Top 5 most decorated jiu-jitsu players

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  1. man im tuff

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    Xande Ribeiro - 18 gold titles
    (IBJJF 6 - ADCC 2 - nogi worlds 2 - pan ams 6 - world cup 1 - no gi world cup 1)

    Rodolfo Vieira - 15 gold titles
    (IBJJF 4 - world cup 6 - nogi world cup 1 - pan ams 2 - eropean 2)

    Bruno Malfacine - 14 gold titles
    (IBJJF - 5 - pan ams 4 - euro 1 - nationals 4)

    Ruben Charles Maciel - 14 gold titles
    (IBJJF 4 - ADCC 1 - nogi worlds 4 - pan ams - 4 pan ams no gi 1)

    Marcelo Garcia - 13 gold titles
    (IBJJF 5 - ADCC - 4 - pan ams 1 - nationals 3)

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    Roger Gracie - 13 gold titles
    (IBJJF 10 - ADCC - 2 - pan ams 1)

    Ok so theres six names but Bruno and Ruben are tied. Another thread spawned my interest in these stats so I did a little research.

    Might be common knowledge to some/most of you but thought I would share for those who don't know.
     
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  2. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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    What's the world cup? Really, there are only a few tournaments that matter for all-time status, Mundials, ADCC, maybe Pans to a lesser extent.

    Also, your list doesn't include Roger Gracie and is therefore invalid.
     
  3. Melkesyre

    Melkesyre Green Belt

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    Rodolfo has 6 Adcc titles? what?
     
  4. wvpv

    wvpv Orange Belt

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    BJJ heroes has already made this list.
     
  5. man im tuff

    man im tuff rileyjitsu.com

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    Roger was up there in the mix, his 10 IBJJF titles are probably the most impressive. I will add him.

    My mistake, world cup held in abu dhabi. corrected.

    I hadn't seen this. thanks.
     
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  6. Spazzmaster

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    Abu Dhabi World Pro

    Sheikh Mohamed's tournament, started in 2009. Unlike IBJJF, World Pro offers big prize money
     
  7. Waldorf

    Waldorf Blue Belt

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    I don't think Roger participated on many Pan Ams as a blackbelt, and - don't think any Abu Dhabi Pros. Plus how would you catagorize ADCC superfights? If you win the absolute you are in the superfight the next edition and maybe beyond.
     
  8. gorillajump

    gorillajump Orange Belt

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    Including silver and bronze medals is actually a good thing here. Limiting this to gold only does a disservice to the competitors - especially when they often have razor close matches.

    If you open it up to silver and bronze, does anyone receive a significant bump or free-fall?
     
  9. BJJArsenal

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    For this list I would only count Mundials, Pans, Europeans, Brasilieros, ADCC, No-Gi Worlds and Abu Dhabi Pro Cup.
     
  10. LoopChoke

    LoopChoke Orange Belt

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    Is this only black belt titles?. After Keenan's performance at ADCC, i wouldn't be surprised to see him as one of the top black belts in a few years.
     
  11. Strange Shadows

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    da five greatest grapplers of all time, think about it: kron, kron, kron and kron (and marcelo)
     
  12. Spazzmaster

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  13. Spazzmaster

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    ^ That skit came out about 10 years ago. Why does everything need to remind me that I am old. Fuck.
     
  14. Kadafi

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    I agree with this. Also, Saulo should be on this list no doubt.
     
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    Strange Shadows Banned Double Yellow Card

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    we're old and going to die
     
  16. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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  17. Jawa

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    I believe Cobrinha also won gold in the 2013 Euro Open
     
  18. Spazzmaster

    Spazzmaster Purple Belt

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    Yes, you are right, he beat Tanquinho. That was at the beginning of the year
     
  19. J Sho

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  20. Spoonman7

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    Crazy to see Rodolfo so high after just a few years at black belt. With the exception of a few, almost all of the guys on that list are still competing.
     

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