Gracie Family

The Gracie family (ˈɡɾejsi) is a prominent sporting family from Brazil known for their founding of Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ). They have been successful in combat sport competitions including mixed martial arts, vale tudo and submission wrestling events. As a family, they uphold the Gracie challenge, which promotes their style of BJJ.

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Marcio Simas
... belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Gracie, Jr ... and the head of Gracie Barra Orlando and the Florida Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ... With over 30 years of training with the Gracie family, Marcio Simas is considered by many to be one of the top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors in the Southeastern United States ...
Relson Gracie - Biography - Growth of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
... In the middle to late 1970s Gracie Jiu-Jitsu continued to grow in popularity, and in 1978, Academia Gracie relocated to Flamengo, an area in Rio de Janerio, Brazil ... During this time Relson and other family members defended the Gracie name and reputation "in the streets" of Brazil ... often a matter of survival, Relson and the Gracie family maintained its dominance and proved that Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is an effective martial art ...
Gracie Family - Family Members
... See also Gracie (name) Members of the Brazilian Gracie family include Carley Gracie Carlion Gracie Carlos Gracie (d. 1994) Carlos Gracie, Jr ... Carlos Robson Gracie Carlson Gracie (d ...
Royce Gracie - Mixed Martial Arts Career - PRIDE Fighting Championships
... Gracie and Sakuraba battled for an hour and a half ... Indeed, the Gracie's own no time-limit rules began to work against Royce when Sakuraba, displaying much better conditioning, kept punishing Royce instead of going for submissions, prolonging the ... to use against him as Sakuraba used it to help him control Gracie on the instances the fight did come to the ground ...

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