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Top Ranked Athletes 2016

News   •   Jan 16, 2017 17:14 GMT

UKBJJA Athlete Rankings 2016

The results are in and we are pleased to announce the top ranked athletes of 2016! The full list is below. In the near future we hope to publish profiles of all these great athletes. Meanwhile, huge congratulations to you all and here's to a very competitive 2017!

Gi Divisions, Adult, Masters & Seniors:

Black Belt Adult Male Ross Nicholls - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 108 pts
Black Belt Master Male Rob Taylor - The Rob Taylor Jiu-Jitsu Academy - 108 pts
Black Belt Senior Male Raphael Dos Santos - Gracie Barra Cornwall - 90 pts
 
Brown Belt Adult Male Sean McDonagh - Academy Awaiting Registration - 132 pts
Brown Belt Master Male Dougie Creed - Carlson Gracie Tonbridge - 72 pts
Brown Belt Master Male Owen Fenlon - Gracie Barra Sutton in Ashfield - 72 pts
Brown Belt Master Male Christian Sayer - Gracie Barra Birmingham - 72 pts
Brown Belt Senior Male Mark Nixon - DYNAMO FightSports - 99 pts
 
Purple Belt Adult Female Ffion Eira Davies - The Rob Taylor Jiu-Jitsu Academy - 144 pts
Purple Belt Adult Male Sean Coates - Gracie Barra Nottingham - 243 pts
Purple Belt Master Male Josh Turner - Carlson Gracie Camberley - 102 pts
Purple Belt Senior Male Richard Loureiro - Carlson Gracie Hastings 1066 - 108 pts
Purple Belt Senior Male Merv Harries - The Combat Academy - 108 pts
 
Blue Belt Adult Female Emma Chamberlain - Carlson Gracie Camberley - 344.5 pts
Blue Belt Adult Male Harry Loseby - Carlson Gracie Ashford - 225 pts
Blue Belt Master Female Kelly Hopkins - The Combat Academy - 72 pts
Blue Belt Master Male Rufus Spiller - The Combat Academy - 139 pts
Blue Belt Senior Female Sophie Knight - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 36 pts
Blue Belt Senior Male Barry Hopkins - The Combat Academy - 156 pts
 
White Belt Adult Female Gemma Kane - Carlson Gracie Tonbridge - 84 pts
White Belt Adult Male Fraser Hackley - The Combat Academy - 180 pts
White Belt Master Female Michaela Slade - Carlson Gracie Essex - Chelmsford Gym - 72 pts
White Belt Master Male Hamza Ali - Carlson Gracie London - 90 pts
White Belt Senior Male Rob Etheridge - Ippon Basingstoke - 108 pts

Gi Divisions, Juniors & Juvenile:

Blue Belt Juvenile Female Charli Simkin - Gracie Barra WS1 - 108 pts
Blue Belt Juvenile Male Samuel Welch - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 76 pts
 
Green Belt Juvenile Male Dylan O'Brien - Bristol Dojo BJJ - 18 pts
Green Belt Junior Female Rhianna Parker - Enigma BJJ - 114 pts
Green Belt Junior Male Dylan O'Brien - Bristol Dojo BJJ - 150 pts
 
Orange Belt Juvenile Male Dariyan Khan - Chris Rees Academy - 18 pts
Orange Belt Junior Female Libby Genge - Stealth BJJ - 90 pts
Orange Belt Junior Male Rhys Connor - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 192 pts
 
Yellow Belt Junior Female Nia Blackman - Academy Awaiting Registration - 282 pts
Yellow Belt Junior Male Isa Rahman - Checkmat Berwick - 396 pts
 
Grey Belt Junior Female Leia Hussain - Carlson Gracie Farnborough - 298 pts
Grey Belt Junior Male Jake Mccauley - NINENINE - 343 pts
 
White Belt Juvenile Male Ryan Hill - The Combat Academy - 132 pts
White Belt Junior Female Robynn Quinn - The Combat Academy - 121 pts
White Belt Junior Male Christopher Ogden - Academy Awaiting Registration - 122 pts

No-Gi Divisions, Adult, Masters & Seniors:

