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  • 25 days ago
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At 47 years old, Renzo Gracie is not ready for retirement. Scheduled to grapple against Kazushi Sakuraba at the upcoming Metamoris event in November, and Matt Hughes at 2015’s edition of ADCC in Brazil, the MMA veteran wants to get back in action under MMA rules. Gracie hasn’t fought in MMA since 2010, when he suffered a third-round TKO loss to Matt Hughes at UFC 110. The Brazilian, who won his last MMA bout over Frank Shamrock in 2007, expects to get back in the Octagon in 2015. "I’m ready to k read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Renzo Gracie is one of the biggest Tim Kennedy fans, and that’s why he offered the UFC middleweight a piece of advice. The MMA legend addressed the UFC 178 "stool gate" on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and told Ariel Helwani that Kennedy should let it go and move on. "You have to forget," Gracie said. "It’s a fight. I wish, when I was fighting, that I had hair to grab [laughs]. That moment is fighting for survival. You’re in a bad situation too." After eating brutal punches in the second rou read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Earlier this week, Renzo Gracie said on "The MMA Hour" that he was certain Georges St-Pierre would return to fighting in the future. On Wednesday, St-Pierre's former manager Stephane Patry reported on RDS that St-Pierre had officially decided to come back, as well. The whispers continue to get louder and louder about the former welterweight king's return. However, when contacted by MMAFighting.com following the RDS report on Wednesday, St-Pierre said it was not true: he has yet to decide whether read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

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

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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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