Kade Ruotolo His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Kade Ruotolo?
Kade Ruotolo Is an American BJJ Black Belt and top Jiu-Jitsu competitor who is known for being one half of the Ruotolo twins alongside his twin brother Tye Ruotolo who together are known as the first child stars that Jiu-Jitsu has ever had.
Kade was born in Hawaii to an Italian mother and Puerto Rican father. Soon after he was born Their family moved to Huntington Beach, California. As he grief up Kade was exposed to grappling by both his parents, both of whom had experience with the style of fighting. Kade, along with his brother Tye started training basically as soon as they could walk, first training at Cleber Luciano‘s school during the mid-2000s. They even started competing at the age of 3 years old in 2006.
With their exposure and help from their coach and parents, KAde and his bother became the first ever Jiu-Jitsu child stars earning acclaim and fame before they were even in their teens. Kade started to earn sponsorships from big sport brands like RVCA at the age of only 10.
After training at several gyms under several high name coaches like Guilherme and Rafael Mendes, Kade and his brother officially started training at the Atos Headquarters Academy in San Diego under the legendary Andre Galvao, who awarded the pair their green belts as they were only 14 years old at the time, thus making them unable to receive even a blue belt in BJJ.
Kade Ruotolo and his brother would have to wait until December 14, 2021 to receive their black belts from Galvao.
How Old is Kade Ruotolo?
Kade Ruotolo was born in January 2003 in Maui, Hawaii, USA. This makes him
Kade Ruotolo’s Family
Kade Ruotolo is the son of an Italian mother and a Puerto Rican father, both of whom were interested in grappling with his father even having experience in the art. Kade is also famously the twin brother of Tye Ruotolo, the two being known as the Ruotolo twins.
Kade Ruotolo’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Lineage
Carlos Gracie > Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > Luis Dagmar >André Galvão > Kade Ruotolo
How Much is Kade Ruotolo Worth?
Kade Ruotolo’s net worth is not estimated as of 2022.
How Tall is Kade Ruotolo?
Kade Ruotolo’s official height is listed at 5 foot 6 inches tall or 167 centimetres.
What is Kade Ruotolo’s Reach?
Kade Ruotolo’s official reach is currently unknown.
How Much Does Kade Ruotolo Weigh?
Kade Ruotolo regularly competes at Peso Pena, which is 70 kilograms or 154.5 pounds. Kade has also competed at much higher weights, including 77 and 81 kilograms and eleven as high as 88 kilograms.
Kade Ruotolo Fight List
Kade Ruotolo’s official Jiu-Jitsu fight list starts in 2019 at GrappleFest 7 in a single match against J Skinner where Kade won by Darce choke. Kade then made his next competition appearance at GrappleFest 8 and defeated his opponent, Ashley Williams, by a referee's decision. Then after a successful appearance at the first Who’s Number One, Kade entered the Kumite V Tournament in the 81-kilogram division. Kade defeated his first opponent by ref decision but then lost in his second match to Roberto Jimenez via a short choke.
Kade made his next two appearances for Who’s Number One, being at WNO 8 and WNO 10 respectively. Kade Ruotolo won in both of these matches, the first via a Darce Choke and the second via a buggy choke.
Kade then competed at the Road to ADCC in 2021 but once again lost to Roberto Jimenez, this time by rear-naked choke. Kade then quickly bounced back appearing at the WNO Championship tournament where he would defeat all three of his opponents and take home first place in that event's 70 kg tournament.
Kade then made a very successful next appearance at the ADCC East Coast Trials in the 77 kg division where he faced off against 7 opponents, winning all of his matches, three by submission, three by points and his final match by referee’s decision.
The most recent competition that Kade Ruotolo had at the time of writing was a GrappleFest event against Keith Krikorian where he would defeat his opponent by ref’s decision.
Who Did Kade Ruotolo Lose to?
Kade Ruotolo has had a very impressive run in Jiu-Jitsu competitions. On his official recorded list of competitions, Kade has only lost to Roberto Jimenez, however, this did happen on two occasions. The first was via short choke and the second by rear-naked choke.
Kade then made his next appearance at
What is Kade Ruotolo Record?
Kade Ruotolo has competed in a total of 19 official recorded Jiu-Jitsu matches. Out of those 19 matches, he has won 17 and only lost 2. This gives Kade Ruotolo a winning percentage of 89 percent.
What Titles Has Kade Ruotolo Held
Kade Ruotolo, despite being very young, has won many titles during his career in competitive Jiu-Jitsu. These titles include
- 1st Place WNO Championship (2021)
- GrappleFest 70KG Belt Holder (2020)
- 3rd Place 3QG Kumite 5 GP (2020)
- 1st Place EBI Combat Jiu-Jitsu Championship (2020)
- 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2019, 2021 brown)
- 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2019)
- 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2019*)
- 1st Place IBJJF Pan Kids Championship (2010 / 2014 / 2015 / 2017 / 2018)
- 1st Place IBJJF Kids International Championship (2014 / 2016)
- 1st Place IBJJF Kids American Nationals (2014 / 2015)
Has Kade Ruotolo Had Any Serious Injuries?
Fortunately, Kade Ruotolo has not faced any significant injuries in his young Jiu-Jitsu career.
Is Kade Ruotolo Retired?
Kade Ruotolo is not retired and most recently competed at GrappleFest 2021.
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