Enson Inoue demotes himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt

MMA veteran Enson Inoue has fought some of the greatest fighters in MMA history, including Randy Couture, Big Nog, and Igor Vovchanchyn to name just a few.

Of Inoue’s 12 professional wins, 9 of them have come by way of submission given his BJJ black belt. Upon returning to the mat this week, Inoue demoted himself down from black belt to purple belt.

He took to Facebook to explain the situation:

I know this journey will be long and hard and I want to be real. This is no bullshit nor is it a joke but I'm going to…

Posted by Enson Inoue on Tuesday, July 5, 2016