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Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes and the other stars of UFC 179 stepped on the Maracana field for the workouts this Thursday, and it was a historical moment for the sport. On this day 63 years ago, one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport took place at the soccer stadium, when Masahiko Kimura tapped Helio Gracie with a submission that was later named after him. With MMA returning to Maracanazinho at its finest with UFC 179, the promotion boosts the pre-fight events in Rio de Janeiro. The UFC’ read news >>

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MMA legend Royce Gracie discusses his new deal with Bellator. read news >>

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UFC legend and current Bellator Brand Ambassador Royce Gracie is interested in an MMA fight against Eddie Bravo. Rocye Gracie made it perfectly clear that he is not a fan of Eddie Bravo. In fact, not only did he not condone his method of teaching, he also showed interest in an MMA fight against Bravo. "I'm a MMA fighter, man. I'm a MMA fighter, all the way." Gracie told MMAFighitng.com. "With Eddie Bravo, it's personal. ... (Does Metamoris) allow punches to the face? Do this rubber guard stuff a read news >>

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Royce Gracie's fighting days are long behind him, but the jiu-jitsu specialist says he wouldn't hesitate to sock Eddie Bravo in the schnauzer if they ever found themselves pitted against one another in some sort of fighting competition. Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo were involved in a minor backstage altercation following Bravo's 20-minute grappling battle against Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3 back in March. According to Eddie, Royce confronted him backstage about his history of trash-talking the read news >>

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Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo had an altercation earlier this year, moments after Bravo's Metamoris 3 match against Royler Gracie. Seven months later, the heat is still there. Royce Gracie, who hasn’t competed under grappling rules since a submission loss to Wallid Ismail in 1998, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he wouldn’t put the gi on to face Bravo in a grappling match, but doesn’t rule out competing against him in a MMA bout. "I haven’t got any offers, but I don’t 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. -- Free agent MMA writer Mike Chiappetta will discuss the current state of MMA journalism and his future. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier will talk about the latest comings and goings in his life. 1:45 p.m. -- MMA legend Royce Gracie will discuss his new deal with Bellator. 2:05 p.m. -- Streaking bantamweight Mitch Gagnon will preview his December fight against former champion Renan Bara read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his title on the line against Chad Mendes on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, and he has the whole country of Brazil in his hands. If Mendes stops Aldo’s reign 4-year reign as 145-pound kingpin at UFC 179, Brazil would have no UFC titles for the first time in eight years. Anderson Silva, the man who won the first UFC gold in years for his country in 2006, believes that his countryman recently lost three of the four championship belts because they stopped e read news >>

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Three mixed martial artists are part of the new Scorpion King movie. Scheduled to be released on DVD early next year, "The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power" features UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and MMA legend Royce Gracie. Watch the MMA stars join Victor Webster in the new Scorpion King trailer. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pioneer and longtime face of jiu-jitsu, Royce Gracie, caused a minor disturbance in the force when he announced last week that Bellator MMA acquired his services as mixed martial arts (MMA) brand ambassador. But it was not an attack on UFC. Instead, it was a major combat sports promotion recognizing his value and using the Gracie name to help break new ground in what is quickly becoming a crowded marketplace, thanks to the growth of rival promotions like Worl read news >>

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Royce Gracie was the latest member of the UFC Hall of Fame to join Bellator, and he’s excited to help the promotion. Signed to be the new official brand ambassador for Bellator, the MMA legend will interact with fans during MMA shows, making promotional appearances and "be involved in a co-branded merchandise line that will debut in 2015," Bellator announced on Oct. 8. Gracie will make his debut as an ambassador at the Bellator Fan Fest on Oct. 21 in San Diego, Calif., and he’s looking forward t read news >>

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Ahead of Bellator MMA’s season-ending event in San Diego, Calif., the promotion is hosting an Oct. 21 “Bellator Fan Fest” in “America’s Finest City.”Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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