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In a time when MMA wasn’t regulated by an independent body, promoters could do anything they wanted. According to MMA legend Renzo Gracie, that’s how things worked when PRIDE was launched. In March of 1998, PRIDE 2 featured four Japanese fighters at the Yokohama Arena, and Sanae Kikuta was the one matched against Renzo Gracie. According to the Brazilian, he was drugged by the promoters the day before the fight. "I don’t sleep. I can sleep two hours and a half and I can work, I can think, I can r read news >>

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Renzo Gracie joins us in studio to discuss his upcoming Metamoris match against Kazushi Sakuraba. read news >>

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Getting the green light from Dana White, however, will be a fight in and of itself. At 47 years of age, longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Renzo Gracie is still going strong and has no plans on letting up anytime soon. Renzo was recently booked to take on Kazushi Sakuraba in a submission only jiu-jitsu match at Metamoris 5 on Nov. 22, 2014 in Long Beach, California (event line up). A bout that will signal the second time the two have gone toe-to-toe, as they originally took part in an MMA read news >>

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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will talk about his injured hand and working as a FOX Sports analyst at UFC 178. 1:25 p.m. -- TUF 20 competitor Aisling Daly will talk about cornering Paddy Holohan at UFC Fight Night Halifax, her experience on the show and the rise of SBG. 1:45 p.m. -- Sean McCorkle will make an announcement regarding his MMA career. 2:05 p.m. -- Wrestling coach Kenny Monday will talk read news >>

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More than 14 years have gone by since he first pretzled Renzo Gracie under the PRIDE FC banner, and this November in Long Beach, Japanese combat sports legend Kazushi Sakuraba will try to repeat that performance in the main event of Metamoris 5, which also features a stacked jiu-jitsu main card with a couple of UFC imports and one "secret match." Event: Metamoris 5: "Sakuraba vs. Gracie"Date: Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET via online pay-per-view (PPV)Location: Long Beach Convention Center in read news >>

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Video: Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Renzo Gracie set for Metamoris 5 main event on Nov. 22, 2014, in Long Beach, California. It will be a rematch of their PRIDE 10 fight back in 2000, where Saku broke Gracie's arm via kimura. UFC's Rory MacDonald, too! read news >>

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In a rematch of sorts from Pride 10 “Return of the Warriors,” Renzo Gracie will look to avenge his submission loss to Kazushi Sakuraba at Metamoris 5. read news >>

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The submission only grappling promotion Metamoris announced the full line up for their 5th card, headlined by Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba. The submission only grappling promotion Metamoris has announced the line up for their Metamoris 5 card on November 22nd, available on internet stream PPV. The card is: Renzo Gracie vs Kazushi Sakuraba Rory MacDonald vs J.T. Torres Yuri Simoes vs Rafael Lovato Jr Vinny Magalhaes vs Kevin Casey Garry Tonon vs Zak Maxwell Secret Match Clearly the main even read news >>

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Metamoris returns in November, and will feature two of the greatest mixed martial artists in the main event. Metamoris announced on Wednesday that Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba, who battled inside the PRIDE ring in Aug. 27, 2000, are set to collide once again under Metamoris rules on Nov. 22. "A little mistake that I made, he was able to capitalize on it. It cost me a broken arm," Gracie said of their fight in PRIDE, when Sakuraba submitted him with a kimura, in a promotional video. "I faile read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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