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Felipe Augusto Rodrigues dos Santos
November 10, 1988 (age 34)
 South America
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Felipe "baLones" Rodrigues (born November 10, 1988) is a Portuguese language caster from Brazil.


baLones was born in Paraibuna, a countryside city from São Paulo, Brazil. He likes a lot of RPG, Moba and First-Person Shooters's games. He started streaming at Twitch due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He began his casting career after receiving an invite from BTSBrasilTV to join the analysis table at the Omega League. Since then, he is part of the talent crew from BTSBrasilTV. Aside from casting, he is also a photographer for various families.

When he was young, he intended to join the CS:GO competitive scene but his parents declined it due to his studies. He graduated in Advertising and Marketing at Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (Univap). He never join the competitive scene of Dota 2 as a professional player as he deemed he entered the scene too old. He speaks Portuguese and Spanish.


  • His nickname "baLones" comes from Balloon, he got this at 5th grade due to the photo at his identity card.

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2023-05-07Tier 1ESL One Berlin Major 2023ESL One Berlin Major 2023Commentator
2023-04-23Tier 1DreamLeague Season 19DreamLeague Season 19DreamLeague Season 19Commentator
2023-03-05Tier 1Lima Major 2023Lima Major 2023Commentator
2022-10-30Tier 1The International 2022The International 2022Commentator
2022-08-28Tier 1ESL One Malaysia 2022ESL One Malaysia 2022Commentator
2022-08-14Tier 1PGL Arlington Major 2022PGL Arlington Major 2022Commentator/Analyst
2022-05-22Tier 1ESL One Stockholm Major 2022ESL One Stockholm Major 2022Commentator
2021-08-29Tier 1ESL One Fall 2021ESL One Fall 2021Commentator
2021-06-13Tier 1WePlay AniMajorWePlay AniMajorCommentator
2021-04-04Tier 1ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021Commentator
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