’s a “black belt”?? Fuck this shit, Whats next? He is the BLUFC champ?? Fucking Dana
     

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