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Joe Daddy Gets Belted before Big Fight

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - Lightweight contender Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson got a nice boost before his big UFC 91 fight on Saturday as he was awarded his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by highly decorated grappling standout and former BJJ world champion Robert Drysdale.
Lightweight contender Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson got a nice boost before his big UFC 91 fight on Saturday as he was awarded his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by highly decorated grappling standout and former BJJ world champion Robert Drysdale.

Stevenson, who has ended three of his last four UFC wins via guillotine choke, faces Kenny Florian this weekend in the co-featured bout of UFC 91 – Couture vs Lesnar at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Saturday, September 20
5PM
AEST
Saitama, Japan

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