Jeff Monson promoted to BJJ blackbelt

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  1. Spoonman7

    Spoonman7 Red Belt

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  2. anaconda

    anaconda Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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    lol...just a little overdue :)
     
  3. Sambo234

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    i'd like to see how a gi would look on jeff.. haha
     
  4. pumpitup

    pumpitup Blue Belt

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    lol good for him... now people will finally consider him a top grappler ;)
     
  5. Evaristo Medrano

    Evaristo Medrano Amateur Fighter

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    Hell yeah Jeff.
    Hes badass for his figure.
    wcm
     
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    kimurense Brown Belt

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    Great news! would like to see him in next years mundial... prob not going to happen
     
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    People already considered him a top grappler, I don't know where you got your silly notion from.
     
  8. Muscleshart

    Muscleshart Blue Belt

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    It was a joke buddy.

    I think wrestlers sometimes get penalized in BJJ.
     
  9. GroundNPound

    GroundNPound The Stocky Strangler

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    Hes a nasty grappler period, I think that when you are at that level a BB is almost overrated, look at guys like Hughes, Faber(last night), GSP, none of those guys will probably ever be BBs and are still really extraordinary grapplers.
     
  10. Ranger

    Ranger I'm getting too old for this sht

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    he is a better grappler then he is a Mixed Martial Artist. Kudos to Mr. Monson...
     
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    tomiscookin Blue Belt

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    is he the only non blackbelt to win adcc?
     
  12. Mikey Triangles

    Mikey Triangles Bending Joints the Wrong Way Since 1985

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    It's long overdue in the respect that he's accomplished so much in the no-gi submission world, but has anyone ever seen his gi game?
     
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    SteelFlex White Belt

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    I always thought he was a blackbelt. He's won so many competitions that you'd think he was.

    Good for him.
     
  14. KickBoxer23

    KickBoxer23 Blue Belt

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    GSP is a brown belt
     
  15. Scooter Brown

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    No. Kyra was brown when she won the first time. I don't know what Kerr was, but it wasn't black. Monson was purple when he won it in 2003. He also won it in ninety something. I don't know what belt he was then, but 6 or more years is a long time to be a purple belt. Monson also came in 3rd place in a black belt gi-jiu jitsu tournament while still a purple belt.

    The higher level belts seem to be more about politics than skill.
     
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    Monson must be at least an A4. :icon_chee He's so good on the ground, really a pleasure to watch, especially in no gi.
     
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    GroundNPound The Stocky Strangler

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    Monson is repping grappling for stumpy guys everywhere.
     
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    Now that he has caught up with Al Bundy maybe he could give him a good match before succumbing to the Bundybar.
     
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  19. Spoonman7

    Spoonman7 Red Belt

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    beleive it or not, Monson actually competed and won the BJJ pan ams years back, it is in the IBJJF website. so his skills are well rounded
     
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    alphamale Purple Belt

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    A4 top maybe, but A2 pants.:D
     
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