87 Search Results for roger gracie

Jun 18, 2015 1:34 pm

Roger Gracie To Compete At UFC Fan Expo 2015

Roger Gracie will compete in a super fight at the UFC Fan Expo in July. First reported by Dojjo, Gracie will take part in a 10 minute Jiu-Jitsu match against Rodrigo Comprido. Gracie, who fights for ONE Championship, will take part in the event. Fighting for the UFC and Strikforce promotions Gracie went 4-2 in...

Dec 5, 2014 9:28 am

REPLAY! Roger Gracie Blasts Through McSweeney

Former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight ,Roger Gracie returned to his division home of light-heavyweight this morning, as part of the ONE FC 23 event. He took out James McSweeney before the sounds of the final bell.

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 6, 2014 9:16 am

Roger Gracie: ‘The UFC has monopolized everything’

Multiple-time world BJJ champion, Strikeforce vet, and UFC vet Roger Gracie was on the verge of retirement recently when he received an offer from a yet-to-be-named MMA organization. When speaking with the Brazilian outlet Opovo about his future in fighting, he explained his reasons for leaving the UFC and the qualms he has with the...


Aug 5, 2013 10:24 am

UFC decides not to renew Roger Gracie’s contract

Roger Gracie (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will not be getting a second UFC fight. The former Strikeforce fighter made the crossover to the UFC this year, debuting against Tim Kennedy at UFC 162 in July. Gracie was able to win the first round against Kennedy, but that was the extent of his success as he went on to lose...

Jun 24, 2013 10:14 am

Submission Ace Roger Gracie On Weidman: ‘He can tap anyone, even me’

“I think [Weidman] is very, very dangerous. His grappling is at a very high level. He can submit any world-class grappler. I think he’s really that good. He can tap anyone, even me. It’s just a matter of if he can put Anderson in those situations. I would still put my money on Anderson but...

Mar 4, 2013 5:02 pm

Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy to meet on July 6th | UFC News

A couple of former Strikeforce middleweight contenders will make their UFC debuts against each other. Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy have agreed to fight on July 6th at Las Vegas, on a to-be-announced “Independence Day” card, as reported by Sportv.com. Gracie, a 10-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, will make his 3rd fight at 185 pounds...

Jul 30, 2012 2:13 am

Roger Gracie Open To Bout With Tim Kennedy | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie is one of the best submission grappler’s in the world if not the best. However one man who would disagree with this statement is Tim Kennedy who offered a challenge via his official Twitter account. I read @cokersf said @rogergracie was the best grappler in...

Jun 16, 2012 2:29 pm

Roger Gracie Talks About The Transition From Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie currently (4-1) in MMA comments on the transition between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. “You have many good black belts, world champion who rely their game on the gi. You can have a good transition or not.” “I can be wrong, but Romulo...

Mar 15, 2012 1:00 pm

Roger Gracie Latest To Join Black House Roster | Moving To Middleweight

More than a month has passed since we first reported the story that Roger Gracie would be moving down a weight class, train with Anderson Silva and move to the UFC. Shortly after our initial report UFC president Dana White denied the Strikeforce acquisition. As it turns out, as reported this afternoon by Ariel Helwani,...

Feb 14, 2012 8:14 am

UPDATE: Dana White Denies Rumors Of Roger Gracie UFC Signing

Over the weekend we reported with the following “Quick Twitt” post that Roger Gracie had signed with the UFC: According to UFC president Dana White, despite the reliable source of Gracie Mag on all things Gracie related, the report on twitter is false and Gracie has not signed with the UFC. He took to the...

Feb 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC. Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why. Roger was undefeated...

Sep 15, 2011 9:06 am

Roger Gracie: 'I made a fatal mistake' against King Mo

“I couldn’t do what I have trained to do … I believed in my jab and he (King Mo) wasn’t bringing much danger. When I heard Renzo saying there was a minute and a half left for the end of the first round, I relaxed. I didn’t have enough time to submit him nor take...

Dec 5, 2014 9:14 am

ONE FC 23 Results: Vera, Gracie Dominate

e Early this morning in Manila, the ONE Fighting Championship MMA Promotion returned to action from the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philipines. UFC heavyweight veteran, Brandon Vera made a triumphant return and was one of seven fighters who finished their bouts before the final bell. The full One FC 23 results are as...

Nov 5, 2013 7:01 am

Renzo Gracie Responds To Royce Criticism

“In order to make a negative comment about the Gracie family, you have to help the Gracie family. You have to actually be producing new champions, putting your time to build new champions. I don’t remember Royce doing that… Each man chooses their path. How can I judge someone if I don’t walk on their...

Jan 14, 2013 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Lauzon’s flying heel hook | MMA NEWS

In this episode of the Gracie Breakdown, Ryron and Rener are reporting directly from a Gracie Garage in Palm Beach, Florida where they are visiting a very dedicated Gracie University home-study family. They breakdown their two favorit submissions from the final Strikeforce card (Roger Gracie’s arm triangle and Jacare’s beautiful kimura) and then they give...

Sep 6, 2012 12:56 pm

Ryron Gracie vs. Andre Galvao BJJ Superfight Set for October 14th in San Diego

On October 14th, Ryron Gracie, member of the legendary Gracie family, and black belt under his grandfather Helio Gracie, will meet one of the pound for pound best sport jiu jitsu players in the world, Andre Galvao.  Log onto www.metamoris.com and follow the event on Twitter @MetamorisPro for additional info. And of course, stay tuned...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

May 7, 2012 9:21 am

STRIKEFORCE | Jardine vs. Gracie Likely For July | MMA NEWS

After much speculation on where he would land and in which weight class, Roger Gracie is now expected to return to action under his promotional home of Strikeforce as a middleweight. Set to welcome the grappling sensation to the new division is long-time MMA standout Keith Jardine. While not officially announced by Strikeforce officials, many...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Sep 30, 2015 10:16 am

TUF’s Ryan Hall: ‘The Jiu-Jitsu Skill In MMA Is Low’

The current season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ seems to be a smash hit and so far all the fights have been entertaining. There’s really only been one fight on the show that has stood out as a real captivating guy, and that’s Ryan Hall. Hall won his fight to get into the house and his...