You may not have heard much about Alliance superstar Michel Langhi, but today the young black belt is 22 years old. Brother to Michael Langhi, he avoids remaining in any sort of shadow by accomplishing great feats himself with his very own style and accomplishments.
He won the World Championship three times at belts blue, purple, brown and also won the Pan American and Brazilian Nationals three times. His active guard is one of the best of the featherweights and he is only the second person to be promoted to black belt under Rubens Cobrinha Charles.
Happy birthday to Michel.
You can watch the promotion here, which came a week after he won the 2011 Worlds: