153 Search Results for royce gracie

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...

Nov 7, 2015 8:05 am

MUST SEE! Shamrock vs. Gracie & Slice vs. Dada5000 announcement

Last night during the Bellator 145 broadcast it was announced that on February 19th in Houston Ken Shamrock would fight Royce Gracie for the 3rd time, and Kimbo Slice would fight Dada5000. Above are the videos of the announcements. In addition, you can see the Twitter reactions to the announcement by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 7, 2015 7:48 am

Twitter reacts to Shamrock vs. Gracie, Slice vs. Dada5000

Last night during Bellator 145 Scott Coker made the announcement that Kimbo Slice would be fighting Dada5000 on February 19th. It was then announced by Kurt Angle, who was the guest of honor, that Ken Shamrock would be fighting Royce Gracie in the main event of the bout. Below are some reactions from the MMA...

Nov 6, 2015 8:43 pm

Bellator announces Shamrock vs. Gracie, Slice vs. Dada5000

During Bellator 145, Kurt Angle made a major announcement on behalf of Bellator President Scott Coker. It was announced that Kimbo Slice would fight Dada 5000 in the co-main event of a February 19th card, and that Ken Shamrock would fight Royce Gracie in the main event. Below is a poster of the event: Poster...

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 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...

Sep 29, 2017 11:22 am

Kazushi Sakuraba Will Grapple Frank Shamrock for RIZIN Next Month

Wild things are a’brewing overseas. If you’re not familiar with RIZIN, it’s the phoenix that rose out of PRIDE Fighting Championship’s ashes. It reliably puts on exciting cards complete with pyro and lasters, Japanese MMA nostalgia, and new blood that could possibly be the future of combat sports. In addition to some wild action you...

Sep 2, 2017 12:14 pm

Conor McGregor Celebrates Being ‘Filthy Rich’ in a Post Packed With Metaphors

After Conor McGregor lost to Floyd Mayweather, you sure couldn’t say he appeared defeated just by looking at him. He was all smiles, his new brand of whiskey in hand, addressing the media at the podium like a man who just closed the business deal of a lifetime. In a way, that’s exactly what happened....

Aug 9, 2017 2:06 pm

Dana White answers: Who is the UFC’s Mike Tyson?

Of all the stars that have been in the spotlight in the UFC, which one fighter would you say would be the iconic Mike Tyson of the promotion? There have been quite a few massive stars that have made a name for themselves and helped bring eyes to the sport. Think back to some of...

Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

Jun 6, 2017 12:45 pm

VIDEO | JiuJitsu blue belt vs. 235 pound bodybuilder

In the early days of MMA, JiuJitsu was widely regarded to be the most dominant martial art given Royce Gracie’s dominance and success using his family’s Gracie JiuJitsu to win early UFC tournaments. The Gracie family was known for holding events in their gyms which were dubbed ‘Gracie Challenges’ where a practitioner of another martial...

Jun 5, 2017 2:04 pm

Kazushi Sakuraba’s magnificent response to being called to the UFC Hall of Fame

Over the weekend at UFC 212, the UFC announced that MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6. Sakuraba will be joined by other legendary names including Urijah Faber, Maurice Smith, and former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. Sakuraba made the following honorable statement on social media following...

Jun 2, 2017 12:53 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker and Chuck Liddell have lunch meeting in Los Angeles

There has been some buzz surrounding a potential return to competition for former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. Liddell has kept himself busy with training and looks to be in terrific shape. John Hackleman, who is a longtime coach of “The Iceman,” said that if it were up to him on a comeback, it...

May 20, 2017 9:58 am

Rory MacDonald reflects on win over Paul Daley

Friday afternoon in the United Kingdom, UFC veteran Rory MacDonald made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against heavy handed knockout artist Paul Daley. MacDonald dominated the opening round, using his grappling to take Daley down and negate his knockout power. In the second round, MacDonald once again took Daley to the ground, this time...

May 19, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jiu-jitsu white belt vs. Kung Fu full contact combat match

Styles make fights, right? Back at UFC 1, Royce Gracie was able to beat out much bigger opponents with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience as none of his opponents knew what to do against him on the ground. Here, we take a look at a Taiwan Full Contact Kung Fu Combat matchup between a Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

May 19, 2017 11:12 am

Tutorial: Eduardo Novaes Demonstrates Rolling Collar Choke

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Three-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Eduard “Rigatto” Novaes has over 20 years of experience on the mat. He is a third degree BJJ black belt under Master Elcio Figueiredo. He also holds a silver medal at the Brazilian Nationals and is a three-time Sao Paolo State BJJ...

May 17, 2017 1:34 pm

VIDEO | Paul Daley gets an intense Rory MacDonald to crack a smile during faceoff

Many are anxious to see former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald get back to competition as he is set to make his debut for the Bellator MMA promotion on Friday. The former #1 UFC ranked welterweight contender will take on the hard-hitting Paul Daley in his debut at Bellator 179, which is taking place in...