Kron Gracie News
Dana White takes aim at Kron Gracie’s performance at UFC 288: “Tough way to try to win a fight these days”
Cole Shelton - May 8, 2023
Kron Gracie explains why one-round fights would “change the sport for the better” ahead of UFC 288
Fernando Quiles - May 5, 2023
Kron Gracie protests Cub Swanson loss, gets roasted by Ben Askren
Tom Taylor - October 13, 2019
Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Tampa, Cub Swanson defeated Kron Gracie by decision. Gracie, however, did not agree with this result. He thinks he should have been named the winner. “I won that fight,” Gracie said on Instagram shortly after his loss (via MMA Fighting).
Pros react to Cub Swanson defeating Kron Gracie at UFC Tampa
Chris Taylor - October 12, 2019
Tonight’s UFC Tampa event was co-headlined by a featherweight bout featuring veteran Cub Swanson taking on undefeated contender Kron Gracie. Cub Swanson (25-11 MMA) entered UFC Tampa in desperate need of a win, this after losing his last four fights.
UFC Tampa Result: Cub Swanson defeats Kron Gracie (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - October 12, 2019
Tonight’s UFC Tampa event is co-headlined by a featherweight bout featuring veteran Cub Swanson taking on undefeated contender Kron Gracie. Cub Swanson (25-11 MMA) will enter UFC Tampa in desperate need of a win, this after losing his last four fights.
Cub Swanson says he's been kicked out of jiu-jitsu schools ahead of Kron Gracie fight
Cole Shelton - October 2, 2019
Cub Swanson has had a hard time training jiu-jitsu ahead of his fight against Kron Gracie. His foe comes from the legendary Gracie jiu-jitsu family, so schools do not want to train Cub Swanson, which frustrates the featherweight contender.
EXCLUSIVE | Sodiq Yusuff explains Kron Gracie callout, hopes for UFC card in Africa
Cole Shelton - April 17, 2019
Back at UFC Philadelphia, Sodiq Yusuff extended his winning streak to four and improved to 2-0 in the UFC. Following the fight, Yusuff called out Kron Gracie, who is coming off of a submission win over Alex Caceres and is from the legendary jiu-jitsu family.
The biggest winners from UFC on ESPN 1
Mike Straus - February 18, 2019
On Sunday night, the Octagon finally took center stage on the largest sports platform in the world, as the UFC debuted on ESPN. Whether it was the return of Cain Velasquez or the first Gracie to earn a victory inside the Octagon in 25 years, UFC on ESPN 1 in Phoenix, Arizona definitely had its moments.
UFC Phoenix bonuses revealed
Cole Shelton - February 18, 2019
On Sunday night, the UFC debuted on ESPN with the exciting UFC Phoenix card. The card was topped by a dynamite heavyweight showdown between Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez, but the fight that stole the show was a welterweight main card fight between Vicente Luque and Bryan Barberena. The two went back and forth the entire fight, trading heavy artillery. The fight had the most significant strikes in a three-round UFC welterweight fight.
Pros react to Kron Gracie scoring a first round submission win at UFC Phoenix
Chris Taylor - February 17, 2019
Kron Gracie made his highly anticipated octagon debut in a featherweight bout against Alex Caceres at tonight’s UFC Phoenix event. The son of legendary Brazilian Jiu Jitsu wizard Rickson Gracie, Kron, entered tonight’s fight sporting a perfect professional record of 4-0.
Conor McGregor pays tribute to the Gracie family ahead of Kron's octagon debut
Christopher Taylor - February 16, 2019
Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor is very excited to see Kron Gracie make his octagon debut at tomorrow’s night’s UFC event in Phoenix. The Irish superstar took to Twitter where he paid respect to the Gracie family while wishing Kron the best of luck in his upcoming contest with Alex Caceres.
Nate Diaz to corner Kron Gracie at UFC Phoenix
Tom Taylor - February 12, 2019
Fan favorite UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz will be returning to the cage this weekend at UFC Phoenix on ESPN, he just won’t be doing any fighting. Instead, the younger Diaz brother will be cornering BJJ ace Kron Gracie in his UFC debut opposite the always exciting Alex Caceres. ESPN’s Greg Rosenstein has the details:
Kron Gracie will make his highly anticipated octagon debut at UFC 233 against Alex Caceres
Chris Taylor - December 1, 2018
Kron Gracie, the son of legendary Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace Rickson Gracie, will make his highly anticipate octagon debut at January’s UFC 233 event. ESPN announced that the promotion intends to have Kron Gracie (4-0 MMA) fight Alex Caceres (14-11 MMA) at the January 26 event which takes place in Anaheim, California.
UFC looking to sign BJJ wizard Kron Gracie
Drake Riggs - November 16, 2018
When you hear the name “Gracie”, you automatically think of someone with some pretty damn good Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Well, the case is no different for the son of Rickson, Kron Gracie. It now appears that another Gracie may be finding their way back into the Octagon as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that the UFC is looking to bring the BJJ wizard in.