10 Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fighters In UFC History, Ranked

The UFC is the best promotion in the world for mixed martial arts. An important part of mixed martial arts is the discipline and sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or BJJ for short.

BJJ was developed in 1925 by the Gracie brothers after a man named Mitsuyo Maeda taught them Japanese Jujitsu. It has developed into a beautiful sport that has spread throughout the world, designed for a smaller person to be able to manipulate the larger, stronger person by using leverage and weight distribution, along with holds and submissions to defeat them.

The UFC has fighters who use BJJ at the highest level and showcase the discipline in real hand-to-hand combat in front of the world. Who’s the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter in UFC history? Let’s break down a list of the highest ranked BJJ practitioners and the most prolific submission artists in the company’s history.

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