Black Belt Adult Male Daniel Strauss - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 90 pts
Black Belt Master Male Richard Shore - Tillery Combat MMA Academy - 36 pts
Black Belt Senior Male Craig Ewers - Pedro Bessa Cardiff - 72 pts
Black Belt Senior Male Simon McGovern - McGovern Academy - 72 pts
 
Brown Belt Adult Male Sean McDonagh - Academy Awaiting Registration - 120 pts
Brown Belt Master Male Mark Nixon - DYNAMO FightSports - 54 pts
Brown Belt Senior Male Dougie Creed - Carlson Gracie Tonbridge - 72 pts
 
Purple Belt Adult Male River Blue Dillon - Carlson Gracie London - 90 pts
Purple Belt Adult Male Janis Riekstins - Carlson Gracie Essex - 90 pts
Purple Belt Master Male Darren Gibson - Carlson Gracie London - 72 pts
Purple Belt Master Male Tim Newman - Newport MMA - 72 pts
Purple Belt Master Male Murshid Salman - Carlson Gracie Tonbridge - 72 pts
Purple Belt Senior Male Stewart Bonner - Legado BJJ - 72 pts
Purple Belt Senior Male Scott Taylor - Reading Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - 72 pts
 
Blue Belt Adult Female Charli Simkin - Gracie Barra WS1 - 162 pts
Blue Belt Adult Male Douglas Atkinson - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 183 pts
Blue Belt Master Male Justin Leigh Hodge - Chris Rees Academy - 180 pts
Blue Belt Senior Male Neil Harries - Chris Rees Academy - 72 pts
Blue Belt Senior Male Rufus Spiller - The Combat Academy - 72 pts
Blue Belt Senior Male Jonathan Ratcliffe - Royal Marines Galvao BJJ - 72 pts
 
White Belt Adult Female Gemma Postins - North Shore BJJ Newquay - 36 pts
White Belt Adult Male Daniel Sidhu - Hillingdon BJJ - 72 pts
White Belt Master Female Gemma Kane - Carlson Gracie Tonbridge - 72 pts
White Belt Master Male Ben Brumby - The Combat Academy - 36 pts
White Belt Senior Male William Kincade - Carlson Gracie Essex - 72 pts

No-Gi Divisions, Juniors & Juvenile:

Blue Belt Juvenile Female Charli Simkin - Gracie Barra WS1 - 36 pts
Blue Belt Juvenile Male Sean Whyte - Carlson Gracie Camberley - 12 pts
 
Green Belt Junior Male Dylan O'Brien - Bristol Dojo BJJ - 18 pts
 
Orange Belt Junior Female Libby Genge - Stealth BJJ - 12 pts
Orange Belt Junior Male Rhys Connor - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 72 pts
Orange Belt Junior Male Danyal Azad - Gracie Barra WS1 - 72 pts
 
Yellow Belt Junior Female Nia Blackman - Academy Awaiting Registration - 72 pts
Yellow Belt Junior Female Gabrielle Hall - Combat Sports Academy - 72 pts
Yellow Belt Junior Male Mounir Baaziz - Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill - 180 pts
 
Grey Belt Junior Female Mya McCauley - NINENINE - 84 pts
Grey Belt Junior Male Jake Mccauley - NINENINE - 216 pts
 
White Belt Juvenile Male Ryan Hill - The Combat Academy - 36 pts
White Belt Juvenile Male Ryan Southern - NINENINE - 36 pts
White Belt Junior Female Robynn Quinn - The Combat Academy - 4 pts
White Belt Junior Male Miles Manning - Academy Awaiting Registration - 72 pts

Every individual member of the UKBJJA can achieve ranking points by competing in UKBJJA approved competitions. Ranked athletes will be eligible for sponsorship programmes run by the UKBJJA. For more information, visit http://www.ukbjja.org/competitions-and-rankings

Can you help? We would love to hear from potential sponsors who would like to support our athletes and the growth of BJJ in the UK. In return we can offer exposure for your company at events, on competitors uniforms and via the press, social media and email to all our members. Please get in touch! Email francis.lambert@ukbjja.org to find out more.

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