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Masahiko Kimura: The Man Who Defeated Helio Gracie

By Jim Chen M.D. / October 14, 2006

This Article originally appeared on BJJ.org. The entire archive of information is now available on OntheMat.comMasahiko Kimura (1917-1993), judo 7th dan obtained at age 29, is undoubtedly the greatest Judoka to ever live. He stood 5’6″ (170 cm) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84kg). Ultimate Fight in Brazil – 1951 Kimura became the All Japan […]