Put yourself there, in a floor seat at Saitama Super Arena. It’s early April 2007. Easter Sunday in Tokyo and even in the dark you can feel the enormity of the place stretching out all around you, like somebody scraped out the inside of a mountain and then sold tickets to get in. 6,553 more words
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It’s been 10 years since PRIDE held its final event, and UFC officials are marking the occasion with a week-long “PRIDE Never Die” celebration, which includes the release of a few free fight videos. 146 more words
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I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfilment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
With five fighters representing his gym at Nov. 12’s UFC 205 in New York City, UFC and PRIDE vet Renzo Gracie (13-7-1) is happy to finally have an event in his backyard – an expression that, in this particular case, is barely an exaggeration. 536 more words
Rick's Cabaret New York Girls Root For Gregor Gracie As He Competes For His Third World Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Gregor Gracie, competing out of the Renzo Gracie NY Gym is the third generation of the famous Gracie family. He is a two time World Champion and will be going after his third World Title (in the medium heavy weight class) at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Tournament in Long Beach, California this week. 163 more words