Send tip

MMA Legacy: Royce Gracie

Written on January 02, 2011 by Markham Mencken

0 person

What used to be an eight-man single elimination tournament became the world's biggest MMA event to date. Thanks to UFC's loyal supporters and one of its many pioneer fighters -- Royce Gracie.

Before names like BJ Penn, Fedor Emelianenko, Randy Couture, Anderson Silva and George St-Pierre came into the MMA scene, there was one man who tops them all — Royce Gracie. He is a notable name in the history of Mixed Martial Arts, as he brought the popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at its peak and winning the first ever UFC event.

Read the rest of the article »

MMA Fighting Events


View all