Dean Lister Inducted Into ADCC Hall Of Fame

Dean Lister, one of the most notable names in all the combat sports, has officially joined the ADCC Hall of Fame.

The announcement comes via Instagram post on ADCC’s page, 

“ADCC Hall of Fame: 3X champion Dean Lister. Dean has the highest submission rate in ADCC, a staggering 84% and achieved the ADCC triple crown(winning division, absolute and superfight). Dean was a pioneer of leg locks(why would you ignore 50% of the body?).”

Lister also fought in the UFC and gained a professional MMA record of 13-7 with 11 submission victories. He defeated Jean Jacques Machado in a 2005 ADCC superfight and defeated Rodolfo Vieira in 2011 via heel hook.

He joins the Hall of Fame ranks among Royler Gracie, Braulio Estima, Kyra Gracie, Ricardo Arora, Marcelo Garcia, Andrè Galvao, and Roger Gracie.


  1. I’ve been following Deans instructionals for a very long time and learned a lot from this man. Glad he is in the ADCC Hall of Fame.


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