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  1. Jake Butler Hopes ONE Championship Win No. 6 Secures Long-Awaited Title ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | MMA Weekly

    ... but ONE Championship's light heavyweight division is still in its infancy. The standout name at 205 pounds is Roger Gracie , who has spent time training at Butler's gym, Evolve MMA . However, that does not mean there is no prospect of him ever ...


  2. Dynamite! Lineal title hunt part 1: MMA titles on the line at DynamiteRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 17 | BloodyElbow

    ... more titles were added to the lineage during that champion's reign) Lineal History: Trevor Prangley (2009) a ' Roger Gracie a ' King Mo Lawal a ' Emanuel Newton a ' Liam McGeary Note: Power House World Promotions held just 1 event in 2010 but ...


  3. ADCC 2015 Profiles: Romulo BarralRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... world now, and a member of the generation that emerged in the midst of the legendary runs of Marcelo Garcia, Roger Gracie, and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza. Romulo Barral came up under the legendary Vinicius "Draculino" Magalhaes of Gracie Barra, and in ...


  4. Palhares breaks the etiquette of the tapRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... is no tap then he or she must accept the consequences. Two famous examples of this in sport grappling would be Roger Gracie breaking Jacare Souza's arm at the 2004 Mundials and Michelle Nicolini breaking Tammi Musumeci's arm at the 2014 Mundials . ...


  5. Beyond the Octagon, pt 2: Knockouts aboundRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... this latest setback makes for two TKO losses in a row, the first of which came, surprisingly, at the hands of Roger Gracie last December. And in Colorado on Saturday, at Golden Fights: Cage Wars 22, "Mr. International" Shonie Carter (50-31-7-1NC, ...


  6. Video: Roger Gracie submits Comprido in his return to BJJRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Roger Gracie made his return to competitive grappling yesterday when he faced long-time rival, Rodrigo Comprido. Coming into this match Gracie had won 3 straight against Comprido, but hadn't competed in an IBJJF match in 5 years after leaving the sport to focus on MMA.


  7. Kywan Gracie Behring, the last man to beat "The Notorious",...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 |

    ... and I had no idea who he was," Gracie Behring, son of the legendary Marcelo Behring and a purple belt under Roger Gracie, told "That was my first match in the tournament and I defeated him by 2-0 with a sweep." McGregor is 17-2 in ...


  8. Tom DeBlass looking forward to 'interesting' match up with ADCC champRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... also a remarkable weekend for submission grappling fans. Not only does Submission Series Pro go down in Canada, Roger Gracie also make his long awaited return to the mats against Rodrigo Comprido at the American Jiu Jitsu Championships in Las Vegas ...


  9. Roger Gracie vs. Rodrigo Comprido set for July 10Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    The biggest name in submission grappling has finally brought an end to his extended hiatus from the sport. Roger Gracie, a multiple time world champion and two division ADCC champ has decided to don the gi once again against perhaps his most fearsome rival, Rodrigo Comprido Medeiros, at the American National Jiu-Jitsu championships on July 10. It has been five years since Roger Gracie competed in an IBJJF gi match.


  10. Roger Gracie set to compete at UFC Fan ExpoRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 |

    The ONE Championship light heavyweight, who went 4-2 under the UFC and Strikeforce banners between 2010 and 2013, will meet Rodrigo "Comprido" Medeiros in a 10-minute jiu-jitsu match. The exact date isn't set yet, Gracie told, but will be during the American National Jiu-Jitsu Championships on July 10 and 11. A 10-time jiu-jitsu world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist, Gracie hasn't competed in a jiu-jitsu match since a draw with fellow world champion Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida at Metamoris 1. Under MMA rules, Gracie is coming off a third-round knockout victory over James McSweeney .


  11. TUF alum James McSweeney: Facebook post got me cut from ONE ChampionshipRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 |

    ... of three fights for ONE, both highlight-reel knockouts. However, he was coming off a third-round TKO loss to Roger Gracie last December. McSweeney, 34, was hoping to be booked to fight again earlier this year, but it didn't happen. "Constantly in ...


  12. Roger Gracie campaigns for shot at ONE Championship vacant light heavyweight titleRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 |

    ... but I still want to compete in the gi. We'll see. It might happen. Nothing is set yet, but we are talking." Roger Gracie competed only once under Metamoris rules, fighting to a draw with Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida at Metamoris' first show in 2012. ...