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Rickson Influences HUGE Changes to Gracie University

  In a surprising new video, released on the Gracie Breakdown YouTube chanel, four of jiu-jitsu’s most influential figures — Rickson Gracie, Ryron Gracie, Rener Gracie, and Pedro Sauer...

Rickson: ‘Kron Wants To Become The Champion of the Gracie Family’

Photo: Esther Lin, MMA Fighting.   Kron Gracie will have his second MMA fight in Japan once again, on the New Year’s Eve card of Rizin Fighting Federation. Rizin announced at a press...

Growing Up Gracie: Meet Kauan Gracie, Rickson’s Daughter

Source: FCfighter Her last name catches our attention, fills our minds with beat-up kimonos, taped-up fingers and armbars. At 27, Kauan Gracie has spent plenty of time rolling on blue Brazilian...

Relson Gracie On Sport Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie, Rickson’s 400 fights and His Feud with Royce Gracie

Source: TATAME (translated from English) Coral belt (Red and Black) in Jiu-Jitsu and son of none other than Helio Gracie, Relson Gracie has lived in the U.S. for 27 years and has never taught in...

The Evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: From Gracie Roots to Global Phenomenon

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) originates from the Gracie family, particularly brothers Carlos and Helio Gracie. The art itself traces back to the teachings of Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese judo expert who...

Roger Gracie Had To Change his Strength Training Method as It Negatively Affected His BJJ & Recovery

Roger Gracie widely recognized as the greatest BJJ practitioner of all time (GOAT). In fact Gracie is so dominant that last year he was able to submit 10x World Champion Marcos ‘Buchecha’...

Royce Gracie Criticizes BJJ Competition: “It Doesn’t Work That Way”

Royce Gracie isn’t particularly “in love” with the present state of competition in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Why? Because he doesn’t believe it portrays a true picture. According...

Someone Training Both Compares Gracie & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Photo: Metamoris 1, Ryron Gracie vs Andre Galvao. Guest post Tony Pacenski who is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Rodrigo Medeiros (BJJ Revolution Team). He runs his academy Soulfight and the excellent...

The Time The Gracie Brothers Visited a Judo Dojo in California

On January 13, 1987, a significant encounter took place when Rorion, Rickson, Royler, and Helio Gracie paid a visit to Hayward Nishioka’s judo club in Los Angeles, armed with a video recorder...

Renzo Gracie On How to Finish a Triangle Choke on a Much Larger & Stronger Opponent

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

Understanding the differences in Carlos Gracie Sr, Helio Gracie and Carlson Gracie’s legacy & style of Jiu-Jitsu

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you should really read up about the founding fathers of our art. 3 major figures that you should know about are Carlos Gracie Sr, Helio and Carlson Gracie. These 3...

The Gracie Family’s Favorite Takedown

The Gracie family, pioneers in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, have long favored a specific takedown technique that has proven its effectiveness over decades: the Leg Hook...

Kron Gracie Opens Up About Having To Bear The Gracie Name: “Lots Of Pressure”

The Gracie name is one of the most familiar ones in the world; with figures such as Royce, Renzo, and Roger Gracie shaping the worlds of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. And, well, Kron Gracie –...

Kron Gracie Says His Father Doesn’t Understand The Current State Of Martial Arts

The legacy of the Gracie family in mixed martial arts (MMA) is unparalleled, with their name being synonymous with the sport’s inception and its early dominance. Yet, as the sport has evolved,...

Kron Gracie Comments on the Current State of Modern Mixed Martial Arts

Kron Gracie moved from California to Montana during the p*ndemic, and made himself much less available on social media. Kron Gracie recently shared his perspective on the current generation of mixed...

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....

Why are the New Generation of the Gracie Family Not Dominating in MMA & Jiu-Jitsu Anymore?

If you train Jiu-Jitsu or even MMA it is because of the Gracie family. The Gracie were the ones who popularized MMA and Jiu-Jitsu to the masses when they created the UFC back in 1993 in the US....

New Details Emerge about Gracies Against Armenians Infamous Brawl at a BJJ Tournament

Rockson Gracie was the first of four children of MMA and BJJ legend Rickson Gracie. Rockson was considered at the time like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’s geartest prospect in the 1990’s. He was a purple...

Royce Gracie Critiques BJJ Academies For Not Teaching Self-Defense

Why did you start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Perhaps you found out about it by chance and it seemed interesting, maybe a friend recommended it to you, or maybe you were looking to learn how to...

Royce Gracie: “BJJ Academies Lost The Essence Of Martial Arts”

Royce Gracie, UFC’s and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend, thinks that BJJ academies have “lost their way”. Predominantly because, in his opinion, they are increasingly neglecting the...

Demian Maia Says He Agreed to Corner Kron Gracie ‘At the Request of My Idol’

At UFC 288, Kron Gracie put on a lackluster performance that resulted in his unanimous defeat by Charles Jourdain. Following the bout, Gracie claimed that he refrained from throwing punches due to...

Kron Gracie’s Dilemma: To Strike or Grapple in MMA?

If you train Jiu Jitsu, you’ve probably heard of Kron Gracie. Kron Gracie is the son of the legendary Rickson Gracie, and is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt who has had success in both MMA and...

Kron Gracie Vows To Change Fighting Style: ‘I’m Going Back To My Old Ways’

Kron Gracie, son of Rickson Gracie was defeated by Charles Jourdain by unanimous decision. Without fighting in MMA since 2019, Kron Gracie made his return to the sport this Saturday (6), on the main...

Kron Gracie Answers Critics: ‘I Tried to Please the Jiu-Jitsu Community’

Kron Gracie, son of Rickson Gracie was defeated by Charles Jourdain by unanimous decision. Without fighting in MMA since 2019, Kron Gracie made his return to the sport this Saturday (6), on the main...