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The Gracie Challenge That Went Horribly Wrong: Robin Gracie & Damien Riccio

Back in 2003, Robin Gracie, the youngest of Helio Gracie’s sons, who runs Gracie Barcelona was conducting a seminar in Perpignan, France. Perpignan is about 1h30 drive away from Barcelona....

Masahiko Kimura’s Version Of The Helio Gracie Challenge Match Paints A Completely Different Picture Of Events

Masahiko Kimura)was a Japanese judoka who is widely considered one of the greatest judoka of all time. (5 ft 7in 170 cm; 85 kg, 187 lb) He was born on September 10, 1917 in Kumamoto, Japan. In...

Eddie Bravo: I got The Idea For Combat Jiu-Jitsu From Old Gracie Challenge Tapes

    Eddie Bravo is a man of a clear vision but often times it’s not entirely clear just where the vision is coming from. Recently he talked about how he came to the idea of combat...

Judo Legend Neil Adams on Judo & BJJ Interlinked, Gracie Challenge, Ronda Rousey & Injuries

    Neil Adams MBE is an English judoka who won numerous Olympic and World Championship medals in judo representing Great Britain. Adams was the first British male to win a World title, and...

FREE LIVE STREAM (Saturday): Gracie Challenge Italy, BJJ Superfights

    International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament will be held in Cagliari on 12 of July 2014 under the rules of IBJJF. There will be 2 black belt superfights: Leo ‘Bomba’...

Unseen Gracie Challenge Fights From The Early 90’s

  The Gracie challenge was an open invitation issued by some members of the Brazilian Gracie family, known for their Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) mastery, to martial artists of other styles to...

John Danaher Tells The Story Of The Man Who Challenged Renzo Gracie at The Academy

John Danaher has long been a practitioner of bjj and one of the most esteemed coaches out there. As it turns out he’s also a prolific story teller. In honor of Renzo Gracie he shared the story...

Carlson Gracie Jr Challenged by Professional Wrestler, Enters Ring

  Carlson Gracie Jr. has just made a winning return to competition after an 18 year break. He won his first match at the world master by choke vs Joseph Monahan of Gracie Elite Team! Carlson...

Comprido On Roger Gracie Superfight: ‘This Type of Challenge is What Motivates Me’

  2 time world absolute champion Rodrigo ‘Comprido’ Medeiros has marked his name in the history of Jiu-Jitsu. Comprido is ready to face a hige challenge this Saturday, July 11:...

Red Belt Francisco Mansur: ‘I Started Training with The Gracies After I Challenged Them’

    Master Francisco Mansur is a 9th degree jiu-jitsu red belt, graduated by Great Master Helio Gracie (one of only 6 men outside the Gracie family to receive the rank by Helio) being one...

Watch The Kimura Trap: Sebastian Brosche vs Kywan Gracie Behring at Toukon Challenge

  The Toukon Challenge which was held on November 23 at London’s Clapham Grand was a great success. It was the first edition of an elite, invitation only grappling event; Featuring exciting...

Toukon Challenge PPV Site Now Open: Lucio Lagarto, Kywan Gracie & 40 More Elite Fighters

    The Toukon Challenge is an elite, invitation only grappling event; Featuring exciting competitors from around the world. It is the first of its kind to appear in Europe, with an...

(Video) Rickson Gracie Tells The Yoji Anjo Challenge Match Story

Rickson Gracie recently appeared on the Joe Rogan podcast for an epic 2 hour long show where he talked about everything from his son Kron, to his new federation the JJGF , to his numerous street...

Bas Rutten: ‘I Regret Having Never Faced Rickson Gracie’

Bas Rutten is a Dutch retired MMA legend, Karate and Taekwondo blackbelt, and Muay Thai kickboxer. He was a UFC Heavyweight Champion, a three-time King of Pancrase world champion, and finished his...

Aikido Practitioner Asks For Challenge at MMA Academy, Doesn’t End Well For Him

Aikido once used to be a famous Martial Art, respected by all martial artists. Yet these days it is losing it’s popularity fast, while being compared to other modern martial arts. Yet what made it...

Relson Gracie’s Tips On How To Fast Track Your Game to Black Belt Level

Taking your BJJ skills to the next level requires you to step out of your comfort zone, and sacrifice or compromise some elements in your daily routine to stay on top. It can range anywhere between...

The Legend of “The Gracie Hunter” Kazushi Sakuraba vs The Gracie Family

Written by Xavier Sales, Black Belt, Head instructor at Alpha Jiu Jitsu Academy Richmond, Sydney Australia, jiujitsurichmond.com.au There is no one more influential in Japanese MMA than the legend...

What Really Happened in the Infamous Rickson Gracie & Yoji Anjo Incident?

There are numerous stories about the legendary Rickson Gracie. Too many to count actually . We could probably do a whole series of pieces on Rickson stories and only scratch the surface of his...

The Gracies Defeat An Entire Karate Team In Less Than 10 Minutes- 1977

This happened in 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Members of the Gracie family fought a Karate in Vale Tudo/No Hold Barred matches. Fighters for the Gracies were a 13 year old Carlos Gracie Jr,...

Roger Gracie On How He Avoided Surgery During His Entire Career

Roger Gracie may have just retired but it’s quite obvious he’s the best jiu-jitsu player on the Earth. Here’s Why Roger Gracie Is Undoubtedly BJJ’s Greatest Of All Time Last August, after...

Ron Tripp, The Only Person to Defeat Rickson Gracie in Official Competition

Photo: Ron Tripp and a Sambo match between Rickson and Rolls Gracie. The great Rickson Gracie claimed to have been unbeaten in BJJ, Wrestling, Sambo, challenge matches, Judo and vale tudo fights with...

Helio Gracie Facing Masahiko Kimura & The Different Interpretations of the Event

Among many tales that are at the root of brazilian jiu-jitsu there’s perhaps no challenge more famous than Helio Gracie against Masahiko Kimura. In a 1994 interview with Yoshinori Nishi, Helio...

What Should You Do If Someone Comes To Challenge You in Your BJJ Academy?

“If we fight for money I’ll stop when you ask. If we fight for pride I’ll stop when I want.” ~Rickson In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu history there has been a legacy of the Gracie...

Tom DeBlass Reacts to Video of BJJ instructor’s Beatdown of Big Muscle Guy who Challenged Him

“If we fight for money I’ll stop when you ask. If we fight for pride I’ll stop when I want.” ~Rickson In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu history there has been a legacy of the Gracie...