To the fans, Leandro Lo, Langhi and Rafa Mendes are the top guard players right now

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O campeão peso leve Leandro Lo (de branco) contra Lucas Lepri na final do Mundial 2012. Foto: GRACIEMAG

Lightweight champ Leandro Lo (in white) against Lucas Lepri in the 2012 Worlds final / Photo by John Lamonica/GRACIEMAG inquired to thousands of fans on Facebook about who currently has the best guard in sport Jiu-Jitsu.

After hundreds of votes poured in, three São Paulo State natives, all world champions, came out on top: Leandro Lo, Michael Langhi and Rafael Mendes each had more than ten votes apiece and hardly any difference between them.

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Other names that came up were Roberto Cyborg, Rubens Cobrinha, Marcus Vinicius Bochecha, Kayron Gracie and João Miyao. You can check a bunch of these beasts out in action at the Worlds No-Gi next Saturday in California.

What do you think, agree with the poll results? Who’s got the greatest guard in sport Jiu-Jitsu to you, gentle reader?

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