Khonry Gracie Doesn’t Believe Family Name Adds Pressure

Khonry Gracie returns to action at Bellator 225 when he takes on Oscar Vera. Of course, he is the son of Royce Gracie and the grandson of the legendary Helio Gracie. To have that last name, given all the family has accomplished in mixed martial arts is special, yet he doesn’t believe it adds any […]

Ricky Bandejas, Khonry Gracie get opponents for Bellator 225 prelims

A pair of notable names have been added to Bellator 225’s preliminary card. Former interim CFFC champ Ricky Bandejas will return to the Bellator cage to take on LFA notable Ahmet Kayretli in a bantamweight matchup. Additionally, Khonry Gracie will collide with Oscar Vera at welterweight. A promotion official confirmed the bookings to MMA Junkie […]

Khonry Gracie to fight Oscar Vera at Bellator 225

Khonry Gracie (pictured) fights Oscar Vera at Bellator 225 on Aug. 24 in Bridgeport, Connecticut | Bellator MMA Another Gracie has Oscar Vera in their sights. Officials announced Tuesday that Khonry Gracie will fight Vera in a welterweight bout on the preliminary portion of Bellator 225 on Aug. 24 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgestone, […]

Neiman Gracie opens up about title fight loss to Rory MacDonald at Bellator 222

NEW YORK CITY — Neiman Gracie reflects on his title fight loss to welterweight champ Rory MacDonald at Bellator 222, dealing with his first professional defeat, what’s next for his career, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Ed Ruth angling for rematch against Neiman Gracie, bouts vs. Melvin Manhoef, ‘MVP’

Less than one month after his victory over Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 224, Ed Ruth is raring and ready to get back in the cage. In a Wednesday appearance on MMA Junkie Radio, Ruth (7-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) threw out a couple of names that tickle his fancy when he thinks about his next bout. […]

Through CTE awareness, Rose Gracie trying to clean up sport her family helped build

Rose Gracie’s last name is synonymous with mixed martial arts. While past generations of her relatives helped build MMA into what it is today, Gracie is trying to further improve it. Surrounded by jiu-jitsu and martial arts her entire life, Gracie has seen MMA change drastically over the years. While the in-cage abilities and feats […]

Urijah Faber was interested in Kron Gracie as return opponent, hasn’t ‘skipped a beat’ in retirement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber doesn’t think he’s “skipped a beat” as he prepares to return from retirement Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 13. After walking away from the sport in Dec. 2016, Faber (34-10 MMA, 10-6 UFC) makes his comeback in a bantamweight co-headliner against Ricky Simon (15-1 MMA, 3-0 […]

Kron Gracie vs. Cub Swanson targeted for UFC event in October

A featherweight clash between Kron Gracie and Cub Swanson is verbally agreed for UFC’s Fight Night show on Oct. 12, multiple sources confirmed the news to MMA Fighting following reports by Combate and ESPN. The promotion has yet to announce the exact location for the card. Gracie (5-0) made quick work of Alex Caceres in […]

Cub Swanson vs. Kron Gracie Nearly Finalized for UFC Fight Night on Oct. 12

A featherweight bout pitting Cub Swanson against Kron Gracie is in the works for a UFC Fight Night card on Oct. 12. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Rory MacDonald Thwarts Neiman Gracie, Retains Welterweight Title at Bellator 222

Rory MacDonald looked like his old self. It was an unfortunate development for Neiman Gracie. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Twitter reacts to Rory MacDonald’s title defense against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 222

Rory MacDonald kept his Bellator welterweight title and advances to the finals of the welterweight grand prix on Friday when he defeated Neiman Gracie in the Bellator 222 headliner. MacDonald (21-5-1 MMA, 3-1-1 BMMA) made a quick turnaround from his quarterfinal bout and managed to hand Gracie (9-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) his first career loss […]

Bellator 222 live blog: Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie

This is the Bellator 222 live blog for Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie, a Bellator welterweight title fight at Friday’s Bellator event at Madison Square Garden in New York. MacDonald, who is 2-2-1 in his last five fights, will face Gracie, who is 9-0 in his career, in the co-main event. The winner of this […]

Robson Gracie Jr. swears he’s a ‘calm guy’—just don’t disrespect him

The last time Robson Gracie Jr. was in a street fight was just a couple of months ago. No, it wasn’t the kind of unsanctioned altercation that has become such an indelible part of the Gracie family legacy, and even calling it a “street fight” is an exaggeration. It was more of a kerfuffle that […]

Bellator 222 ‘MacDonald vs. Gracie’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 222 coverage begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie predictions

With one win, Rory MacDonald can erase all doubts that he’s still worthy of being considered the very best in the world at 170 pounds. All he has to do is stop a hungry challenger from a legendary family who has submitted almost every man who’s stepped into the cage with him. No pressure. A […]

Bellator 222 Results: MacDonald vs. Gracie

MMA Fighting has Bellator 222 results for the MacDonald vs. Gracie fight card Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. In the main event. Bellator welterweight Rory MacDonald will put his title on the line against undefeated Neiman Gracie. Veterans Chael Sonnen and Lyoto Machida will square off in the co-main […]

Bellator 222: Make your predictions for Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 222 event in New York. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at noon ET (9 a.m. PT). Those MMA Junkie reader consensus picks […]

Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie to headline Bellator 222

A championship bout will close out Bellator 222. Officials confirmed Tuesday that Rory MacDonald’s welterweight title defense against unbeaten challenger Neiman Gracie will headline Bellator 222, with a light heavyweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Chael Sonnen serving as the co-main event. The bout order had been in question given the star power of Machida, […]

Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie – not Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen – is Bellator 222’s main event

The bulk of the hype leading into Bellator’s return to New York’s Madison Square Garden has been geared towards the matchup between former UFC light heavyweight championLyoto Machida and longtime contender Chael Sonnen. For good reason: This is a fight that simply feels like it should have been made long ago, and it’s finally happening. […]

Neiman Gracie says his family is ‘coming back to take the gold’

Should Neiman Gracie complete his quest to become a Bellator champion, it could signal the start of a return to glory for martial arts’ most famous family. The latest in a long line of Gracies attempting to translate Brazilian jiu-jitsu dominance into MMA success, the 30-year-old Gracie brings an 8-0 pro record into his welterweight […]

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