Your fav pick of the best overall fighter for the 2011 ADCC
I liked Garcia, megga impressive for sure, the man is a technician magician, superb technical skills, his overall ability is of the charts, and defo my pick for the best pound for pound overall fighter of the 2011 ADCC.
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Marcelo garcia is a wizard - my no 1 pick also.
But Galvao was awesome as well - unbelievable performance by him.
Jesus cristo because he is responsible for every Brazilian athlete. (and steven seagal)
Marcelinho could have almost lost to Kron Gracie, that looked real close.
lol at 'could have almost lost'..
That guillotine attempt looked tight to me - and pretty much everyone else watching had equally concerned faces.
Or does my grammar amuse you so..
Torquinho was great fun to watch.
No offense intended - its just that 'almost' is never good enough.
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Palhares for going home with three legs.
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Toquinho made it for me, too exciting, i think had he been more tactical he should have beaten galvao, who did a great job not getting leg locked early on, i couldn't see the scoreboard properly, but it was apparently 9-2, which i can't see i saw galvao sweep and take the back for what would be 5 and palhares take galvao down 3 times, and the ref was terrible on that mat all day.
No in the end it was closer, like 9 - 6 I think on two takedowns, He definitely narrowed the gap!
And Toquinho was definitely the personality of the tournament, it was awesome to see the whole of Galvao's corner gather round to receive a slap hug and then Galvao return the favour!