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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...

BJJ Veteran Confirms That Gracie Family Purposefully Withheld Details From “The Outside World”

Fabiano Iha, a seasoned figure in BJJ and MMA, recently shed light on one of the most controversial secrets in all of Jiu-Jitsu history: the Gracie family purposefully withholding technique details...

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 –...

Roger Gracie Reflects On BJJ Matches He Lost: “I Lost Due To Stubbornness Or Arrogance”

Roger Gracie didn’t lose a lot of matches… But the ones he did – in his opinion – he lost not due to a lack of skill. But due to his own stubbornness or arrogance. Speaking...

Royler Gracie Reveals His Toughest Opponents In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In a recent episode of the “Connect Cast” podcast, Royler Gracie shared who his toughest opponents were in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Royler, who has achieved the coral belt in BJJ and has...

Carlson Gracie Jr. Reveals Who Was The Toughest Gracie Of Them All: “He Didn’t Run From Anyone”

In a recent conversation on the “Connect Cast” podcast, Carlson Gracie Jr. – son of the legendary Carlson Gracie – shared an intriguing insight into his father’s view of the...

Would Rickson Gracie Beat Carlson Gracie? Roger Gracie Shares His Thoughts

In a recent episode of the “Kyra Gracie Podcast”, Jiu-Jitsu legend Roger Gracie offered his insights into the often-debated topic of generational talent in the sport – particularly...

Roger Gracie Admits He Never Wanted To Fight MMA: “My Heart Was Never There”

Roger Gracie, a legend in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, recently opened up about his mixed martial arts (MMA) career on the “Connect Cast” podcast… And, well, despite being a ten-time...

Renzo Gracie: “Jiu-Jitsu Is A Way Of Life”

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, few names resonate as profoundly as the one of Renzo Gracie. For Renzo, Jiu-Jitsu transcends being “just” a martial art or a sport – it is an...

Renzo Gracie: “I Never Had A Natural Sports Ability – I Was A Brazilian Guy Who Couldn’t Play Soccer”

Renzo Gracie is one of the most well-known and most beloved Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu figures in the world. He is also one of the greatest to ever do it, both on the mats and in the MMA ring &...

Rorion Gracie Reveals Why There Are So Many Names With “R” In The Gracie Family

Have you ever noticed that the names of the members of the Gracie Family, for the most part, start with the letters R, C, and K? It’s a bit peculiar, right? So, why is this the case? The...

Rio de Janeiro Honors Robson Gracie With Public Landmark Naming

In a significant move honoring the legacy of Jiu-Jitsu, Rio de Janeiro’s Mayor Eduardo Paes has officially approved for the naming of a public place after the late Grand Master Robson Gracie....

Royce Gracie: “My Father [Helio Gracie] Was Way Ahead Of Everybody”

Royce Gracie, a name synonymous with the foundations of mixed martial arts (MMA), revolutionized the sport by showcasing the effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His legendary victories in the...

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Rorion Gracie Shares His Thoughts

Rorion Gracie is not just the oldest son of the legendary Helio Gracie, but he is also one of the most influential people in the world of Jiu-Jitsu himself. For example, not a lot of people know...

Rener Gracie Releases His New Book: “The 32 Principles”

Rener Gracie, one of the most famous BJJ practitioners and coaches in the world, has just released his book, titled: “The 32 Principles“. And while the book is about Jiu-Jitsu,...

Rayron Gracie Shares Personal Approach & Insights About BJJ Success

What’s the most important, most valuable skill that a BJJ athlete can have? No, it’s not any sort of a submission technique chain nor a guard pass… It isn’t even being courageous nor being...

Rickson Gracie: “Every Moment In Life Is A Unique Opportunity”

Rickson Gracie is perhaps the most legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete of all time. And not just because of his rich competition (and family) history… But also because of his mindset, which...

Rickson Gracie: “Money Can’t Buy The Most Important Things In Life”

Rickson Gracie is regarded by many as the greatest BJJ practitioner of all time. But, even despite his numerous successes, Rickson came to understand that the most important things in life cannot be...

Rickson Gracie: “Fear Is Not The Enemy”

If you’re looking for someone whom you’d like to take inspiration from, then Rickson Gracie is probably one of the best out there. And not just when it comes to training… But,...

Georges St-Pierre: “For Me, Royce Gracie Is The Greatest Of All Time”

When you think of mixed martial arts (MMA), who comes to mind as the greatest of all time? For Georges St-Pierre, there is only one answer: Royce Gracie. St-Pierre shared why he thinks that in a...

Rayron Gracie: “I’m The First Gracie Man To Receive A Black Belt From A Woman”

Rayron Gracie has been promoted to BJJ black belt a few weeks back by Kyra Gracie, after winning the brown belt absolute division at the 2023 IBJJF World Championship… And he is proud of that...

BJJ Makes Way Into Call Of Duty – With A Character Based On Heather Grace Gracie

One of the most popular video games of all time, Call of Duty, has just launched the fourth season of Modern Warfare II, introducing some new intriguing operators to the game’s roster. Among...

BJJ Legend Royce Gracie Wins Tax Fraud Case Against IRS

UFC and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Royce Gracie had a seven-year-long battle with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – and has now forced the IRS to “tap out”. The IRS claimed that...

Chuck Norris Talks Training With The Gracie Family: “I Got On The Ground With Rickson…”

Did you know that the martial arts and movie industry legend Chuck Norris trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? And that he even trained with the Gracie family – as well as rolled with Rickson? Norris...