Rate/rank these middleweight grapplers from past and present

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  1. GoshiShun17

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    Chael Sonnen, Yoel Romero, Chris Weidman, Ronaldo Souza, Luke Rockhold, Jack Hermansson, *Demian Maia*, Lovato Jr., Sakuraba, and last but not least the Michael Jordan of bjj Travis Lutter. Feel free to add anyone I may have missed.
    Rank them in order for each category who has the best
    Takedowns
    Scrambles
    Top control
    Submissions
    Ground n Pound
    Takedown defense
    Bottom game
    bjj
     
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    shit how did i forget him
     
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    #1 Chael.

    Beat the Spider before his age showd. Unlike Chris.
     
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    It's ok. From your list I'd say Maia
     
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    Rockhold if he ever went to the ground, or Maia

    Khabib and Islam would toss them all around like children
     
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    You forgot someone. What a beast.
     
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    Yeah! He's a solid ref.
     
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    Top control gotta be Luke. Subs is obviously Maia and Jac. Maia's TDs weren't great per se`, but he always finds a way to get it to the ground. Chael had excellent wrestling style takedowns.
     
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    fixed
     
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    Chael. Yoel is a kickboxer now and only shoots with 5 seconds remaining in the round to point fight.

    Lord chael is the best wrestle/grappler in MW history.
     
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    Thanks for answering each category.
     
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    CM Punk would starched them all at MW, he looked drained at WW.
     
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    There's a reason I proudly have this guy in my avatar
     
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    Make 8 lists of 9 people each? What, am I going for my degree? Or will I at least get a blowy after?
     
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    Jacare is number one in most categories. His problem against a few was getting hit on the button by power punchers. In any grappling tournament with all in their prime, he wins fairly easily submitting almost all of them.
     
  18. NoBiasJustMMA

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    IMO the 4 best grapplers(wrestling and sub grappling together) ever at MW in no particular order are Jacare, Rockhold, Weidman and Kennedy.

    Takedowns - Weidman
    Scrambles - Rockhold
    Top control - Jacare
    Submissions - Maia
    Ground n Pound - Rockhold
    Takedown defense - Weidman
    Bottom game - Maia
    bjj - Jacare
     
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    waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    You'd seriously put Chael over Maia?

    Have you seen their fight?

    Maia manhandled Chael like he was a fucking grappling Dummy
     
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    I don't think he's even the best wrestler and his submission game is severely lacking compared to Jacare, Rockhold, Kennedy, Weidman and Maia.

    I would pick all of them to beat Chael in their primes.
     

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