168 Search Results for cesar gracie

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...

Sep 9, 2011 9:20 am

Cesar Gracie: Nick's Respect For Penn, Makes This Fight Harder

“[BJ Penn] is the better fighter of the two. Georges St. Pierre is the bigger fighter of the two. He can beat people by being bigger or whatever. But this is the better fighter of the two. He’s more technical. He’s got a better ground game. He’s got a better stand up game.” “He wants...

Sep 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Goes In-Depth On Nick Diaz Absence

“I don’t blame Dana White on this at all. This is a professional company, and Nick is a 28-year-old man. I’ve stuck up for Nick, even when he was wrong before. But he’s let a lot of people down. He’s let his team down. We all bought plane tickets to Vegas. We got hotel rooms...

Jan 10, 2014 9:04 am

Kron Gracie Is Transitioning To MMA, Will Make Debut In Japanese Promotion

Kron Gracie, the youngest of Rickson Gracie’s four children is an undeniable Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace. He won the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling Championships last year, but even that is not enough for the 25 year old Gracie. Gracie lives in California and has been training with family member Cesar Gracie, who is...

Mar 12, 2013 10:34 am

Gracie: Diaz “Should Be Respected as a Mixed Martial Artist” | MMA News

  Cesar Gracie, the well known trainer of number one welterweight contender, Nick Diaz, speaks to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour about Diaz’s training, skipping tapings of the ‘Countdown’ show and his now famous conference call on which he berated welterweight champ, Georges St-Pierre as only Diaz could. Gracie stated adamantly that he knows...

Sep 19, 2015 6:37 am

Coach: ‘Nick Diaz Will Return To Jiu Jitsu Roots’

The ‘Free Nick Diaz’ movement is still going strong. There’s currently a White House petition up that’s on pace to reach the 100K signature goal in the very near future and fighters are still coming forward showing support Diaz. Recently, his coach Cesar Gracie told MMAJunkie that while Diaz’s lawyers work on the appeal process...

Sep 18, 2015 10:23 am

UFC’s Leslie Smith Now Refuses To Fight In Nevada

Leslie Smith (7-6-1 MMA) is the latest UFC fighter to refuse to fight in Nevada following the NSAC’s five-year suspension of Nick Diaz. The women’s bantamweight competitor took to her Sqor account to announce her decision: “I am making a statement and will stand with my fellow fighters Nick Diaz, and Henry Cejudo and refuse...

Jun 11, 2015 1:08 pm

UFC’s Leslie Smith Explains How Nate Diaz’s Kindness Fueled Her MMA Life

There are moments in a fighter’s career when everything clicks. It could be when they first step onto the mat, or when they make their professional debut. For UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith, her moment was especially memorable as it was veteran Nate Diaz that invited her onto the mat to train. “I had just moved...

Jun 6, 2015 9:19 am

UFC’s Leslie Smith Responds To McMann: ‘Psssh, I’ll Fight Her’

The dangerous Team Cesar Gracie trained Leslie Smith responds to former UFC title challenger Sara McMann’s call out of the entire female bantamweight roster. She also talks fighter pay, and more. Shot by our own, Layzie The Savage. WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!