The Best Cheap BJJ Gi for your Money 2018

Best Cheap BJJ Guide

Buying the best cheap Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi for the money is a great idea for many reasons:

  1. You're trying out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for the first time and want a cheap BJJ Gi to get you started
  2. You are a BJJ addict and want to expand your Gi selection without breaking the bank! 
  3. The best cheap BJJ Gi's are excellent quality these days! 

It's really a disservice to call the Gi's in this article "cheap". They in-fact offer some of the best value BJJ Gi's for the money.    

To make sure you're getting the most bang per buck for your purchase, we have assembled a list of what we believe to be the best value cheap Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi's available today. There are currently 11 cheap gi's on our list, we always keep it up to date depending on what is available... 

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New Entry

Hayabusa Lightweight BJJ Gi

New entry into our list from top brand: Hayabusa


  • Stylish design
  • Good quality build
  • Racking up great reviews

Best All Rounder

Most Popular

Sanabul Essentials Version 2

Sanabul Essentials BJJ Gi v2

Sanabul's hugely popular BJJ Gi continues to get great reviews


  • Modern Stylish design
  • Athletic Cut
  • Soft comfy fit "out of the box"

Our Favourite

Fuji BJJ Uniform

FUJI BJJ Uniform

Fuji's well established favourite in the BJJ community


  • "Clean" style Gi with optional patches
  • Excellent build quality
  • Fuji is one of the longest standing BJJ Gi Manufacturers around today

How to Choose the Best Cheap BJJ Gi... 

We have written an in depth buyers guide to selecting the right Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi. You can read it here. The same rules apply when selecting the best cheap BJJ Gi.  It covers the 5 main areas below: 

  1. FIT: How your BJJ Gi fits your body type
  2. Quality: BJJ Gi Fabric / Stitching 
  3. Style: Does your BJJ Gi look cool?
  4. Weight / Weave: How thick / stiff do you want the fabric?
  5. Price: Is it value for money given all the above?

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Best Cheap BJJ Gi: Our Shortlist

We compiled ten of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi's and their main specifications below. All get at least 50+ excellent reviews from buyers and are between $50-100 USD. The list is ordered from low to high price wise. You can check the latest price offers by clicking on the buttons below the pictures.

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How did we choose our Best Cheap BJJ Gi Shortlist?

We used a combination of factors to decide which products made it onto our best cheap BJJ Gi shortlist:

  • First of all, everyone at Todays MMA trains. We have two BJJ Purple belts and one Brown belt in our team. So we have been through a lot of BJJ Gi's in our time!
  • We currently have Gameness, Fuji, Sanabul and Tatami Gi's in our rotation, or have team mates that use the other brands. So our reviews are mostly based on personal experience.
  • We check that all the BJJ Gi's on our list have positive reviews  from other sources, e.g. customers from Amazon.com, MMA Warehouse. We also trawl internet forums, facebook pages etc to see what other feedback BJJ practitioners might have on a particular Gi. 

Your Jiu Jitsu Gear BJJ GI

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • White Belt Included
  • Blank Design, Minimal Patches
  • Drawstring Pants with Rope
  • Rubberized Collar 
  • Established Brand for Over 4 years
  • Pre-Shrunk Material

Price: $

Sanabul Essentials Version 2

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • Rubberized Collar
  • Rope Hooped Pants
  • Clean Design with Modern Style Logo and Contrasting Colors
  • Athletic Tapered Cut
  • Comfortable, Soft Material
  • 100's of positive / 5 star reviews from multiple sources
  • Updated Design - No shrinkage on cool wash
  • Available in Blue, White, Black
  • Established Brand over 3 yrs old

Price: $

Elite Sports Ultra Light

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • White Belt Included
  • Hooped Pants with Rope
  • Pre-Shrunk material
  • Available in Grey and Navy as well as standard Blue White Black colors
  • Modern, clean styling with shoulder and pant Gi patches
  • Relatively new brand but already established 100's of positive reviews / feedback

Price: $

Fuji BJJ Uniform

  • Single Weave
  • Mid Weight (slightly thicker / heavier than the other Gi's in this list)
  • ​Well Established Brand that has Consistently Produced Good Quality Gi's over many years
  • White, Blue, Black colors available
  • Regarded as a "classic" BJJ Gi with 100's of Positive Reviews across all sorts of Online Stores, Forums, Videos etc.
  • Great fit for Muscular / Stocky Body Types
  • 100% Cotton for comfortable feel

Price: $$

Sanabul Highlights BJJ GI

  • Single Weave
  • Mid Weight
  • 450 GSM
  • IBJJF Approved
  • Athletic Tapered Cut for Competition
  • Modern, Clean Design with Embroidered Color Contrasting Graphics
  • Available in Blue and White

Price: $$

Kings Basic 2.0 BJJ GI

  • Single Weave
  • Mid Weight
  • 400 GSM
  • IBJJF Approved
  • Athletic Tapered Cut for Competition
  • Rubberized Collar
  • Modern, Clean Design with Embroidered Color Contrasting Graphics
  • Custom L (long) and H (heavy) sizes available for closer fit to your body type
  • Available in Blue, Black and White
  • Includes white belt

Price: $$

Flow Kimonos Air BJJ GI

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • 420 GSM
  • White, Blue, Black Colors Available
  • Ripstop Cotton Pants
  • Custom Gi Sizes available in addition to standard e.g. H and L sizes for "Long" or "Heavy" body types
  • Excellent Customer Feedback for BJJ Gi Fit and Sizing

Price: $$

Tatami Nova BJJ GI

  • Tech Weave
  • Light Weight
  • Custom H (heavy) and L (long) sizes available
  • 425 GSM
  • White Belt Included
  • Modern Style Graphics Sewn on Patches
  • Rubberized Collar
  • Well Established Brand around Since 2009 (started by BJJ practitioners)
  • 100's of Positive Reviews from Many Sources

Price: $$

Scramble Standard Issue Semi Custom BJJ GI

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • 450 GSM
  • White and Black colors available
  • Rip Stop Pants
  • Minimalist design, suitable for all schools 
  • Comes with iron / sew on patches so you have the option to customize
  • Custom L (Long) size available for taller / slim BJJ athletes

Price: $$

Gameness Air BJJ Gi

  • Comb Weave
  • Light Weight
  • Another well established brand that has been around for years, also well regarded in the BJJ community
  • Nice old school look to the logo detailing (all embroidered) 
  • Ripstop Pants 
  • IBJJF Approved

Price: $$

Hayabusa Lightweight Jiu Jitsu Gi

  • Pearl Weave
  • Light Weight
  • Hayabusa is one of the top MMA / BJJ brands around today
  • Really nice embroidery / patches for a Gi at this price point 
  • Ripstop Pants 
  • IBJJF Approved

Price: $$

So those are our recommendations for the Best Cheap Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gis currently available. Check back for the latest updates. We are always on the look out for new BJJ Gi's that represent excellent value and quality to add to our list!