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Renato Sobral
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Brazil
Birthday:
7-9-1975
Age:
44 years
City:
Rio de Janeiro
Promotion Company:
Weight
202
Height
6"0
Wins
37
Losses
12
Draws
0

Renato da Cunha Sobral (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁeˈnatu soˈbɾaw]; born September 7, 1975),[3] also known as “Babalu”, is a retired Brazilian wrestler and mixed martial artist, and former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion. Sobral previously fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he posted a 6–4 record and has also competed for Bellator, RINGS, Jungle Fight, Cage Rage, Affliction, and ONE FC. He is the Head Instructor of Babalu’s Iron Gym Cerritos[1] and has a Luta Livre black belt. He is also a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. In his prime he was considered one of the top fighters in the world and defeated the likes of former Welterweight UFC Champion Robbie Lawler, former Light Heavyweight UFC Champion Shogun Rua, former Heavyweight UFC Champion Maurice Smith, along with former title contenders Chael Sonnen, Elvis Sinosic, and Jeremy Horn.

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