Archive: Royce Gracie

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...

Nov 2, 2014 4:38 pm

MMA Legends Discuss When It’s Time To Retire

It’s one of the hardest things for an MMA fighter to do after a long and successful career, but it has to happen at some point. Retirement. The word that MMA fighters despise hearing. MMAFighting caught up with some of the greatest fighters of all time, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, and Ken Shamrock to discuss...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Royce Gracie Slams Eddie Bravo And Rubber Guard, Threatens To Punch Him In The Face

Eddie Bravo has been criticized by members of the JiuJitsu community for creating some of his own JiuJitsu moves, as well as 10th Planet JiuJitsu. Earlier this summer we saw a video of Bravo explaining the rubber guard to Rickson Gracie (Watch that HERE) and many, including myself, thought strides of understanding had been made...

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

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...

Oct 17, 2014 12:46 pm

TRAILER – Scorpion King 4 Featuring ‘Bigfoot’, ‘Big Country’ & Royce Gracie

Three of MMA’s most recognizable faces, Roy Nelson, Royce Gracie, and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will be featured in the upcoming ‘Scorpion King 4’ movie. Loading Scorpio King 4 coming soon check out the trailer. @realroyce @roynelsonufc View on Instagram

Oct 15, 2014 4:37 pm

Royce Gracie Manhandled By World’s Strongest Man

Loading Working out (having fun) with @robertoberst world strongest man @alexdiciero View on Instagram Bellator Ambassador Royce Gracie got a taste of pure power while tussling with the world’s strongest man, Robert Oberst.

Oct 8, 2014 3:15 pm

Royce Gracie Jumps Ship, Enlists With Bellator

Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA history during his time with the UFC and PRIDE Fighting Championships, Gracie has now joined Bellator as an official brand ambassador...

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:

Sep 5, 2014 5:30 am

Severn Hints At Letting Royce Gracie Win In Legendary UFC 4 Match Up

“When I tell people I was more torn with my conscience then ever with an opponent, most people will probably never understand that,” said the former pro wrestler. “You know, during the course of that match I’m actually looking at – I’m a big believer that the eyes are a windows into a person’s soul...

Aug 1, 2014 6:31 am

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Enlists American Top Team As Training Home

Well, if you can’t produce one, bring one in. Former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes has joined the ranks of the infamous, American Top Team fight camp in his preparation for Renzo Gracie at ADCC 2015. Check it: I will be training with @LiborioATT at the @AmericanTopTeam gym for the ADCC 2015. Team #libo-hughes —...

Jul 31, 2014 5:30 am

Royce Gracie Talks Female Fighting: ‘I like my girls delicate’

The original UFC champ, the one-and-only Royce Gracie was recently asked about his thoughts on WMMA and he had an interesting response. “I like my girls delicate (laughs). But I’m not against it. My daughter is training in it and one day she wants to fight.”

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 Eddie explained how both sides are now moving forward in a positive way. Check it: “I...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 26, 2014 4:59 am

PHOTO | King Mo Impresses In A Different Ring

Bellator light-heavyweight fighter, King Mo is still perfecting his pro-wrestling skills, as seen in the image. The Caption Reads, Making @chrismasters310 tap out at The@houseofhardcore VI – Masterlock Challenge event@harrahssocal , on saturday 06/14/14 #Prowrestling#houseofhardcore #chrismasters #kingmo #winner#tapout

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...

Jun 19, 2014 5:00 am

Condit Tattoo Removed From EA UFC Game

If you picked up the new EA UFC video game, don’t be surprised when you see a cleaned up Carlos Condit. According to a report over at The Wall Street Journal a history of legal issues is to blame. Here’s their breakdown: Phoenix-based tattoo artist Chris Escobedo took an intellectual property rights training course and...

Jun 16, 2014 8:10 am

PHOTO | Royce Gracie Rescues Gators In Florida

Former UFC champion and Jiu-Jitsu legend Royce Gracie visited Florida and joined the ‘Gator Patrol’ to rescue some Alligators this past weekend. Check it out below:

May 1, 2014 5:44 pm

VIDEO | Royce Gracie, Eddie Bravo Altercation Caught On Tape (Trailer)

A sneak peek at the upcoming Eddie Bravo documentary, a TUFMED Films original. This project provides insight into Eddie’s historic rematch against Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3 including his unique training regimen, his music, his family, his lifestyle, and his philosophy toward jiu jitsu… Also features clips from his altercation with Royce Gracie, which TUFMED...

Apr 29, 2014 8:14 pm

Royce Gracie: Eddie Bravo Endorses Drugs and it is Disrespectful to Jiu-Jitsu

UFC legend Royce Gracie stated in a recent interview that he does not appreciate Eddie Bravo’s endorsement of drugs and alcohol while being a role model in martial arts. Even though it was obvious that a couple select members of the Gracie Family and Eddie Bravo never got along, nobody knew the reason for the...