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Gracie Challenge - History
... The Gracie challenge was first issued by Carlos Gracie in the 1920s to promote and develop the Gracie's style of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and as an attempt to show that it was superior to other styles of martial arts ... The matches typically featured a smaller Gracie versus a larger and/or more athletic looking opponent, and became increasingly popular ... Carlos and later his brother Hélio Gracie and both of these men's sons defeated martial artists of many different styles such as boxing, judo, karate, and wrestling, while ...