This epic match between one of sport Jiu-Jitsu all time great, Xande Ribeiro, and Helio Gracie’s grandson, Ryron Gracie happened in 2004.
Xande is a 7 time black belt world champion and 2x ADCC world Champion.
Ryron Gracie is the co-founder together with his brother of the Gracie University Academy and online platform.
Ryron competed a lot in the past, late 90’s to early 2000’s but a loss to the controversial Marc Laimon on points at Grapplers Quest made his lose interest the point system applied by the majority of jiu-jitsu organizations. Ryron instead decided to show his jiu-jitsu skills by competing mainly in “submission only” tournaments such as the Gracie Worlds and Metamoris.
This is a great match between two different styles of Jiu-Jitsu.
Stay safe and always keep your guard with Xande Ribiero’s revolutionary diamond concept of defense.
- Learn Xande’s diamond concept that lets him defend, escape, and reguard against the best in the world – everyone from beginners to black belts can learn from Xande’s methodical system of escaping some of the worst positions in all of BJJ.