122 Search Results for royce gracie

Nov 14, 2013 8:58 am

Royce Gracie wants ‘no gloves, no time limit, and no rules’ back in the UFC

Royce Gracie, UFC 1 champion and Brazilian jujitsu legend, recently gave his thoughts on the UFC’s popularity and how it has grown since its creation. Gracie (14-2-3 MMA, 11-1-1 UFC) spoke Wednesday, during UFC 167’s media workouts. “It became mainstream. I know because little kids now, when I travel – I’m on the road about...

Sep 19, 2013 10:34 am

Royce Gracie: Kyra Is Better Than Ronda Rousey

“Kyra has talent, is tough, she only needs the discipline to train (MMA). It’s always a pleasure to watch a Gracie winning. We were born fighting. She has the whole package. She has more submissions, is more used to competition. (Ronda Rousey) is good, she knows what she’s doing. (But) Kyra’s jiu-jitsu is better, with...

Sep 17, 2013 10:35 am

Royce Gracie Urges Family To Get Back To Their Roots And Train Pure Jiu Jitsu

“Jiu jitsu is enough. I’ve trained boxing in the past to learn the distance, trained wrestling to understand how he would take me down, but I won’t get there to fight my opponent’s game. The (new) guys (from the Gracie) family want to complement their game, like if jiu-jitsu was incomplete. I guess they forgot...

Nov 2, 2014 4:57 pm

Relson Gracie Slams Royce: ‘He Disrespected My Father’

Respect is very important in JiuJitsu. So important that Relson Gracie hasn’t spoke to Royce in years because he believes that Royce disrespected his father, Helio, by learning Muay Thai for his fights. PVT spoke to Relson about how Royce and Renzo have forgotten what JiuJitsu truly means in an interview that was translated by...

Oct 5, 2014 4:03 pm

Rare Video Of Gracie Challenge, See Royce Choke Out Kung Fu Master

In this rare footage, we see not only Royce Gracie accept the Gracie challenge from a Kung Fu master, but also Royler Gracie, and other Gracie family members accept the challenge from various other Martial Arts masters, including Kenpo, Hapkido, and Judo masters. Check it out:

Mar 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Ralek Gracie Not Interested In The Royce/Bravo Drama, Not Mad Either

Metamoris boss, Ralek Gracie, has been a busy man as of late. After all, bringing Jiu Jitsu to the masses, is no easy task. Earlier today, Metamoris 3 headliner, Eddie Bravo, stated that he thought Ralek may be mad at him and that he likely wouldn’t be welcomed back to a Metamoris card. To that,...

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...

Aug 30, 2015 5:17 am

Bellator Announces Legendary Fan Fest Event Ft. Gracie, Fedor, Couture And More

History will be made in September at “Dynamite” when Bellator and GLORY join forces to bring fans one of the most stacked cards of the year at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, USA. Before the event takes place, fans will have the opportunity to shake fans with some of the most legendary names...

Oct 17, 2014 1:41 pm

Royce Explains Move: “I’m here to help Bellator grow”

“I don’t think they made this offer to somehow attack the UFC. They see my value, and invited me to be their ambassador. The UFC was my home and will always be my home. I helped creating and building that home. Now, Bellator is a relatively new organization, and I’m here to help them grow...

Jul 31, 2014 5:11 am

Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie Set For ADCC Superfight

“It’s a done deal. Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepted it… Every time I have a chance to compete, I’m in. I can’t say now. He fought there before, he’s really tough. It’s going to be a...

Jul 18, 2014 5:04 am

Bravo Squashes Beef With Metamoris Boss Ralek Gracie

Metamoris 3 headliner Eddie Bravo had a rift with the Gracie clan following his main event against Royler Gracie. While both sides (outside of Royce Gracie) kept things professional, the air’s been thick. In a recent interview with sherdog.com Eddie explained how both sides are now moving forward in a positive way. Check it: “I...

Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

Art Davie On UFC 1: Rickson Gracie Wanted A Million Dollars

Going into UFC 1, Rickson Gracie was widely accepted to be the man to represent the Gracie family. However in a shocking move by Helio Gracie, Royce was called upon to represent the Gracie family name. Art Davie joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about what went on behind the scenes leading up to the first...

May 28, 2014 5:13 am

Former Carlson Gracie Gym Owner Indicted On Federal Charges

Former Carlson Gracie Gym owner, Viet Nguyen has been indicted on Federal charges of fraud and more. From a press release: A suburban businessman and his bookkeeper are facing federal fraud charges for allegedly cheating credit card companies of approximately $1.2 million and evading their personal federal income tax obligations of more than $1.5 million,...

Apr 6, 2014 7:59 pm

Kyra Gracie Eyeing Career In UFC

At 28-years old, Kyra Gracie, a multiple time world jiu jitsu and ADCC champion, is speaking out about her ambition to shift her athletic career to Mixed Martial arts. She breaks it down to MMAFighting.com: “I’m pregnant, so I won’t be able to compete this year. I’ve accomplished all my goals in jiu-jitsu. Competing at...

Apr 3, 2014 6:47 am

Ralek Gracie ‘lost respect for Bravo as a man’

The Eddie Bravo, Gracie family mellow drama continues. On an episode of “Darce Side Radio”, Metamoris cheif Ralek Gracie was a guest where he talked about last weekend’s Metamoris 3 and the storied main event between Bravo and Royler Gracie. After Saturday night’s draw, Royce Gracie confronted Bravo. Bravo, in turn, was on a slew of...

Apr 16, 2013 9:38 am

Metamoris Pro II Invitational Announces Aoki vs. Gracie Main Event

Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie announces the Metamoris Pro Jiu Jitsu Invitational II, staged live in Los Angeles at the historic Pauley Pavilion on June 9th and broadcast online via stunning HD live stream. The second event in the promotion’s history returns with another blockbuster card featuring six matches contested by world-class practitioners of Brazilian Jiu...

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...

Oct 3, 2012 6:03 am

#9 BJPENN.COM RADIO:Ralek Gracie, Lorenz Larkin & Miguel Torres

  BJPenn.Com Radio returns on Sunday night at 6:30pm eastern with a trio of great guests who are sure to entertain the masses. Joining hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick first will be Ralek Gracie the son of legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu professor Rorion Gracie. Ralek is also the nephew of former UFC Champion Royce Gracie...

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...

Jul 30, 2012 10:11 am

VIDEO | UFC Roundtable w/ Couture, Ortiz, & Gracie | UFC NEWS

UFC Roundtable features MMA legends Randy Couture, Mark Coleman, Tito Ortiz and Royce Gracie reflecting on the early days of the UFC. The guys discuss the pro’s and con’s of multiple fights in one night and how new rules have impacted the sport.

Jun 9, 2012 10:17 am

Rickson Gracie Feels Only 30 Percent Of Jiu-Jitsu Is Effective In MMA

By Jamie McAllister Rickson Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie talks about the evolution of MMA and feels pure Jiu-Jitsu alone now in the sport just does not cut it any more. “No, things have changed. Nowadays the rules impose a rhythm to the bout, conditioning and a game plan which imposes Jiu-Jitsu to...

Sep 23, 2015 12:01 am

Cyborg Dwarfs Former UFC Heavyweight/Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture

Is it the camera angle, or is the floor uneven, or is Cris Cyborg actually that much bigger than former UFC heavyweight (yes, heavyweight) and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture? The former two-division champ, Couture, was in attendance at last Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event and prior to that, the Fan Fest. He was just one...