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The 10 main attractions of the 2012 European Open

By Gracie Magazine / January 19, 2012

View of gymnasium during 2011 European Championship | Photo by Ivan Trindade List compiled by the Graciemag Newsroom Sign-ups for the 2012 European Open, only just opened today, so now’s the time for you to show what you’re made of and get in there. To help out anyone who hasn’t made up their mind yet, […]


Hendo used BJJ to fend off Shogun.

By Gracie Magazine / December 5, 2011

According to UFC president Dana White, the fight between Dan Henderson and Maurício Shogun has joined the list of the greatest showdowns in UFC history. The fight is covered in the issue of GRACIEMAG now in the works. While you wait on yours, here’s a taster of Henderson’s take on his battle with Shogun. In […]


JDS awaits Brock but wants barbecue break first!

By Gracie Magazine / November 14, 2011

The tears he cried after his lightning-quick knockout of Cain Velasquez summed up Junior Cigano’s feelings. In just a few years, Cigano went from serving tables to delivering knockouts as the number one heavyweight in the world. “I have no words to express what I’m feeling. It’s incredible! I want to thank my team, my […]


Lucas Leite comments on No-Gi Worlds win at heavyweight.

By Gracie Magazine / November 8, 2011

CheckMat BJJ’s Lucas Leite has a lot of fans. At the 2011 No-Gi Worlds they could be heard cheering for him all around the Pyramid. When asked about their presence on Saturday, Lucas just shrugs his shoulders and says, “I teach at two different locations.” They must be two very large locations. At the 2011 […]


De La Riva vs. Jean Jacques postponed till 2012

By Gracie Magazine / October 16, 2011

Originally set for November, the Jiu-Jitsu Grand Slam has now been put back till next year. The main attraction, the supermatch between Ricardo De La Riva and Jean Jacques Machado, had to be postponed because of some red tape. The event will still be held at the Maracanãzinho gymnasium, though.   The inaugural Grand Slam […]


Last chance to be a world Champion!

By Gracie Magazine / October 30, 2010

This Saturday, October 30, is the last day to sign up for the No-Gi Worlds, to take place November 7 in Long Beach, California’s classic Walter Pyramid. A constellation of stars is already confirmed for the event, but you, whether an adult or juvenile or hold a white, blue, purple, brown, or black belt, can […]



By Gracie Magazine / November 1, 2006

GM #116 is out!GRACIE Magazine #116 just came out, with the Renzo vs Miletich fight on the cover, an interview with Bas Rutten, an article on Chuck Liddell’s and Mirko Cro Cop’s recipes for success, as well as many, many tips on how to improve your fighting, from yoga to Paulo Filho. Interested? Check it […]


Ralph Gracie interview

By Gracie Magazine / October 14, 2006

This Article originally appeared on BJJ.org. The entire archive of information is now available on OntheMat.comFrom Gracie MagazineTranslated by Boy From BrazilDecember 1997 EXTREME FIGHTING Gracie MagazineHow did the opportunity come to fight in Extreme Fighting? Ralph GracieJohn Perretti was looking for a Gracie to fight in the event and asked me. I accepted because […]