Who is Japans best nogi grappler?

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  1. Too $hort

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    Really who is currently the best ?,did search a search and did a google and really could not get a clear anwser. I know shinya aoki is really good and know of a few others who are very good as well.
     
  2. Samurai Jack

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    Daisuke Sugie is pretty good, Minoru Suzuki comes to mind also, and Okami gave Demian Maia hard fight at ADCC 07.
     
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    Shinya Aoki is my fav.
     
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    Shinya comes at people like a spider monkey, I love watching him grapple.
     
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    Takefumi Hanai IMO
     
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    I gotta go with Shinya, but I was very impressed with Ishida on NYE, he isn't a submission machine, but he's a beast on the ground.
     
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    Isn't Yamamoto supposed to be a great wrestler too with his family and such? I thought he was going to the olympics for it.
     
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    sanae kikuta
     
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    ^^ Bingo
     
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    Aoki
    Imanari
     
  12. Masakatsu Funaki #1

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    Yeah, Kikuta is amazing also.
     
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    I liked sanae kikuta a lot, and he was a very good judoka and a even better submission wrestler, but he is to much on lying and pray.
    It's good for ADCC , but in mma i prefer grappler that finish the opponent (Aoki , Sato etc)
     
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    Shinya Aoki and Yushin Okami both competed in ADCC recently. For no gi, I'd say these guys are at the top of the list. I know Kikuta has competed previously in ADCC too.
     
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    Some of my favorites:

    Sanae kikuta, Sakuraba, Yuki Nakai, Shinya Aoki, Minoru Suzuki, Rumina Sato, Gomi, Ayumi Hamasaki, Sakaia Shioda, Takefumi Hanai, Daisuke Sugie, Okami, Sudo, Uno, Yamamoto and his sister, Yoshida, etc.
     
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    of all time- sakuraba hands down
    right now- although i think hes a major douchebag its gotta be shinya aoki
     
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    stupid fucking sherdog
     

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