Results for: GRACIE in news

  • 8 days ago
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If the success of Eddie Bravo over Royler Gracie and Josh Barnett over Dean Lister at Metamoris have taught us anything, it's not that jiu-jitsu is a weak or overrated art. It's that, like all forms of grappling, it has its own seat of weaknesses. In a pure jiu-jitsu competition, particularly in the gi, such foibles aren't readily apparent. But tinker with the rules, expand the margins of what's allowed and alternative forms of grappling (or uncommon ideas even within jiu-jitsu) begin to demonst read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Shinya Aoki has finished his opponent in four of his last five MMA bouts, and that’s one of the reasons why he won’t be back to the featherweight division again in the future. One of the best lightweight fighters outside the UFC, Aoki puts his One FC title on the line against UFC and WEC veteran Kamal Shalorus on Aug. 29 in Dubai, UAE, and he feels good to be back to One FC in his original weight class after a decision win over Cody Stevens in a featherweight bout last October. "I’m very comfort read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner Rolles Gracie will challenge Karol Bedorf for the heavyweight title of Polish promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki at KSW 28 “Fighters’ Den” on Oct. 4. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Rickson Gracie speaks to David Ortiz of FightHubTV about whether Steven Seagal is “legit” read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Former Strikeforce and UFC fighter Roger Gracie is among seven new roster additions that ONE FC today announced.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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  • 26 days ago
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One Fighting Championship continues to bolster its roster, as the Singapore-based promotion announced that it has signed Roger Gracie to a multi-bout deal. read news >>

  • a month ago
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At UFC 4, Royce Gracie wore his gi into the cage against Dan Severn, a 260-pound behemoth stuffed into a simple black pro wrestling Speedo and wrestling shoes. It was two different kinds of machismo clashing in Tulsa, and Gracie -- 100 pounds lighter than Severn -- somewhat miraculously rode out the early manhandling to choke him out near the 16-minute mark. In the early days of medley combat, it went down as another notch for Brazilian jiu-jitsu.At Metamoris 4, Josh Barnett showed up as Severn’ read news >>

  • a month ago
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It’s a done deal. Roger Gracie has signed a multi-fight deal with One FC on Thursday and is expected to make his promotional debut later this year. The former UFC middleweight, who will return to the light heavyweight division for his next MMA bouts, informed MMAFighting.com on Thursday morning. "I just signed with One FC," Gracie said. He has yet to negotiate his first bout under the One FC banner, but he’s happy with the deal he’s got. "I had given up in fighting MMA, decided to go back to jiu read news >>

  • a month ago
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Roger Gracie is joining ONE Fighting Championship, and will moving back up to 205 lbs. Roger Gracie is heading to Asia and will be joining the ranks of ONE Fighting Championship. As Bloody Elbow learned from sources close to the situation, the 32-year-old jiujitsu legend will have a multi-fight deal with the Asian promotion, with the signing expected to be officially announced in the coming days. MMA Fighting was first to report on a deal being 'close', with separate sources informing us that it read news >>

  • a month ago
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Roger Gracie took a year out to decide his fighting future, and he might find a new home in Asia. The last member of the Gracie family to enter the UFC Octagon, Gracie had decided to return to jiu-jitsu competition and retire from MMA, but a really good offer changed his plans. Sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAFighting.com that the jiu-jitsu specialist is close to signing a deal with One FC. The Strikeforce and UFC veteran, who competed in the middleweight division in his past thre read news >>

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