Renzo GracieIf you’re familiar with the Gracie family, you know they’re better known for their jiu-jitsu than their striking.

Renzo Gracie, however, might have something to say about that.

On Nov. 22 back in 1996, Renzo picked up the only knockout win of his career with an up-kick to Oleg Taktarov. Watch the video below to relive the moment that took place exactly 17 years ago to the date.

Hat-tip to @MMAHistoryToday for the find.

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