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Nov 18, 2015 5:10 pm

Royce Gracie speaks on MMA return

Last month it was announced that Royce Gracie would be returning to MMA for a trilogy fight against Ken Shamrock under the Bellator MMA banner in February. While Gracie has been away from MMA competition since 2007, he’s ready to show that at 48 years old he still has what it takes to compete professionally....

Nov 17, 2015 10:15 am

Dana White comments on Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock vs Royce Gracie 3

UFC President took in some questions from media and fans prior to UFC 193 going down in Melbourne, Australia. One of the questions asked was about the Bellator 149 announced fight between 48-year-old Royce Gracie versus 51-year-old Ken Shamrock. White still seemed a bit baffled at just the thought of the fight and said (transcribed...

Sep 19, 2015 12:31 pm

MMA Legend Royce Gracie Hits Instagram Heavy With ‘Dynamite’ Pics

Here’s something you don’t see everyday. MMA legends Royce Gracie and Fedor working out together, trying to keep up with their fitness. The two greats were in San Jose, CA as a part of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’s’ Fan Fest. Other guests included Randy Couture, Sakuraba, Frank Shamrock and Cung Le. It was a star studded...

Sep 17, 2015 2:26 pm

LEGENDS! Sakuraba And Royce Gracie Tie-Up At Bellator Event

Talk about star power. Bellator ‘Dynamite’ goes down on Saturday night and will be the first of it’s kind, with a massive night of MMA fights and GLORY kickboxing matches going on in the same venue. The promotion didn’t hold back and brought out all the big guns to help promote the event. At recent...

Jun 21, 2015 7:17 pm

Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock 3? Gracie Thinks It Can Happen

Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock could go down as one of the best rivalries from the earlier days in UFC. Gracie made quick work of Shamrock in the first UFC ever when he submitted him in just fifty-seven seconds. Their second fight went the distance and was quite the opposite of their first meeting inside...

Apr 8, 2015 1:00 pm

Royce Gracie Has Lost Respect for Conor McGregor

“[Conor’s] the most talented, the best, the guy right now, but the way he’s talking now he’s fallen in my eyes. I don’t like it. I lost my respect for him.” FightLand recently sat down with UFC legend Royce Gracie and asked him his opinions of Conor McGregor. Urijah Faber Drops by BJPENN.COM’s and Team...

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Jan 26, 2015 5:23 pm

Royce Gracie To Jon Jones: ‘Behave Yourself’

Following the news breaking that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had tested positive for cocaine metabolites, fans, fighters, and former fighters, all began giving their take on the situation. Joining the group now is the 1st ever UFC Tournament winner, Royce Gracie, who spoke to Submission Radio to discuss why sometimes champions lose sight...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Royce Gracie Slams Eddie Bravo And Rubber Guard, Threatens To Punch Him In The Face

Eddie Bravo has been criticized by members of the JiuJitsu community for creating some of his own JiuJitsu moves, as well as 10th Planet JiuJitsu. Earlier this summer we saw a video of Bravo explaining the rubber guard to Rickson Gracie (Watch that HERE) and many, including myself, thought strides of understanding had been made...

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

Oct 17, 2014 12:46 pm

TRAILER – Scorpion King 4 Featuring ‘Bigfoot’, ‘Big Country’ & Royce Gracie

Three of MMA’s most recognizable faces, Roy Nelson, Royce Gracie, and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will be featured in the upcoming ‘Scorpion King 4’ movie. Loading Scorpio King 4 coming soon check out the trailer. http://redcarpetcrash.com/scorpion-king-quest-power-trailer/ @realroyce @roynelsonufc View on Instagram

Oct 15, 2014 4:37 pm

Royce Gracie Manhandled By World’s Strongest Man

Loading Working out (having fun) with @robertoberst world strongest man @alexdiciero View on Instagram Bellator Ambassador Royce Gracie got a taste of pure power while tussling with the world’s strongest man, Robert Oberst.

Oct 8, 2014 3:15 pm

Royce Gracie Jumps Ship, Enlists With Bellator

Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA history during his time with the UFC and PRIDE Fighting Championships, Gracie has now joined Bellator as an official brand ambassador...

Sep 5, 2014 5:30 am

Severn Hints At Letting Royce Gracie Win In Legendary UFC 4 Match Up

“When I tell people I was more torn with my conscience then ever with an opponent, most people will probably never understand that,” said the former pro wrestler. “You know, during the course of that match I’m actually looking at – I’m a big believer that the eyes are a windows into a person’s soul...

Jul 31, 2014 5:30 am

Royce Gracie Talks Female Fighting: ‘I like my girls delicate’

The original UFC champ, the one-and-only Royce Gracie was recently asked about his thoughts on WMMA and he had an interesting response. “I like my girls delicate (laughs). But I’m not against it. My daughter is training in it and one day she wants to fight.”

Jun 16, 2014 9:48 am

PHOTO | Shaq Trains With Royce Gracie: ‘Dana White I’m Ready’

Shaquille O’neal joined former UFC champion Royce Gracie for some Jiu-Jitsu training this past weekend and captured the moment on his official Instagram. What do you think PENNation? Would you like to see Shaq make an Octagon appearance? Sound off in the comments section.

Jun 16, 2014 8:10 am

PHOTO | Royce Gracie Rescues Gators In Florida

Former UFC champion and Jiu-Jitsu legend Royce Gracie visited Florida and joined the ‘Gator Patrol’ to rescue some Alligators this past weekend. Check it out below: