Best Brazilian MMA Fighters Ever

Best Brazilian MMA Fighters Ever

Brazilians are known for being among the best fighters in the sport of MMA. Throughout the history of the sport, many Brazilians have etched their names among the all-time greats.

Here is a short list of some of the best Brazilian MMA fighters ever. Check out the stories of the best Brazilian MMA fighters and visit Thegruelingtruth.com to earn bonus online betting credit.

Royce Gracie

Royce Gracie

Any best Brazilian MMA fighters ever list is not complete without the pioneer and legend Royce Gracie. Without Royce Gracie, modern MMA would look a lot different and may not even exist if not for him.

Thanks to Royce, the Gracie JJ black belt showed the power of jiu-jitsu in the early UFC tournaments. The young Gracie shocked audiences by outgrappling bigger opponents with ease.

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Royce won three out of four of the first UFC tournaments and helped create the modern sport of MMA. If Royce did not win those tournaments, the UFC would probably not still exist and maybe even MMA as a sport.

We owe Royce a debt of gratitude for paving the way and helping create the sport we all love today.

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

If you’re going to create a list of the best Brazilian MMA fighters ever,  the list must include Anderson Silva. The Spider isn’t just an all-time great Brazilian fighter, but he’s considered one of the MMA GOATS.

During his reign as UFC middleweight champ, Silva carved a path of destruction like no fighter before. He dismantles nearly every fighter put in front of him for nearly a decade.

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Silva holds numerous MMA records with the longest title reign in history(2,457 days) and title defenses(10). Anderson is a beloved fighter who inspired many and got many more fans into the sport of MMA. He is the definition of a legend and deserves all of the respect.

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo

Another one of the easy choices for the list of best Brazilian MMA fighters ever is Jose Aldo. During his prime, Aldo was one of the most dominant fighters to ever compete in the sport.

Aldo was the original king of the featherweights who dominated his division for years. He took out various top fighters from Uriah Faber, Frankie Edgar, Chad Mendes, Kenny Florian, and the Korean Zombie.

Then what was more remarkable was after holding the featherweight title twice, Aldo reinvented himself at bantamweight. Many critics thought Jose was finished, but he came so close to fighting for the UFC bantamweight title.

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Aldo is a true legend and was a no-brainer for entering the UFC Hall of Fame after calling it a career.

Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira

The last athlete we’ll spotlight on our best Brazilian MMA fighters ever list is the monster Alex “Poatan” Pereira. In a short time, Alex has done what no other fighter has done in the history of MMA.

After dominating the world of kickboxing, he came into MMA and quickly became one of the sport’s best fighters. In just 11 pro MMA fights, Pereira has won two world titles and beaten multiple former champions.

No other fighter has ever accomplished so much in such a short time. Pereira is easily one of the best Brazilian MMA fighters ever.