Who is the greatest BJJ guy to come out of the US?

In my opinion it has to be the great Rafael Lovato Jr. His list of achievements is insane and he has experienced a lot of success in both go and nogi - plus he just won a major MMA world title (Bellator MW champion).

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Main Achievements:

  • Bellator MW Champion
  • ADCC SIlver Medalist
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2007)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2010)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship Masters (2017 / 2016** Master 1)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2007 / 2013*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2007 / 2008)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2007)
  • 1st Place Pro Sub League Invitational (2006)
  • Absolute
    ** Weight and absolute