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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-30-2007, 02:46 PM
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Cool. Being a jiu jitsu guy myself I am very interested to see if his grappling can live up to the hype.

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I have heard a lot about thsi guy. About his mma and jiu jitsu. Hows his game besides his jiu jitsu? I will have to watch some of his grappling matches, I have heard he is ridiculous. If nothing else it will add excitement to the 185 pound division
He's actually had 2 guys submit to strikes while he was in the mount. He even passed on an Americana to keep punching in a dudes face. He doesn't rely on his JJ as much as you think he would. Guys well rounded.

And if you watch his first fight, he chooses to keep it standing the whole time. He gets caught and KO'd, but he isn't afraid to stay on his feet.

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What are his creds? wtf, he took 2nd place in ADCC in 05.
I hope he has more grappling titles than that to brag about
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Yeah baby!! This is awesome. I've always wanted to see Souza do higher level MMA. I see him racking up a TON of Submission of the Night bonuses.

Souza's JJ is ridiculous, otherworldy even.

Here's him vs. Marcelo Garcia who is also a phenom. Submits him in less than 3 minutes.
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This is great news! The UFC really needs some help in the MW division. I expect big things from him in MMA.
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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-30-2007, 11:58 PM
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Awesome!! From what i saw of his recent fights, his stand-up has improved as well as his already godly BJJ. The question is would he be able to dethrone Silva? I can see him getting past Macdonald, Okami, Kampmann and even Franklin but Silva's striking may be a bit much for Jacare at the moment..

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looks like this was just a rumor

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What are his creds? wtf, he took 2nd place in ADCC in 05.
I hope he has more grappling titles than that to brag about
Lol, I think your post makes it obvious you have no knowledge of the bjj world at all

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Well right now this turned out not to be true so I'm gonna close this thread since there is no longer any need for it.
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