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Back from a successful trip to Tokyo, Japan, where he got his first MMA victory with a 65-second armbar over Hyung Soo Kim, Kron Gracie has had no time to relax. A multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion, Kron Gracie trained at Cesar Gracie’s gym in California for his MMA bout, and returned to the gym to assist Nick Diaz in the final weeks of his training camp for a middleweight clash with former UFC champion Anderson Silva on Jan. 31. "I’ve been training with him for a long time," Gracie read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC legend Royce Gracie offers his thoughts on Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Check out Renzo Gracie at the Paradise Warrior Retreat event teaching his leg lock techniques. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The legendary kickboxing icon previews his current role in Scorpion King 4: "Quest for Power" and retells the stories of how he almost fought UFC Hall of Famers Royce Gracie and Matt Hughes. Don "The Dragon" Wilson was nearly a decade into his illustrious career as an 11-time champion kickboxer when he began his future gig as an actor. It was the mid-1980's and one of the biggest action-movie legends and most recognized martial artists of all time advised him to do it. Chuck Norris. "He was the read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Neiman Gracie will make his Bellator debut in February. The undefeated fighter, who signed with the promotion after scoring a pair of submission victories under the World Series of Fighting banner, will take on Bobby Flynn at the Bellator 134 card in Uncasville, Conn., on Feb. 27, sources told MMAFighting.com. Gracie (2-0), a prospect out of Renzo Gracie’s gym in New York, submitted Darren Costa (armbar) and Dustin Holyko (rear-naked choke) in his previous MMA bouts. Flynn (4-2), who also makes read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu phenom Kron Gracie made quick work of Hyung Soo Kim in his professional MMA debut, finishing the 160-pound catchweight bout with an armbar in just 65 seconds at Real 1 in Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 23. Son of MMA and jiu-jitsu legend Rickson Gracie, Kron Gracie trained with the likes of Cesar Gracie, Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz for his first MMA bout, and it didn’t go as he expected. "I expected a 25-minute fight, but thanks God it ended earlier," Kron Gracie told MM read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The MMA legend thinks CM Punk had better be ready for the octagon and that "Rampage" should finish with Bellator read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The MMA legend found a new challenge when going from the octagon to the silver screen. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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"Anyone who loves the MMA and WWE worlds are going to love the scenes they came up with." Life after professional wrestling has been very successful for the former three-time WWE Divas champion, Eve Torres, and almost as busy and demanding. After leaving the WWE in January of 2013, Torres has focused on being an instructor for the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women Empowered Self-Defense Program and also landed a recurring role on the El Rey television series Matador. Now she will be making her film debut i read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rener Gracie details what Christmas festivities were like for as a child with grandfather, Helio playing the role of Santa Claus in the most unique way. A few years ago, I interviewed Rener Gracie near the holidays and he told me the most amazing story about the Gracie family Christmas celebrations they had when he was growing up. Today, I'd like to share it with you guys. I had originally put this out on my old website, so I'm copy/pasting it here for our readers. Imagine being a small child on read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch Kron Gracie compete in his first MMA bout. Tuesday night in Japan, Kron Gracie competed for the first time in Mixed Martial Arts and he had a successful debut as the headliner of Real FC 1. He took on a Korean wrestler in Kim Hyung-Su and Rickson Gracie's youngest son quickly showcased the grappling chops their family name has been synonymous with. After pulling guard, Kron immediately locked up an armbar and ended the fight in just 65 seconds. Kron trained with Nate and Nick Diaz, Gilbert read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following in his father's footsteps, Kron Gracie tested his royal Brazilian jiu-jitsu pedigree in a pro MMA bout in Japan, a place where his father Rickson forever solidified his name in the sport's lore in the 1990s. And like Rickson did in his first bout in Japan in 1994, Kron scored a first-round submission win in his first fight in Japan. In what was his pro MMA debut, Kron put his top-flight grappling chops on display and submitted South Korean Hyung Soo-Kim with an armbar just 65 seconds i read news >>

  • a month ago
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After months of training with Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz, jiu-jitsu wizard Kron Gracie finally made his MMA debut. Son of legendary fighter Rickson Gracie, the multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion fought for the first time under MMA rules at Tuesday’s Real Fight Championship 1 in Tokyo, Japan, against fellow MMA newcomer Hyung Soo-Kim, and scored a 65-second armbar after pulling guard. Also on the card, Roberto "Satoshi" de Souza, who recently battled to a draw with Jake read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Olympics might not feature Brazilian Jiu Jitsu any time soon, but Rolles Gracie, if he wants to make the effort, has a real shot of representing Brazil in the 2016 games...in freestyle wrestling. Igor, Gregor and Rolles, the sons of Rolls Gracie, have been trying their hands at freestyle wrestling. All three competed this weekend in New York City's Grapple at the Garden. It's fun to see decorated BJJ practitioners dabble in an Olympic style of wrestling, and though none of them won on Sunday read news >>

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