This is the first statement I made regarding our recent back and forth discussion.
Originally Posted by rekcutnevets
Rickson's hype is much deserved. He can be argued as the greatest bjj practitioner ever. If you're trying to question his mma record, that is a different issue. Rickson is undefeated, but there isn't a lot to his mma resume in terms of great opponents. Rickson had already proven himself before the rise of the UFC and mixed martial arts. Hell, he was 41 years old in his last fight.
Every argument I've made since is in support of his BJJ prowess. Rickson is a bjj legend. There are numerous greats that claim that Rickson can "tap me at will." This is why his legend keeps going.