Fighters with Black Belts or other high ranks in multiple disciplines

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  1. BrunswickMAF

    BrunswickMAF Orange Belt

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    Which fighters hold Black Belts in multiple disciplines?
     
  2. matrat103

    matrat103 Guns don't kill people, the government does. Platinum Member

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    A shitload of brazilians with black belts in both BJJ and karate/Muay Thai. Machida, Anderson, etc.
     
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    GSP

    blackbelt in karate
    Blackbelt in BJJ
    blackbelt in wrestling
    blackbelt in Gaidojitsu
     
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    Vadmir Putin has a black belt in Judo and Karate.
     
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    shonuf Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Jacare has a black belt in Judo.
     
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    Enders Green Belt

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    I have a blackbelt in "Sensei Daves Discount Ninjitsu", and as soon as i get my blackbelt on this message board I'm right there with Machida.
     
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    ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    Anderson has a blackbelt in judo/bjj/taekwondo i believe

    Then you get noobs like Jon Jones who is a white belt in bjj

    But in all seriousness i think alot like jon do no gi and come from wrestling black belts so even though there blackbelt level in there discplines they dont have belts in them arts
     
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    Malthian Purple Belt

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    There's a lot, but here's a few of the better known names.

    Fedor Emelianenko. BB in Judo and Sambo.
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogeuira, BB in Judo and BJJ
    Fabricio Werdum, BB in Judo, BJJ and Muay Thai
     
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    capnlarge Silver Belt

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    Chris Weidman is a BJJ black belt and a division 1 all-American wrestler
     
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    Brama Bull White Belt

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    Gunnar Nelson - karate & bjj
     
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    IamnotJonFitch Green Belt

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    I think that's a fair assessment.

    With all due respect, becoming a D1 wrestler is a lot harder than getting a black belt in Judo.

    Also, Benson Henderson has a black belt in TKD and BJJ.
     
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    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Machida, Jacare, GSP
     
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    gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

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    Joe Duffy: BB in Taekwondo, BB in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Blue in BJJ.

    Wonderboy: 5th degree black belt in Tetsushin Ryu Kempo Karate; 1st degree black belt in Tetsushin Ryu Ju-Jitsu; Black belt in American Kickboxing. (also brother in-law with Machado)
     
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    Eric Silva has a bb in judo and bjj
     
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    Face Punch Punch Face

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    Anderson Silva:

    -Black prajied in Muay Thai
    -3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ant
     
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    Doesn't Anderson do Capoeira as well?edit: answer above
     
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