Sons of Anarchy actor Harold Perrineau and the world of mixed martial arts go back a long, long way. read news >>
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Things are looking pretty bad for Renzo Gracie and the members of the Gracie family arrested with him following their recent altercation outside a club in New York, early Monday morning.
Renzo Gracie may be claiming that it was all a big "misunderstanding" following his release on $10,000 bail for second degree assault. But the man he assaulted clearly doesn't see it that way. Craig Molesphini, the doorman and host of 1Oak and the man who had his arm fractured in the altercation with Renzo, went read news >>
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Rafael "Sapo" Natal, a student and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie, has signed a four fight deal to compete in the UFC, and is expected to make his debut at UFC 119 in Indianapolis.... read news >>
Former UFC champion Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will compete once again - this time it is in a grappling match at ADCC 2015.
After meeting in the UFC octagon several years ago, Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will collide once again in a grappling contest at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling World Championships next year.
"It's a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn't expecting for thi read news >>
Move over Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, another "super fight" is coming in 2015. Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva aren't the only ones ending their hiatus from combat sports competition, as former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Matt Hughes plans on doing the same in 2015.
But it won't be inside the world-famous Octagon.
Hughes has been booked to take on Renzo Gracie in a grappling "super fight" at the prestigious Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) in 2015.
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Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie first fought at UFC 112 in 2010. Five years later, they will meet again – this time in a different combat arena. read news >>
Two MMA legends are set to collide once again, but they will do it outside of the Octagon.
Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie, who fought at the UFC 112 card in Abu Dhabi in 2010, will battle in a superfight at ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship’s next edition, scheduled for September 2015 in Manaus, Brazil.
"It’s a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepte read news >>
In the beginning there was only Chael Sonnen.
It was inevitable others would follow.
A middleweight firebrand whose gift for talking the talk superseded his (admittedly formidable) ability to walk the walk, Sonnen went from journeyman to headliner virtually overnight, riding an over-the-top pro wrestling persona to three title shots and a prime spot on Fox television. Sonnen was brash in a sport where most men did their talking in the ring. He was confrontational in a sport where most fighters m read news >>
Read a heart warming story told by MMA legend in Renzo Gracie in a series of tweets as he was at the airport.
The randomness of social media is fascinating. When I usually write these 'Tweet of the Day' posts from various members of the MMA community, usually it's either about hilarious moments, online arguments, or fighters calling each other out.
Renzo Gracie has been featured here in the past, most notably when he was live tweeting as he handled two muggers in New York. This edition is a bit read news >>
Neiman Gracie grew up with a famous name and a family history of training in martial arts. His path was inevitable, but it started on the ocean.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
Renzo thinks that five minute rounds in the UFC hurts the grappling in MMA.
Member of the family that idealized the UFC, Renzo Gracie isn't satisfied with the current rules of the organization. The Jiu-Jitsu master thinks that grappling exchanges can't develop in a fight because of the time limit and 10 minute round - like in Pride - would be more appropriate, according to his interview to MSN. The MMA of today isn't set for Jiu-Jitsu fighters, I have no doubt of it. What a ground fighter can do read news >>