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The Man Raising Royce’s Hand: Helio Vigio, A Dangerous BJJ Red Belt

You know that famous picture of Royce Gracie, where his hand is raised at UFC 1? Yes, the one you can see above. Well, do you know who the man raising Royce’s hand is? And did you know that he...

Ryron Gracie Competing Against Rener Gracie (REAL MATCH)

Old school bjj black belt released a rare video of brothers Ryron & Rener Gracie competing against each other in 2005. The brothers were going for real. Rener Gracie had a Q&A with fans on...

BJJ Instructor Who Blasted the Gracie Family, Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt by Rigan Machado

Rigan Machado, 8th-degree coral belt, promoted Marc Laimon to the 5th degree black belt on July 30, 2022. Marc Laimon is a grappling and MMA coach who is a black belt in Brazillian jiu jitsu. He...

Clark Gracie Teaches Essential Details for an Effective Omoplata

The most underrated submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu may just be the omoplata. Some grapplers such as Clark Gracie are famous for basing their whole game on this powerful submission/ sweep combo. We...

Rickson Gracie Reveals Family Secrets about Carlos & Helio Polygamous Lifestyle

“People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.” – Bo Bennett Jiu-Jitsu as we know it today would have never happened if it hadn’t been for the Gracie...

The Legendary Tale Of BJJ Icon Renzo Gracie

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

A Blow By Blow Account Of The Rickson Gracie vs Yoji Anjo Closed Door Fight

Japanese pro wrestling superstar Nobuhiko Takada had been calling out the legendary Brazilian fighter Rickson Gracie, who did not even acknowledge him. Yoji Anjo, a famous pro-wrestler back in Japan,...

Rener Gracie: “No one I’ve ever rolled with (from UFC fighters to world champ bjj players) can submit me like Ryron Gracie can. Not even close.”

Rener Gracie recently had a Q&A with fans on reddit. He addressed his Jiu-Jitsu rivalry with his older brother Ryron, sparring mentility, controversies in the Gracie family, his favorite...

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...

Carlson Gracie Sr’s Best Quotes & Words Of Wisdom

Grandmaster Carlson Gracie, Sr was the eldest son of Carlos Gracie, founder of Gracie Jiu Jitsu with his uncle Hélio Gracie, and learned the art from his uncle and his father.    Always a very...

Big John McCarthy: Rorion Gracie Did Not Come Up with The Idea for the UFC

Most of us will have heard the story that Rorion Gracie came up with idea and co-founded the UFC way back in 1993 in order to introduce the general public to jiu-jitsu. His younger brother Royce...

When Gracie Misbehave: Gracie Family Dramas & Misbehaviors in History

“People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.” – Bo Bennett Jiu-Jitsu as we know it today would have never happened if it hadn’t been...

Rorion Gracie’s First Student, Richard Bresler Uncovers How Rorion Tried To Rip Him Off of His Share When They Sold The UFC

Old school 6th degree BJJ black belt Richard Bresler started training with the Gracie family in the early 1980’s in LA when they first arrived and were teaching in garages. He was Rorion...

Why Did Grandmaster Helio Gracie Wear a Blue Belt?

The most common images of Grandmaster Helio Gracie are of him wearing a red belt with 10 degrees, which is reserved for the founders of Gracie/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Carlos, Helio, George, Oswaldo...

The Top 5 Most Successful Jiu-Jitsu Competitors From The Gracie Family

The following is a list of the top Gracies that have competed in history and is based on a mixture of results and impact on the BJJ scene. 5. Rolls Gracie Another Gracie legend from the golden days...

Rener Gracie Describes The Big Difference Between BJJ & Other Disciplines

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has proven its effectiveness as a martial art style when at UFC 1, Royce Gracie was able to defeat bigger stronger opponents from other styles, without throwing a single...

Rorion Gracie on How to Use Principles of Jiu-Jitsu For Success in Business

We owe a lot to this man. Red belt Rorion Gracie, founder of the UFC  revolutionized the fighting world and created a real moneymaker, today in the hands of Dana White and the Fertitta brothers. He...

Clark Gracie Has a Powerful Counter to an Omoplata Defense

The most underrated submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu may just be the omoplata. Some grapplers such as Clark Gracie are famous for basing their whole game on this powerful submission/ sweep combo. We...

The Epic Moment Rickson Gracie Met Sakuraba & Why They Never Fought

2 martial arts legends met in Japan a few years ago: Rickson Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba aka ‘The Gracie Hunter’. In the early and mid ’90s the Gracie family ruled the world of MMA, and...

2 Generations Collide: Historical Footage Of Rolls & Rickson Gracie Rolling & What To Learn From This Video.

It is widely believed by the Jiu-Jitsu community that cousins Rolls and Rickson Gracie were the top fighters of the Gracie family at different time periods. Rolls Gracie for the 70’s and...

Funny: Rickson Gracie & Mike Tyson Exchange Some Heated Words

Mike Tyson and Rickson Gracie are legends in their respective sports: boxing and Jiu-Jitsu. What would happen if they got into an altercation? Of course this would never happen in real life so two...

UFC 1 Commentator Bill Wallace Uncovers Gracie Family’s Dirty Tactics During First Events

Karate Hall of Famer Bill “Superfoot” Wallace was a commentator on the first ever UFC event that was held in Denver, Colorado in 1993. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu shocked the martial world when a...

Coral Belts Royler Gracie & Pedro Sauer in Epic Training Session

  A rolling session happened, between coral belts and friends Royler Gracie and Pedro Sauer, a few years ago in Brazil at the Gracie Humaita Academy. These are two of the most respected...

Rickson Gracie on Using the Principles of Jiu-Jitsu to Live Your Life

  We were talking last week about Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle and what it truly meant . One part of living the lifestyle was applying the principles of Jiu-Jitsu in your everyday life. Master Rickson...